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Trump looks to refocus his presidency in address to Congress

WASHINGTON — With his first address to Congress, President Donald Trump has an opportunity to refocus his young administration on the economic issues that...

5 things to watch in Senate races Tuesday night

WASHINGTON — All along, the biggest question in this election was whether Republicans could take over the Senate and add it to their solid...

US rig count decreases by 6

HOUSTON — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. decreased by six this week to 940. A year ago,...

Trump endorses Romney for Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah’s Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet...

Craving Blue Bell? Louisiana on waiting list

BRENHAM, Texas — Blue Bell Creameries will resume distributing ice cream to select markets in Texas and Alabama this month after halting sales and...

President Trump calls for border legislation using ‘nuclear option’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump continued to rage over immigration Monday, calling on Congress to pass border legislation using the “Nuclear Option if...

US rig count rises 7 this week to 877

HOUSTON — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by seven this week to 877. A year ago,...

Health insurance sign-up campaign to kick off

WASHINGTON — Former Obama administration officials say they're launching a private campaign to encourage people to sign up for coverage next year under...

Gas prices rising

Average retail gasoline prices in Louisiana have risen 1.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.21/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey...

An emotional Obama unveils his plan to cut gun violence

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, at one point wiping tears from his cheek, unveiled his plan Tuesday to tighten control and enforcement of firearms...

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