The American soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians, many of them women and children who were asleep in their villages, pleaded guilty to murder Wednesday and acknowledged to a judge that there was "not a good reason in this world" for his actions.
GROWTH INCREASES: A Federal Reserve survey says economic growth increased around the country from April through late May. Eleven the Fed's banking regions reported "modest to moderate" growth, while Dallas reported strong growth.
Stronger home construction, increases in consumer spending and steady hiring helped economic growth increase throughout the United States from April through late May, according to a Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday.
Penn State's trustees are on a mission to promote the reforms they have enacted as a result of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal, hoping their record might persuade the NCAA to reconsider its crippling penalties against the university before they are due to expire in 2018.
Retiring Ohio State University President Gordon Gee attempted to make his departure personal on Wednesday, citing everything from his age to his 7-month-old twin granddaughters to a California girlfriend as reasons for his abrupt departure next month.