Services: Visitation and services for former Louisiana Gov. Buddy Roemer, who died Monday at age 77, will be held at Istrouma Baptist Church in Baton Rouge on May 25. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. until the service at 11 a.m. An additional visitation and service will be held at First United Methodist Church Shreveport on May 27. Read more about Roemer’s life.
Update: Gov. John Bel Edwards will hold a news conference at 2:30 p.m. to provide an update on this week’s severe weather including the possibility of federal flood relief. He will also discuss Louisiana’s response to COVID-19 and the ongoing legislative session. Watch the event here.
The way of the dodo: Microsoft Corp. says it plans to largely retire its Internet Explorer browser, adding to the digital scrap heap a product once at the center of one of tech industry’s biggest battles, The Wall Street Journal reports. The software giant on Wednesday said its Internet Explorer 11 desktop application, the current version, will no longer be supported starting June 15 of next year for certain versions of the company’s Windows software. Microsoft’s browser push now is centered on Edge, which it launched in 2015, and shares underlying technology with Chrome. Read the full story.