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2020’s most popular baby names certainly look familiar

Olivia and Liam were America’s most popular names for baby girls and boys in 2020, according to the Social Security Administration’s annual list of top baby names, released on Friday. In 2020, the top three most popular female and male names remained the same for a second year in a row. Olivia, Emma and Ava…MORE

Trump’s DOJ secretly obtained phone records of Washington Post reporters

Trump’s DOJ secretly obtained phone records of Washington Post reporters

President Donald Trump’s Department of Justice secretly obtained phone records of multiple Washington Post reporters, the newspaper reported on Friday. According to The Washington Post, the three reporters, who were looking into Russia’s role in the 2016 election, each received a letter from DOJ dated May 3. The letters informed them that they were “hereby…MORE

Rouses continues efforts to be more inclusive, looks to hire more minority farmers

Rouses Market continued its efforts to be more inclusive at its grocery stores.A representative from the company joined a virtual webinar Thursday about connecting small farmers to fresh produce outlets.The New Orleans Regional Black Chamber of Commerce and Southern University Ag Center hosted the webinar.The Ag Center said there are 3,000 small, minority farmers in…MORE

Mother’s Day weekend brings heavy travel (and hugs) to New Orleans airport

During much of the COVID-19 pandemic, the only time Mary Hickock spent with her family was over a screen. Through FaceTime, she waved to her daughter and read “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” with her 7-year-old grandson. But there was one thing she couldn’t do: hug.Hickock, in town from Wilmington, Delaware, hugged her daughter and…MORE

Lawyers for family of Andrew Brown Jr. ask district attorney to recuse himself

Lawyers for family of Andrew Brown Jr. ask district attorney to recuse himself

Attorneys for the family of a North Carolina man fatally shot by deputies have called for a local district attorney to recuse himself from the case, citing “well-defined” conflicts between the prosecutor and the sheriff’s office. Andrew Brown Jr. was fatally shot by Pasquotank County sheriff’s deputies in Elizabeth City on April 21 when they…MORE

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