During the 1950s and '60s, musicians living in the swamps of Louisiana grew tired of traditional music and turned to the sounds of rock 'n' roll. A mashup of the two created a new style called swamp pop, which is still alive in southwestern Louisiana today.
Who would see promise in a bankrupt Detroit and invest in an infamous factory abandoned 60 years ago? A Spanish developer who lost everything in 2008 and proved he could rebuild himself and a city, in Peru.
As part of the drawdown of forces in Afghanistan, the Pentagon is cutting the number of cooked meals offered to troops from four to two. Anchor Carol Hills speaks with army veteran, David Brown, who writes under the name D.B. Grady.
Fifty years ago, kids caught speaking French in Maine schools might be punished. Today, schools are teaching it to help young people regain their heritage, in a state where 20 percent have a Franco-American background.
President Barack Obama will deliver his first State of the Union address tonight before Congress. The World's Jason Margolis tells us what the President might say, and what some counter terrorism experts say he should say.
Kim Jong-un is far from the first world leader to get mocked on film. In 1940, Charlie Chaplin raised eyebrows when he released his comedy, "The Great Dictator," and the reaction to the movie could be a lesson for modern society.
Because the word's origins are murky, it's difficult to know just how insulting calling someone a "coonass" used to be. Today, some Cajuns view the word as an ethnic slur, while others have embraced it as a badge of honor.
Most perks and services have already disappeared from air travel, but there's still more to come: Airlines are planning even lower categories of service, saying it gives customers more choice. But it may also disguise more serious cost-cutting measures in places.