Outback Steakhouse partners with local shrimpers

LOUISIANA— Governor Jindal announced Outback Steakhouse is partnering up with the Louisiana shrimping industry. All 14 Outback Steakhouse restaurants in the state will purchase Louisiana shrimp only.

Mystery 'Police' Force Has Small Montana City on Edge

When two brand new, shiny black Mercedes SUVs bearing a 'Hardin Police Department' logo drove through the main thoroughfare of Hardin, Montana, last week, people took notice.

Letterman's Wife Demanded Public Apology

Letterman addressed his wife directly during the taping of this Monday's "Late Show," saying she had been "horribly hurt by my behavior" and stated that his affairs "are in the past"

China's Gender Gap to Leave 30 Million Men Without Wives

Because of China's one child policy to control its ever expanding population — now numbering 1.3 billion people — there has been a lopsided explosion of young boys. It's a cavernous gender gap that is unprecedented worldwide.

Drunken bus driver leads to policy change

LAFAYETT— Lafayette school bus drivers will now be suspended with pay or arrested if they are involved in drug or alcohol related driving incidents. The procedures involving drivers with drug or alcohol incidents had not been set when Joseph

'Reform' Is Just a Word at the U.N., Its Investigation Shows

A lengthy study this year by U.N. investigators of a five-year effort to streamline and coordinate the performance of a $778 million U.N. bureaucracy concludes that the reform effort has been a near-total failure.

Boy's Fight Against Brain Cancer Inspires Comic Book

Dominic Osorio doesn't know he has cancer. Instead, he believes he is fighting a megazoid as a superhero.

Report: Nearly 1 in 4 People Worldwide Is Muslim

The global Muslim population stands at 1.57 billion, meaning that nearly 1 in 4 people in the world practice Islam, according to a report Wednesday billed as the most comprehensive of its kind.

Three Major Earthquakes Cause Tsunami in Pacific

There were no immediate reports of damage, and all tsunami warnings and watches for the Pacific were canceled two hours after they were first issued