Goldman Sachs Earnings Top $3B, Crushing Estimates

Goldman Sachs Group Inc.'s third-quarter earnings more than tripled from the depths of the financial crisis as income from the company's trading operations offset a drop in its investment banking business.

Group Cuts Ties With Limbaugh to Buy NFL Team

Fiery conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh said Tuesday he is teaming up with St. Louis Blues hockey team owner Dave Checketts in a bid to buy the Rams, owners of the NFL's longest losing streak at 14 and just 5-31 since 2007.

Toxic Hawaiian Volcano Poses Health Risks to Residents

It's one of the most active volcanoes in the world, but now Kilauea on the big island of Hawaii is making headlines for something else.

Bossier up against the deficit

BOSSIER CITY — Bossier City Council met Tuesday to discuss budget problems. The council learned last week they would have cut a significant number of jobs to balance next year's budget.

Terror Plot Suspect Zazi Contacted by Al Qaeda Chief

Intelligence officials say the terrorist operative who contacted an Afghan immigrant accused of plotting a New York attack was the head of Afghanistan's Al Qaeda operations.

N.Y. School Won't Budge on Eagle Scout Suspension

As a 17-year-old Eagle Scout waits out a one-month suspension from his New York high school for having a 2-inch pocketknife locked in his car, the U.S.

Man drowns in Red River

BOSSIER CITY — Police say Johnny Marc Williams fell into the Red River Tuesday night and drowned. Officials say Williams was working on the first floor when he opened a door and fell 10 feet into the water. Another worker attempted to sav

Schools achieve 5-star ranking

SHREVEPORT — Four Caddo schools were awarded a five-star ranking from the state of Louisiana Tuesday. Officials say the rankings were based on school performance scores the state released earlier in the day. The schools that achieved five

Democrats launch attack on insurer exemption

WASHINGTON — The long-simmering tension between insurers and congressional Democrats is erupting into open warfare, with lawmakers stepping up their push to revoke a key federal protection for the insurance industry. Sen.

Streets flooded in New Orleans

New Orleans — Heavy rain flooded the streets of New Orleans Monday. Roads were left underwater as the thunderstorms rolled through. Officials say some neighborhoods got three inches of rain in less than an hour. Policed reported rescui