Upset citizens attend council meeting

BOSSIER CITY — People gathered at the Bossier City Council meeting Tuesday night to protest layoffs in the city's police and fire department. However, the city council denied any comments from the public at the meeting. Many citizens were

Sugar Cereals Are 'Smart Choices'? FDA Not So Sure

Ever wondered how that "Smart Choices" sticker wound up on the front of Froot Loops or Cocoa Puffs?

Karzai Needed U.S. Talks, Meals Before Agreeing to Runoff

Afghan President needed high-level U.S.

Hunt On for Va. Student Who Vanished From Concert

Police are looking for a Virginia Tech student who has been missing since Saturday.

Louisiana graduation rates tumble

LOUISIANA — A new study shows Louisiana graduation rates are dropping. The report comes form the "Southern Regional Education Board" in Atlanta. Out of the 16 states reviewed, Louisiana suffered the largest fall of any state over a five-y

U.N. Report: Repeal Terror Laws for 'Gender Equality'

The United Nations has published a report on counterterrorism that is supposed to promote human rights — but critics say it's being used to redefine gender and hamstring actual counter-terror efforts.

Catholic Church Revises Constitution to Attract Anglicans

The Roman Catholic Church today moved to attract thousands of traditional Anglicans who are outraged by a growing acceptance of gays and women priests and bishops.

Vietnam Veterans Honored Nearly 40 Years Later

For Army Capt. John Poindexter, who was among a group of 86 Vietnam veterans who received the Presidential Unit Citation for heroism Tuesday, the ceremony marked an 'opportunity to close a chapter' in his life.

Fla. Police Search for Girl, 7, Who Vanished After School

Florida officials have expanded their search for a 7-year-old girl who vanished while walking home from school Monday afternoon.

Controversial Imam to Join Jesse Jackson at Muslim Banquet

A radical New York imam who was once investigated as a possible co-conspirator in the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center will be a featured speaker — along with the Rev.