Lawyer: US citizen, father of detainee, also held in Iran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A U.S. citizen whose son has been detained in Iran for the past four months was also taken into custody after returning to the country this week, his lawyer confirmed Thursday in what is the first such action against an American national in Iran since last month's prisoner swap between the two countries.

  • Written by NASSER KARIMI, Associated Press BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press

UN diplomats: US and China agree on new NKorea sanctions

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States and China have reached agreement on a U.N. resolution that would impose tougher sanctions on North Korea as punishment for its latest nuclear test and rocket launch, U.N. diplomats said Wednesday.

  • Written by EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press

Judge: NYC can fine chains that don't post salt warnings

NEW YORK (AP) — Large chain restaurants and fast-food eateries in the nation's most populous city can be fined up to $600 beginning next week for not posting salt warnings on menu items that contain more than the recommended daily dose of sodium, a judge ruled Wednesday.

  • Written by JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press