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Louisiana is a state in the Deep South region of the South Central United States. It is the 31st most extensive and the 25th most populous of the 50 United States. Louisiana is bordered by the state of Texas to the west, Arkansas to the north, Mississippi to the east, and the Gulf of Mexico to the south. A large part of its eastern boundary is demarcated by the Mississippi River. Louisiana is the only U.S. state with political subdivisions termed parishes, which are equivalent to counties. The state's capital is Baton Rouge, and its largest city is New Orleans.

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Louisiana could become the first state not to have legal abortion access since the procedure was legalized in 1973
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Louisiana state Representative Katrina Jackson says a law requiring abortion doctors to have hospital admitting privileges is just "common sense," but some..
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A 43-year-old Cuban immigrant died at an ICE detention center in Lousiana, the local coroner said. Roylan Hernández Diáz died at the Richwood Correctional..
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Roylan Hernandez-Diaz, 43, was pronounced dead Tuesday at the Richwood Correctional Center in Louisiana after he was found unresponsive in his cell.
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With some of the most restrictive abortion regulations in the country, Louisiana could potentially be left with just one abortion clinic. CBS News reporter Kate..
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CBS News is traveling through Louisiana this week, speaking to patients, doctors, advocates and politicians on all sides of the abortion issue
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The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case involving Louisiana's restrictions on abortion providers. The law leaves the state's three abortion providers at risk of..
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The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to rule on a controversial abortion law in Louisiana. CBS News reporter Kate Smith joins CBSN from New Orleans with details.
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Louisiana voters will decide on their next governor next month. The state held a "jungle primary" Saturday; incumbent Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards will..
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Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, a conservative Democrat seeking a second term, will face a Republican businessman in a run-off vote on Nov. 16 after failing..
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Republicans mounted an aggressive campaign to unseat Gov. John Bel Edwards, one of the few Democratic governors in the South. He was forced into a runoff..
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Edwards came just shy of the 50% needed to win Saturday's "jungle" primary outright
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John Bel Edwards, the only Democratic governor in the Deep South, will face Republican businessman Eddie Rispone in a runoff Nov. 16.
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Louisiana voters were casting ballots on Saturday in the governor's race, with U.S. President Donald Trump urging people to choose one of two Republicans in the..
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The president went to the campaign trail in Louisiana to vent his frustrations and rally his base. Also, high winds accelerate two deadly and destructive..
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Wildfire dangers persist as deadly blazes rage in Southern California, the Houston Astros host the Yankees for Game 1 in the ALCS and more things to start your..
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See where Louisiana governor candidates Ralph Abraham, Eddie Rispone and John Bell Edwards stand on Medicaid expansion, minimum wage and other issues.
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Speaking at a rally in Louisiana, Donald Trump also said that it “Looks like Bernie lost his chance, huh?”
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President Donald Trump spoke for about 90 minutes, mostly off script, and touched on impeachment, China and Louisiana's gubernatorial election.
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President Donald Trump, reeling from the threat of impeachment, will speak at a campaign rally in Louisiana for two GOP candidates for governor.
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President Trump is hoping to help spur a runoff election in the race for governor. He'd like to see Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, unseated by a GOP..
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Louisiana becomes epicenter for immigrant detention centers, Pennsylvania man finally free after 27 years wrongly imprisoned, and more
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Louisiana has become an unlikely epicenter for immigrant detention under President Donald Trump. (Oct. 9)
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Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, a conservative Democrat who supports gun rights and opposes abortion, is fighting for a second term in a..
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