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Pope Francis named Time Person of the Year 2013

Time named Pope Francis its person of the year Wednesday after nine months of a papacy that has brought accolades from reformers, raised fears among conservatives, and drawn widespread adulation from people around the world for his man-of-the-p

Accused 'revenge porn' operator says he's done nothing illegal

A California man accused of running a "revenge porn" website told CNN affiliate KFMB that he hasn't done anything criminal, but that he understands why people are upset and is done with the business.

FDA hopes to curb antibiotic use on farms

The Food and Drug Administration Wednesday will announce a plan aimed at phasing out the use of certain antibiotics in food-producing animals, saying it contributes to "the development of antimicrobial resistance."

Budget approved by Metro Council disappoints city workers

The city-parish has more than $800 million to spend next year. The Metro Council passed a budget Tuesday afternoon at a special meeting.

Nevada rescue: 5 things family did right to survive

It could have had a much different outcome. A family of six spent two days in the Nevada wilderness in sub-zero temperatures after their Jeep rolled off the side of a dirt road and into a crevice.

Thibodaux mom speaks out after arrest

 "I'm not an animal hoarder. I've been rescuing animals, as long as, I could walk,” Lorencia Raffray, said. “I was rescuing animals."

Baton Rouge leaders and groups give back to kids in need

For most kids, Christmas is the best time of year, but for some, right here in the Capital City, they'll wake up Christmas morning with nothing under the tree.

Planned Downtown supermarket fills food access need

A full service supermarket will be the first to serve Downtown Baton Rouge in over 50 years, and while the new market is a great win for development, it's also working to fill a need for fresh and accessible food in at least one of the capi

Pedestrian in critical condition after being struck by SUV on I-12

Walker Police report that Chad Wayne Cox, 27, of Covington, was critically injured after being hit by an SUV early Tuesday morning on Interstate 12.

SEC's Manziel, McCarron among Heisman hopefuls

Four quarterbacks and two running backs are among a record-tying six Heisman finalists.