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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 10:09am

Marquette upends No. 10 Villanova

Lazar Hayward gave Marquette the lead for good with a 3-pointer with 1:51 to play, then added the clinching free throws with 3.2 seconds left, and the Golden Eagles went on to another close win, 80-76 over No.

Vehicle tow rates rising

LAFAYETTE - Vehicle's towed will cost more to get them back. The Louisiana Public Service Commission has approved a 20% increase in rates for non-consensual tows. Before 2008, the rates had not changed since 1999.

Can Nancy Pelosi Get the Votes?

Are there enough votes in the House to pass the Senate's health-care bill? As of today, it's clear there aren't.

Tomlinson visits Vikings, could join AP in star-studded backfield

LaDainian Tomlinson visited the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday to discuss joining Adrian Peterson in what would be a big-name backfield.

Minority births on track to outnumber white births

WASHINGTON – Minorities make up nearly half the children born in the U.S., part of a historic trend in which minorities are expected to become the U.S. majority over the next 40 years.

Texas education board's social studies vote may have wide impact

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas' state education board, rocked by primary elections that may push the influential panel's far-right leanings toward the center, is set to take its first vote on a new social studies curriculum

No. 1 Kansas wins Big 12 tourney opener

Cole Aldrich had 12 points and 18 rebounds, and No.

NFL Hall of Famer, ex-TV actor Merlin Olsen dead at 69

Pro Football Hall of Famer and former television actor Merlin Olsen has died. He was 69.