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New Orleans-area pastors gather to support embattled sheriff

By Rebecca Santana / Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans' embattled sheriff has made progress improving the city's jail and should be allowed to keep his job, a group of local pastors said Tuesday.Their press conference comes one day before a federal judge is set to hear argumen

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New Orleans-area pastors gather to support embattled sheriff

NEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans' embattled sheriff has made progress improving the city's jail and should be allowed to keep his job, a group of local past ...

Neil Maes, 11, of Belton, S.C., smiles while he is interviewed at The Alexander  ...

11-year-old who was born deaf is among nation's top spellers

WASHINGTON -- Making it to the Scripps National Spelling Bee is an amazing achievement for any 11-year-old. But Neil Maes of Belton, South Carolina ha ...

Native groups protest planned French auction of artifacts

WASHINGTON -- Native American leaders are protesting the latest plan by a Paris auction house to sell off part of their tribal history, and their dema ...

In this March 12, 2016 photo, Chris Evans, left, and Robert Downey Jr. play thum ...

Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans visit Avengers fan with cancer

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The Avengers have teamed up to lift the spirits of a teenage fan with leukemia.

Iron Man Robert Downey Jr. joined Capta ...


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Cowgirls looking ahead to next year

After a landmark season in which the Cowgirls put together their best season in program history, head coach Joanna Hardin said there are plenty of rea ...

No. 6 McNeese will open the double-elimination event against No. 3 Northwestern  ...

Hill: Cowboys getting in right mindset

Up around the land where Lewis and Clark once journeyed, the McNeese baseball team may have found itself as it prepares for the Southland Conference t ...

Barbe, LSU star on All-SEC first team

Former Barbe standout Bryce Jordan was one of two LSU players named to the All-SEC first team Monday.

Jordan, whose twin brother Beau is LSU’s ...

LSU lefty Latz will open against Tenn.

LSU hadn’t even arrived in Hoover, Ala., for the SEC baseball tournament when head coach Paul Mainieri dropped a shocker for the Tigers.

Leftha ...


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Maroon 5, citing morality, cancels North Carolina concerts

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The pop group Maroon 5 on Friday joined the list of entertainers canceling appearances in North Carolina because of its law that deni ...

East Texas electronic bingo venue opens on tribal site

LIVINGSTON, Texas -- Feel like gambling?

Now you can head to East Texas where, on a more than 10,000-acre Indian reservation south of Livingston, is ...

In this May 7, 2016 photo, Kesha attends

Dr. Luke gives OK for Kesha to perform at Billboard Awards

NEW YORK -- Dr. Luke and his record label say they are giving Kesha the OK to perform at Sunday's Billboard Music Awards.

In a statement to the Assoc ...

In this photo taken Wednesday, May 18, 2016, a model of the USS Enterprise (NCC- ...

Museum celebrates Star Trek at 50 with artifacts, tribbles

SEATTLE -- It's been 50 years since the Starship Enterprise began its five-year mission to boldly go where no man had gone before, and Seattle's EMP M ...


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