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Court to decide on child porn victim restitution

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Thursday it will take up a case about when victims of child pornography can recover money from people convicted of viewing their abuse. The justices agreed to review […]

06/27/2013

Left to right: Ted Dwane, Marcus Mumford, Ben Lovett and Winston Marshall, members of the musical group Mumford & Sons. (AP Photo)

Mumford & Sons postpone dates due to illness

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mumford & Sons bassist Ted Dwane has a blood clot on his brain that will require surgery. The Grammy Award-winning folk-rock group has postponed concerts Tuesday in Dallas, Wednesday in The […]

06/11/2013

BP oil logo and Deepwater Horizon oil rig. (AP Photo)

Cleanup work after BP oil spill end in 3 states

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Cleanup work has ended in three of the states affected by BP PLC’s massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the company said Monday. The London-based oil giant said […]

06/10/2013

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Missing Louisiana teacher’s car found; body inside

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Authorities pulled a missing teacher’s car from a New Orleans bayou Saturday and police said there was a decomposed body inside. Authorities couldn’t immediately say whether the body was Terrilyn Monette, […]

06/09/2013

U.S. Marine Corps seal. (AP Photo)

WW2 Marine’s diary: A brief look at a brief life

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Before Cpl. Thomas “Cotton” Jones was killed by a Japanese sniper in the Central Pacific in 1944, he wrote what he called his “last life request” to anyone who might find […]

05/27/2013

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Hurricane center: Beware of the storm surge

MIAMI (AP) — During a hurricane, storm surge is one of the greatest threats to life and land, yet many people don’t understand the dire warnings from forecasters to get out of its way. So […]

05/25/2013

Shawn Scott, man identified as one of the suspects in a shooting at Second Line Mother's Day parade, New Orleans. (AP Photo)

Arrests in New Orleans parade shootings cheered

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Days after a burst of gunfire brought a chaotic and bloody end to a Mother’s Day neighborhood parade in New Orleans, news of six arrests gave an organizer of the traditional […]

05/17/2013

Akein Scott, man identified as suspect in shooting at Second Line Mother's Day parade, New Orleans, Louisiana, undated image released by New Orleans Police Department. (AP Photo)

19-year-old man sought in N.O. parade shootings

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police and federal authorities were searching early Tuesday for a young man who is suspected of opening fire at a Mother’s Day parade in New Orleans, wounding 19. Police […]

05/14/2013

Surveillance video showing man in white T-shirt, identified by police as suspect in shooting at Second Line Mother's Day parade, New Orleans. (AP Photo)

Police vow to solve shootings of 19 in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Video released early Monday by New Orleans police shows a possible suspect in the Mother’s Day gunfire that wounded 19 people during a neighborhood parade. The grainy surveillance video shows a […]

05/13/2013

Musician Aaron Neville (AP Photo)

Trombone Shorty, Aaron Neville close Jazz Fest

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — For more than two decades, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has closed with a performance by the city’s own Neville Brothers. On Sunday, that tradition changed. Aaron Neville performed […]

05/05/2013

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