Philadelphia Bans Cashless Stores, Restaurants

Philadelphia has reportedly become the first city in the United States to ban cashless stores and restaurants in an attempt to be more “inclusive” to Americans without bank accounts.

The Associated Press

Amtrak Train Stranded for Day-and-a-Half Arrives in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Amtrak train traveling from Seattle to Los Angeles with 183 passengers got stranded in the snowy mountains of Oregon for at least 36 hours, putting a strain on passengers as food, patience and even diapers ran short.

Jordyn Hooper, right, and her four-year-old daughter Quinn Hooper, left, join other passengers as they disembark from an Amtrak train in Eugene, Ore, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019 after being stranded overnight in the mountains east of town. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)

Global Warming: Snow in Los Angeles

Los Angeles experienced a rare winter weather phenomenon on Thursday afternoon: snow. Several areas reported falling snowflakes — though without any real accumulation.

Snow Los Angeles (Mario Tama / Getty)