Pennington Biomedical Research Center and the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals' Women, Infants and Children program (WIC) are partnering to increase weight loss after pregnancy and help slow the growing United States obesity epi
Louisiana ranked ninth in the nation in the rate of women murdered by men, with a rate of 1.67 per 100,000, according to the new Violence Policy Center (VPC) report When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2011 Homicide Data.
Two 7th grade boys in Virginia Beach have been suspended from school for shooting an airsoft gun in one of the boy's front yard. A school committee voted to suspend Khalid Caraballo and Aiden Clark for an entire year.
The undocumented immigrant population in the United States rose to an estimated 11.7 million in 2012, up from 11.5 million in 2011, according to report released by the Pew Research Center Hispanic Trends Project.
A 42-year-old Utah man planned to "randomly shoot and kill" at a Salt Lake City mall, then pick off moviegoers, and finally blow up a city bus -- a plot he detailed to a counselor who alerted police -- according to a court document.