FDIC projected to see red

WASHINGTON — The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Chief Sheila Bair told the Senate Banking Committe Tuesday, the fund will be in the red for two more years. Bair says there is no reason anyone should worry about their deposit an

U.N. Report: Repeal Terror Laws for 'Gender Equality'

The United Nations has published a report on counterterrorism that is supposed to promote human rights — but critics say it's being used to redefine gender and hamstring actual counter-terror efforts.

Fla. Police Search for Girl, 7, Who Vanished After School

Florida officials have expanded their search for a 7-year-old girl who vanished while walking home from school Monday afternoon.

Controversial Imam to Join Jesse Jackson at Muslim Banquet

A radical New York imam who was once investigated as a possible co-conspirator in the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center will be a featured speaker — along with the Rev.

Funding shortfall for road construction

WACO — Major road construction projects are being thrown out because of state funding cut backs. Roads affected by the cuts are Loop 340/Highway 6 and Interstate 35. Officials say the region is short $11 million dollars from a yet-to-be-d

Afghan Election Commission Orders Nov. 7 Runoff

The Obama administration expects Afghan President Hamid Karzai to concede Tuesday that he fell short of the 50 percent vote share in August's election that he needed to win outright.

Lawyer Says Arrest Expected in UConn Stabbing

A Hartford lawyer says police have told him his client will be arrested in the stabbing death of Connecticut football player Jasper Howard.

Ex-Government Scientist Arrested on Espionage Charges

Justice Department says 52-year-old Stewart David Nozette of Chevy Chase was charged in a criminal complaint with attempting to communicate, deliver and transmit classified information to an individual he believed to be an Israeli intelligence office

USDA Confirms H1N1 in Minnesota Pigs

Hospitals around the country are turning away visiting children and tightening restrictions on adults, too, in hopes of limiting the spread of the H1N1 flu in the hallways.

Official demanded to resign

NEW ORLEANS — Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu are calling for the resignation of Keith Bardwell, a white justice of the peace, who denied marriage to an interracial couple.