Republicans pass 'No Child Left Behind' replacement

 A Republican-backed attempt to give local and state governments greater power over their school systems, while reducing federal education funding, passed the U.S.

How Obama's comments on race sparked very different reactions

 In some of the most personal and unscripted comments on race of his presidency, President Barack Obama broke his silence Friday with surprise remarks from the White House on Trayvon Martin, his first public comments since a Florida jury a

Glee to premiere Thursday, September 26

In light of the tragic passing of beloved GLEE cast member Cory Monteith, the series’ executive producers, 20th Century Fox Television and Fox Broadcasting Company have jointly decided to delay the start of production of GLEE until early

Aurora marks anniversary of movie massacre amid gun debate

One year after a gunman killed 12 people in an Aurora movie theater, the city is marking its losses with solemn moments and a continuing debate over the place of guns in society.

Charges filed in Houston garage-turned-prison case

The grandson of the owner of a house in Houston where four malnourished men were found Friday has been charged with two felony counts in the case, police said Saturday.

Witnesses: Woman dies after fall from Texas roller coaster

A woman died while riding a roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, witnesses said.

Bowie County Deputies arrest four for burglary

Bowie County Deputies arrest four suspects later Friday afternoon for burglary of a habitation. Around 11:33 a.m. deputies were called to a burglary that had happened on Hidden Valley Cove.

Longtime journalist Helen Thomas dead at 92

Longtime White House journalist Helen Thomas has died at age 92, sources told CNN Saturday. Thomas covered 10 presidents over nearly half a century, and became a legend in the industry.

Two arrested after fight breaks out at local gas station

A local police chief is among several officers that broke up a violent fight at a Bossier City business.

Helping fight cancer

The American Cancer Society is looking for 500 people in the Shreveport-Bossier area to participate in a study to help find a cure for cancer. The nationwide study will follow the lifestyles of 300,000 people across 35 states.