Rescuers scour Washington's Cascade Mountains for missing skydiver

About 130 trained mountain rescuers returned before dawn Sunday to search for a skydiver who went missing three days ago in the mountains east of Seattle, a spokeswoman for the King County Sheriff's Office said.

Suicide bombers kill at least 5 at meeting of tribal elders in Afghanistan

A pair of suicide bombers targeted a meeting of tribal elders in southern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing at least five people, a provincial official said.

Jailbreak! Cat caught with saws, drills and phone in Brazil prison

Prison guards in Brazil's northeast Alagoas state say they have foiled a jailbreak plot with a surprising accomplice: a black and white cat.

Hagel nomination, along with CIA announcement, planned for Monday

President Barack Obama plans to announce former Sen. Chuck Hagel as his nominee to become the next defense secretary on Monday, administration officials told CNN.

Syrian rebel leader talks victory and squalor

Opposition fighters are celebrating success in Syria's north but enduring cruel squalor in and around Damascus, where government forces are cutting off food and medical supplies, a rebel leader said Saturday.

Venezuela assembly vote has key implications

Venezuelan lawmakers on Saturday reelected Diosdado Cabello as president of the country's National Assembly, a key post in the country's political future as President Hugo Chavez's health is uncertain.

Hagel expected to be nominated as Defense Secretary

President Obama is expected to nominate former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel as the next Defense Secretary, sources familiar with the matter told CNN. The nomination is likely to occur early next week, other sources told CNN.

Obama, Republicans foreshadow spending duels in Washington

While Republicans this week have already begun to lace up their fighting gloves for the upcoming battles over debt and spending, President Barack Obama used his weekly address Saturday to draw his own lines.

Gun businesses booming since talk of possible gun control

In the days and weeks following the tragic Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting gun stores have seen a big boost in business including right here in the Brazos Valley.

Bryan traffic switch on Briarcrest Drive

A heads up Bryan drivers. There's a traffic switch you need to be aware of for the weekend. TxDOT’s contractor will be working overnight Sunday to restripe the lanes on Briarcrest Drive from Kent Street to SH 6.