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INFOGRAPHIC: The Ultimate Guide To NOLA Cuisine

Posted 10.02.2013 | Entertainment

Get your cayenne pepper ready — Bravo’s Emmy Award-winning “Top Chef” heads to New Orleans this fall, and we're already preparing for a season...

Fighting to flee their homes from environmental hazards

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 06.15.2013 | Green
The Center for Public Integrity

By Ronnie Greene April 15, 2013 This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, which is a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigat...

Junior & Willie Catch 'Big Bertha' On 'Swamp People'

Posted 07.06.2012 | TV

On the latest episode of "Swamp People" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on History) Junior Edwards and his son Willie finally caught up with the alligator known as B...

The 'Swamp People' Alligator Is Only Mostly Dead

Posted 06.15.2012 | TV

On "Swamp People" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on History) R.J. Molinere, Jr. and his son Jay Paul were battling high winds in their air boat when they spotted a ...

'Swamp People': Tommy Kills 'Big Jake' The Alligator

Posted 06.08.2012 | TV

On "Swamp People" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on History) alligator hunters Joe LaFont and Tommy Chauvin were on the trail of the beast known as "Big Jake." T...

'Swamp People': Willie Grabs An Alligator By Its Jaws

Posted 05.25.2012 | TV

The alligator hunters featured on "Swamp People" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on History) often take risks, but Thursday night Willie risked his life in the heat ...

'Ax Men': Shelby Is Grossed-Out By Davi's Toenails

Posted 05.14.2012 | TV

On "Ax Men" (Sun., 9 p.m. ET on History) Sunday night Shelby Stanga's new helper Davi had a rough day. First, Davi got stuck in a tree and dangled...

'Swamp People': Dead Alligators' Skin Starts Peeling Off

Posted 05.11.2012 | TV

On "Swamp People" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on History) Thursday night alligator hunters Clint and Troy ran into an unusual problem. The dead gators lying o...

Cannibal Gator vs. 'Swamp People'

Posted 04.27.2012 | TV

On "Swamp People" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on History) Thursday night alligator hunters RJ and Jay Paul were in the bayou on the trail of a vicious killer gat...

'Swamp People' Catch Boatload Of Gators During Feeding Frenzy

Posted 03.30.2012 | TV

Alligator hunters had a bumper catch on "Swamp People" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on History) Thursday night. The local gators were so busy gorging themselv...

Bow & Arrow Attack Puts 'Ax Men' (And Crew) In Danger

Posted 03.26.2012 | TV

On "Ax Men" (Sun., 9 p.m. EST on History) Shelby "Swamp Man" Stanga's past came back to haunt him. And the camera crew. An old rival didn't like t...

Goldman Sachs' Abacus Investigations Continue

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The $550 million settlement reached between Goldman Sachs and the Securities and Exchange Commission last month was not the end of investigations into...

Oil and Cultural Genocide: From the Amazon to the Gulf

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nikolas Kozloff

Reporters have ignored a crucial aspect of the BP spill: cultural extermination and the plight of indigenous peoples.

Goldman Sachs Told To Pay $20.6 Million In Hedge Fund Ponzi Scheme

AP | EILEEN AJ CONNELLY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has been ordered to pay $20.6 million to scammed investors who say the investment bank should have known about t...

Writing In The Bayou: Cajun Author Greg Guirard

Seattle PI | Jim Jaillet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We started Tuesday by visiting Cajun Author Greg Guirard at his home on the Bayou Amy near Catahoula, Louisiana where he has lived much of his life. W...

Voice off the Bayou

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

"The reason there's so much oil out there is because there has always been so much life here," said Derrick Evans, a history teacher pondering the origins of petroleum reaching back 300 million years.

Forrest Gump's Bayou: Bubba vs. Bubba on BP Spill

Bryan Gobin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bryan Gobin

The catastrophic BP oil spill is not a Republican-Democrat, liberal-conservative conflict. This is fundamentally an American issue about balancing tradeoffs associated with using our offshore resources.

Gumbo Granny Blogs From the Bayou for Obama

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Georgianne Nienaber

What you hear again and again here in South Louisiana is that no one has the TIME to work on campaigning. Most families are still recovering from thre...

Atchafalaya: Floods, Fear, Snakes and Murder

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Georgianne Nienaber

Image: Outrunning the Fear Blood coagulated between the eyes of the water moccasin like the Hindu bindi as its flaccid five-foot length dangled fr...