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Tropical storm heads towards New Orleans
Isaac, on track to hit southern US coast on Wednesday, is less powerful than hurricane that devastated city in 2005.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2012 11:45 GMT
Storm Lee weakens over Louisiana
New Orleans escapes mostly unscathed but other southeastern regions still face threat of flash flooding and tornadoes.
Last updated: 05 Sep 2011 05:42 GMT
US army opens Mississippi floodgate
Thousands of homes and swathes of farmland at risk in bid to protect major cities from flooding, including New Orleans.
Last updated: 16 May 2011 06:06 GMT
New Orleans elects white mayor
Mitch Landrieu becomes first white mayor in 32 years in majority African American city.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2010 15:02 GMT
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Rising tide of UK anti-immigrant sentiment
Swathes of the British electorate continue to show discontent with all things European, including immigration.
A glimpse into the universe's oldest galaxies
Astronomers have captured images of primordial galaxies that helped light up the cosmos after the Big Bang.
The photo controversy over indigenous people
Critics assail British photographer's portrayal of indigenous people, but he says he's highlighting their plight.
'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The 'Jewish state bill' doesn't matter to us, Palestinians
South Sudan: A 'thankless kid'?
Why is Nigeria's Jonathan worried?
'One black, one white, separate and unequal'
Michael Brown was not a boy, he was a 'demon'
Does Uhuru Kenyatta know Kenya is burning?
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