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Same-sex benefits at conservative Wal-Mart: What gives?

Wal-Mart's move to offer benefits to same-sex partners has created a lot of buzz. It was met with praise from progressive groups and disappointment from the religious right. But it also had some scratching their heads.

Festival ride malfunction injures 12 children in Connectucut

A malfunction at a festival swing ride in Connecticut sent children crashing into each other and onto the ground -- and raised new questions about the safety of such rides.

Bruno Mars booked for Super Bowl halftime show

Grammy-winning pop singer Bruno Mars will deliver the Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show next February, the NFL announced Sunday.

Wrestling reinstated to Olympic program for 2020 Games in Tokyo

Wrestling has been reinstated to the program for the 2020 Games in Tokyo after a vote Sunday by members of the International Olympic Committee in Buenos Aires.

Sinkhole gobbles more land

The massive sinkhole in Bayou Corne swallowed more land according to  Assumption Parish emergency officials. They said it happened overnight Saturday on the northern side of the sinkhole.

Service Academy day draws big crowds

Dozens of high school students from across Louisiana and their families came to Baton Rouge Saturday to learn more about the armed forces service academies.

'Swamp People' stars arrested after alleged fight

Sheriff Jerry Larpenter said that on August 13, 2013, Tuesday evening a citizen of Terrebonne Parish called the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office and filed a report regarding him being attacked while at Roland's Mini Mart, 101 Bourg-La

Gun permits for the blind? Iowa grants them, stirs debate

Should blind people be granted gun permits? The question entered the crosshairs of some gun control advocates over the weekend, after a report about Iowa issuing permits to buy and carry firearms to people who are legally blind.

The high cost of being a football fan

Football season is here, and many stadium goers are breaking out the face paint. But between paying for tickets, parking and grabbing a couple of cold ones, the cost of actually going to a game has gotten much too pricey for many fans.

200,000 bottles of Motrin recalled

The makers of Motrin are voluntarily recalling about 200,000 bottles of concentrated drops for infants over potential contamination with tiny plastic particles