Heat oven to 350°F. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, cook beef, onion, garlic powder and salt over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain.
Stir in tomatoes, tomato sauce, sugar and pasta. Pour into ungreased 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish.
Cover dish with foil. Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until bubbly around edges. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake uncovered 5 to 10 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.