FDA Backs off Raw Oyster Ban

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is backing off a plan to ban raw oysters from the Gulf of Mexico during warm weather. The FDA acted after meeting with fierce resistance from the oyster industry and Gulf Coast lawmakers.

Jefferson Gets 13 Year Sentence

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Louisiana residents had mixed reactions about former Congressman William Jefferson's 13-year sentence handed down Friday in federal court in Virginia. Jefferson was sentenced for taking bribes and given the longest term ever imp

Breaking down Pacquiao vs. Cotto

Manny Pacquiao is on the biggest roll of his career, but CompuBox predicts he'll be in for a tough night Saturday.

League-wide retirement of Jordan's No. 23 unlikely

LeBron James may persuade NBA players to give up their No.

Castoffs giving Bengals a shot at AFC North title

The Bengals are 6-2 ahead of Sunday's huge showdown.

Castoffs giving Bengals a shot at AFC North title

The Bengals are 6-2 ahead of Sunday's huge showdown.

LIVE: Follow the Week 11 college football action

Texas is staying right on track for the BCS title game. The Longhorns are cruising against Baylor.