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

FoxNews.com 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.

U.S., Afghan Troops Expand Control in Taliban Stronghold

The Marines and Afghan soldiers fended off the assault, shooting the homicide attackers before they had a chance to detonate their weapons.

Pittsburgh Ice Rink Roof Collapses

Several people have been placed on stretchers, but the extent of their injuries is unknown.

Alleged Shooter Was Suspect in Harvard Bomb Attempt

An Alabama professor accused of shooting six colleagues was a suspect in the attempted mailing bombing of a Harvard Medical School professor in December of 1993, the Boston Globe reported.

U.S. Rockets Slam Into Afghanistan Home, Killing 12

Inside Marjah, Marines encountered "death at every corner" on Sunday, their second day of a massive offensive to capture this bleak mud-brick city filled with booby traps, hardcore Taliban fighters and civilians unsure where to cast their loyalty.

Huge Wave Sweeps Away, Injures Calif. Surfing Spectators

Two huge waves swept away spectators watching a Northern California surfing contest Saturday morning, causing broken bones and other injuries to people standing on a seawall.