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U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump meet with Pope Francis, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at the Vatican. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Pool)

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump meet with Pope Francis, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at the Vatican. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Pool)

'We can use peace': Trump and Pope Francis meet

The Associated Press

VATICAN CITY -- President Donald Trump and Pope Francis, two leaders with contrasting styles and differing worldviews, met at the Vatican on Wednesday, setting aside their previous clashes to broadcast a tone of peace for an audience around the globe. Trump, midway through a grueling nine-day, maide ...

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Warrant issued for Bikram founder beset by legal woes

LOS ANGELES— A California judge has issued an arrest warrant for the founder of Bikram yoga, who's been ordered to hand over proceeds from his g ...

Construction financing stalled by Louisiana House Democrats

BATON ROUGE— Democrats in the Louisiana House held up a construction financing bill Wednesday, trying to force Republicans to negotiate a deal o ...

Alton Sterling's family seeks officers' immediate dismissal

NEW ORLEANS— The family of Alton Sterling is demanding the immediate firing of the two officers involved in the man's death.

In a letter Wednes ...

In this Aug. 4, 2009, file photo, a crop duster sprays a field of crops just out ...

House approves bill seeking to upend EPA pesticide rule

WASHINGTON— The House on Wednesday passed a Republican-backed measure reversing an Environmental Protection Agency requirement that those sprayi ...


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Sports

Winning Game 1 at all costs

The top-seeded McNeese State baseball team will begin its postseason against a team it should be familiar with in No. 8 Lamar at 4 p.m. today in the S ...

Week of ease for LSU at tournament

Paul Mainieri and LSU have the luxury of treating the Southeastern Conference Tournament like a vacation before the real bullets start flying next wee ...

Justin Hill was named Coach of the Year after leading McNeese State to the  ...

SLC hands out honors: Selman top hitter; Hill Coach of the Year

After one of the most successful seasons in program history, the McNeese State baseball team reaped the benefits on Tuesday afternoon as a number of C ...

Peterson earns starter status for LSU

Presumably LSU’s Todd Peterson passed the audition to be the Tigers’ No. 4 starter should the situation arise in the NCAA postseason.

In ...


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Scene

Canadian connection: Drake meets Celine Dion at Billboards

LAS VEGAS— Even on a record-setting night at the Billboard Music Awards, Drake appeared a bit star-struck in meeting fellow Canadian performer C ...

Imagine Dragons to honor to Cornell at Billboard Awards

NEW YORK— Imagine Dragons will pay tribute to the late Chris Cornell in words at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday.

A spokeswoman for the sh ...

This undated police booking photo provided by the Anaheim Police Department show ...

Police: Man in Kylie Jenner crash admits homeless killing

ANAHEIM, Calif.— A California man who crashed his car into a gate at TV celebrity Kylie Jenner's house last year walked into a police station an ...

In this undated image released by ABC, shows the cast members of

Think you've seen this on TV before? You're right

NEW YORK— As broadcast networks rolled out their plans for next season this past week, those watching could be forgiven for pulling out phones a ...


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