The latest news on Louisiana
The Eliminating Government-Funded Oil-Painting (EGO) Act would stop taxpayer-funded portraits.
Critics argue a statement from the IRS does not say whether the agency does or doesn't read emails.
New Census reports show where America's "megacommuters" live and where people are working from home.
KEITHVILLE, La. (AP) — For the first time in their lives, four aging chimpanzees once used in federal research can go outside whenever they like. They can lie on the grass, clamber onto a platform 20 feet up on a chimp-style jungle gym and gaze freely at the open sky, the vista unbroken by steel bars.
Floods from Hurricane Isaac, moving across Louisiana at just 6 mph, have left a half a million powerless.
Storm, now at hurricane-strength, menaces Louisiana.
A Louisiana school kicks female students out for becoming pregnant, but the male who impregnated her is not punished.
Ron Paul continues to make waves at state conventions.
Tennessee, Nevada, Florida and Arizona round out the top 5 most violent states in the U.S.
Santorum beats Romney, but overall dynamic of GOP race remains.