The University of Virginia school year began with a terribly sad story.
The disappearance of one of its most vulnerable --- a student embarking on the rest of her life -- rocked the campus and attracted national news coverage.
Three attacks by the Taliban in last 48 hours left two American soldiers and at least 18 Afghan soldiers dead, officials said Saturday, in what looks set to be a particularly bloody weekend in Afghanistan.
Some Shreveport firefighters took the day off from fighting fires to help raise money for charity.
The firefighters spent the day ringing Christmas kettle bells in support of holiday giving to the Salvation Army of Shreveport.