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State Library announces Summer Reading Program

"Underground” is the theme of the State Library of Louisiana’s 2013 Summer Reading Program. Children, teen and adult programs each have a different slogan.

'Friends' reunion? Not happening, co-creator says

The cast of "Friends" will be there for you, but only in syndication.

Luxor balloon flights set to resume

Hot air balloon rides at Egypt's popular tourist destination of Luxor are set to resume Wednesday, according to a statement on the Egyptian Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission's (CARC) website (Arabic).

Report: Hospitals profit more from surgical complications

No patient wants to experience complications after surgery.

Pelicans left stranded after oil continues to destroy marsh lands after BP oil spill

Plaquemines Parish officials are fighting to save coastal islands along the Gulf as the anniversary of the Deep Water Horizon oilrig explosion draws near. They say the oil spill destroyed the islands.

Should Boston bombing suspect get a Miranda warning? Debate follows Friday capture

As Boston celebrated the capture of a suspect in the marathon bombings Friday night, a debate erupted in Washington over whether military or civilian law would best handle Dzhokar Tsarnaev.

What the suspects' family has to say

"Losers" or victims of a framing?

Hundreds run to honor victims of Boston bombings

A couple hundred runners braved the cold morning air and met at the State Capitol Saturday to honor the people who were hurt or killed during the Boston Marathon bombing.

I-10 to experience lane closures at Highland Road through weekend

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today, weather permitting, I-10 will be reduced to one lane in each direction at Highland Road from Friday night through Monday morning while crews install new bridge j

Police chief: Boston manhunt began with intense firefight in dark street

Handguns, a rifle and at least six bombs -- three of which exploded -- were found at the scene early Friday after officers first confronted the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects in the darkness of a residential street, the Watertown, Massach