June 20-23, 2013, Downtown Shreveport, Louisiana, will be thoroughly otherworldly. Louisiana’s Weirder Side: Downtown Shreveport Paranormal Festival will run Thursday through Sunday with a long list of spooky happenings.
Miami's Ray Allen hit a 3-pointer with five seconds left in regulation to force overtime with the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday night in game six of the NBA Finals at the American Airlines Center in Miami.
The House of Representatives Tuesday passed a GOP-sponsored bill banning so- called "late term abortions" -- procedures for women who are beyond 20 weeks into their pregnancy. The vote was 228-196, mostly along party lines.
Juneteenth is the oldest known U.S. celebration of the end of slavery. Many African-Americans mark the anniversary much like the Fourth of July, with parties, picnics and gathering with family and friends.