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Is gold losing its safe haven appeal?

The recent volatility in global financial markets hasn't done much to boost falling gold prices. Despite choppy trading in stocks and bonds, gold prices have struggled to move back above $1,400 an ounce.

Gov. Jindal vetoes Juban Crossing funding bill again

Gov. Bobby Jindal dealt another in the long list of setbacks for the Juban Crossing project. He vetoed SB 50 on Friday, which provided for up to $45 million in bonds for infrastructure and construction costs.

Governor Jindal issues bill signings, vetoes


Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced that he has signed the following bills passed by the Legislature into law, bringing the total to 425.

FOX44 mobile app has a new look now available for download; upgrade in app store

The FOX44 mobile app has a new, easier to use format that’s available now for download.

Following a stellar career, William Jenkins retires from LSU

After a stellar career in higher education that spans more than 35 years, William “Bill” Jenkins is calling it a career … for the second time.

VIDEO: Intoxicated 13-year-old leads cops on chase

A 13-year-old boy stole his grandmother's car and led police on a chase and it was all caught on video.

Governor Jindal signs legislation to reduce Louisiana’s prison population

Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation that will help rehabilitate low-risk drug offenders housed in Louisiana’s prisons. This bill is part of the Governor’s 2013 Legislative Package.

'Debt relief' firms misleading student loan borrowers

Firms offering student loan "debt relief" are deceiving borrowers into paying hundreds or even thousands of dollars for access to free government programs, according to a recent consumer watchdog report.

Feds nab KKK member, accomplice for lethal X-ray plot

Two New York state men have been charged in a bizarre plan to develop a mobile X-ray system that would be used from afar to silently kill people that they deemed "undesirable," federal officials said.

American Airlines flight to Miami diverted to Denver after report of smoke in cockpit

An American Airlines plane was diverted to Denver International Airport on Friday because the crew reported smelling smoke in the cockpit, an airline spokeswoman told CNN.