'Simpsons' co-creator opens up on cancer diagnosis

 (CNN) -- "The Simpsons" co-creator Sam Simon is facing terminal illness the best way he knows how: with a sense of humor and a generous

Regular pot habit changes your brain, may even lower your IQ, study says

Using marijuana at an early age could have long-term consequences on your brain and it may even lower your IQ, according to a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Michael Brown's parents push U.N. for 'global intervention' into U.S. policing

The parents of Michael Brown, a Missouri teen killed by police in an August incident, testified Tuesday before the United Nations Committee Against Torture.

Pledge of Allegiance Fast Facts

Here's a look at The Pledge of Allegiance, a promise of loyalty to the United States.

Who asked for this? Snow blankets upper Midwest, cold plunges south

Even though we're still a couple of weeks from Black Friday, there seems to be a pre-season special on snow and cold. The upper Midwest and Great Lakes are buried in snow, shivering under the icy blanket.

Mayor Durel Urges Council to Move Money Where Needed for City

The question of whether you want drainage or how bout road tax or do you want animal control. Mayor President Joey Durel has come to the city council members of lafayette parish with a plan that would take care of all three.

Victor White III Rally Over Weekend Looks for Answers

The controversy on the death of Victor White III reached another level over the weekend.

Google Glass goes to work

 (CNN) -- A nervous new doctor performing a procedure for the first time puts on a pair of Google Glass and scrubs in.

Grand Canyon, other national parks could cost more

 (CNN) -- Grand Canyon National Park wants to increase its entrance fees, and several other national parks may do the same.

Spitting AIDS; outdated Louisiana law

 A lesser known Louisiana law passed in the late 1980's is stirring up controversy, the HIV intentional exposure law prohibits anyone infected with aids from knowingly spreading the disease. Makes sense right?