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'Worse than hell' in typhoon-ravaged Philippines

Typhoon Haiyan plowed into northeastern Vietnam early Monday, packing powerful winds and forcing thousands to evacuate.

Typhoon Haiyan: In hard-hit Tacloban, children ripped from arms

No building in this coastal city of 200,000 residents appears to have escaped damage from Super Typhoon Haiyan.

Typhoon chaser: Water, wicked wind and fire add up to catastrophe in Philippines

It was the cruelest of ironies unleashed by Super Typhoon Haiyan.

Teen author hopes to inspire

When most high schoolers are enjoying their weekend off Raheem D. Allen takes time to write. He’s only 16-years-old, and so far he’s written two books.

DOTD: Hooper Road reopened

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced that La. 408 is now open. Hooper Road in Baton Rouge was closed from Carmel Drive to Tanglewood Drive on Thursday, Nov. 7.

Iran's president to West: Don't waste 'unique opportunity'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urged Western nations to reach a deal with Iran over its nuclear program which, he says, is "solely for peaceful purposes," state news reported Saturday.

Tigers gear up for game against Alabama

With the LSU vs Alabama game right around the corner, chilly weather is not stopping tigers at Academy Sports and Outdoors from 'heating up.'

Cold weather preps at St. Vincent de Paul

St. Vincent de Paul officials in Baton Rouge say they have resources set up to help those in need during the cold weather months.

President Obama stops in the Port of New Orleans to encourage infrastructure and economic growth

President Barack Obama came to the port of New Orleans Friday to stress the message of funding and modernizing American infrastructure.

People in Baton Rouge react to FDA's proposed ban

Some of America's favorite foods, like doughnuts, french fries, even pizza, may be a thing of the past. The FDA wants to ban artificial trans fats to keep Americans heart-healthy.