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  1. Fox News founder Ailes in his own brash, entertaining wordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 |

    During the past quarter-century, The Associated Press has had sit-downs with the Fox News founder several times. He was always brash and entertaining.


  2. 'We have a future of power': Torch-wielding group protests plans...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 |

    With a Gen. Robert E. Lee statue in the background, people gather at Lee Park in Charlottesville, Va., to protest the plans to remove the monument.


  3. Workers wearing bulletproof vests take down first of four Confederate monuments in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 |

    Workers in New Orleans removed the first of four prominent Confederate monuments Monday morning, becoming the latest Southern institution to sever itself from symbols viewed by many as a representation of racism and white supremacy. The Liberty Place monument, which commemorates whites who tried to topple a biracial post-Civil War government in New Orleans, was taken away on a truck in pieces around 5:35 a.m. after a few hours of work.


  4. New Orleans Carnival season comes to an end as Lent beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 |

    The trumpets and horns from the marching bands blared. The crowd screamed for beads.


  5. Voodoo and opium: At the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, a prescription for goose bumpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 |

    It's shortly after the docent flashes an intramuscular syringe from 1910 - but well before he discusses the bloodletting instruments and leeches - that the woman faints. In her defense, it is rather stuffy and elbow-to-elbow at the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum , a two-level restored Creole townhouse in the French Quarter that was once the apothecary and residence of Louis J. Dufilho Jr., who became the country's first licensed pharmacist in 1816.


  6. Trump weighs mobilizing national guard for immigration roundupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 |

    In this Feb. 24, 2015, file photo, members of the National Guard patrol along the Rio Grande at the Texas-Mexico border in Rio Grande City, Texas. The Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border, according to a draft memo obtained by The Associated Press.


  7. Man who confessed to killing Roughriders running back Joe McKnight indicted on second-degree murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 |

    This is a 2013 file photo showing New York Jets running back Joe McKnight. Former NFL player McKnight has been shot to death following an argument at an intersection with another motorist.


  8. Gulf states get $370M in oil spill funds to restore wetlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 |

    Five Gulf states still seeking to restore their coastal waters and habitats after the devastating oil spill of 2010 will divvy up nearly $370 million for an array of projects that will create new wetlands, restore fisheries, aid sea turtles and more. The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announced the grants Tuesday for Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida as those states strive to bounce back from one of the largest environmental disasters in history.


  9. After 5 year hiatus, Carnival Cruise Line returns to MobileRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 |

    When Doris Robinson, her daughter and niece board the Carnival Fantasy on Wednesday, they intend to grab a bottle of champagne and start walking toward the ship's bow. There, they will raise a toast to Robinson's late sister, Shirley Porter.


  10. Pepper spray flies as students protest white supremacist David Duke's remarks at black collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 |

    A police officer pushes his way outside to keep protesters at bay, before a debate for Louisiana candidates for the U.S. Senate, at Dillard University in New Orleans, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016. Former Klansman and current U.S. Senate candidate David Duke is hastily escorted to a police car, as protesters in the area teach for his exit, after a debate for Louisiana candidates for the U.S. Senate, at Dillard University in New Orleans, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016.


  11. Top destinations as seen in TIFF's most popular moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 |

    Denzel Washington, left, and Chris Pratt star in The Magnificent Seven, which was filmed in and around Baton Rouge, La. From the bayous of Louisiana to the beauty of Vancouver to the streets of Paris, this year's Toronto International Film Festival movies are set in great travel destinations.


  12. The Latest: Protesters kept outside oil lease agency officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 |

    About a dozen protesters with a petition to stop a federal oil lease sale were not allowed into a suburban New Orleans building leased by the agency which will run Wednesday's sale. Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies barred the way Tuesday, saying the building is privately owned and the owner did not want the demonstrators inside.


  13. Louisiana pols go to court blaming Big Oil for coastal ruinRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 |

    The oil industry has left a big footprint along the Gulf Coast, where a Delaware-sized stretch of Louisiana has disappeared. But few politicians would blame Big Oil for ecosystem abuse in a state where the industry employs up to 300,000 people and injects $73 billion into the economy.


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