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Cameroonian asylum seekers said to be one day away from deportation...

There is a peaceful room in a safe, joyful home in the Washington metro area waiting for Micah, an English-speaking Cameroonian refugee who spent...

Over a half-million without electricity following Hurricane Delta

More than a half-million were without electricity Saturday after Hurricane Delta slammed Southwest Louisiana — an area that had been trying to recover from...

Supreme Court confirmation hearings to plow ahead amid COVID-19 infections

Federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett will face the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee beginning Monday for what’s expected to be an unusual and contentious four...
Governor John Bel Edwards

Hurricane Delta not expected to overwhelm hotels sheltering displaced residents, Gov....

Hurricane Delta has weakened somewhat and will make landfall in Southwest Louisiana Friday night as a Category 2, moving relatively quickly, Gov. John Bel...

Louisiana attorney general blocked millions in grant money awarded to parish...

Correction: A previous version of this story quoted Rep. Barry Ivey, R-Central, but Rep. Ivey was not at Wednesday's House and Governmental Affairs Committee....

Nursing home-visitation bill addresses a real problem in a problematic way

Hours before my mother died I spoonfed her vanilla ice cream. Sprinkled into the dessert was a vitamin she’d been refusing to take. But...

Hurricane Delta moves toward Louisiana

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has predicted Hurricane Delta to make landfall in South Louisiana Friday as a Category 3 storm. Although Delta...

Louisiana House will consider law to protect pastor who violated COVID-19...

The Louisiana House will take up legislation that would protect a pastor who defied state regulations by holding church services during the first few...

Multiple tax-cut bills pass the Louisiana House Tuesday

The Louisiana House of Representatives passed several tax bills Tuesday including one that gives $157 million in tax breaks to oil companies, another that...

As Hurricane Delta bears down on Louisiana, debate over governor’s authority...

As Louisiana prepares for Hurricane Delta to make landfall later this week, the Louisiana Legislature is still pursuing measures to strip the governor of...

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