As the Obama administration appears to move ever closer to a strike on Syria, the White House has confirmed that the Damascus suburb allegedly hit by chemical weapons was first under assault by the Syrian military.
Crews battling a massive wildfire near California's Yosemite National Park are anticipating cooler temperatures and higher humidity this week that may allow them to gain an upper hand in containing it.
"Girls Gone Wild" creator Joe Francis was sentenced Tuesday to 270 days in jail and three years' probation for choking a woman and repeatedly slamming her head to the ground at his Los Angeles mansion in 2011.
After just one year, some schools around the country are dropping out of the healthier new federal lunch program. They say so many students refused the meals packed with whole grains, fruits and vegetables that their cafeterias were losing money.