Dallas & Cleveland Are Finalists to Host 2016 Republican National Convention
BOSTON (AP) — Just two cities remain in the sweepstakes to host the Republican Party's next presidential nominating convention.
Gov. Jindal Signs Bill Requiring Life Support for Brain-Dead Pregnant Women
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Doctors in Louisiana will be required to use life support in most cases to keep a brain-dead pregnant woman alive until the birth of her child — if the woman doesn't have a living will.
US Soccer Star Hope Solo Arrested for Assaulting Sister, Nephew
KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) — Police say U.S. women's soccer star Hope Solo has been arrested at a suburban Seattle home for assaulting her sister and nephew.
Gov. Perry: I ‘Stepped Right in It’ With Gay-Alcoholism Comparison Remarks
WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas Governor Rick Perry says it was a mistake for him to compare alcoholism and homosexuality in an effort to explain his views.
‘Duck Dynasty’ Relative Zach Dasher Runs for Congress
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's 5th District congressional race has a new candidate with a "Duck Dynasty" connection.
Gov. Jindal Seeks to Block Common Core Test
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. Bobby Jindal has issued an executive order requiring competitive bidding for public school standardized tests, an apparent attempt to derail Louisiana's use of tests linked to Common Core education standards.
Brooklyn Throws Hat into Ring to Host 2016 Democratic National Convention
NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn has become a distinctive urban brand, emanating youthful energy, gritty cool and liberal politics. Backers hope that combination makes it the edgy choice to host the 2016 Democratic convention.
One Dead in Dallas Police Shooting
DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police have shot and killed a man after a brief confrontation in front of his home.
Louisiana Lottery Drawings for Saturday, June 14
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — These Louisiana lotteries were drawn Saturday, June 14.
Hillary Clinton Building Case for 2016 Presidential Run
Hillary Rodham Clinton says she hasn't decided if she'll run again for president. But she's giving more reasons to run than not.