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Hurricane Katrina: Bush goes back to New Orleans

George W Bush has returned to New Orleans – the scene, ten years ago, of one of the lowest points of his presidency. When Hurricane Katrina struck in

George W Bush has returned to New Orleans – the scene, ten years ago, of one of the lowest points of his presidency. When Hurricane Katrina struck in

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New Orleans recovery entrenches inequality critics say

New Orleans has been resurrected since Hurricane Katrina struck the US Gulf Coast, ten years ago. Nearly 2,000 people lost their lives in the

New Orleans has been resurrected since Hurricane Katrina struck the US Gulf Coast, ten years ago. Nearly 2,000 people lost their lives in the

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One charity fights to keep the music in New Orleans

One thing Hurricane Katrina could barely disturb was New Orleans’ Musical heartbeat. The flooding may have devastated the city a decade ago but

One thing Hurricane Katrina could barely disturb was New Orleans’ Musical heartbeat. The flooding may have devastated the city a decade ago but

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Machete-wielding man shot by police at US airport

A man who tried to storm a security checkpoint at a US airport armed with a machete has been shot three times by police. The man is said to have

A man who tried to storm a security checkpoint at a US airport armed with a machete has been shot three times by police. The man is said to have

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Chocolate-covered bugs served up at insect museum

At the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium in New Orleans what looked like a Halloween trick was actually an array of real bug treats served up

At the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium in New Orleans what looked like a Halloween trick was actually an array of real bug treats served up

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Innocent man walks free after 29 years on death row

A man who has spent three decades on death row has walked free after a US judge set aside his conviction. Glenn Ford was convicted by an all-white

A man who has spent three decades on death row has walked free after a US judge set aside his conviction. Glenn Ford was convicted by an all-white

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Motive unclear in New Orleans Mother's Day shooting

In the aftermath of the Mother’s Day shooting in New Orleans, the motive for the attack is still not clear. Nineteen people, including two children

In the aftermath of the Mother’s Day shooting in New Orleans, the motive for the attack is still not clear. Nineteen people, including two children

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Hurricane Isaac heads to New Orleans, seven years after Katrina

Hurricane Isaac has surged ashore on America’s Gulf Coast, packing high winds and heavy rain, with New Orleans in its sights. All eyes are on the

Hurricane Isaac has surged ashore on America’s Gulf Coast, packing high winds and heavy rain, with New Orleans in its sights. All eyes are on the

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New Orleans coping with tropical Storm Lee

After the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina six years ago, New Orleans has managed to weather Tropical Storm Lee. So far, the city has had over

After the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina six years ago, New Orleans has managed to weather Tropical Storm Lee. So far, the city has had over

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The Big Easy lets good times roll for Mardi Gras

The good times have been rolling in New Orleans as America’s party city celebrates the end of this year’s Mardi Gras parade. Mardi Gras is a

The good times have been rolling in New Orleans as America’s party city celebrates the end of this year’s Mardi Gras parade. Mardi Gras is a