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  • Country's first soda tax passes

    Country's first soda tax passes
    Voters in Berkeley, California became the first electorate in the nation to approve a tax on sodas and other sugary beverages, while a similar measure in San Francisco fell short.  The Berkeley measure levies a penny per ounce for sugar-sweetened...
  • Victoria's Secret reveals two Fantasy Bras for 2015 show

    Victoria's Secret reveals two Fantasy Bras for 2015 show
    On the theory that two may be better than one, Victoria's Secret announced Monday that two "Dream Angels Fantasy Bras" -- covered in around $4 million in jewels -- will be featured in this year's Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. Adriana Lima and Alessandra...
  • Washington state voters OK strict gun-purchase background-check law

    OLYMPIA, Wash. Wading through the confusion of competing ballot initiatives, voters Tuesday night approved a measure giving Washington one of the strictest gun-purchase background-check laws in the nation. In the first tally Tuesday, nearly 60 percent of...
  • Incumbent Torlakson takes the lead in race for state schools chief

    Incumbent Torlakson takes the lead in race for state schools chief
    In the most expensive political race in California, incumbent Tom Torlakson held the lead late Tuesday night over Marshall Tuck in the contest for state superintendent of public instruction. Shortly before midnight, Torlakson cautiously predicted...
  • Getting 'Interstellar' with Anne Hathaway

    "TRUTH IS a point of view, authenticity can't be faked," says producer/entrepreneur Peter Guber. SITTING IN Le Veau d'Or the other night, who should come drifting in but the tall and terrific star of "Interstellar." It's the movie of the moment about...
  • Deasy's exit reflects other school battles across the U.S.

    Deasy's exit reflects other school battles across the U.S.
    John Deasy was one of a group of big-city school leaders to push for radical change: More independent charter schools, using student test scores to help evaluate teachers and relying less on seniority when teachers are laid off. And Deasy's departure as...
  • What did Hogan tell the NRA?

    What did Hogan tell the NRA?
    Based on what Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan has said about gun control, it's hard to see what the National Rifle Association would find appealing about him. He has said that although he opposed the strict new gun control legislation Gov....
  • Diseñadores, políticos y empleados se despiden de Oscar de la Renta

    Diseñadores, políticos y empleados  se despiden de Oscar de la Renta
    NUEVA YORK —  Familiares de Oscar de la Renta, personalidades como Hillary Clinton y Henry Kissinger, diseñadores, artistas, políticos y empleados del fenecido icono de la moda abarrotaron hoy la centenaria iglesia San Ignacio de Loyola de Nueva...
  • With Ebola, CDC's Tom Frieden is facing the challenge of his career

    When Dr. Tom Frieden was appointed to head the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2009, President Obama praised him as an expert in preparedness and response to health emergencies.  "His experiences confronting public health challenges...
  • Governor's Race Spending Passes $25 Million

    Governor's Race Spending Passes $25 Million
    Campaign spending in the dead-heat Connecticut governor's race continued at a feverish pace this week and has now gone past the $25 million mark. Republican business executive Tom Foley reported that his campaign had spent $1.67 million in one week,...
  • Spending On Governor's Race Tops $25 Million

    Spending On Governor's Race Tops $25 Million
    HARTFORD — Campaign spending in the dead-heat Connecticut governor's race accelerated to a feverish pace this week and has now blown past the $25 million mark. Republican business executive Tom Foley reported that his campaign had spent $1.67...