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  • Homes in Memphis, Tennessee.

    Fierce competition and a shrinking supply is driving home prices higher. So, is it cheaper to own or rent? That depends where you are.

  • New Orleans Saints owner Gayle Benson stands on the field during a NFL game at the Mercedes Benz Superdome on December 08, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

    The New Orleans Saints offered public relations assistance to the Archdiocese of New Orleans regarding clergy sexual abuse cases, according to court documents.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 22- The contamination of U.S. drinking water with man-made "forever chemicals" is far worse than previously estimated with some of the highest levels found in Miami, Philadelphia and New Orleans, said a report on Wednesday by an environmental watchdog group. The findings https://www.ewg.org/research/national-pfas-testing by the...

  • US President Donald Trump takes part in an event honoring the 2019 College Football National Champions, the Louisiana State University Tigers, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on January 17, 2020.

    Trump's comment about impeachment came at a White House meeting with the LSU national college football championship team.

  • From live jazz to sushi counters, flying as a whole is getting an upgrade.

    From jet lag cures and sushi counters to 600-thread count linen and new ways to score miles, airlines are pulling out the stops to win customers on the ground and in the air.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 3- The Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives and 20 Democratic-led states asked the Supreme Court on Friday to declare that the landmark Obamacare healthcare law does not violate the U.S. The House and the states, including New York and California, want the Supreme Court to hear their appeals of a Dec. 18 ruling by the New Orleans-...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 3- The Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives and 20 Democratic-led states asked the Supreme Court on Friday to declare that the landmark Obamacare healthcare law does not violate the U.S. The House and the states, including New York and California, want the Supreme Court to hear their appeals of a Dec. 18 ruling by the New Orleans-...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 3- The Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives and 20 Democratic-led states asked the Supreme Court on Friday to declare that the landmark Obamacare healthcare law does not violate the U.S. The House and states including New York and California want the Supreme Court to heard their appeal of a Dec. 18 ruling by the New Orleans- based...

  • Producer/director Ava DuVernay and writer/director Phillip Youmans attends the Build Series to discuss "Burning Cane" at Build Studio on November 11, 2019 in New York City./Getty Images)

    Since Tribeca, Youmans film has caught the attention of several power players in Hollywood including award-winning filmmakers like Ava DuVernay and Barry Jenkins.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 18- A U.S. appeals court ruled on Wednesday that a component of the Obamacare law is unconstitutional, but dodged a major ruling by stopping short of declaring that the rest of the landmark 2010 healthcare statute must also be struck down. The New Orleans- based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on a 2-1 vote that the law's individual mandate...

  • The FCC last month voted unanimously to designate Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and peer ZTE Corp as national security risks, barring their U.S. rural carrier customers from tapping an $8.5 billion government fund to purchase Huawei or ZTE telecommunications equipment. Huawei filed a petition with the Fifth Circuit Court in New Orleans challenging the FCC...

  • Nov 29- Huawei Technologies has decided to challenge a U.S. Federal Communications Commission decision barring U.S. rural carrier customers from tapping an $8.5 billion government fund to purchase equipment from the Chinese company, Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. Huawei is expected to file a suit challenging the FCC decision next week in the...

  • *Emerson jets flown to Augusta at time of Masters tournament. By the time Woods sealed his fifth Masters victory on April 14, Emerson pilots had landed 13 times at the airport during the four-day tournament. Emerson, which is in the vital but unglamorous business of making products such as measurement and control systems used by manufacturing companies, is now...

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, Oct 4- Federal Reserve policymakers on Friday signaled they are on high alert for signs that uncertainty over trade policy and slowing global growth are beginning to hold back the broader U.S. economy, but so far they have flagged little in the data that is pointing one way or the other. "While not everyone fully shares economic...

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, Oct 4- Last month's slowdown in U.S. jobs growth may be a sign weakness in manufacturing is spreading to the broader economy, or it could simply reflect an expected downshift in a fundamentally healthy labor market. "While not everyone fully shares economic opportunities and the economy faces some risks, overall it is as I like to say in a...

  • Oct 4- Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Raphael Bostic said on Friday he does not think the U.S. economy is heading into a recession and that stimulus from the Fed should help overcome "bumps" in the road to prolong the expansion. "Thats something were still wrestling with and trying to keep our finger on so that we dont miss something," he said during a moderated...

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    New Orleans is bracing for Tropical Storm Barry, which could become a category 1 hurricane by the time it makes landfall on Saturday.

  • St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office inmate workers move free sandbags for residents in Chalmette, La., Thursday, July 11, 2019. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is telling people in the southern part of the state to be prepared for heavy rain from Tropical Storm Barry as it pushes northward through the Gulf of Mexico.

    As the National Hurricane Center expects a Category 1 hurricane as soon as late Friday, some experts emphasize that Louisiana's defense system for storm surges is vastly improved since Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

  • NBC's Wendy Woolfolk reports from New Orleans on how the city is prepping for Tropical Storm Barry that is expected to bring heavy rain and how it will impact business in the city.

  • St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office inmate workers move free sandbags for residents in Chalmette, La., Thursday, July 11, 2019. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is telling people in the southern part of the state to be prepared for heavy rain from Tropical Storm Barry as it pushes northward through the Gulf of Mexico.

    The energy industry has shutdown nearly 60% of oil production and about half of the natural gas production in the Gulf of Mexico, as Tropical Storm Barry heads toward the Louisiana coastline.