The latest news on Louisiana
The BP oil slick drifted close to the Florida Panhandle's white sand beaches for the first time.
Obama cannot have been helped by fellow Democrat Charlie Melancon (D-La.), who broke down in tears while trying to read a statement.
The BP spill has already made a dent in the process of approving future offshore drilling for oil.
New Orleans is the first major city in the nation with the majority of its students in charter schools.
Lawmakers' votes should not be based on the government equivalent of a bribe.
Sediment from the Mississippi River could save large swaths of coastal Louisiana from erosion.
Louisiana State professor Q. Jim Chen is working to understand violent storms.
Sea-level rise, subsiding lands in the delta will claim 10 percent of state by 2100.
Louisiana State system would see $100 million slashed from budget.