U.S. Readies New Iran Sanctions

Proposals targeting Iran financial institutions and military are being prepared for debate at U.N., officials say

Four men caught tapping Senator Landrieu's office

NEW ORLEANS - Four men have been accused of attempting to tap the phones of U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu's office in New Orleans. The four identified by the U.S.

Obama Lost in Space?

President reportedly going to flatline NASA's budget, potentially ending human spaceflight — and losing jobs

Geithner Feels the Heat on AIG

Lawmakers vent public frustration against treasury chief over bank bailouts, Wall Street bonuses

Delta Air Lines lends a helping hand to Saints fans

NEW ORLEANS - Delta Air Lines is offering more options for Saints fans for the Super Bowl. The company is adding a nonstop flight on February 5th leaving from New Orleans. Delta will also offer two non-stop flights back to New Orleans on Februa

School District Bans Dictionary Over 'Oral Sex' Definition

The Golden State's Menifee Union School District has yanked all copies of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary from their shelves and is investigating the classic American text for containing "age-inappropriate" words.

Inmate caught during Angola escape attempt

ANGOLA - A prison inmate tried to escape from Angola State Penitentiary Sunday. Roy McLaughlin made a run for it while working in the exercise yard. Prison officials say he escaped through razor wire by using his jumpsuit and restraints. Co

Hoyer: No Easy Path on Health Care

House's No. 2 Dem says party is looking at ways to pass reform, doubts Obama will lay out plan during speech

Search for Navy pilot called off

Authorities released the name of the Navy pilot still missing following a plane crash in Lake Pontchartrain. Lieutenant Clinton Wermers is presumed dead. The Coast Guard called off the search Monday.

Weapons, Map of Military Base Seized After Man's Arrest

Authorities in central New Jersey have seized a cache of weapons and ammunition including rifles, a grenade launcher and a night vision scope from the motel room of a Virginia man.