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  • 250 square-mile dead zone in La. sound

    October 12, 2010 10:05 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Researchers mapped a 250-square mile area of low oxygen this summer in Chandeleur Sound and say the dead zone possibly formed after state officials opened a river diversion to keep oil from a damaged BP well from fouling marshes. The report by the Lake Pontchartrain Basin... more »
  • Times Square attempted Bomber gets Life Sentence

    October 5, 2010 10:42 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) - The man who plotted to kill Americans by driving a homemade car bomb into Times Square and leaving it to explode has been sentenced to life in prison. A judge gave Faisal Shahzad a mandatory life prison term at his sentencing Tuesday in Manhattan federal court.... more »
  • Taylor Swift, Dave Matthews to Play in Jackson Square

    August 9, 2010 1:08 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Dave Matthews Band and Taylor Swift will perform in New Orleans at the NFL's annual kickoff concert. The league said Monday the Grammy-winning artists will hold the show in Jackson Square, before the Super Bowl champion Saints face the Minnesota Vikings at the Superdome to open... more »
  • 8,000 Square Miles Of Closed Fishing Waters Reopened

    June 23, 2010 6:15 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - More than 8,000 square miles of closed fishing waters have been reopened in the Gulf of Mexico because no oil has been observed there. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Wednesday said the most significant opening is an area south of Mississippi, which was closed... more »
  • Arrest Made in New York Bomb Scare

    May 4, 2010 1:26 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - A Pakistani-born U.S. citizen was hauled off a plane about to fly to the Middle East and arrested in the failed attempt to explode a bomb-laden SUV in Times Square, authorities said Tuesday. One official said he claimed to have acted alone.... more »
  • Investigation of Times Square Attempted Bombing Suspect

    May 4, 2010 11:24 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the FBI and other authorities are investigating the suspect in the failed Times Square bombing for possible connection to terrorist groups. Obama says the attack failed because of actions by ordinary citizens who alerted police, and he says justice will be done. The... more »

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