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Lawmakers seek deal on immigration, border security

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bargainers seeking a bipartisan immigration accord planned talks as soon as Wednesday as President Donald Trump and leading lawmakers sought to...

Tax overhaul signing already having effect

Regions Bank boosts minimum wage, Wall Street surpasses 25k Regions Bank is handing out raises. According to published reports, Regions Bank says it is boosting...

Amtrak train derails, none hurt

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Three cars on an Amtrak train carrying more than 300 passengers on a route from Miami to New York derailed...

Snow, winds batter coastal South

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A brutal winter storm smacked the coastal Southeast with a rare blast of snow and ice Wednesday, hitting parts of...

Gas prices continue upward climb

Louisiana price jumps 4.6 cents in the past week Average retail gasoline prices in Louisiana have risen 4.6 cents per gallon in the past week,...

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...

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...

Iran deal’s future may hinge on face-saving fix for Trump

WASHINGTON — The future of the Iran nuclear deal may hinge on a face-saving fix for President Donald Trump so he doesn't have to...

Dems push for gun safety bills; legislation in limbo

WASHINGTON — Democrats are renewing calls for gun safety legislation after the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas, but their pleas are falling on...

OJ Simpson freed on parole after 9 years

LAS VEGAS — Former football legend O.J. Simpson became a free man Sunday after serving nine years for a botched hotel room heist...

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