Tea Party and Republican Candidates Clash
Tea party candidates are challenging establishment Republicans across the country this year but fewer seem likely to win that in previous elections.
Rand Paul: Obama Has Violated the Constitution, Civil Liberties
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul says President Barack Obama is running roughshod over Americans' civil liberties.
Louisiana School Board Cracks Down on Illegal Admissions
CENTRAL, La. (AP) — The Central School Board wants to make it harder for parents who live outside the school district to send their children to Central schools illegally.
Louisiana DOTD Blames Winter Weather for I-20 Roadwork Delays
MINDEN, La. (AP) — State transportation authorities say work to install cable barriers along Interstate 20 in north Louisiana — delayed by a series of winter storms that dumped ice and snow on the state's northern tier of parishes — may finally get underway soon.
Malaysia Airlines Jet Missing With Three Americans Aboard
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department confirms that three Americans were aboard the Malaysia Airlines jet that vanished Saturday.
Bill Gates Is Again the Richest Person in the World
NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is back on top of the list of the world's richest people after a four-year hiatus.
US, Russia See Stock Market Turmoil Over Crimea Incident
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Russian companies traded in the U.S. are plummeting as the country's military forces stream into Ukraine, raising the possibility of sanctions by Western governments.
Russia Demands Ukrainian Warships Surrender or Face Military Action
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine says Russian forces controlling the strategic region of Crimea are demanding that the crew of two Ukrainian warships must surrender.
2014 Oscar Favorites List Includes Bossier City Native Jared Leto
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After a blustery few days of torrential downpours, Hollywood appears ready for smooth sailing at the Academy Awards.
Obama: Republicans Are Stuck in the Past
WASHINGTON (AP) — If President Barack Obama and Democrats have their way, voters will see this year's elections as a stark choice between Republicans pushing failed, antiquated policies versus Democrats advocating freedom and opportunity for all Americans.