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NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift, TV journalist Gayle King and soccer star Mohamed Salah are among the six famous faces featured on the covers of Time magazine’s annual “100 Most Influential People in the World” issue. The other cover stars also included House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and actors Sandra Oh and Dwayne Johnson. Fellow Democrat Hillary Clinton wrote Pelosi “is living proof that when it comes to getting the job done, more often than not, it takes a woman.”

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NEW YORK (AP) — The South Florida Sun Sentinel and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette won Pulitzer Prizes on Monday and were recognized along with the Capital Gazette of Maryland for their coverage of the...
04/16/2019
OPELOUSAS (AP) — The white man suspected in the burnings of three African American churches in Louisiana will remain in jail, denied bond Monday by a judge, as state prosecutors added new charges...
04/16/2019
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German prosecutors charged former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn and four others with fraud in the emissions cheating scandal that has helped turn many Europeans against...
04/16/2019
WASHINGTON (AP) — Global finance officials are pledging closer cooperation in efforts to lift the world economy out of its current slowdown, but tensions persist between the United States and other...
04/16/2019
PARIS (AP) — A catastrophic fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris’ soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, threatening one of the greatest architectural treasures of...
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04/16/2019
It could have been a lot worse. That’s the assessment of local officials, first responders and the National Weather Service in the wake of Saturday’s storm that pummeled the area with hail, straight-...
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04/16/2019
The Bearcat Motorsports team, composed of Ruston High School and Choudrant High School students, took part in the Shell Eco-Marathon fuel efficiency competition April 3-6 in Sonoma, California....
04/12/2019
The Ruston Area Ministerial Alliance is trying something new for Holy Week. It’s replacing its traditional daily midday services with a single community gathering set for noon Wednesday in Railroad...
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04/12/2019
Ruston teen Chanley Patterson competed against 19 other north Louisiana contestants in Miss Louisiana’s Outstanding Teen pageant on April 7 in Monroe and was crowned queen. The 16-year-old sophomore...
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04/12/2019
The city of Ruston has hired a new director of development who will also serve as the executive director of North Louisiana Farm Fresh, the non-profit umbrella for the Ruston Farmers Market. The move...