In a triumphant return to Congress on Thursday, U.S. Representative Steve Scalise told lawmakers, “I am definitely a living example that miracles really do happen,” more than three months after being shot and wounded by a gunman who opened fire on him and other Republican lawmakers during a baseball practice. Continue reading
Protester Ieshia Evans is detained by law enforcement near the headquarters of the Baton Rouge Police Department in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, during a demonstration against the shooting death of Alton Sterling July 9, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
“We are thrilled with the settlement,” Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi says of the agreement with BP that addressed claims from the U.S. government and the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal announces on his website and on twitter, “I’m running for President of the United States of America” — making him the the first person of Indian-American heritage to run for the White House.