Skin color is 'bone-deep'

From the darkest brown to the pastiest white and every shade in between, humans display a tremendous variety of skin colors.

Obama backs same-sex provision to immigration bill

President Barack Obama supports a proposal to allow Americans to seek legal immigration status for same-sex partners, a plan that could undermine bipartisan support for comprehensive immigration reform.

Santorum to Iowa State Fair

Former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania said Friday he plans to attend the Iowa State Fair in August, a traditional stop in the first-in-the-nation caucus state for those considering a run for president.

PepsiCo drops Lil Wayne over Emmett Till lyric in rap song

PepsiCo is ending its relationship with rapper Lil Wayne over what the company calls an "offensive reference to a revered civil rights icon" -- 14-year-old Emmett Till, who was killed nearly 60 years ago.

Second autopsy awaits Boston bombing suspect

For nearly two weeks, Tamerlan Tsarnaev's body lay unclaimed at the Boston medical examiner's office. A funeral home now has the remains and a quest is underway to find him a resting place in Massachusetts.

Special needs girl is voted prom queen

Prom night is a big deal for many high school students but it's extra special for one special needs student in Kentucky. Her classmates voted her prom queen and gave her an unforgettable night.

Weather improves, but California wildfire still threatens 4,000 homes

Firefighters and homeowners were anxiously awaiting to learn Saturday whether the emergence of cool ocean breezes and possible rain will weaken a Los Angeles-area wildlfire that has burned 28,000 acres in two days and now threatens 4,000 homes.

2016 watch: Biden, Cruz headline events in South Carolina

While the countdown to the next presidential election has already begun with talk of potential contenders, it felt like the 2016 drumroll picked up a little more speed Friday night in South Carolina.

Three men arrested for throwing rocks onto I-49

Three male juveniles face charges after being found throwing objects onto a stretch of Interstate 49 near Southeast Shreveport yesterday.

Suspect in shooting is now in jail

A man wanted in connection with a shooting that seriously injured a Shreveport woman is now in police custody after surrendering to authorities yesterday evening.