House GOP: Quicker Illegal Immigrant Deportations, National Guard on the Border
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are preparing to recommend National Guard at the border and speedier returns of Central American youths as their response to the immigration crisis on the border.
Governors Skirt ‘Radioactive’ Common Core Issues
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Facing opposition from staunch conservatives, the Common Core education standards designed to improve schools and student competitiveness are being modified by some Republican governors. They cite concern about the federal government's role in the classroom.
Bergdahl Takes Supervised Trips Off Fort Sam Houston
HOUSTON (AP) — A U.S. Army spokeswoman says Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who had been a prisoner of war in Afghanistan for five years, is being allowed to venture off the Texas military base where he is receiving care as part of his "reintegration process" into society.
Bourbon Street Shooting Suspect Trung Le Back in Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office says a suspect in the gunfight that killed one person and injured nine others last month in the French Quarter is back in New Orleans.
Louisiana Lotto Numbers for Saturday, July 12
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — These Louisiana lotteries were drawn Saturday, July 12.
Baton Rouge Police Issue Warrant in LSU Hit-and-Run Death
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Baton Rouge Police have issued an arrest warrant for a Vacherie man in connection with the June 20 traffic death of 20-year-old LSU student Eric Fabre.
Louisiana High School Graduation Rate Increases in 2013
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's Department of Education says the percentage of state high-school students graduating within four years has increased again.
Tommy Ramone, Founding Member of The Ramones, Dies
A business associate says Tommy Ramone, a co-founder of the seminal punk band The Ramones and the last surviving member of the original group, has died.
LeBron James’ Return to Cleveland Could Complicate GOP Convention Plans
WASHINGTON (AP) — LeBron James' return to Cleveland potentially complicates Republicans' plan to nominate their 2016 presidential pick there.
Sarah Palin’s ‘Amazing America’ Renewed for Second Season
NEW YORK (AP) — Sarah Palin is getting another term on television.