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  1. Neil Patrick Harris Really Wants To Be On 'American Horror Story'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Switched

    JUNE 16: Actor Neil Patrick Harris attends the Trevor Project's 2014 'TrevorLIVE NY' Event at the Marriott Marquis Hotel on June 16, 2014 in New York City.


  2. 'American Horror Story: Freakshow' Gets A Delightfully Creepy First TeaserRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | Switched

    "American Horror Story: Coven" may have raked 17 nominations in the upcoming Emmys , but all eyes are on "American Horror Story: Freakshow" now, with its creepy new teaser released Sunday, July 13. In the 20-second clip, the seemingly innocuous -- but truly ominous -- music we've come to expect from the series sounds, as white wings part on a small ... (more)


  3. Brandon Nodier Pleads Guilty, Says Dead Woman's Ghost Haunted His DreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | Switched

    A Louisiana man who had long been a suspect in the brutal 1985 slaying of woman at a secluded pet cemetery where he worked as a groundskeeper pleaded guilty on Friday to manslaughter in her death, authorities said.


  4. Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Sentenced To 10 Years In PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Switched

    Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor - including the chaotic years after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005.


  5. R&B Singer KEM Gives Fans Behind-The-Scenes Look Into His Essence Festival ExperienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Switched

    Hello from the Essence Festival in New Orleans! I'm headed out of the Crescent City today to go to the studio to put the final touches on my new album, "Promise To Love," but first I wanted to share some photos with you to give you a behind-the-scenes look into my experience at the 20th Annual Essence Festival! I hope you enjoy them! -Kem ... (more)


  6. Bourbon Street Shooting Suspect ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 5 | Switched

    Police on Friday arrested a suspect in a shooting last weekend in New Orleans' popular French Quarter in which a woman was killed and nine people were wounded, police said.


  7. The Ultimate Guide To Getting Out Of The French QuarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 30 | Switched

    Known for delicious beignets, soulful tunes and lavish parades, New Orleans certainly lives up to its reputation.


  8. The 33 best beer bars in the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 24 | Switched

    Any bar worth its pretzel salt has at least a beer or two at the ready. These are not those bars.


  9. The GOP's Real Ted Cruz Problem: Why Party's Revenge Plot Is Silly And Self-DefeatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | The Huffington Post

    MAY 31: U.S. Senator Ted Cruz speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana.


  10. BP Must Continue Paying Gulf Spill Claims During Appeal, Supreme Court SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | Switched

    The U.S. Supreme Court says BP must continue paying claims from a fund established after the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill while the company appeals terms of its settlement with some businesses.


  11. Drake's '0 To 100 / The Catch Up' Teases New Album In Spring 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2014 | Switched

    Drake performs in concert on the last date of his "Would You Like A Tour? 2013" at the Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, in Philadelphia.


  12. Kanye West 'Spoke A Truth' About Hurricane Katrina, Says Mike MyersRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | Switched

    "I actually wasn't familiar with his work," Myers, who was paired with West for the telethon, told GQ.


  13. This Comedian Is Going To Make The World A Better Place By Jet Skiing The Mississippi RiverRead the original story

    May 20, 2014 | Switched

    Kurt Braunohler has an unorthodox plan to do some good in the world: he's going to jet ski the length of the Mississippi River, from Chicago to New Orleans, in order to raise funds "to send 500 goats and 1,000 chickens to African families in need."


  14. Sofia Vergara Models Leopard Bikini As Part Of New Kmart LineRead the original story

    May 20, 2014 | Switched

    Vergara models a leopard-print bikini, a cutout swimsuit and other summery attire in the latest ads for her eponymous Kmart collection .


  15. New Orleans + Toyota Scion = What's Right in the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2014 | Switched

    Take New Orleans by storm in the sporty, yet still practical 2014 Toyota Scion. After all, New Orleans is all about the food, the people and the atmosphere so why not add to the atmosphere behind the wheel.


  16. Threats to the Southern Hills Aquifer system grow in LouisianaRead the original story

    May 18, 2014 | Switched

    A ten-parish area from greater Baton Rouge to St. Tammany Parish gets its drinking water from the Southern Hills Aquifer system--a number of interdependent units that start to the north in Mississippi.


  17. Louisiana Special Education Bill Would Segregate Students With Disabilities, Advocates SayRead the original story

    May 16, 2014 | Switched

    Should schools expect students with a disability to know the same things as other kids their age to advance and graduate? This decades-old question, which strikes at the heart of the civil rights movement for students who have disabilities, has provoked a debate in Louisiana that's dividing advocates.


  18. Memo to Today's GOP: The Lasting Lesson of the Battle for VicksburgRead the original story

    May 15, 2014 | The Huffington Post

    Increasing numbers of Americans are perplexed by the regressive nature of today's Republican Party.


  19. Aquarium Fisherman Allegedly Attacks Environmentalist UnderwaterRead the original story

    May 12, 2014 | Switched

    A Hawaii environmentalist found herself in danger last week when an aquarium fisherman spotted her taking video of him in deep water, rushed toward her and ripped the oxygen supply out of her mouth, according to footage of the incident and eyewitnesses.


  20. Michelle Obama Commencement Speech Urges Graduates To Stay HungryRead the original story

    May 10, 2014 | Switched

    First lady Michelle Obama is urging graduates of Dillard University to continue to fuel their hunger for education and use it to guide and inspire the "next generation of geniuses."


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