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LONDON, Feb 5- Zinc is the stand-out amid the general industrial metals gloom right now. It helps that big mines such as Century in Australia and Lisheen in Ireland have just reached the end of their natural lives. Now a new, largely unexpected, ingredient has been thrown into the supply mix in the form of Horsehead Holding's shuttering of its zinc plant in North...
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has been held in contempt of court on Friday, The Times-Picayune reported.
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, photographer Mario Tama revisited locations that he captured in 2005.
In September 2006, the New Orleans Saints marched into the Superdome for their first game since Katrina, and provided the spark for a revival.
Hurricane Katrina may have washed away New Orleans' booming tourism sector, but 10 years later, the city's hospitality industry is standing strong.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports from New Orleans,10 years after Hurricane Katrina, on the progress in rebuilding where homes once stood. Moody's says New Orleans is economically stronger than it was before Katrina.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports from New Orleans, 10 years after Hurricane Katrina, on progress made in the "Road Home" program.
CNBC's Scott Cohn takes a look back at Hurricane Katrina - the costliest disaster in U.S. history - and assess the decade-long recovery in New Orleans.
New Orleans levee system failed in 50 places after Hurricane Katrina. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the more than 100 miles of levees and flood walls strengthened and rebuilt 10 years later.
In a post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans, hospitals like Ochsner Baptist Medical Center prepare themselves for the worst case scenario.
The New Orleans levees are better than they were when Katrina struck, but preparing for hurricanes is riddled with uncertainty.
A U.S. court said BP deserves the right to appellate review of some damage claims awarded in connection with the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Former Dow CEO Andrew Liveris is accused of using his position to finance his lifestyle and boosting a charity that burnished his fame in Greece.
New York real estate scion Robert Durst's HBO finale would likely be admissible evidence in a murder trial, legal experts said on Monday.
NBC News' Jay Gray reports on the big business of Mardi Gras from New Orleans, despite colder weather this year.
Arne Sorenson, Marriott International CEO & president, discusses Marriott's new hotel brand designed to attract young, design conscience, tech-enabled travelers to urban properties. The new hotel is in New Orleans.
The Louisiana state health department wants doctors who treated Ebola patients to keep away from an upcoming tropical disease conference.
At a dinner for media, McDonald's offered fine cuisine dishes as part of a campaign to shake its reputation for serving cheap, unhealthy food.
Business travelers spent less money per trip in the second quarter, but it wasn't because prices went down, according to a new report.
A new Virginia-based airline will charge for overhead bin space, as well as all on-board beverages.