With many schools across Louisiana going back today, expect to start seeing school buses on the road again and keep safety in mind!
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. WHO TRUMP IS BLAMING FOR CHARLOTTESVILLE RESPONSE
During a rally in Phoenix, the president blames the media for the widespread condemnation of his reaction to the deadly protest organized by white supremacists.
2. NAVY 7TH FLEET COMMANDER REMOVED
The dismissal of Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin follows four Navy accidents in the Pacific since late January, including two collisions that left sailors dead and missing.
3. WHAT TALK CLIMATE CHANGE IS SPURRING IN ARCTIC
With ice pushing farther north each year, the remote region’s natural resources, shipping routes, fishing and tourism opportunities are increasingly in demand, AP finds.
4. KANSAS ELECTIONS CHIEF’S PROPOSALS RAISE CONCERNS
Kris Kobach oversees a system that threw out at least three times as many ballots as any similarly sized state did, fueling concerns about massive voter suppression, AP learns.
5. HOW ACTIVISTS GET WORD OUT IN NORTH KOREA
Politically minded South Koreans send thousands of leaflets, DVDs and flash drives by hot-air balloon into the North hoping to bring change to the isolated country... MORE
Shreveport HIV/AIDS Call to Action:
Half of black, quarter of Latino gay men projected to be diagnosed within their lifetime. Heterosexuals not immune.
The Beatings Paradigm: A carryover from our slavery past? Is there a correlation between planta-tion coding, and black parenting and discipline?
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