A look at the changing obesity landscape for kids

FILE – In this Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 file photo, Oumou Balde, 4, left, plays with her teacher Jacqualine Sanchez, right, and pretend food in a pre-kindergarten class at the Sheltering Arms Learning Center in New York in a program to educate children about nutrition and...

California storms bring rain, threat of floods

A man crosses Stockton Street in San Francisco, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. The first storm was expected to hit Northern California Wednesday morning and move down the coast, dumping a half-inch to an inch in southern areas late in the day, forecasters said. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) A...

YouTube ordered to take down anti-Muslim film

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court ordered YouTube on Wednesday to take down an anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in many parts of the Middle East. The decision by a divided three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco...

Ukraine protesters nominate legislator for new PM

Pro-Russian protesters, right, clash with Crimean Tatars in front of a local government building in Simferopol, Crimea, Ukraine, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. More than 10,000 Muslim Tatars rallied in support of the interim government. That group clashed with a smaller pro-Russian...

Ohio Justices Hear Local Drilling Rules Dispute

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Supreme Court justices in Ohio have vigorously challenged attorneys over the power of state-level oil and gas drilling regulations to supersede local zoning laws. Their questioning came during arguments Wednesday in a case brought by the Akron suburb of...

Ohio House To Weigh New Provisional Ballot Rules

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House is set to weigh changes to when provisional ballots are counted in the swing state and what it takes to cast one. Provisional ballots include those cast when voters don’t bring proper ID to the polls or cast them in the wrong precinct. A...

Israel takes risk with airstrike on Hezbollah

Israeli soldiers of the Golani brigade adjust their weapons during training near the border with Syria in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. Hezbollah says Israel carried out an airstrike targeting its positions in Lebanon near the border with Syria...

Justin Bieber jail video shows unsteady walk

File-This Jan. 23, 2014, file photo shows Justin Bieber appearing in court via video feed in Miami. Video of Bieber at a South Florida police station after his January arrest is expected to be made public, with some sensitive parts omitted. Miami-Dade County prosecutors said DVDs...

Texas gay marriage ban latest to be struck down

File – In this Feb. 12, 2014 file photo, Cleopatra De Leon, left, and partner, Nicole Dimetman, right, arrive at the U.S. Federal Courthouse, in San Antonio, where a federal judge is expected to hear arguments in a lawsuit challenging Texas’ ban on same-sex marriage....

US stakes in Ukraine tied to location, location

Anti-Yanukovych protesters remove a fence that surrounds Ukraine’s parliament in Kiev, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. Ukraine has been consumed by a three-month-long political crisis. President Viktor Yanukovych and protest leaders signed an agreement last week to end the...