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After 196 Years, College Grants Tenure to a Black Professor

By Janet McConnaughey Associated Press Louisiana’s oldest college is celebrating its first lifetime appointment to a Black faculty member, and discussing why this racial milestone took...

Obama visits flood-damaged Louisiana in show of support

By Kevin Freking  Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Standing amid piles of waterlogged debris, President Barack Obama on Tuesday promised a sustained national effort...

As people survey Louisiana flood damage, 8th death reported

By Michael Kunzelman, Melinda Deslatte and Rebecca Santana Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - As waters receded in parts of Louisiana’s capital city, some residents...