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New Orleans' 300th birthday celebration will be super no matter what: Editorial | NOLA.com

New Orleans is one of America's oldest and most colorful cities -- the place Thomas Jefferson valued so much he bought it from France; where Andrew …

Bobby Jindal signs gun rights bills into law | NOLA.com

Gov. Bobby Jindal signed two bills into law Friday (May 23) that will expand gun rights for Louisiana residents after they received overwhelming …

Texas Rangers: Mark McLemore grabs Rangers mike as Tom Grieve takes vacation | SportsDay

Grieve, 66, has sat in the Rangers’ TV analyst chair since 1995. In his 20 season, he has decided to take 25 games off.<p>Enter McLemore, 49, a former …

Mark Cuban’s message is raw, real and encouraging, not racist

Welcome to the real “shark tank,” Mark Cuban.<p>I’m sure you’re aware by now that absolutely nothing is trickier to negotiate than talking about race in …

Dallas Police Chief David Brown calls training controversy ‘a hot mess’

Dallas Police Chief David Brown has a “technical term” for the controversy surrounding the department’s beleaguered training academy: “a hot …

Mark Cuban Says He's Scared of Black Kids in Hoodies, Sets Internet Aflame

In this day and age the country has really come a long way in putting any type of bigotry behind us regardless of whether it's the LGBT community, …

Make It Right gala raises more than $4 million to build housing in New Orleans Lower 9th Ward | NOLA.com

Make it Right supporters dropped more than $4 million into the charity's coffers at a star-studded May 17 gala in New Orleans. Proceeds will support …

Hollywood director's son kills six in rampage

A man who stabbed three people to death in his apartment before gunning down another three in a drive-by attack in California has been identified by police as the son of a Hollywood director.<p>Elliot Rodger, the son of Peter Rodger, an assistant director on The Hunger Games film, had earlier posted …

Homemade Marshmallows Stuffed With Nutella -with yoyomax12

Thai military leaders dissolve Senate

Thailand's coup leaders have announced the dissolution of the country's Senate, with the military assuming all executive power in the country.<p>Saturday's announcement, which was broadcast on television, stripped away the last democratic institution in the country two days after the military seized …

E. coli, MRSA can survive for days on planes

Ever sit on a plane and wonder how long the germs left by passengers past plan on hanging around?<p>A new study examined how long two potentially deadly bacteria – E. coli and MRSA – can live on various surfaces inside an airplane’s cabin, and how easily they are transmitted by contact.<p>Researchers at …

Report: Pac-12 records more revenue than SEC, Big Ten in 2012-13

A USA Today report of federal tax returns show that the Pac-12 recorded $334 million in revenue.<p>Pac-12 expansion and the launch of a new cable …

Prince out for season; Profar likely done, too

DETROIT -- Rangers first baseman Prince Fielder is expected to undergo surgery on Tuesday to repair a herniated disc in his neck and miss the rest of …

Baseball

2019 Audi A7, 2018 Lexus LC, 2017 Acura NSX: Car News Headlines

Audi has started the first public road trials of its next-generation A7. The car is expected to be revealed in 2017, alongside the …

Pasta with sardines, fresh herbs, breadcrumbs, and truffle oil.

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Cake is one of those desserts that often looks better than it tastes. The pineapple topping can be too sweet and the cake …

Chocolate Mojito Cupcakes

My third post for Better Homes and Gardens' <i>Month of Cakes</i> is a refreshing take on grasshopper cupcakes. Fluffy whipped cream is flavored with mint, …

Suspected al-Qaeda fighters raid Yemen town

Suspected al-Qaeda fighters have launched a series of attacks on army camps and public buildings in a southeastern town in Yemen, security sources say.<p>The attacks on Friday night in Seyoun, the second biggest town in Hadramout province, led to fierce fighting in which at least 25 people were …

Comet to pass by Earth closely after meteor shower

So after all the hype, was the lost sleep and the sore necks from looking at the sky worth it?<p>People throughout North America could ask that question Saturday, hours after witnessing a unique meteor shower that was visible in the middle of the night.<p>Judging from social media responses, this cosmic …

Meringue Kisses

May 19, 2014<p>So these were really fun to whip up. Cute. Colorful. Adorable.<p>And you only need two ingredients to make them. Unless you want to color …

Vanilla Hot Milk Sponge Cake

On many of the cake decorating shows on TV they refer to cakes as “sponges” because they like to use light, airy sponge-type cakes for building their …

Louisiana workers’ comp bill heads to the full Senate

Getty Images<p>A controversial workers’ compensation bill proposed by the Saints continues to work its way through the Louisiana legislature.<p>Already …

WATCH THE HAIR! Miguel Cabrera ruffles Adrian Beltre's feathers

2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe is gorgeous from just about every angle you look at it, but even though the car is completely new to the lineup, it’s not an entirely new concept. The S-Class Coupe is replacing the out-going Mercedes-Benz CL-Class, which was basically a two-door version of the …

Automotive Design

This 'Soul Food' Burrito Is Stuffed with Mac and Cheese

Because novelty hamburgers have apparently run their course, a Mission-style burrito restaurant in San Francisco is dishing out a novelty version of grab-and-go wrap: Behold the "<b>Soulrrito</b>," a soul food/Mexican mash-up that stuffs tri-tip steak, yams, collard greens, and a <b>salsa-infused</b> …