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Mardis Gras Kicks Off In New Orleans

Revelers are marching through the streets of New Orleans to celebrate the day before Lent begins for millions of Catholics around the world.

02/17/2015

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Top Spring Break 2015 Destinations Near Houston For College Students

College students go to school mostly to learn but everyone needs a break from the daily grind. Spring break represents the perfect excuse to close the books and forget about school for a while at these nearby destinations.

02/14/2015

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America’s Best LGBT Vacation Destinations

Make plans to enjoy a vacation at some of the most gay-friendly destinations in America. All of these cities offer plenty of things to do, places to eat and opportunities to show your pride.

01/20/2015

Melted chocolate is mixed. (credit:  Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Chocolate-Covered Bugs Served Up At Insect Museum

The menu includes crickets and wax worms on toothpick skewers for dipping in a fountain of melted chocolate, along with “tarsal toffee” made with bug legs and mealworms and fudge infused with crickets and marshmallows.

10/12/2014

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New On CBS Primetime, ‘NCIS: New Orleans’

“NCIS: New Orleans” is a drama about the local field office that investigates criminal cases affecting military personnel in New Orleans.

09/10/2014

File photo of thousands of evacuees filling the  Astrodome during Hurricane Katrina. (credit: OMAR TORRES/AFP/Getty Images)

Solemn Remembrances Set For Katrina Anniversary

Gulf Coast ceremonies marking the ninth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina have begun.

08/29/2014

File photo of former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

10-Year Sentence For Ex-New Orleans Mayor Nagin

When Ray Nagin was elected mayor in 2002, there was real hope that he was a break from the city’s sleazy past.

07/09/2014

Trung T, Le, 20, has been arrested in connection to a shooting on New Orleans' Bourbon Street; 1 woman was killed and 9 others injured. (Photo: New Orleans Police Dept.)

Suspect Arrested In Bourbon Street Shooting

NOPD says 20-year-old Trung T. Le fired the first shot in Sunday’s gunfight that left 1 dead and 9 injured.

07/04/2014

New Orleans police issued these mug shots of Justin Odom, 20, considered a "person of interest" in connection to Sunday's shooting spree on Bourbon Street. (Photo: NOPD)

New Orleans Police Questioning ‘Person Of Interest’ In Bourbon Street Shooting

Justin Odom, 21, turned himself in after police announced they wanted to talk to him;

07/02/2014

Deceased Woman Is Guest Of Honor At Her Own Funeral Party

A pair of New Orleans sisters designed in an elaborate funeral service for their socialite mother – complete with disco balls, a case of Busch Light, a bottle of Glenlivet, menthol cigarettes – and recently deceased Miriam Burbank herself.

06/13/2014

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