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‘They’re so weary’: Louisiana teachers recover from back-to-back hurricanes during the...

This story was originally published in Southerly magazine with The Hechinger Report. It is second in a three-part series supported by the Pulitzer Center about...

After losing home, Lake Charles family keeps their sprits bright during...

Even though Skyla Thomas and her kids have had to move three times this year, it hasn’t stopped her kids from being kids. “We try...

Congressman-elect Luke Letlow admitted to ICU with COVID-19

Louisiana's newly-elected U.S. congressman, Luke Letlow, was admitted into intensive care Wednesday at Ochsner LSU Health Center in Shreveport after he was hospitalized with...

Louisiana’s ‘unfathomable’ COVID-19 death toll a reason to skip holiday plans,...

In a press conference held two days before Thanksgiving, Gov. John Bel Edwards pleaded with residents of the state to forgo their typically large...

Congress passes massive ‘first step’ in pandemic relief with $900B package

WASHINGTON — Congress on Monday night cleared and sent to President Donald Trump the first major COVID-19 relief measure since the spring, a sprawling...

La. Supreme Court, citing procedural error, sends ‘Edwards v. House’ petition case...

The Louisiana Supreme Court on Monday vacated a November ruling from a Baton Rouge Judge that said it was unconstitutional for the Louisiana House,...

What’s in the $900B emergency relief bill—and what’s out

WASHINGTON—Congress is set to pass a massive bipartisan emergency relief bill that’s intended to aid Americans affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Summaries from House...

There are good reasons Black people don’t trust health institutions, but...

By Maurice Sholas, M.D., Ph.D.   “To make people trust, you need to become trustworthy….  I think if…communities were engaged in conversation... people would know:  ‘You...

Congress seals the deal on emergency relief after dispute over Fed...

WASHINGTON — A deal on a coronavirus relief package finally emerged on Sunday night, after members of Congress resolved a days-long impasse over a...

Pennsylvania GOP senator blamed for fouling up near-deal on COVID-19 relief

WASHINGTON — The potential deal on a new coronavirus relief package has hit a snag over a provision pushed by U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey...

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