Implosion Back on for Partially Collapsed New Orleans Hotel
New Orleans officials say an unstable hotel building that partially collapsed while under construction last fall will be imploded.
Magnitude 5.9 Shock Rocks Quake-Stunned Puerto Rico
A magnitude 5.9 quake has shaken Puerto Rico, causing further damage along the island’s southern coast, where previous recent quakes have toppled homes and schools.
2 US Troops Killed by Roadside Bomb in Afghanistan
The U.S. military says two U.S. service members have been killed and two others injured when their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan.
Trump Planning to Attend College Football Championship Game
President Donald Trump is planning to attend the Jan. 13 College Football Playoff National Championship in New Orleans.
Iran: Missiles Fired at Iraqi Air Base Housing US Troops
Iran state TV says Tehran has launched “tens” of surface-to-surface missiles at Iraq’s Ain Assad air base housing U.S. troops.
TEXAS: Court Grants Order to Keep Baby on Life Support
A Texas appeals court has agreed to delay a judge’s ruling that would have allowed a hospital to end life-sustaining treatment for an 11-month-old girl who doctors say is in pain and will not get better.
Number of Homicides in New Orleans Dips to 49-Year Low
New Orleans police say the number of homicides in the city has fallen for the third consecutive year.
US Sends Veteran Firefighters to Battle Australia Wildfires
A crew of 20 veteran firefighters based in California will soon head to Australia to help battle the country's out-of-control wildfires that have killed at least 23 people and scorched millions of acres.
Waitr Announces New Chief Executive Officer
Waitr Holdings Inc. announces that Carl Grimstad has been named Chief Executive Officer, and a member of Waitr’s Board of Directors (the “Board”), effectively immediately. Adam Price, the Company’s prior Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board, has resigned from b…
Oil Prices surge, Stocks Slip After US Kills Iranian General
Stocks are lower on Wall Street in afternoon trading Friday and oil prices are climbing after U.S. forces in Iraq killed a top Iranian general.
Funeral for Mother, Son Killed in Lafayette Plane Crash
Gretchen Vincent and her son Michael Walker Vincent were on a plane that crashed shortly after takeoff Saturday in Lafayette, killing five of the six people on board.
Lawsuit: US Army Spillway Opening Hurts Wildlife, Localities
A lawsuit in Mississippi alleges the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Mississippi River Commission hurt wildlife and localities by opening the Bonnet Carré Spillway in Louisiana for prolonged periods of time without considering the consequences.