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Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dies of cancer

The 54th governor of Louisiana was the first woman elected governor of the state. ...


Impact Day- Scattered thunderstorms Sunday

Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for several counties ...


Nearly 4 tons of marijuana discovered inside shipment of jalapeos

A shipment of jalapeos from Mexico to the U.S. proved to be carrying more than just a spicy kick when ...


Fire Crews Fight Fire At Whitehall Home

Firefighters were on scene in Whitehall after a house went up in flames. ...


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Lower-Priced Colleges Offer Options to Student Debt

This story was first reported in VOA Learning English.As tuition and fees have increased sharply in the U.S. over the ...

LA Opera Keeps Details of Placido Domingo Inquiry to Itself

SAN FRANCISCO - The Los Angeles Opera declined Friday to release any details of its promised investigation into allegations of ...

Massachusetts man and a Pennsylvania woman win Mount Washington climb

Massachusetts man and a Pennsylvania woman win Mount Washington climb GazetteNET PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. (AP) A Massachusetts man and a ...

Army to allow West Point graduate to sign NFL contract with Philadelphia Eagles

Army to allow West Point graduate to sign NFL contract with Philadelphia Eagles WPMT FOX 43 The US Army signed ...

Nate Sudfeld breaks wrist in Philadelphia Eagles preseason loss to Tennessee Titans, needs surgery

Nate Sudfeld breaks wrist in Philadelphia Eagles preseason loss to Tennessee Titans, needs surgery PennLive Philadelphia Eagles backup quarterback Nate ...

3 Thoughts on new Philadelphia Eagles OL Brett Toth

3 Thoughts on new Philadelphia Eagles OL Brett Toth Inside the Iggles The Philadelphia Eagles continue to add to their ...

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Chinese central bank adjusts interest rate-settings, stocks advance

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Hong made solid gains on Monday.Support for Chinese stocks followed a decision on ...

In Kim's Threats and Appeasement, Experts See Move to Manipulate Trump

Connie Kim and Oh Taek-sung of the VOA Korean Service contributed to this report.WASHINGTON - North Korean leader Kim Jong ...

Kudlow defends Trump attempt to restructure trade relations with China

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser has ridiculed the idea that the country is facing a ...

Argentine president replaces treasury minister

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Nicolas Dujovne has been replaced as Minister for the Treasury in Argentina, in a shock move ...

Expo 2020 Dubai to feature 220,000 square metres nursery

DUBAI, UAE - In October next year, Dubai will take to the world stage for a long antipated international event ...

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Myanmar ambulance driver killed in crossfire

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar - A volunteer ambulance driver has been killed and several others have been injured during a ...


Libyans, facing political and economic collapse, lament Western help

It's been eight years since the NATO-led military intervention in Libya. Many analysts consider the action a crucial step forward ...


4 Palestinians die in two separate incidents, Israel hit by 3 rockets

GAZA, Palestinian territories - Three Palestinians were killed by the Israeli army in the northern Gaza Strip, the Palestinian health ...


Bomb explodes at wedding ceremony in Afghanistan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber has detonated explosive devices at a wedding in the capital of Afghanistan, Kabul, causing ...


North Korea test-fires new weapon, Kim personally guides test

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un personally guided the test-firing of a new weapon on Friday.Kim "guided ...


India and Pakistan remain at odds over Kashmir after UN meeting

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council met to consider the volatile situation surrounding Kashmir on Friday, addressing ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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