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Former President Barack Obama to endorse Joe Biden for president

By Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama plans to endorse Joe Biden in a video on Tuesday, giving the presumptive Democratic presidential...

President Abraham Lincoln fatally shot by John Wilkes Booth on this day 155 years...

The nation’s first presidential assassination took place on this day 155 years ago. Lincoln was shot April 14, 1865, while attending a play at Ford’s...

Carnival Cruise Line cancels all North American cruises through June 26 due to coronavirus

As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, Carnival Cruise Line has announced new cancellations of planned sailings. The cruise line said Monday morning they are...

‘Houston, we’ve had a problem’: Remembering Apollo 13 fifty years later

By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Apollo 13's astronauts still shun superstition 50 years after their harrowing moonshot. Mission commander Jim Lovell...

N95 masks returned to makeshift hospital in New Orleans after official who stole them...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Authorities in Louisiana said 80 respirator masks have been returned to a makeshift hospital for recovering coronavirus patients in New...

Bernie Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party’s establishment lined swiftly up...
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Crack open a cold one: Tuesday, April 7 is National Beer Day!

Here's an excuse to start drinking way before happy hour — Tuesday is National Beer Day! National Beer Day was first created in 2009 by...

Tiger at NYC’s Bronx Zoo tests positive for coronavirus

By JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York City has tested positive for the new coronavirus. It's...

Ex-NFL kicker, Saints hero Tom Dempsey dies at 73

By BRETT MARTEL AP Sports Writer NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former NFL kicker Tom Dempsey has died at 73 from what his family described as complications...

Plans to demolish Hard Rock in New Orleans in limbo; two deceased workers remain...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Plans to demolish the Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans remain in limbo as the city and developers disagree over...