Nation Oct 17

Cities prepare referendums for taxing sugary drinks

Voters in three California cities and one in Colorado will decide next month whether to slap a special tax on sugary drinks like soda and sports thirst-quenchers after costly, high-stakes campaigns that are pitting healthy-lifestyle advocates against the beverage and…

Oct 11

Would you switch your favorite drink if it cost more?

As San Francisco considers a tax on sugary beverages, NewsHour Weekend spoke with residents as they bought their favorite drinks. We asked: if the price of their beverage of choice increased, would it change their consumption behavior?…

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