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Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the ranking member on the Senate Judiciary Committee, right, and Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, center, lead a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 28, 2017, with former members of the U.S.A. gymnastics national team, from left, Dominique Moceanu, Jeanette Antolin, and Mattie Larson, to call on Congress to pass legislation that would require amateur athletics governing bodies to immediately report sex-abuse allegations to law enforcement and strengthen oversight of member gymnasiums and coaches. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Star gymnasts testify at Congress about sex-abuse scandal

WASHINGTON -- Retired star gymnasts testified before Congress on Tuesday that they were sexually abused by a former USA Gymnastics doctor and recommen ...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., joined by Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., rear, speaks with reporters following a closed-door strategy session, Tuesday, March 28, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Senate, White House pass on House push to revive health bill

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans and the White House sounded ready to abandon efforts to repeal and replace the nation's health care law, at least for ...

In this Dec. 11, 2016, file photo, U.S. Navy veteran Stephen Matthews sits for a photograph in the bedroom of a relative's home in Warwick, R.I., where he and his family lived after being evicted from their home. Through federal assistance, Matthews received a voucher that would pay about two-thirds of his rent, and found a place to live in late December after a six-month search. President Donald Trump's proposed 2018 budget eliminates an independent agency that coordinates the efforts of several federal agencies which play a role in preventing and ending homelessness. Nonprofits and local government officials said it would be harder to house the rest of the nation's homeless veterans without the council's guidance, leadership and coordination. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Homeless veterans: Trump's budget could hurt efforts

PROVIDENCE, R.I. --The push to end homelessness among veterans would suffer without the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, which is up for elim ...

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, center, listens as the committee's ranking member, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. requests a one week postponement for the panel to vote on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, as she displays a list of appointments made during presidential election years, Monday, March 27, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

McConnell confident Dems won't keep Gorsuch off high court

WASHINGTON -- A showdown over President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee and Senate rules loomed as the number of Democrats opposing Judge Neil Go ...

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Sulphur's Andrew Sheridan pitches against Barbe in the season opener at McMurray Park in Sulphur on Feb. 21.

Pitching prowess: Sam Houston braces for Sulphur's staff

MOSS BLUFF — The hard-hitting, third-ranked Sam Houston Broncos will host No. 6 Sulphur and its loaded pitching staff today in a District 3-5A s ...

Peyton McLemore (30) throws a pitch during the Cowboy and Lumberjacks Southland Conference match up at Cowboy Diamond in Lake Charles, Louisiana on Sunday, March 19, 2017. (Dennis Babineaux/Special to the American Press)

Hill: 'We expect a good crowd' tonight: Cowboys to put up a good fight with rival UL-Lafayette

McNeese head baseball coach Justin Hill said he expects a packed Joe Miller Ballpark this evening when the Cowboys host in-state rival Louisiana-Lafay ...

LSU's comeback helps keep team among top 10

LSU’s biggest baseball road rally in five years was enough to keep the Tigers ranked in the nation’s top 10 in all but one poll.

But that ...

Robbie Podorsky hits a home run in McNeese's 11-8 win against Nicholls State on Sunday. (Rick Hickman / The American Press)

McNeese moves to 9-0 in Southland play with 11-8, sweep-clinching win against Nicholls

Baseball’s inherent fickleness dictated things would, at some point, get difficult for McNeese State. It’s made winning look rather simp ...

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In this June 9, 2016 photo, filmmaker George Lucas appears at the 2016 AFI Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute to John Williams in Los Angeles.Lucas has given another $10 million to the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts to fund the student diversity program he helped establish. The donation was announced Monday by USC, Lucas' alma mater. Last fall, USC established a foundation in Lucas' name to support students from underrepresented communities who qualify for financial support. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

George Lucas gives another $10M to USC for student diversity

NEW YORK -- George Lucas has given another $10 million to the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts to fund the student diversi ...

Barry Jenkins' next project? 'The Underground Railroad'

NEW YORK -- "Moonlight" director Barry Jenkins will follow up his Oscar-winning film with a drama series for Amazon based on Colson Whitehead's "The U ...

In this Feb. 19, 2017 photo, Beyonce sits at court side during the second half of the NBA All-Star basketball game in New Orleans. A Houston high school student lost her battle with cancer on March 25, 2017, days after receiving a FaceTime call from the singer. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)

Houston student dies days after FaceTime with Beyonce

HOUSTON -- A Houston high school student has lost her battle with terminal cancer days after having a dream come true in a talk with Beyonce over a vi ...

In this Oct. 10, 2016 photo, actress Shailene Woodley, left, is led to a transport vehicle by a Morton County Sheriff's deputy after being arrested at a protest against the Dakota Access pipeline near St. Anthony, N.D. Woodley reached a plea deal Friday, March 24, 2017, over her involvement in protests against the oil pipeline that calls for no jail time. (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP)

Actress Shailene Woodley reaches deal in pipeline protest

BISMARCK, N.D. -- Hollywood actress Shailene Woodley has reached a plea deal that calls for no jail time over her involvement in protests against the ...

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