Hagel, Karzai meet after strained Afghan weekend

Afghan President Hamid Karzai and U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met over dinner in the Afghan capital on Sunday in an attempt to smooth over the latest dispute in the already strained relationship between the two allies.

Republicans, while skeptical, welcome Obama outreach

Whatever you choose to call it -- a charm offensive, an olive branch or just dinner -- President Barack Obama's outreach to congressional Republicans is certainly a change of pace.

Ancient blueprint for Middle East peace touring U.S.

An ancient Persian symbol of freedom, tolerance and coexistence has joined documents like the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights and the Emancipation Proclamation in Washington.

Wrigley to sell caffeinated chewing gum

Hey caffeine addicts: Your morning just got a little easier. Next month, Wrigley will start selling a caffeinated gum with the equivalent of about half a cup of coffee.

Mexican, Canadian teams brawl during World Baseball Classic

The World Baseball Classic is meant to showcase the best the sport has to offer, in the spirit of healthy international competition.

Source: Assistant attorney general to be nominated for Labor secretary post

Thomas E. Perez, now the U.S. assistant attorney general heading the Justice Department's civil rights division, will be nominated to be the next secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor, a Democratic source said.

Ex-boyfriend accuses tennis star Capriati of punching, stalking him

Former tennis star Jennifer Capriati is batting down accusations -- which led a Florida police department to seek an arrest warrant -- that she stalked and punched an ex-boyfriend.

Surveillance video shows persons of interest in ETX homicide

UPDATE: Using surveillance video from David James Cherry's home, Marshall Police Department has singled out two persons of interest in a homicide investigation.

CDC warns of deadly bacteria

The Centers for Disease Control is sending a warning out to hospitals across the country.

Psychic steals thousands from woman, claimed to be 'cleansing' money at church

Kenner Police arrested April Stevens for felony theft after she allegedly offered psychic services to a woman having problems with her marriage.