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Thursday, May 28, 2020
The U.S. hit a grim milestone on Wednesday — 100,000 people have died in this country from COVID-19. We reflect on this moment with three journalists in different regions of the country.
Tuesday, April 07, 2020
In Louisiana, more than 500 people have died because of coronavirus complications. Seventy percent of the victims are black — even though African Americans make up a third of the population.
Saturday, March 21, 2020
In New Orleans, Bourbon Street is empty, shops on Magazine Street are closed and masses are canceled at Saint Louis Cathedral as confirmed cases of COVID-19 rise.
Friday, March 20, 2020
An industrial corridor in Louisiana is expanding again, fueled by the U.S. boom in natural gas. Residents worried about air pollution have launched new efforts to stop the factories.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
An industrial corridor in Louisiana is expanding again, fueled by the boom in natural gas. Residents worried about air pollution have launched new efforts to stop the factories.
Sunday, July 21, 2019
Hurricane Barry last weekend was just the latest to batter Louisiana's coast. The state is trying to preserve some traditions before they disappear.
Friday, June 14, 2019
New Orleans is suing oil and gas companies to help it pay for flood protection. It's a major move against an industry that's key to the city's economy.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
In the Gulf of Mexico, an oil spill triggered by a powerful hurricane has been leaking for more than 14 years with no solution in sight. The federal government is stepping in to try and contain it.
Monday, April 08, 2019
The U.S. Coast Guard is trying to clean up an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that's been going on since 2004 when a hurricane toppled a rig owned by Taylor Energy, a New Orleans-based firm.
Monday, March 04, 2019
New Orleans has seen a boom of Airbnbs. What to do about it is dividing city residents and pitting two goals against each other: economic activity and preserving the culture of the city.
Thursday, February 28, 2019
New Orleans has become a battleground for Airbnb. Preservationists want to save the city. Landlords want to open it up. Can either win without destroying the other?
Thursday, September 06, 2018
Scores of coastal research labs around the country are helping communities plan for sea level rise. But now many are starting to flood themselves.
Saturday, May 12, 2018
In New Orleans, activists who spoke in favor of a proposed gas plant turned out to be paid actors. Environmentalists are calling on the city council to reconsider its approval of a plant permit.
Monday, February 12, 2018
After workers pulled more than 40 tons of Mardi Gras beads out of New Orleans' storm drains, the city decided to take action.
Friday, January 05, 2018
Louisiana admits it can't protect all its residents from increased flooding. But with no money to buy people out, many vulnerable residents are stuck, struggling to cope.
Thursday, January 04, 2018
The state is losing land faster than just about anywhere else in the world, but says it can't protect everyone from flooding. It created a program to buy out 2,400 homes, but it's not funded.
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Louisiana is bracing for Tropical Storm Harvey's impact. Tensions are high in New Orleans, where the city's emergency pump system is still not fully working.
Friday, August 11, 2017
A state of emergency remains in effect in New Orleans after heavy flooding last weekend. Storms inundated the city's drainage system, and the fallout has led to resignations and frustrations with a system that failed during Hurricane Katrina.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
The Corps, which built the levees and floodwalls that failed during Hurricane Katrina, is back to propose a new infrastructure project. It's not going over well.
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Protests and court battles trailed the nearly two-year effort to get rid of the monuments. For the past month they've been acrimonious gathering places for those in favor and opposed to removal.