New Orleans

(AP Photo)

Jazz Fest includes Native American music

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Mixed in among the jazz, Cajun, blues and zydeco flowing from the stages here are the singing, chanting and drumming of Native American acts featuring dancers donned in colorful feathers and […]

05/02/2013

Los Angeles Clippers

Griffin leads Clippers past Hornets, 105-91

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Blake Griffin scored 19 points, Chris Paul added 16 points and nine assists, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the New Orleans Hornets 105-91 on Wednesday night.

03/27/2013

Chef John Besh (AP Photo)

Chef John Besh hosts cooking show at La. home

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — John Besh has cooked for thousands in his restaurants. He has cooked for millions on TV. But he recently realized he’d lost sight of cooking for the most important diners of all — his family.

03/23/2013

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President Obama makes his Final Four picks

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — President Barack Obama is picking Florida, Indiana, Louisville, Ohio State to reach the Final Four.

03/20/2013

Pipeline burns after collision with tug boat near Bayou Perot, south of New Orleans, US Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans. (AP Photo)

La. pipeline blaze could burn until Thursday

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Coast Guard says it will likely take until Thursday or later for a pipeline fire in Louisiana to burn itself out. The blaze began Tuesday night when the pipeline was struck by a tug boat and barge.

03/13/2013

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Worker: Rig was bustling before BP well blowout

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A worker who survived the deadly explosion on the Deepwater Horizon testified Wednesday that a flurry of activity on the drilling rig hindered his ability to monitor BP’s well for signs of trouble before the April 2010 blowout.

03/13/2013

(AP Photo)

Studies tie stress from storms, war to heart risks

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stress does bad things to the heart. New studies have found higher rates of cardiac problems in veterans with PTSD, New Orleans residents six years after Katrina and Greeks struggling through financial turmoil.

03/10/2013

Carnival Triumph cruise ship, Mobile, Alabama. (AP Photo)

Cruise passengers became comrades on trip home

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — When their cruise ship lost power, passengers aboard the Carnival Triumph could have been selfish and looked out only for themselves and their loved ones. Instead, they became comrades in a long, exhausting struggle to get home.

02/15/2013

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Passengers slog home after ‘horrible’ Gulf cruise

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Passengers finally escaped the disabled Carnival cruise ship Triumph. Some checked into hotels while others took buses or charter flights home after five numbing days at sea on a cruise liner paralyzed by an engine-room fire.

02/15/2013

Carnival Triumph

Coast Guard: Disabled cruise ship is moving again

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The miserable passengers aboard the ill-fated Carnival cruise ship were slowly making their long journey home Thursday after crews replaced a broken tow line, another bad break that briefly set the ship adrift off the Alabama coast.

02/14/2013

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