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Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dies at 76

6 monthes ago   |   By NBC News

Blanco was panned after the 2005 hurricane as unprepared, overwhelmed and indecisive, but views of her performance have since moderated.
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Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana's first woman governor, dies, led state through hurricanes

6 monthes ago   |   By National Post

Trailblazing former Louisiana Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, whose tenure was dominated by the trauma of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, has died from complications of cancer, the state's current governor said on Sunday. She was 76.
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Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dies of cancer

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dies of cancer

6 monthes ago   |   By WESH

The 54th governor of Louisiana was the first woman elected governor of the state.
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Legislators from both parties warn Pentagon not to move money to fund...

Legislators from both parties warn Pentagon not to move money to fund President Trump's border wall

The Pentagon's decision took money from major aircraft and other programs that touch Republican and Democratic areas. Read more ...

Grandfather of toddler who died in cruise ship fall changes plea to guilty

Grandfather of toddler who died in cruise ship fall changes plea to guilty

The grandfather charged in the death of his 18-month-old granddaughter who fell from a cruise ship will change his plea to guilty, according to his attorney. Read more ...

'I'll miss it everyday': Tennis superstar Maria Sharapova announces retirement

'I'll miss it everyday': Tennis superstar Maria Sharapova announces retirement

The five-time Grand Slam title champion and former No. 1-ranked player is retiring from tennis at age 32. Read more ...

Grandmother of missing Tennessee toddler among 2 arrested and charged

Grandmother of missing Tennessee toddler among 2 arrested and charged

Investigators initially said the Evelyn hadn't been seen since Dec. 26. But authorities said Friday the toddler hadn't been seen since Dec. 10 or 11, when a babysitter last... Read more ...

Hot Pockets heiress sentenced in college admissions scam

Hot Pockets heiress sentenced in college admissions scam

The former food company executive paid $100,000 to cheat on two of her daughters' standardized tests and agreed to pay $200,000 to have one of the daughters admitted to USC as... Read more ...

7-year-old girl dies one minute into surgery to get her tonsils removed

7-year-old girl dies one minute into surgery to get her tonsils removed

"Going into surgery, she had no fear," Paisley's grandmother said. "She was smiling and happy. Nothing was wrong." Read more ...

Super Bowl halftime show prompts more than 1,300 FCC complaints: ‘Like a...

Super Bowl halftime show prompts more than 1,300 FCC complaints: ‘Like a porno show'

The Super Bowl LIV halftime show starring Jennifer Lopez and Shakira reportedly spurred more than 1,300 Federal Communications Commission complaints - with some comparing the... Read more ...

Olive Garden giving 4 free desserts to people born on Leap Day to make up...

Olive Garden giving 4 free desserts to people born on Leap Day to make up for lost birthdays

Rejoice, Leaplings! Read more ...

Philadelphia Nonprofit Opening Nation's First Supervised Injection Site Next...

Philadelphia Nonprofit Opening Nation's First Supervised Injection Site Next Week

After a two-year legal saga, Safehouse says it will open next week, allowing users to administer illegal drugs under supervision. Federal officials say they will try to stop... Read more ...

Trump to hold news conference today on coronavirus' threat to U.S

Trump to hold news conference today on coronavirus' threat to U.S

The president tweeted that he, along with representatives from the CDC, will address the subject at 6 p.m.  Read more ...