So Much for the Cinderella Story

An outsider Dem candidate for senator of Indiana seemed to be party's nominee, until things didn't go as planned

Obama Seeks Social Media Mouthpiece

If you've dreamt of overseeing president's Facebook, Twitter and MySpace, commander in chief has a job for you

EXCLUSIVE: Ex-Gitmo Inmate May be Let Go After Rehab

To American officers at Guantanamo Bay, Ahmed Zaid Salem Zuhair was a hardcore Muslim terrorist suspected of having killed an American in Bosnia. But here in Saudi Arabia, he is a rehabilitated 'beneficiary' who has learned the true meaning of Islam.

Three men arrested on drug charges

SHREVEPORT - Three men were arrested on drug related charges, including intent to distribute 400 grams of cocaine. One was also charged with simple assault, aggravated assault and battery of a police officer. The Shreveport Times reports those

Ahmadinejad: Iran Installing Advanced Centrifuges

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that if Iran acquires a nuclear bomb it could trigger a nuclear arms race in the Middle East, which would create dangerous problems in the region.

U.S. Marine Walks Away From Shot to Head in Afghanistan

It is hard to know whether Monday was a very bad day or a very good day for Lance Cpl. Andrew Koenig. On the one hand, he was shot in the head. On the other, the bullet bounced off him.

Jindal will not cut education funding

NEW ORLEANS - Governor Bobby Jindal says there will be no more cuts to higher education. The state faces a $1 billion short fall. The proposed $24.2 billion budget focuses on protecting economic growth, certain parts of healthcare and education

On Presidents Day, We Honor ... Someone conducted an informal poll on Monday and found there are a lot of people who think Presidents Day honors a lot of presidents — with responses ranging from George Washington to Barack Obama.

State facing budget cuts

BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections is facing a $26.4 million cut in funding for next year. The Shreveport Times reports Col.

7-Year-Old Samba Queen Cries at Rio's Carnival

She was cheered by legions of Carnival fans, but 7-year-old Julia Lira, the youngest drum corps queen in memory at Rio's lavish party, broke down crying after being surrounded by cameras early Monday.