Louisiana contractor wins $62M in fertilizer plant lawsuit
A federal jury has awarded a Louisiana mechanical contractor hired to help build a fertilizer plant in southeast Iowa $62.4 million after concluding the fertilizer plant's general contractor defaulted on a contract.
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65
Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates, has died. He was 65. Allen, who was an avid sports fan, owned the Portland Trail Blazers and the Seattle Seahawks.
Trump gets bird’s-eye view of devastated Florida communities
President Donald Trump saw communities left in ruins by Hurricane Michael, including houses without roofs, a toppled water tower and 18-wheel trucks scattered in a parking lot during a nearly hour-long helicopter tour of portions of the Panhandle.
Schools have new volunteer policy, old had little guidance
The Lafayette Parish School System says a new policy is in place for campus volunteers after there had been little guiding officials about how to register them.
Louisiana’s lucrative voting machine contract award canceled
Louisiana is voiding a multimillion-dollar contract award to replace thousands of voting machines after a key official in Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration found flaws in the vendor selection.
Republican businessman to run for Louisiana governor in 2019
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has drawn his first Republican challenger in next year's governor's race.
UN Ambassador Haley resigning
Haley was appointed to the U.N. post in November 2016.
Trump says he has no plans to fire Rosenstein
President Donald Trump talked for about a half hour to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein during their flight Monday to Orlando, Florida, for a speech to police chiefs around the world.
State wants court to take another look at strippers’ lawsuit
Louisiana officials want a federal appeals court to take another look at a law that would set a minimum age of 21 for exotic dancers who bare almost all in bars and nightclubs.
Murkowski suggests she’s a ‘no’ on Kavanaugh; what about Flake?
How will Lisa Murkowski, Susan Collins, Jeff Flake and Joe Manchin vote?
Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh clears crucial Senate hurdle
A deeply divided Senate pushed Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination past a key procedural hurdle Friday, setting up a likely final showdown on Saturday in a spellbinding battle that's seen claims of long-ago sexual assault by the nominee threaten President Donald Trump's effort …
GOP, Dems battle over secret FBI report on Kavanaugh
A high-stakes partisan row quickly broke out Thursday over a confidential FBI report about allegations that Brett Kavanaugh sexually abused women three decades ago, with Republicans claiming investigators found "no hint of misconduct" and Democrats accusing the White House of slapping crip…