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NOPD supt: Police exchange gunfire, wound man pointing weapon at people in FQ

A man was shot by New Orleans police Saturday morning in the French Quarter.The officer-involved shooting was reported at the intersection of Bourbon and St. Louis streets, New Orleans police Superintendent Shaun Ferguson said.Ferguson said in an update that the shooting happened after officers were notified just before 7:30 a.m. about an individual pointing a…MORE

WDSU in the Kitchen: Shrimp Mac & Cheese

In this week’s WDSU in the kitchen, Chef Marc takes the classic Mac & Cheese and gives it some Louisiana flair. Check out the recipe below.Ingredients1 tbsp. butter, unsalted1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined1 tsp. canola oil1/4 cup yellow onion, diced1/4 cup bell pepper, diced2 cloves garlic, minced2 tsp. Cajun seasoning1 lb pasta, cooked…MORE

Ugandan climate activist cropped out of photo taken with her white peers

Ugandan climate activist cropped out of photo taken with her white peers

The Associated Press news agency (AP) has apologized after cropping a Ugandan climate activist from a photograph where she had posed with her white peers after a press conference in Davos, Switzerland. Climate activist Vanessa Nakate said she was invited to attend a youth climate science event. When news coverage of the event emerged, she…MORE

Will any senators actually flip on Trump impeachment?

Will any senators actually flip on Trump impeachment?

President Donald Trump was impeached in December by the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives, but now it’s up to the Republican-led Senate to decide whether to remove him from office. Under the rules, it takes two-thirds of the Senate — 67 votes — to remove an impeached President. That means 20 Republicans would have to turn…MORE

Andrew Yang sang with a black church choir. Not everyone said ‘Amen’

Andrew Yang sang with a black church choir. Not everyone said ‘Amen’

As the Rev. Wendy Hamilton was leaving Union Missionary Baptist Church in Waterloo, Iowa, she turned to see some commotion in the choir. “I looked up and said, ‘Is Andrew up there singing with them? I guess we’re not leaving yet. Ok, Amen!’” What happened next went viral, because Andrew is Andrew Yang, the longshot,…MORE

Trump’s dismantling of environmental regulations unwinds 50 years of protections

Trump’s dismantling of environmental regulations unwinds 50 years of protections

President Donald Trump has repeatedly vowed to “ensure” that the United States has the “cleanest air” and the “cleanest water,” but his administration’s efforts to slash environmental regulations have been extensive. In Trump’s first two years in office, the Environmental Protection Agency’s rate of deregulation was so high that an internal watchdog has said the…MORE

Senate impeachment trial: Trump’s defense team takes center stage

Senate impeachment trial: Trump’s defense team takes center stage

Now the tables will turn in the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. After three days of arguments from the House impeachment managers, the President’s legal team will take over the Senate floor to deliver their side of the story, detailing the defense of the President against the two articles of impeachment. The President’s…MORE

8 things you might have missed in the final days before the Iowa caucuses

8 things you might have missed in the final days before the Iowa caucuses

Nine days from the Iowa caucuses, Democratic presidential candidates are fighting bad winter weather and the headwinds of an impeachment trial that’s dominating national headlines and latching the senators in the race to Washington instead of the campaign trail. Iowa Democratic voters, meanwhile, are still trying to make up their minds. Iowa has remained a…MORE

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