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  • Cool Schools: Lee Magnet High School Play Video

    December 11, 2014 7:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Research shows there is a positive correlation between art education and students. At Lee Magnet High School in Baton Rouge, it is a way for students to express themselves. This year, students will have a change to showcase their artwork in Paris, France. That is why... more »
  • Iraqi PM: Plot to attack New York, Paris Subways

    September 25, 2014 10:34 AM

    NEW YORK - Iraq's prime minister says his country's intelligence operation has uncovered a plot for an imminent attack on subway systems in United States and Paris. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said he was told of the plot by Baghdad on Thursday, and that it was the work of foreign... more »
  • Heroic dog missing Play Video

    January 30, 2014 9:37 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A dog that rescued a family from a burning house last August is missing. The 8-month-old pit bull belongs to Jade Mitchell, a girl who has raised thousands of dollars for the animal shelter in Denham Springs. The white dog with black spotting answers to Paris.... more »
  • Heavenly Harley

    January 13, 2014 7:36 PM

    ROME- People who use a soup kitchen and hostel in Rome will benefit from the sale of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle given to Pope Francis. The tank on the motorcycle is signed by the Pontiff and will be auctioned off in Paris. The auction house noted the Pope's "preference... more »
  • Aid group tallies 355 dead after Syria attack

    August 24, 2013 11:46 AM

    PARIS - Doctors Without Borders says some 355 people who showed "neurotoxic symptoms" died following the suspected chemical weapons attack this week near Syria's capital. The Paris-based humanitarian aid group said Saturday that three hospitals it supports in the Damascus region reported receiving roughly 3,600 patients who showed such symptoms... more »
  • $1 million in jewels stolen near Cannes film fest

    May 17, 2013 8:48 AM

    PARIS- A French police official says jewelry worth about $1 million has been stolen from a safe in a Cannes hotel room, against the backdrop of the Riviera resort town's film festival. Cmdr. Bernard Mascarelli, a judicial police spokesman in the nearby city of Nice, said a culprit or culprits... more »
  • Tennis federation mulls anti-doping step

    November 13, 2012 10:55 AM

    PARIS - The International Tennis Federation might copy blood-testing measures used by cycling to weed out drug cheats. ITF anti-doping manager Stuart Miller told The Associated Press in a telephone interview that the federation is working toward more blood and out-of-competition drug testing on players. Roger Federer and Andy Murray... more »
  • Tour de France not commenting on Armstrong case

    August 24, 2012 11:04 AM

    PARIS - The organizers of the Tour de France say they will wait to see what happens before commenting on Lance Armstrong's case. Armstrong said Thursday that he would not pursue arbitration in the doping case brought against him by USADA, causing his seven Tour de France titles to be... more »
  • Judge appoints temp guardian for Jackson children

    July 25, 2012 1:25 PM

    LOS ANGELES - A judge appointed Tito Jackson's son Wednesday as a temporary guardian of Michael Jackson's children. In addition, the judge temporarily suspended Katherine Jackson as the children's guardian because she is in Arizona and hadn't spoken with them in several days. TJ Jackson appeared in court and sought... more »
  • Whitney Rocks The Grand Canyon Play Video

    June 12, 2012 9:09 AM

    Whitney Vann & family head West to travel the Grand Canyon along the Colorado River with the River Runners. more »
  • Flight diverted because of remark by French passenger

    May 22, 2012 2:38 PM

    BANGOR - A New York congressman says a US Airways jet traveling from Paris to North Carolina diverted to Maine because a French passenger passed a note mentioning that she had a surgically implanted device. Rep. Peter King was briefed on the investigation and said the passenger was a French... more »
  • F15 jets sent to divert passenger plane

    May 22, 2012 12:04 PM

    NEW YORK - 2 F-15 fighter jets were sent to direct a US Airways plane to land in Bangor, Maine. The jet which carries nearly 2 hundred passengers was en route to Charlotte, North Carolina from Paris, France. The flight, number 787, was diverted according to US Airways... more »
  • Gun in photo with Pippa Middleton said to be a toy

    April 17, 2012 12:32 PM

    PARIS - Pippa Middleton went to Paris for a friend's birthday party and the British media are agog over an alleged gun flashed at paparazzi by one of her companions. But a spokesman for a French fashion designer photographed in a car with Middleton, sister of the Duchess of Cambridge,... more »
  • Prosecutor invokes Jackson's children in closing

    November 3, 2011 12:22 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Closing arguments have begun in the trial of Michael Jackson's doctor with a prosecutor telling jurors that there is overwhelming evidence to convict the singer's personal physician of involuntary manslaughter. Deputy District Attorney David Walgren says the case will never end for Jackson's three children, and... more »
  • Ride 2 Recovery takes off

    June 29, 2011 6:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Sgt. Mike McNaughton is just one of more than 120 wounded warriors taking part in Ride 2 Recovery's mission to France. The group will spend time touring historic sites from World War II. "It's one thing to read a book and watch a movie, but to have... more »
  • French Legion of Honor for Robert Redford

    October 14, 2010 7:53 PM

    American actor Robert Redford is now a knight in France's elite Legion of Honor for his decades-long career in film and his work to protect the environment. Redford thanked the French people, recalling the time he spent in France after dropping out of college. French President Nicholas Sarkozy pinned a... more »
  • Descartes Letter returned to France

    June 8, 2010 9:07 PM

    A letter from the man who wrote, "I thnk, therefore I am", is back in Paris after it was turned over to the Institut de France. It had languished in the library at Haverford College since 1902 when it was given to the school by the widow of an alumnus.... more »
  • Picasso, Matisse stolen from Paris museum

    May 20, 2010 6:34 AM

    Five paintings including masterpieces by Picasso and Matisse have been stolen from a Paris museum. They're valued at an estimated $635 million. Parisian police say the paintings were reported missing early today at the Paris Museum of Modern Art. The paintings were by Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, George Braque, Amedeo... more »
  • AA flight makes emergency landing in Iceland

    April 13, 2010 9:09 AM

    An American Airlines flight with 145 people on board made an emergency landing in Iceland after reports of chemical fumes in the cabin. The plane landed safely just after 8:45 a.m. CST Tuesday but the passengers have not left the plane. Airport officials say earlier, several passengers had complained of... more »

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