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  • Trump requiring review of national monuments

    April 26, 2017 12:46 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has signed an executive order mandating the review of dozens of national monuments designated by his predecessors over the past 20 years. Trump's move could upend protections of federal lands in Utah and other states. Trump says during an appearance at the Interior Department that... more »
  • Obama orders review of election hacking

    December 9, 2016 12:16 PM

    WASHINGTON - A White House official says the president has ordered a review of the email hacking that rattled the presidential campaign. Obama's counterterrorism adviser Lisa Monaco says intelligence and national security officials were told to report their findings to the president before he leaves office on Jan. 20. U.S.... more »
  • Audit prompts 'complete internal review' of fisheries agency

    November 14, 2016 10:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's wildlife and fisheries secretary says he's ordered a "complete internal review" of his agency's operations. The move comes after auditors found questionable spending, missing state-owned property and shoddy management of finances in the past leadership of the department. Charlie Melancon, who took over the Department of... more »
  • 10 Things to Know for Monday

    August 7, 2016 11:02 PM

    A look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. HOW TRUMP HOPES TO SHIFT GEARS AFTER ROUGH WEEK The Republican nominee is set to deliver a key campaign speech, and attempt to get beyond recent spats with GOP leaders and the Muslim-American... more »
  • Film tax credit program review to focus on creating sustainable industry

    July 5, 2016 4:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Governor's Office says Louisiana Economic Development will execute a comprehensive review of the state’s film tax credit program in order to provide recommendations for reform and best practices for the 2017 fiscal session. The goal is to create a sustainable Louisiana film and TV production... more »
  • Amazon sues review sellers in salvo against bogus reviewers

    October 19, 2015 12:34 PM

    SEATTLE - Amazon is suing more than 1,000 people for advertising their services writing fake reviews for as little as $5 as it seeks to crack down on bogus reviews on its site. The complaint filed in Washington State Superior Court marks the latest effort by the online powerhouse to... more »
  • Louisiana Common Core review only draws comments from 723 people

    August 11, 2015 7:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Despite controversy about Louisiana's use of the Common Core education standards, only a few hundred people have submitted comments for a public review process of the English and math benchmarks. The Department of Education said Monday that during the first month of an ongoing comment period, 723 individuals... more »
  • DA says Texas jail death needs 'thorough review'

    July 21, 2015 8:45 AM

    HEMPSTEAD, Texas- The prosecutor in a Texas county where authorities say a woman hanged herself in a jail cell is calling for a "thorough review" of the case, saying it's too soon to rule her death a suicide. Waller County District Attorney Elton Mathis said at a news conference Monday... more »
  • Review of DCFS welcomed by all after discovery of malnourished teen Play Video

    July 14, 2015 10:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Allegations are swirling that the Louisiana Department of Children and Family services may have ignored more cases, and the government agency is working to clear the air. Tuesday, State Representative Alfred Williams announced he has been contacted by fifteen people who feel their complaints to DCFS dealing... more »
  • Public comments begin for Common Core review

    July 9, 2015 4:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The state began accepting public comments this week in their review of the Common Core education standards. People can review the English and math standards for different grades and leave feedback, such as whether they agree with the standard or if it should be moved to... more »
  • OIG suggests Jindal change press release practices

    May 29, 2015 2:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Inspector General's Office released their findings Friday from a review of complaints that Governor Bobby Jindal misused public funds in a recent press release criticizing GOP presidential candidate Senator Rand Paul. The governor's office issued the press release on May 27, which the OIG noted... more »
  • Jindal administration doing secretive review of testing plan

    May 1, 2015 11:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration has increased scrutiny of the education department's testing contracts, as the two sides remain in a dispute over the Common Core standards. The administration held a closed-door review Friday of the education department's proposals to seek contract bids for Common Core-related standardized testing... more »
  • Oklahoma could halt executions for Supreme Court drug review

    January 26, 2015 11:07 AM

    OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma is willing to put three executions on hold while the U.S. Supreme Court reviews whether a certain sedative can render death row inmates sufficiently unconscious. Rather than stop the executions itself, Oklahoma took the unusual step Monday of asking justices for a stay. Oklahoma wants the... more »
  • Cool Schools: Elementary Review Play Video

    December 23, 2014 7:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Throughout the fall, we've been showing you some of the most unique students, teachers and classes every week in 2une In's Cool Schools segment. While the kids are on winter break, we decided to take a look back at some of our favorite stories. This week,... more »
  • GOP says Landrieu charter flight review has holes

    September 15, 2014 2:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Republicans say U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu fell short of her pledge to review all her taxpayer-funded private charter flights to make sure they complied with the law. The Democratic senator, seeking re-election on the November ballot, released a review of flights dating back to February 2002. Republicans,... more »
  • Ferguson city council plans review board Play Video

    September 9, 2014 2:04 AM

    FERGUSON, MO - Officials in Ferguson, Missouri, say they plan to establish a review board to help guide the police department, as the city council prepares to meet for the first time since the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer. The City Council has... more »
  • Jindal orders review of Texas Brine permits Play Video

    May 20, 2013 3:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Governor Bobby Jindal today ordered a review for all permits given to Texas Brine, the company which owns land a massive sinkhole appeared on last year, after he accused the company of dragging its feet in paying costs associated with the cleanup. "It has become clear... more »

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