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Chinese firm charged with plotting to evade NKorea sanctions

WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department on Monday unsealed criminal charges against a China-based company and four of its executives for conspiring to ev ...

Official: One-third of calls to VA suicide hotline roll over

WASHINGTON -- More than one-third of calls to a suicide hotline for troubled veterans are not being answered by front-line staffers because of poor wo ...

La. technical colleges face possible accreditation issues

SHREVEPORT -- Seven Louisiana technical colleges could be without federal aid if their accrediting agency is no longer recognized by the U.S. Departme ...

Amid tensions, Japan navy chief wants exchanges with China

WASHINGTON -- Japan's top naval officer said Monday he is open to resuming engagement with China's navy despite strong concerns about Chinese activiti ...

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McNeese receiver Parker Orgeron breaks a tackle during the Cowboys' 31-28 loss to Stephen F. Austin (Rick Hickman / The American Press)

McNeese's Lance Guidry expects interim LSU coach Ed Orgeron to get Tigers playing 'top notch'

The steak was a big one, Lance Guidry remembers.

“The best dinner I’ve eaten in someone’s house,” the McNeese coach declare ...

LSU head coach Les Miles reacts to a call during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Auburn in Auburn, Ala. (Associated Press)

‘Louisiana’s going to miss him a lot’; LSU players react to Miles’ dismissal

BATON ROUGE ­— LSU wide receiver Travin Dural was lounging at his apartment watching the Steelers-Eagles NFL game when the mass text came summon ...

Cowboys still losing steam in second half

SAN ANTONIO — Lance Guidry says he “can’t put his finger on it.” James Tabary says it’s simply a lack of execution.

The ...

LSU head coach Les Miles, right, greets Jacksonville State head coach Dave Aranda after an NCAA college football game in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. LSU won 34-13. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Les Miles let go at LSU after latest loss

BATON ROUGE — Quirky and fun as it often was, with the potential for high entertainment lurking at every press conference, the Les Miles era for ...

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Maddox Jolie-Pitt, from left, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt attend the 2013 Governors Awards in Los Angeles. Jolie Pitt filed for divorce from her husband on Sept. 19, demanding sole physical custody of their six children. (Associated Press)

Brad Pitt allegations relate to treatment of son

LOS ANGELES — Allegations Brad Pitt was abusive on a private plane last week relate to the actor's treatment toward his 15-year-old son, sources ...

In this July 30, 2016, photo, writer J.K. Rowling poses for photographers upon arrival at gala performance of

J.K. Rowling: Harambe isn't part of Harry Potter universe

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has clarified that slain Ohio gorilla, Harambe, is not a part of her fictional universe.

A new feature on Rowling's ...

A Block Off Broadway Community Theatre will present

ABOB to perform 'It's Only a Play' Saturday

JENNINGS — A Block Off Broadway Community Theatre will present Terrence McNally’s “It’s Only a Play” at 2 and 7 p.m. Sat ...

On Go Mex (Devin Dronett / American Press)

On Go Mex brings authentic Mexican to Lake Charles

I’m a huge fan of the ’90s TV show “Frasier.” You might even call me an addict.

I fall asleep to it most nights at volume le ...

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