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Chelsea Clinton gives birth to her third child, a boy

Chelsea Clinton gives birth to her third child, a boy

Chelsea Clinton announced the birth of her third child with husband Marc Mezvinsky on Monday morning. “This morning we welcomed our son, Jasper Clinton Mezvinsky,” the author and former first daughter wrote Monday on Twitter. “We are overflowing with love and gratitude and can’t wait to introduce him to his big sister and brother,” she…MORE

‘Veronica Mars’ creator discusses a potential Season 5

‘Veronica Mars’ creator discusses a potential Season 5

A long time ago (well, Friday), Hulu released a new season of “Veronica Mars,” creator Rob Thomas’ genre-bending, pop-culture loving drama centered around Kristen Bell’s titular fearless, and reckless, private investigator. The new chapter in the series came with a new version of the theme song (Chrissie Hynde takes over for The Dandy Warhols), some…MORE

Man pleads guilty to shooting, killing Black Lives Matter activist

A New Orleans man has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting a Black Lives Matter activist. Roosevelt Iglus pleaded guilty Monday to the shooting death of Muhiyidin Moye, a 32-year-old Black Lives Matter activist from South Carolina also known as Muhiyidin d’Baha.Iglus, 27, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of manslaughter, and guilty as charged to…MORE

Evolution may be why humans are prone to heart attacks, study says

Evolution may be why humans are prone to heart attacks, study says

One-third of global deaths are due to cardiovascular disease caused by atherosclerosis, when arteries are clogged with fat deposits. Although it’s common for humans to experience heart attacks, the same event is rare in mammals. Now, researchers believe that they understand why. Risk factors for cardiovascular disease in humans can include age, hypertension, obesity, smoking,…MORE

Jam session scheduled in honor of Art Neville

Kermit Ruffins has scheduled a jam session in honor of Art Neville. Neville died Sunday night at the age of 81. Ruffins scheduled a jam session in Neville’s honor at the Mother-in-Law Lounge, his club in Treme, beginning at 6 p.m.Neville was the founder of The Meters and was a member of The Neville Brothers.Neville…MORE

Carl Icahn: Warren Buffett’s Occidental deal is a ‘travesty’

Carl Icahn: Warren Buffett’s Occidental deal is a ‘travesty’

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is furious over the generous terms Warren Buffett received when he came to the aid of Occidental Petroleum’s bidding war with Chevron. Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway agreed in late April to provide $10 billion in equity financing to add firepower to Occidental’s controversial hostile takeover offer for Anadarko Petroleum. “The whole thing…MORE

Car crashes into Abita Springs gas station, at least 7 injured

At least seven people were injured Monday when a car crashed into an Abita Springs gas station store.The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a Texaco station at the corner of Highway 59 and Harrison Avenue after reports of a silver Honda CR-V crashing into the store. The car entered the store through…MORE

LSU unveils new $23 million football performance center, not all Tigers happy

Louisiana State University athletic officials unveiled the newly renovated $23 million football performance center. A video posted to LSU’s Instagram account showed players enjoying the new space, but not all Tigers are happy. Athletic officials are getting social media blowback regarding the upgraded facility. While the money to renovate the space came from donations, others…MORE

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