7 Louisiana prison employees arrested in contraband probe
Seven employees at the Louisiana State Penitentiary have resigned following a criminal investigation into contraband smuggling and inappropriate relationships with inmates.
New Zealand Mosque shootings kill 49
At least 49 people were killed in mass shootings at two mosques full of worshippers attending Friday prayers in an attack broadcast in horrifying.
Senate rejects Trump border emergency as Republicans defect
The Senate voted 59-41 to cancel Trump's February proclamation of a border emergency.
‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty
"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett has pleaded not guilty to the charges accusing him of lying to police about being attacked in downtown Chicago a few weeks ago.
Beto O’Rourke announces 2020 Democratic presidential bid
O'Rourke: 'I'm going to travel this country and listen to those I seek to serve'
Trump: US grounding Boeing 737 Max 8, 9 after Ethiopia crash
72 of these planes in US are operated by American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines.
Lori Loughlin surrenders in admissions scandal
The FBI says actress Lori Loughlin has been taken into custody in connection with a scheme in which wealthy parents paid bribes to get their children into top colleges.
Manafort sentenced to 3½ more years in prison
That's on top of the roughly four-year sentence he received in a separate case in Virginia last week.
Appeals court hears case on adoptions of Native Americans
A federal appeals court in New Orleans is hearing arguments Wednesday on a 1978 law giving preference to Native American families in foster care and adoption proceedings involving Native American children.
Louisiana flood victims sue Trump administration over aid
Two Louisiana homeowners sued President Donald Trump's administration on Monday for policy change delays that have kept thousands of victims of a massive 2016 flood from receiving federal aid.
Louisiana crawfish season starts slow, but demand still high
Louisiana leads the nation in crawfish production but cold weather, a shortage of workers to process them and other factors have contributed to a slow start to the 2019 season for the freshwater crustacean.
Dems pick Milwaukee for 2020 convention over Miami, Houston
Democrats picked Milwaukee on Monday to host their 2020 national convention, setting up the party's standard-bearer to accept the presidential nomination in the heart of the old industrial belt that delivered Donald Trump to the White House.