Two women hold up signs demanding equal pay for female athletes during a public rally held to celebrate the U.S. women's soccer team's World Cup championship on July 7, 2015, in Los Angeles, Calif. (Photo by Jae C. Hong/AP)

US women's soccer asks judge to allow strike

The world champion U.S. women's national soccer team asked a federal judge on Thursday to clear the way for it to strike over alleged pay inequities just two months before the start of the Summer Olympic Games.U.S. District Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman, who heard arguments in Chicago from lawyers for the players' union and for the U.S....