Dec 27, 2012 The growing use of medical marijuana and the legalization of recreational use in two states have created more opportunities for pot entrepreneurs.
Dec 11, 2012 The United Nations said today that more than half a million Syrians have fled to other countries in the region, as the revolution against the Syrian government rages back at home.
Oct 26, 2012 The Windy City tries to lure tech entrepreneurs to create a new startup ecosystem.
Oct 16, 2012 With no public money for a celebration of Louisiana's bicentennial, the state has turned to merchandise sales -- including two firearms.
Oct 9, 2012 Gulf Coast insurance premiums have skyrocketed in recent years, and homeowners advocates say they're seeing people at risk of going into foreclosure because they can't afford their mortgage plus their insurance.
Oct 8, 2012 Social enterprises increasingly use morality and fair trading claims to attract investors rather than customers. Runa Tea is one.
Sep 14, 2012 One football fan in Ann Arbor, Michigan finds a way to pay for his renovation with upscale tailgating.
Sep 7, 2012 Louisiana has one of the largest pay disparities between men and women in the U.S. But new legislation and a coastal restoration project may help bridge that gap.
Aug 31, 2012 Sal Sunseri, the owner of P&J Oyster company in New Orleans, explains how the oyster business has been affected by hurricane Isaac.
Kate Archer Kent
Aug 30, 2012 Residents in northwest Louisiana are preparing homes and businesses for possible flooding as the remnants of Isaac make a slow progression northward.