Security guard killed, U.S. Marshall shot in federal building in Las Vegas

A gunman opened fire in the lobby of a federal building in downtown Las Vegas on Monday, killing a court officer and wounding a deputy U.S. marshal before he was shot to death.

Dolphins QB White out of hospital after scary hit

Miami Dolphins rookie quarterback Pat White was out of the hospital and back at the team's training complex Monday after a scary helmet-to-helmet collision briefly left him motionless.

Houston swears in openly gay mayor

Parker's public inauguration was held at the Wortham Theater on Monday.Several former mayors, including Bill White, Lee Brown, Bob Lanier, Kathryn Whitmire and Fred Hofheinz were in attendance.

Top four stay same in AP hoops poll

Kansas, Texas, Kentucky and Purdue held the top four spots in The Associated Press' college basketball poll for the fourth straight week.

Mitt Romney headed to Iowa

UNDATED - Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will make two stops in Iowa in March as part of his nationwide book tour, following visits by fellow 2012 GOP hopefuls Mike Huckabee, Sarah Palin and Tim Pawlenty.

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Cold, windy weather enveloping the U.S. from the northern Plains to the East Coast may continue to break temperature records today. In south Florida, orange growers may escape most crop damage.

World's tallest skyscraper opens

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Dubai has renamed its new skyscraper, the tallest in the world, the Burj Khalifa, state news agency WAM reported, in a surprise move apparently intended to honor the United Arab Emirate

Kentucky football coach Brooks retires

Kentucky coach Rich Brooks has announced that he is retiring after seven seasons coaching the Wildcats.

Weekly Wrap: USC ban hurts Pac-10

Just when things were getting good, USC takes a major hit. And the whole Pac-10 could pay.