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  1. Here's What Chicory Is, And Why It's In Your CoffeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Huffington Post

    But underneath the plant is its root, and that's the stuff that we're going to talk about today. The root is what gets roasted and ground to be brewed with coffee in some parts of the world.


  2. Love Is Love as Last State Issues First Gay Marriage LicenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Huffington Post

    Louisiana, the last state to issue a same-sex marriage license, was off to a romantic start this afternoon. The first license was issued to a couple who work for the Jefferson Parish Clerk of Court and have been watching for the state to comply with the Supreme Court's Marriage Equality ruling.


  3. U.S. Supreme Court Rejects BP, Anadarko Bids To Avoid Gulf Oil Spill PenaltiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Switched

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected bids by BP Plc and Anadarko Petroleum Corp to avoid penalties under federal pollution law in connection with the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The high court left in place a June 2014 ruling by the New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which said the companies were liable for civil penalties under the federal Clean Water Act.


  4. 5 Experiences That Will Change the Way You See New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Huffington Post

    Times change, people change - even tradition-bound New Orleans changes. Everywhere you go in the Crescent City these days, it seems like something new is going on.


  5. Man Accused In Stabbing Death Of New Orleans Dancer Defends Self In CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Switched

    A man accused of murdering and dismembering a New Orleans nightclub dancer represented himself in court on Tuesday, telling jurors in his opening statement that he was innocent. Terry Speaks, 42, faces charges that he and his then-girlfriend stabbed dancer Jaren Lockhart to death in the early morning of June 6, 2012, and then cut up her body and threw it off a bridge near the Mississippi Gulf Coast.


  6. No, Lil Wayne Did Not Sign To Roc NationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | Switched

    Recording artist Lil Wayne performs onstage at the 2014 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. After Lil Wayne announced at KMEL's Summer Jam in Oakland, California, that he "just signed a deal with my motherfucking idol Jay Z" Saturday, many speculated that the rapper had signed on to Jay Z's label, Roc Nation.


  7. UT Austin Rethinks Awards Process After Latino Award To George P. Bush Sparks UproarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Switched

    JUNE 18: George P. Bush speaks during the 2011 Republican Leadership Conference on June 18, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The 2011 Republican Leadership Conference features keynote addresses from most of the major republican candidates for president as well as numerous republican leaders from across the country.


  8. The 12 Best Burgers in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Switched

    From In-N-Out and White Castle to menus from Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Daniel Boulud, no food spans the gap between high-end and budget dining like the classic American burger. Yet while there are many great burgers in bars and restaurants across the country, there's nothing quite like burger joints, where you're spoiled for choice when it comes to toppings, sides, and shakes.


  9. The Roots Aim To Expand Music Festival Following Record-Breaking Ticket SalesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Switched

    Music festival season is upon us, and that means that the legendary Roots crew will host their 8th annual Roots Picnic on May 30 at Philadelphia's Festival Pier. In response to the event's growing popularity, the group has curated a diverse lineup which includes their performance, as well as Erykah Badu, The Weeknd, A$AP Rocky, electronic rock duo Phantogram and hip-hop pioneer Afrika Bambaataa, to name a few.


  10. Self-Driving Trucks Are Going to Hit Us Like a Human-Driven TruckRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | Switched

    Late last year, I took a road trip with my partner from our home in New Orleans, Louisiana to Orlando, Florida and as we drove by town after town, we got to talking about the potential effects self-driving vehicle technology would have not only on truckers themselves, but on all the local economies dependent on trucker salaries. Once one starts wondering about this kind of one-two punch to America's gut, one sees the prospects aren't pretty.


  11. Harry Shearer Reflects On The HuffPost Blog: 'You Were On Your Own To ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Switched

    When the Huffington Post launched in 2005, it created a distinctly unique platform for people from all walks of life to have their voices heard: the HuffPost Blog. "Simpsons" voice Harry Shearer was one such blogger, telling HuffPost Live on Thursday that he'd felt a "responsibility to blog at least once a day" in the site's early days, but still relished the freedom in not being "called at 6 am in the morning" by an editor with a deadline.


  12. Louisiana Storm Blows Train Cars Off BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Switched

    Several cars were blown off the Huey P. Long Bridge in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, on Monday morning when a furious storm swept through the area. The eastbound Union Pacific train was traveling at approximately 4 mph when the containers, which were empty, fell behind some restaurants along Clearview Parkway in Elmwood, CBS New Orleans affiliate WWL-TV reports.


  13. Wale And Paul Pierce Troll Drake After Wizards Sweep RaptorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Switched

    With an assist from Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce, Wale just settled a hip-hop score with Drake that was months in the making. The Canadian rapper rubbed a Toronto Raptors victory over the Washington Wizards in Wale's face about six months ago, posting a view of the lopsided score to Instagram and tagging the D.C. native.


  14. Lil Wayne Uninjured After Tour Bus ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Switched

    People confirms that police were called after the rapper's two tour buses were shot at from two vehicles on Interstate 285 around 3:30 a.m. Lil Wayne was on one of the tour buses when the shooting occurred, but no injuries were reported, according to TMZ . The incident remains under police investigation, and there are no known suspects.


  15. The Who, Ryan Adams, John Legend Wrap Jazz Fest Day 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | Switched

    "The Gods of Rock wouldn't let it rain on The Who," shouted a voice in the crowd fleeing an afternoon storm at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. And They didn't - the sun broke through by late afternoon and The Who had the chance to sing Talkin Bout My Generation to their generation.


  16. Gun And Drug Charges Dropped Against 'Jinx' Murder Suspect Robert DurstRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Switched

    Louisiana prosecutors on Thursday dropped gun and drug charges against Robert Durst, the real estate heir facing murder charges in Los Angeles, after his arrest under an assumed name in a New Orleans hotel last month. While executing a search warrant for a cold case homicide from LA, investigators in New Orleans claimed to have found Durst with a .38 caliber revolver, five ounces of marijuana , a latex mask, $42,000 in cash and a fake Texas ID, USA Today and the Los Angeles Times reported.


  17. Earth Day Is Nearly Here, But Our Planet Is Worth Caring About Every DayRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Switched

    Earth Day is nearly upon us. The April 22 event, now in its 45th year, is meant to help draw attention to environmental issues, but remember, there are 364 other days to care about the planet.


  18. Robert Durst Indicted AGAIN, This Time By Grand Jury On Federal Gun ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Switched

    Millionaire Robert Durst has been formally charged by a New Orleans-based federal grand jury with illegally possessing a handgun. The charge in Friday's indictment says Durst violated the federal gun-control act because he was in possession of a firearm after being convicted of earlier felonies.


  19. Blind Teen With Cerebral Palsy Brings Down The House With National AnthemRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Switched

    The 18-year-old, from Denver, Kentucky, sang the "Star Spangled Banner" at the launch of Rand Paul's presidential campaign Tuesday, and she absolutely brought the house down. " I like to give people hope and strength to live ," VanHoose told CBS News in 2013.


  20. You Can Buy Robert Durst's Childhood HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Switched

    The childhood home of Robert Durst can be yours for a cool $3.8 million. Durst, the real estate heir, alleged killer and subject of HBO's recent docu-series "The Jinx," grew up in Scarsdale, New York, which is allegedly where he saw his mother fall from the roof when he was 7 years old.


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