New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed ban on the sale of large-size sodas and other sugary beverages moved forward Tuesday after the city's Board of Health unanimously voted to open the plan to a three-month public comment process.
Seven members of Mexico's Los Zeta cartel were arrested Tuesday after a U.S. indictment accused a total of 14 cartel members of laundering drug money through the breeding and racing of American quarter horses in the United States, authorities said.
Authorities searched Tuesday for a man they say sexually assaulted and stabbed a lone hiker at Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee.
The man suspected of killing three people and wounding others near Auburn University turned himself in to authorities late Tuesday, authorities said.
The fire has scorched at least 46,600 acres in High Park, Colorado.
Officials plan to more than double the amount of fire engines battling the raging wildfire in northern Colorado Wednesday in the hopes of stopping the blaze that has scorched more than 43,300 acres, destroyed dozens of structures and pushed thousands from their homes.
An alleged victim of Jerry Sandusky testified Wednesday that Penn State's longtime defensive coordinator threatened him as a boy after sexually abusing him in the basement of his central Pennsylvania home.
With a calm voice and collected manner about her, a 15-year-old girl called Fayette County 911 to report that her father assaulted her. The call led police to the suburban Atlanta home of megachurch pastor Creflo Dollar and ultimately resulted in a night behind bars on Friday.
The former Pennsylvania senator last week announced he was forming Patriot Voices, a non-profit group that he says aims to help elect conservative politicians, including Romney, and make sure they're held accountable for their campaign promises.
The new ad buy begins Wednesday and runs through next Tuesday.
At mid-morning Wednesday, Michelle Obama's page had three categories: Around the White House, Great Memories, and Father's Day.
McCain is referring to leaks of details about Osama bin Laden's killing.
The Washington Post/ABC News survey indicated 54% of independents have an unfavorable view of Obama's plan for the economy, with 47% saying they view Romney's economic plan unfavorably.
An area KKK chapter wanted to clean part of Georgia State Route 515. Commissioner also says area will not be adopted because of public and safety concerns.
The man suspected of killing three people near Auburn University days ago turned himself in, authorities said. The dead included two former Auburn football players.
Secretary John Bryson will take a medical leave of absence, the White House announced Monday. He has no history of seizures, an official says. Bryson is still under investigation for possible felony hit-and-run.