Typhoon Hits in the Philippines
A typhoon that slammed into the Philippines has forced a risky evacuation for tens of thousands of people during the coronavirus pandemic.
Shooting Rampage in Canada Leaves at Least 16 Dead
Canadian police say at least 16 people are dead after a shooting rampage across the province of Nova Scotia
Tokyo Olympics Will Be Held in July 2021
The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in July, the same slot scheduled for this year's games.
Lolo Jones: “IOC Should Postpone Olympics
Lolo Jones wants the IOC to postpone the Olympics and reschedule when the global coronavirus crisis has diminished.
FDA Approves Coronavirus Test With Rapid Results
New test can get results to you in 45 minutes.
New Virus Testing Sites Open in New Orleans as Cases Surge
More coronavirus testing centers have opened in New Orleans. The city has become a hot spot for the virus.
Small Businesses Face Devastation as Damage from Virus Grows
Across the country, in industries of every kind and size, the coronavirus outbreak has devastated small businesses.
Trainers, Vets and Others Charged in Racehorse Drugging Scheme
The trainer of champion Maximum Security is among more than two dozen people charged in what authorities describe as a widespread international scheme to drug horses to make them race faster.
Former State Police Boss Attacked in French Quarter
The former head of the Louisiana State Police suffered minor injuries in a French Quarter scuffle the day before Mardi Gras.
Crackdown on Immigrants Who Use Public Benefits Takes Effect
Advocates say new guidelines that disqualify more people from green cards if they use government benefits is prompting droves of immigrants to drop government social services.
Bloomberg Will Be in Democratic Debate
Billionaire Mike Bloomberg has qualified for the next Democratic presidential debate.
Governor Creates Panel to Improve Rural Areas
Governor John Bel Edwards has created a study group aimed at identifying and responding to the decline in Louisiana's rural communities. Population in the state's rural areas has dwindled amid problems with job creation, infrastructure and education systems.