Hunting season reopened

LAFAYETTE - Hunting season has reopened in parts of southeast Louisiana. Hunting has been restricted to bucks only, until further notice. It was closed due to the flooding that results in fawn mortalities.

Eagles' Westbrook cleared to play after concussions

Eagles running back Brian Westbrook was cleared to play after recovering from two concussions and is expected to return against the Denver Broncos.

Plane overshoots runway in Jamaica

KINGSTON, JAMAICA - An American Airlines flight carrying more than 150 people skidded off a rain-slicked runway as it landed in Jamaica Tuesday night, hitting a fence and plowing into a sandy embankment before it ca

Senate sets Christmas Eve vote to increase debt limit

WASHINGTON - The measure, passed last week by the House of Representatives, would increase the debt limit, now at $12.1 trillion, by $290 billion.

Taliban blow up Pakistan girls school

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AFP) – The Taliban blew up a girls' school in Pakistan's Khyber district, where troops are fighting against militants in the tribal region bordering Afghanistan, an official said Wednesday.

Source: Braves give Glaus one-year deal

The Braves have signed free agent Troy Glaus to a one-year contract, according to a major-league source.

Source: Braves give Glaus one-year deal

The Braves have signed free agent Troy Glaus to a one-year contract, according to a major-league source.

A&M star recovering after surgery for gruesome injury

A hospital spokeswoman says Texas A&M senior Derrick Roland is in satisfactory condition and might go home Thursday after surgery to stabilize two broken bones in his leg.

TCU's Patterson wins AP Coach of the Year

TCU's Gary Patterson was voted The Associated Press College Football Coach of the Year for leading the Horned Frogs to a perfect regular season and their first BCS appearance.