John Bacon, USA TODAY

John Bacon

USA TODAY

Arlington, VA, United States

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Recent articles by John:

Beverage tax sweetens Philly coffers, sours retailers

A contentious tax on sweetened drinks poured an estimated $5.7 million into Philadelphia's coffers in January. → Read More

Hundreds rescued in San Jose as floodwaters rise

Drenching rains and gale-force winds prompted daring water rescues Tuesday. → Read More

Russian ambassador to U.N. Vitaly Churkin dies in NYC

Vitaly Churkin served as Russia's U.N. representative since 2006. → Read More

Pence: 'I fully support' decision to dump Flynn

“I would tell you that I was disappointed to learn that the facts that have been conveyed to me by General Flynn were inaccurate. → Read More

Battered Northern California blasted by new storm

Northern California has been drenched by heavy rains for more than a month. → Read More

Pence 'expects our allies to keep their word' on NATO costs

Pence is making his first trip abroad as vice president. → Read More

Hello winter! Snowstorm blasting Northeast with up to 18 inches

Airlines canceled almost 3,000 flights, winter storm warnings stretched from Maine to Maryland and salt trucks deployed across the region Thursday. → Read More

Standing Rock Sioux tribe, environmentalists not done fighting Dakota pipeline

Protests and rallies planned across the nation Wednesday. → Read More

Travel ban: How we got here and what is next

Here's a timeline of the latest news on the travel ban. → Read More

Foes: Trump travel ban would 'unleash chaos'

Restoring President Trump's executive would strand students, split families and interrupt travel, lawyers claim. → Read More

Refugees race clock to enter U.S. while courts weigh ban

The administration argued the president alone has the power to decide who can enter or stay in the United States. → Read More

Appeals court denies Trump request to immediately restore travel ban

The administration argued the president alone has the power to decide who can enter or stay in the United States. → Read More

Details emerging about Quebec mosque shooting suspect

QUEBEC CITY — The university student accused of murdering six people at a local mosque was a fan of Katy Perry, President Trump and French right-wing leader Marine Le Pen, posted anti-feminist comments on social media and dressed as the Grim Reaper for Halloween. → Read More

Quebec mosque shooting suspect a fan of Katy Perry, Trump

A man known to express anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim sentiments on social media was arraigned at the courthouse Monday. → Read More

Thousands stranded as Delta hit by glitch – and Trump

The airline warned all its customers expecting to fly Monday to check their flight status at delta.com. → Read More

More than 40 protests set as anger grows over immigration ban

The Department of Homeland Security said a court order would not affect the overall implementation of the White House executive action. → Read More

Protests against Trump's immigration plan set in at least 40 locations

The Department of Homeland Security said a court order would not affect the overall implementation of the White House executive action. → Read More

Here comes the sun: California drying out after deluge

A week of stormy weather left a vast swath of the state grappling with mudslides, flooding, closed highways and power outages. → Read More

Three puppies found alive 5 days after Italy avalanche

Eleven people have been rescued, but more than 20 are missing five days after the tragedy. → Read More

At least 11 killed as storms roar through Georgia

Tornado warnings had been issued for parts of Georgia. → Read More