Politics | The Hall of Idiots

New Orleans Mayor Says Flying Coach Not Safe For Black Woman, Won’t Reimburse City

A defiant New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell insisted she had to fly first class on recent taxpayer-funded junkets to France and Switzerland because economy class is not safe for a black woman and because she has a child.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

New Orleans Mayor Tweets ‘Breathtaking’ Giant Black Fist Afro Comb Art Display For Juneteenth

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell pulled the drapes off an art display of an oversized black fist afro comb on Friday in celebration of Juneteenth — the holiday commemorating the ending of U.S. slavery.

Sports | Sports

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees retires from NFL after 20 seasons

Drew Brees announced his retirement after 20 NFL seasons on Sunday, writing on Instagram to Saints fans, "This is not goodbye, rather a new beginning."

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

The 18 Best City Parks in America

From well-known emerald gems like LA’s Griffith Park in Los Angeles, to underrated spots like Forest Park in St. Louis or Falls Park in...

Music | Music

Rolling Stones to headline 50th New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival | cleveland.com

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has got satisfaction: The Rolling Stones are among the headliners for the 50th anniversary festival.Organizers on Tuesday confirmed reports that the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers will play. Also headlining the 8-d

Sports | NFL

After two losing years, Saints give Sean Payton an enormous deal | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: A 14-18 record the past two years was enough for the New Orleans Saints to make Sean Payton the first known NFL coach to cross the $9 million a year barrier.

Sports | NBA

Anthony Davis to miss rest of season with knee, shoulder woes | Ball Don't Lie - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The season-ending shutdown might cost Davis some $24 million in potential contract bonuses.

Sports | NBA

What the NBA learned from Anthony Davis' 59-point performance - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: For all of his enormous talent, Davis still needs help to make New Orleans a winner.

Science & Technology | Social Media

How Social Media Would Have Changed Hurricane Katrina Coverage

WASHINGTON -- The streets of Algiers Point, a mostly white enclave nestled in a predominantly black New Orleans neighborhood, were not safe. White militias blocked off most of the area’s streets, posted

Sports | NBA

Anthony Davis agrees to reported 5-year, $145M extension with Pelicans - CBSSports.com

The Unibrow will remain on Bourbon Street as the Pels get their franchise cornerstone until at least 2020. Can they build a title-winning team around the monster All-Star forward?