NBA player reveals he is gay, 1st openly gay athlete in 4 major US sports

Jason Collins, who played with the NBA's Washington Wizards this season, has disclosed that he is gay, making him the first openly homosexual athlete in the four major American pro team sports.

'Demand a Vote' march to be held May 13

Texan Gun Rights, Gun Rights Across America, and Dallas-Fort Worth Day of Resistance along with Texas Voters, Law-Abiding Gun Owners, Parents and Concerned Citizens will march together on Monday, May 13, at noon to "DEMAND A VOTE" on

Obama: 'Planned Parenthood is not going anywhere'

President Barack Obama on Friday chided recent state efforts to enact tougher abortion laws and became the first sitting president to address Planned Parenthood when he spoke at a gala for the group.

When religious beliefs become evil: 4 signs

An angry outburst at a mosque. The posting of a suspicious YouTube video. A friendship with a shadowy imam.

Empty nets in Louisiana three years after the spill

On his dock along the banks of Bayou Yscloskey, Darren Stander makes the pelicans dance.

1 World Trade Center will soon be tallest building in Western Hemisphere

Construction crews at the 16-acre World Trade Center site will bring the final two sections of a 408-foot spire to the top of One World Trade Center on Monday morning.

LSU to honor heroes that save lives

Ask Sharon Washington the day that her life changed, and she can tell you without a doubt; September 4, 2005.

Stocks on track to cap 4th month of gains in 2013

Central bankers are a closely watched lot. This week, when the Federal Reserve's two-day meeting kicks off Tuesday, it will be no different.

Obama gives as good as he gets at 'Nerd Prom'

President Barack Obama spared few from his zingers at Saturday's White House Correspondents' Dinner -- including himself.

A furlough reprieve: 'No fair!'

Millions of travelers frustrated by airport delays may be relieved that Congress did an about-face this week, passing legislation to end the furloughs of FAA air traffic controllers.