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Star could wipe out Earth

A STAR primed to explode in a blast that could wipe out the Earth was revealed by astronomers yesterday.

One in 5 ex-Guantanamo detainees joining militants

WASHINGTON – A classified Pentagon assessment shows one in five detainees released from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay has joined or is suspected of joining militant groups like al Qaeda, U.S.

Welker will not return for Pats in postseason

Wes Welker's season is officially over now that he's been placed on injured reserve.

Pelosi takes swipe at President Obama's campaign promises

WASHINGTON - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, piqued with White House pressure to accept the Senate health reform bill, threw a rare rhetorical elbow Tuesday at President Barack Obama, questioning his commitment to his 2

Arenas suspended indefinitely after gun incident

Washington Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas has been suspended indefinitely by the NBA.

Congressman Melancon stops in Lafayette for campaign

LAFAYETTE - Congressman Charlie Melancon stopped by Lafayette today to gather support for his run at the senate. He stopped in several spots in Acadiana including his alma mater, the University of Louisiana Lafayette. Melancon will be running a

Police won't charge fiancee in Henry's death

Police will not file charges against the fiancee of late Cincinnati Bengals receiver Chris Henry in connection with his death last month.

Houston soon to be home of abortion 'supercenter'

A coalition of pro-life advocates and religious leaders plan to gather in Houston on Jan. 18 to oppose what is expected to be the largest abortion clinic in the country.

Shanahan 'honored' to be 'Skins coach, will make $7M a year

Mike Shanahan says he's "excited and honored" to take the reins of the Washington Redskins.

Obama promised televised C-SPAN health care discussion during campaign

President Obama vows to have health care discussion covered by C-SPAN.