"A lot of people don't realize that the 'R' word or the word retarded is offensive to some people," said Special Olympics Louisiana President Pat Carpenter-Bourgeois.

The Senate failed Wednesday to override President Barack Obama's veto of legislation that would have cleared construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The vote was 62 to 36.

The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for Joy Ester Dore, 44. She's wanted for Failure to Appear for Second Degree Battery.

The Quad at the University of Louisiana is getting a student-designed makeover, which will include a central fountain and plaza, as well as new walkways and landscaping.

It's your last chance to watch the 2015 Ragin Cajun basketball team in the friendly confines of the Cajundome.

Daylight Saving Time, what can losing an hour do to your health?

Some studies suggest that there is an increase in health problems and accidents on the road the days after clocks are set forward one hour in Spring.

Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon has a challenger in the upcoming elections in October.

The Alabama Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered probate judges in the state to stop issuing licenses for same-sex marriages.

Federal agents on Tuesday raided more than three dozen "maternity hotels" in Southern California where foreign women give birth, allegedly for the sole purpose of having a U.S.-citizen baby, authorities said.