Louisiana

The disturbing parallels between modern accounting and the business of slavery

Slavery in the United States was a business. A morally reprehensible — and very profitable business. Much of the research around the business history of slavery focuses on the horrors of the trans-Atlantic slave trade and the business interests that fueled it. The common narrative is that today's …

Black History

John Legend Wants Louisiana To Get Rid Of The "White Supremacy" In Its Constitution

Maybe you know John Legend best for his music, his acting, or even his social media comedian extraordinaire and model wife, Chrissy Teigen. However, …

African-American News

Stench that diverted San Francisco flight came from 'someone or something in the cabin'

The strong odor that forced a flight from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to divert to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Sunday came from "someone or something in the cabin," according to the airline.<p>Alaska Airlines told SFGATE on Sunday that a "strong odor was detected onboard …

San Francisco

Costas French Market Doughnuts (Beignets) Video

In this video, you’ll see how to make traditional fluffy beignets like they serve at New Orleans’ famous Café du Monde. Enjoyed with a cup of coffee, …

Breakfast

NBA Rumors: DeMarcus Cousins Could Be The Key To End Of Warriors’ Dynasty, Says LeBron’s Former Teammate

LeBron James' former teammate and close friend Romeo Travis is hoping DeMarcus Cousins will implode Warriors.<p>DeMarcus Cousins made one of the biggest …

Basketball

How the Vietnamese banh mi became New Orleans 'other' sandwich

In most other cities in the world, the incredible local popularity of the banh mi would rightfully earn it the distinction of being called the city’s …

New Orleans

Serial killers: A terrifying look at their ordinary lives

The stereotypical version of a serial killer often is portrayed in Hollywood and crime novels: A young, white male who is extremely cunning but …

Crime

Mississippi man who went missing in New Orleans has been found | NOLA.com

A Mississippi man whose family could not get in touch with him after he came to New Orleans to visit his mother has been found, New Orleans police …

New Orleans

Rye & Pie Is Coming this Fall

<i>SWITCHEROOS</i> — Rye & Pie is the concept opening in the former Wood pizzeria spot reports NOLA.com. Rye & Pie’s menu is still being developed, but pizza, sandwiches and salads are expected to appear. The bar menu will be heavy on the whiskey (natch.) The new pizza spot should open this fall; Wood …

New Orleans

Fantasy Football 2018: Full Position-by-Position Rankings, Creative Team Names

As teams sort out starting lineups and player roles through the preseason, fantasy football owners continue to adjust their boards before draft day.<p>At this juncture, it's important to keep an eye on injuries and recovery timetables. Washington Redskins running back Derrius Guice, who pushed for …

Fantasy Football

Pickpocket stole a wallet — then begged for his life when this man beat him, cops say

A family member said Kerwn Duncan was going through a “rough patch” when he allegedly grabbed 31-year-old Simon Morris’ wallet Friday morning — but …

News (U.S.)

Watch this puppet rock out to Cannibal Corpse

Have you ever seen a death metal puppet show? A viral video showing a headbanging, guitar-playing puppet rocking out to Florida-based gore-core …

Death Metal

Man shot in head, critically injured in New Orleans CBD | NOLA.com

One man was shot in the head and critically injured in New Orleans' Central Business District on Tuesday afternoon (Aug. 14), according to …

New Orleans

Committee urges Code Enforcement to crackdown on nuisance swimming pools in New Orleans

Some New Orleans City Council members want nuisance swimming pools drained and filled in with dirt by the city’s Code Enforcement Department. At …

New Orleans

DIY Instruments – Making Poor Man’s Guitars, Including the Electric Washtub Bass (AKA Soul Bucket)

DIY Instruments… Nothing says ‘Americana’ more than a cigar box guitar, and this new book includes the Electric Washtub Bass (AKA the Soul Bucket). …

Bass Guitar

New Orleans police: 3 suspects at large after shooting in CBD leaves man in 'grave' condition

One man was hospitalized in "grave" condition and three suspects are at large after a shooting in New Orleans' Central Business District on Tuesday, …

New Orleans

French Brasserie Couvant Opens Today in the Eliza Jane Hotel

Couvant, a French brasserie, opens for dinner service today in the Eliza Jane Hotel. The Central Business District’s newest Francophone restaurant has an opening menu chock full of brasserie classics.<p>Chef Brad McDonald is the force behind Couvant, and he’s logged time at big name restaurants …

New Orleans

Nielsen’s top programs for Aug. 6-12

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Aug. 6-12. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.<p>1. "America's Got Talent," NBC, …

Business

Ever Wonder Why Can't Airplane Land on Grass?

<b>TACA Flight 110</b> was an international scheduled airline flight operated by TACA Airlines, traveling from Belize to New Orleans. On May 24, 1988, the …

New Orleans

Kevin Gates Announces North American Tour

Kevin Gates is going on his first nationwide tour since being released from prison back in January. The 24-date "Luca Brasi 3 Tour" will begin …

Baton Rouge

26 Copycat Drink Recipes to Make Right Now

Learn how to make copycat drinks from Starbucks, Sonic, McDonalds and more!<p>Inspired by: Starbucks’ Hazelnut Frappuccino<p>This smooth blend of coffee, …

Cooking

Fantasy Football: Ranking the top rookie running backs

This year’s rookie running back class has several players who should have a major impact on Fantasy Football.<p>Running Backs are usually the best bet …

Fantasy Football

Historic Dixie brewery on Tulane Avenue reopening as new VA research facility: See inside | NOLA.com

The old Dixie Beer brewery on Tulane Avenue is reopening as a new, state-of-the-art research facility, the latest addition to the massive Veterans …

New Orleans

Researchers: Doctors need to do better at informing patients of potential harms of screenings

Video<p>(WIVB) - Researchers in North Carolina are analyzing doctors' conversations with patients who are at risk for lung cancer.<p>They say physicians …

Buffalo

Federal Judges Rule New Orleans Cannot Keep People In Jail For Being Poor

The bail reform movement has scored a victory in New Orleans.<p>U.S. District Judges Sarah Vance and Eldon Fallon ruled New Orleans’ court system could …

New Orleans

Nashville International Airport (BNA) adds Sun Country, expands service to Florida - Nashville Business Journal

By Eleanor Kennedy <br>– Senior Reporter, Nashville Business Journal<p>Aug 14, 2018, 10:38am CDT<p>Nashville's booming airport is expanding its service once …

Airports

Recipe: Julia Child's Chicken Salad

Over the course of its 300-year history, New Orleans’ cuisine has been one of its greatest gifts to the world. Now, as we celebrate the city’s 300th …

Recipes

NASA administrator says he fully supports Trump's 'Space Force'

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine expressed full support Monday for President Donald Trump's proposed military "Space Force" but added that it will …

Space Exploration

Lawyer killed by crowbar in freak accident remembered for wit, compassion

A dogged defense lawyer and former prosecutor killed in a freak accident Monday when a crowbar pierced the windshield of his moving SUV is being …

Judiciary

Miguel Rojas leaves game with injury | MLB.com

ATLANTA -- For the second time in Monday's day-night doubleheader at SunTrust Park, the Marlins had their starting third baseman exit due to injury. …

New Orleans