'Aunt Jemima's' heirs sue product makers for $2 billion

 The great-grandsons of a woman who depicted "Aunt Jemima" want $2 billion from the companies whose pancake products bear her nam

Air Force improves nuclear force manpower levels

 The Air Force will increase nuclear force manning at Air Force Global Strike Command missile and bomber wings beginning this fall, officials announced Aug. 7.

Autopsy expected in death of Robin Williams

 An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday in the death of comic legend Robin Williams, who authorities believe took his own life.

Bee, scorpion and snake venom may hold cancer cure

 It's ancient medicine with a sci-fi-sounding twist.

WHO panel says untested drugs are ethical as Ebola death toll tops 1,000

 The first two doses of an experimental serum created to treat Ebola went to American missionaries.

Kevin Ward Jr. started young, loved to race

 As soon as he could, Kevin Ward Jr. got in a race car. As soon as he could, Kevin Ward Jr. started winning races.

Violence flares again in Missouri town where police shot teen

Hours after federal civil rights investigators and the FBI opened an inquiry into the death of a teenager shot by a police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, violence flared again in the St. Louis suburb.

The city worker's union president discusses employee pay raises with city leaders

What started as a two-day planned "sick out" from Shreveport sanitation workers escalated into a one-day "sick-out" for Shreveport water and sewerage employees. 

Caddo Parish GOP endorses Bill Cassidy in the race for senate

Monday morning the Caddo Republican Exectuive Committee endorsed republican Bill Cassidy as he tries to steal the hot seat from under state Sen. Mary Landrieu.