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A lawmaker will launch the first national effort in years to tax soda, the latest bid to stem rising obesity and diabetes rates by curbing the consumption of sugary drinks.
Economic growth accelerated more than expected in the second quarter, bolstering views for a stronger performance in the last six months of the year.
Jessica Barrymore, daughter of actors John Drew Barrymore and Nina Wayne, was found dead in her car.
A Rhode Island centenarian has received something she'd wanted for more than eight decades: her high school diploma.
Dozens of concertgoers were arrested, more than 40 treated for "alcohol-related" illness, and a 17-year-old girl was reportedly sexually assaulted during a weekend show.
Netflix has agreed to pay AT&T to ensure smooth delivery of its content.
Tiger Woods, battling back from a back injury, still drives fan interest and TV ratings.
A court has thrown the league a big life preserver by clearing the way for the $2 billion sale of the franchise.
The NCAA will provide $70 million for concussion testing and diagnosis of student athletes in a move to change the way colleges address sports safety.
A look at the sports news making headlines today, Wednesday, July 30.
The actor and the troubled pop star reportedly got into an altercation early Wednesday at a party in Ibiza, Spain.
The film studio apologized for a poster showing the four "TMNT" characters jumping down from an exploding skyscraper with a Sept. 11 release date.
About 70 percent of Americans think the U.S. should provide temporary support and housing for unaccompanied minors who illegally cross the border.
Republicans have no plans to begin impeachment proceedings against the President, House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner says.
Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant, while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised proposal for halting its war with Islamist militants in the enclave.
Jamie Foxx is set to portray boxing legend Mike Tyson in a movie after five years of preparation for the role.
Toby Keith has raked in $65 million since June, 2013, according to editors of Forbes magazine.
Kiefer Sutherland has been left baffled by former 24 co-star Freddie Prinze, Jr.'s public attack on the star's professionalism.
Brad Paisley has come under fire from executives at his record label after leaking a preview of the songs from his new album.