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Cruise passengers get bill of rights

Attention cruise passengers: You now have more protection when things go awry. On Wednesday, Cruise Lines International Association announced the adoption of a new passenger bill of rights.

Southern University nominated in 6 areas in HBCU Excellence competition

Southern University has been nominated in six categories, including Best Marching Band, in the competition for HBCU of the Year.

'Psychiatric bible' tackles grief, binge eating, drinking

After years of controversy, the latest version of the "psychiatric bible" -- the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders -- has been released.

Obama salutes 'fallen heroes' in Memorial Day address

President Barack Obama offered a salute to the troops in his weekly address on Saturday, capping a week that saw him discussing national security and terrorism on several occasions.

Graduations provide respite, fresh start after deadly Oklahoma tornado

Five days ago, Miranda Mann huddled in a science classroom at Southmoore High School. She should have been filed with pride, relief and excitement about her upcoming graduation.

Bayou Country Superfest hits Baton Rouge

LSU's Tiger Stadium turned country this weekend for the fourth annual Bayou Country Superfest. .

Cleaning up the community one piece of litter at a time

Parts of Old South Baton Rouge got a make over saturday. More than 30 volunteers came out to pick up trash littering the historic neighborhood.

Flooding kills 1 in San Antonio, Texas

Flooding left one person dead and another missing in San Antonio, Texas, authorities said Saturday. A woman was swept from her vehicle, fire department spokesman Christian Bove told CNN. Her body was found along a creek, he said.

'Attractive & Fat' ad spoofs Abercrombie

Jes Baker is cutting retailer Abercrombie & Fitch down to size.

Saints to host special teams clinic for high school coaches

 The New Orleans Saints will host a special teams clinic for high school coaches on Friday, May 31 at the team’s Metairie training facility on 5800 Airline Drive.