Seal the Deal? U.N.'s High-Pressure Green Game

The effort to sign a new, multitrillion-dollar greenhouse gas reduction treaty in Copenhagen next month has hit a wall, but that isn't slowing down the United Nations.

Church destroyed in fire

MONROE - The Community of Christ Church was burned to the ground Wednesday morning. The fire was first reported around 5:05 a.m.

Atlantis Spacewalkers Working on Space Station

Spacewalkers Mike Foreman and Bobby Satcher are nearly an hour ahead of schedule as they work to install a spare S-band antenna on the International Space Station

Ho Ho No: Postal Service Drops Santa Letters Program

Thousands of starry-eyed children all over the world are writing letters to the jolly man at the North Pole this holiday season, but they will not likely get a response from Santa Claus or his helpers.

Teen Girl Indicted in Missouri Murder of Neighbor, 9

Blessed with a Friday off school, 15-year-old Alyssa Bustamante dug two holes in the ground to be used as a grave, authorities said.

Former first lady alleged victim of domestic violence

LOUISIANA — Former Louisiana first lady Candy Edwards is alledgly a victim of domestic violence. The east Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested 34-year-old Brian Low for allegedly beating up edwards. Low is the father of Edwards' 3-year-o

AG Blasted for 'Bad History'

Sen. Lindsey Graham accuses Attorney General Holder of 'making bad history' in sending Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed to NYC for trial | VIDEO

Task force seizes thousands worth of clothes

SHREVEPORT — Shreveport Caddo Financial Crimes Task Forces seized more than $40,000 worth of counterfeit clothing and sneakers. The Shreveport Times reports it happened during a raid Tuesday night.

Cops Hunt for Hostage-Takers at Florida T.J. Maxx

Police were searching early Wednesday for two armed men at a T.J. Maxx clothing store in a southwest Florida shopping mall after they allegedly held eight employees hostage for at least 3 hours.

Gov't Waste Soars to $98B

About 5 percent of spending in federal programs in fiscal year 2009 was improper, gov't financial report reveals