'Crippling' winter storm bearing down on Great Plains region, forecasters say

The warnings were as dire as they could be.

Stocks: Budget cuts loom

The looming forced budget cuts that could kick in on Friday will likely be topmost on investors' minds this week.

Bangladesh protests claim 4 more lives

At least four people were killed and more than a hundred injured in fresh violence in Bangladesh as the Islamist groups clashed with police near the capital, Dhaka, on Sunday, police said.

Jimmie Johnson wins Daytona 500; Danica Patrick finishes 8th

Racing at the Daytona International Speedway can be like playing the lottery against 42 other drivers who all have a ticket, all seem to have an equal shot at winning.

UPDATE: Daytona 500 will run as scheduled despite fiery crash on track

The Daytona 500 will take place as scheduled Sunday despite a jaw-dropping crash a day earlier that flung debris into the stands at the Daytona International Speedway.

Moody's downgrades United Kingdom from AAA

Rating agency Moody's stripped the United Kingdom of its AAA credit rating on Friday, making it the latest European country to face a downgrade amid the continent's grim growth prospects.

Protesters, police clash in Spain

Tens of thousands of protesters amassed in Madrid and other Spanish cities on Saturday to voice their anger over harsh austerity and the way the country's being run in the wake of its financial crisis.

Colbert goes bowling for dollars for sister's campaign

What would Stephen Colbert want in a Charleston, South Carolina, bowling alley? Votes for his sister, who is running for Congress.

Shreveport man accused of sexually assaulting teens over 21-year span

A Shreveport man sits behind bars this evening charged with multiple counts of molestation of a juvenile following his arrest by police detectives this afternoon.