NEW YORK (AP) — A judge struck down New York City’s groundbreaking limit on the size of sugar-laden drinks Monday shortly before it was set to take effect, agreeing with the beverage industry and other opponents that the rule is arbitrary.
NEW YORK (AP) — At barbecue joints, coffee counters and bottle-service nightclubs, a coming clampdown on big, sugary soft drinks is beginning to take shape on tables and menus in a city that thrives on eating and going out.
NEW YORK (AP) — Add cranked-up earphones to the list of health dangers Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration wants New Yorkers to avoid.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three reform-minded candidates running for the Los Angeles Unified school board raised nearly four times the donations of their union-backed opponents, but won only one of the slots outright with another headed to a runoff.
WASHINGTON (AP) — After weeks of arguing constitutional fine points and citing rival statistics, senators wrangling over gun control saw and heard the anguish of a bereft father. “I’m not here for the sympathy or the pat on the back,” he said, weeping openly.
NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers are wondering what a plastic foam-free city might look like after Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed an all-out ban of the food packaging product.
NEW YORK (AP) — Salt has quietly been slipping out of dozens of the most familiar foods in brand-name America, from Butterball turkeys to Uncle Ben’s flavored rice dishes to Goya canned beans.
NEW YORK (AP) — Opponents of the city’s plan to crack down on supersized, sugary drinks have asked a judge to delay enforcement of it until a court rules on whether the measure is legal.
NEW YORK (AP) – A gun control group founded by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is airing an advertisement during the Super Bowl calling for background checks.
PHOENIX (AP) – Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband launched an initiative aimed at curbing gun violence on Tuesday, the second anniversary of the Tucson shooting that killed six people and left her critically injured.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi will appear on the series finale of NBC’s “30 Rock.”
NEW YORK (AP) — Hours before New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the Rockettes help usher in the new year, Times Square was teeming with revelers wearing plastic “2013″ glasses and snapping photos.