Secretary of State John Kerry faces a grilling at a congressional hearing on Tuesday over an interim deal to ease sanctions on Iran as a step toward a broader agreement to prevent it from having nuclear weapons.
The holiday travel crush is almost upon us. That means crowded airports and all the stress that comes with flying. You can give a special gift to a stranger by not doing any of the things on this list while flying.
A federal jury is set to hear closing arguments in the retrial of a former New Orleans police officer charged with fatally shooting a man without justification outside a strip mall after Hurricane Katrina.
Tens of thousands of South Africans, dozens of presidents and prime ministers, celebrities and street sweepers all headed to the same place: a stadium in Johannesburg to honor Nelson Mandela at a memorial service on Tuesday.
Several prominent St. Bernard Parish figures – one of whom is now an elected official – are accused of forcing out-of-state businessmen to pay up in order to secure lucrative work in the parish after Hurricane Katrina.
George Zimmerman's girlfriend is asking a Seminole County court to lift a no-contact provision against Zimmerman so the couple can "talk and be together," according to a court document obtained by CNN on Monday.
Honestly, I was concerned about this one. I’m usually overly optimistic when it comes to the Saints, but after seeing the team diligently dissected by the Seahawks and quarterback Russell Wilson, I had a hard time picturing Drew Brees and his troops having much success against the Panthers.
More than 90 heads of state are on their way to South Africa for what is expected to be the largest gathering of world leaders in Africa's history.
It's a clear sign of what kind of impact Nelson Mandela left on the world.
Mandela, the activist who s...
As Texas begins to thaw from its bizarre deep freeze, East Coast states more accustomed to ice could see a lot of it Monday.
"The greatest area of concern is in central Virginia to southeast New York, where freezing rain is possible," the National We...
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved the nation's parliament Monday and called for new elections. But the move did little to appease anti-government protesters who remained on the streets by the thousands.
Between 100,000 and 150,000 dem...
Drew Brees passed for 313 yards and four touchdowns and the New Orleans Saints beat Carolina 31-13 on Sunday night to regain sole possession of first place in the NFC South and snap the Panthers' winning streak at eight games.
WDSU’s coverage of New Orleans’ battle with Carolina for the NFC South lead will begin with WDSU News at 5 p.m. and our Saints On 6 Countdown to Kickoff coverage. Click the link for live updates of the game from Sports Anchors Fletcher Mackel and Sharief Ishaq as well as Digital Editor Richard Fischer and Sports Intern Grayson Osgood. Kickoff is set for 7:25 p.m.
Protesters knocked down a statue of Vladimir Lenin on Sunday as outrage mounted over the Ukrainian government's push for closer ties with Russia.
A crowd of cheering protesters chanted "Good job" after the statue fell in Kiev's Bessarabska Square.
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