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Court upholds Texas winner-take-all presidential elector system

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The winner-take-all system Texas and 47 other states use to assign Electoral College presidential votes is constitutional, a federal appeals...

Dangerous search on for 1 missing after hotel collapse

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Rescue workers and search dogs moved gingerly through a dangerously unstable New Orleans hotel Monday in a risky search for...

Planned Parenthood funding in Texas at stake in hearing

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court heard arguments Tuesday on whether Texas had the right to cut off Medicaid funding to Planned...

Louisiana’s The Advocate purchasing The Times-Picayune

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In 2012, The Times-Picayune was New Orleans' Pulitzer-winning juggernaut of local journalism, employing hundreds in a sprawling building in the...

Settlement reached in lawsuits over Xarelto blood thinner

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The pharmaceutical companies behind the widely advertised blood thinner Xarelto reached a $775 million settlement in 25,000 lawsuits alleging patients...

13 years after Katrina, Dixie Beer returning to New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Nearly 13 years after Hurricane Katrina laid waste to a landmark brewery, plans have been announced for Dixie Beer to...

Appeals court hears challenge to Texas campus carry law

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Attorneys for three University of Texas professors asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to revive their challenge of a law...

Tall ships herald New Orleans’ 300th anniversary

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Massive ships with towering masts and billowing sails are heading for New Orleans' wharves on the Mississippi River as the...

Legal fight lingers for man freed in 1980 murder case

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — John Floyd was freed last year after spending 36 years locked up for a New Orleans murder he insisted he...

Man gets 30 years for road rage killing of ex-NFL player

GRETNA, La. (AP) — The man convicted of manslaughter in the 2016 road rage shooting death of former NFL running back Joe McKnight was...

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