Lt. Governor running for mayor of New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana Lieutenant Governor Mitch Landrieu has announced he will run for mayor of New Orleans. This comes after five months of saying he had no plans to run for the office. He made the announcement one day before qualifying open

Thousands Attend Service for Murdered Wash. Officers

Thousands participated Tuesday in a procession to the memorial for four murdered Washington state police officers, which officials estimated would be attended by about 20,000 mourners.

Independence Bowl showdown set

Texas A&M and the University of Georgia will play each other in the Independence Bowl in Shreveport. The Texas A&M aggies are 6-6 on the season and Georgia is 7-5. The two will play December 28th.

How to Shut Down the 'Net: A Guide for Repressive Regimes

Dictators aiming to squelch free speech in don't have to work too hard: It's all too easy to shut down the Internet and keep their people in the dark.

Mullen: 'We are Losing'

Nation's highest-ranking military officer says additional troops must enter Afghanistan 'almost in lightning bolt fashion,' as insurgency continues to grow

FEMA sales trailers for cheap

LOUISIANA - Old FEMA trailers went up on the auction block this weekend and hundreds showed up to buy a new home. The auction is part of a strategy to generate funds to pay for the Lamar Dixon Expo.

World Leaders Drive to Climate Summit in Gas-Guzzlers

World leaders and VIPs began pouring into Copenhagen Monday morning for the city's long-awaited climate summit, arriving in style in a fleet of gas-guzzling limos and luxury cars.

EPA: Greenhouse GasesA Public Health Threat

In face of GOP opposition, environmental agency declares greenhouse gases a danger to the public

Ahmadinejad: U.S. Blocking Return of Mankind's Savior

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad claims the United States is attempting to thwart the return of mankind's savior, according to reports from Al Arabiya, a television news station based in Dubai.

Virgin Galactic Prepares to Unveil Space Liner

Virgin Galactic readies for Monday's unveiling of SpaceShipTwo — the first-class space tourist's wonder machine at the core of the space tourism firm's suborbital fleet.