From Foxy Knoxy to Plain Jane?

U.S. student on trial for murder in Italy ditches her polished look — a tactic lawyers say may earn her some sympathy• Knox: Don't Want Killer's Mask on Me

Kids at failing public schools could receive vouchers

A plan for children in failing schools to go to a private school is one step closer to being a reality. State officials say it is cheaper to take kids out of failing public schools and put them into private ones.

Knox Says She Doesn't Want Killer's Mask Forced on Her

American Suspect Amanda Knox has dramatically pleaded her innocence in the Meredith Kercher murder trial as an Italian jury prepares to decide her fate.

Decorated Veteran, 90, Fights to Raise Flag in His Yard

A veteran of three wars who was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor is now facing the fight of his life after he was ordered to take down his American flag and remove the flagpole he put up in his yard in Richmond, Va.

Quarter of Louisiana children living in poverty

LOUISIANA - A report out Wednesday shows one in every four children in Louisiana lives in poverty. Officials say the two main predictors of a child's well-being in Louisiana are race and place. A majority of public school students come from low

Jon Stewart Scoops Network News on Climate-Gate

'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart' produced its 'reporting' on Climate-gate Tuesday night, before the big three broadcast TV news

More troops headed to Afghanistan

President Obama made his long awaited announcement on troop levels in the war in Afghanistan. The president addressed the nation from the U.S.

Crew Blames Hero Captain for Somali Pirate Attack

Richard Phillips ignored repeated warnings last spring to keep his freighter at least 600 miles off the African coast because of the heightened risk of attack, some members of his crew now allege.

Hezbollah, Iran May Get 'Arm' Inside U.N. Security Council

On Jan. 1, 2010, Hezbollah and its de-facto ruler Iran could have a direct line to the Security Council and gain access to all the confidential information to which Security Council members are privy.

Hefty Obama Donors at Jobs Forum

Large number of union execs and academics who gave to presidential campaign will be at White House jobs summit