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New Orleans is a consolidated city-parish located along the Mississippi River in the southeastern region of the U.S. state of Louisiana. With an estimated population of 391,006 in 2018, it is the most populous city in Louisiana. A major port, New Orleans is considered an economic and commercial hub for the broader Gulf Coast region of the United States.

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The mayor of New Orleans says the city is "beyond lucky" after tropical storm Barry failed to cause significant flooding or damage in the city over the weekend...
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Here are the top stories for Sunday, July 14th: New Orleans avoids worst of storm; Dozens dead in Nepal flooding; France celebrates Bastille Day; New York..
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The remnants of the once mighty storm Barry, the first hurricane of the 2019 season, dumped dangerous amounts of rain as it crawled north through the United..
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Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood..
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The U.S. Coast Guard said that a crew from Air Station New Orleans evacuated a number of people from flooded areas in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana.
 
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Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, threatening tornadoes and dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create..
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Barry came ashore this afternoon near Morgan City, Louisiana, 85 miles west of New Orleans. Less than an hour later, it was downgraded to a tropical storm...
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Hurricane Barry weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans..
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Hurricane Barry made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday and weakened to a tropical storm, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from..
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Hurricane Barry was churning off Louisiana on Saturday, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 in a westward shift that appeared to..
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New Orleans is below sea level -- and Barry will test the safeguards that the city put in place following the devastation from Hurricane Katrina 14 years ago...
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The edges of tropical storm Barry are hitting the Louisiana coast with heavy rain. Roads are flooded and tens of thousands of people are without power, forcing..
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Tropical Storm Barry, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019, churned ever closer to Louisiana's shore early on Saturday as most New..
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Live feeds from New Orleans and the Louisiana coast give a glimpse of conditions on the ground as Barry is predicted to make landfall as a hurricane.
 
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The trauma of levee failures loomed large as residents scrambled to stock food, fill sandbags and pump their cars with gas.
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City officials warned New Orleans residents on Friday to secure their homes, stock up on supplies and prepare to huddle indoors with Tropical Storm Barry poised..
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Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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Video of police in New Orleans arresting a black brass band musician after a call from a white store owner is going viral on social media.
 
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Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf of Mexico that..
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New Orleans officials warned city residents to stock up on supplies and prepare to shelter in their homes on Friday as "life-threatening" Tropical Storm Barry..
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The rain started pounding New Orleans about the time Jeff Carerras put on his morning pot of coffee. Before it was done brewing, floodwaters were lapping at the..
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New Orleans residents stocked up on supplies and prepared their homes on Friday as a strengthening Tropical Storm Barry threatened severe rain and flooding when..
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Coastal Louisiana felt the first blow from Tropical Storm Barry's winds early on Friday as the slow-moving tempest was forecast to become the first Atlantic..
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Tropical Storm Barry is on track to hit Louisiana Saturday as a likely hurricane, but the danger is not from high wind but heavy rain and flooding.
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Coastal Louisiana felt the first blow from Tropical Storm Barry's winds early on Friday as the slow-moving tempest was forecast to become the first Atlantic..
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Tropical Storm Barry was headed toward New Orleans on Thursday, and forecast to gain strength and become this year's first Atlantic hurricane, the latest in a..
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New Orleans braced for severe flooding with residents told to hunker down as a growing tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico headed for landfall late on..
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A storm swamped New Orleans streets and paralyzed rush-hour traffic Wednesday as concerns grew that even worse weather was on the way.
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Nervous New Orleans residents prepared to flee as Tropical Storm Barry closed in on Thursday, with forecasts of "extreme rain" and more flooding ahead of the..
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Tropical Storm Barry could become a hurricane before making landfall. The storm's biggest threat is rain, with as much as two feet in New Orleans and parts of..
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A state of emergency was declared and the National Guard was activated in Louisiana amid the threat of Tropical Storm Barry. Improvements in flood protection..
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In low-lying areas south of New Orleans, some residents left the area in anticipation of flooding
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Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry closed in and officials warned of "extreme rain" and flooding if the..
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Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry closed in and city officials warned of severe flooding if it makes..
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Tropical Storm Barry took form in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday and headed toward an already water-logged New Orleans, where it was forecast to make landfall as..
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The weather disturbance in the Gulf is expected to strengthen into Tropical Storm Barry by nightfall and hit as a hurricane Saturday, NWS says.
 
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Louisiana is bracing for a potential hurricane. KTVT meteorologist Chris Padgett has the latest forecast, and CBS News national correspondent Manuel Bojorquez..
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A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans was expected to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by..
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A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans was expected to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by..
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An impressive waterspout was spotted on Lake Pontchartrain near the New Orleans lakefront.
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A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans is likely to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by..
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System in Gulf could strengthen into tropical storm or even Hurricane Barry and send Mississippi to brink of flood stage and spur flash floods like those that..
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New Orleans was already hit by a storm that left its streets swamped. Now, meteorologists say a hurricane could be on its way
 
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New Orleans was hit with widespread flooding on Wednesday from heavy rain spawned from a weather system that forecasters warned could grow into a hurricane..
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Louisiana is under a hurricane watch as a tropical storm near the Gulf Coast gains strength. The New Orleans area has already experienced heavy rain.
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What could become the first hurricane of the season appears to be bearing down on the Gulf Coast. Hurricane watches were posted along the southern coast of..
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New Orleans streets into small rivers as a possible hurricane could make landfall in the area on Saturday.
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A storm swamped streets in New Orleans and prompted a tornado warning as concerns grew that even worse weather, including a possible hurricane, could strike..
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Storm system could push already swollen Mississippi River precariously close to tops of levees that protect New Orleans
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With the Mississippi already running high, the threat of a storm surge and more heavy rain has New Orleans bracing for flooding when the storm reaches land,..
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The Affordable Care Act, and the health coverage of millions of Americans, could face a major threat to its future Wednesday morning. A federal appeals court in..
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Tuesday's oral argument in New Orleans was part of the latest legal challenge threatening Obamacare's key features.
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A panel of judges will decide whether Congress rendered it unconstitutional in 2017 when it zeroed out the tax imposed on those who chose not to buy insurance
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Two-and-a-half years after moving out of the White House, Michelle Obama is talking about her time as first lady and her journey to Washington. The former first..
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Michelle Obama is discussing the hurtful and racist stereotypes she confronted during her time in the White House and on the campaign trail. The bestselling..
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