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The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether to revive a civil rights lawsuit filed by the family of a Mexican teenager against a U.S.

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Kids getting footballs is still pretty great pic.twitter.com/949LSvUHEQ — The Cauldron (@TheCauldron) January 25, 2016 As has recently become a weekly tradition, the Carolina Panthers just made yet another young fan’s dream come true. Seemingly every Sunday, Cam Newton’s squad turns on-field success into off-field elation, as players run to the stands to give touchdown balls to Carolina loyalists

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John Douglas Thompson as Louis Armstrong: His heart belonged to music. Photos by T. Charles Erickson Anyone old enough to recall Louis Armstrong’s many gigs on the Ed Sullivan Show or curious enough to view his videos on YouTube knows the great trumpeter/singer as a jovial guy with a radiant smile and an ingratiating way with words

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The night sky is shining bright for David Bowie, who’s been given his own constellation . When linked together,  the collection of seven stars near Mars form the lightning bolt painted on the legendary late rocker’s face on the cover of his 1973 album “Aladdin Sane.” The MIRA Public Observatory in Brussels, Belgium, teamed up with local radio station Studio Brussel to register the fitting intergalactic accolade. MIRA Observatory employee Philippe Mollet said it was tricky finding the perfect spot in the galaxy to pay tribute to Bowie.

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Millions of Americans live in places where it’s too late to slow the threat of rising sea levels, a new study warns, and researchers are hoping those findings will serve as a call to action for cities that can still be saved by cutting carbon emissions.  The study, published Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , examines how much rising sea levels will affect cities across the United States over time if carbon emissions stay the same or decrease.

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Photo courtesy of Matt Salacuse Featured in Nylon , Spin , and Stereogum , Mainland is receiving some well-deserved recognition for their hard work and infectious music. The band’s blended east coast/west coast vibe combined with their often dark, always upbeat musical style and magnetic stage presence make them a designated standout among other bands of similar genres. I recently had the opportunity to chat with the wonderfully charismatic singer and guitarist of Mainland, Jordan Topf

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Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina rumbled ashore, wreaking havoc across Louisiana, Mississippi, and the entire Gulf Coast. Here are some of the best articles and books written about the storm in the decade that followed it, as selected by The Huffington Post’s staff.

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50 Years Of Pope Visits To The United States

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Pope Francis will make his first visit to the United States  in September, with stops in Washington, New York and Philadelphia. His trip will add to the 50-year history of pope visits to the U.S. Pope Paul VI made the first papal visit  to the U.S.

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A man accused of killing a Shreveport police officer was arrested Thursday after a round-the-clock manhunt, police said. Grover Cannon, 27, was in a backyard detached garage not far from the house where Officer Thomas LaValley was killed Wednesday when officers acting on a tip arrested him shortly after 3 p.m. Thursday, Shreveport police spokesman Cpl

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In July 2011, a New Orleans man convicted of cocaine distribution wrote a five-page letter to the federal judge overseeing his case, asking for freedom.   Brian Nickles said he was paralyzed, his family was struggling to make ends meet after the death of his mother and prison officials were denying him the opportunity to take GED classes — not because of bad behavior, but because his scheduled release date was a decade away. — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms.

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NEW ORLEANS – A federal appellate judge on Tuesday questioned why the Texas Legislature had not addressed concerns that its four-year-old voter ID law discriminated against minority voters. U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Catharina Haynes stopped short of rebuking state lawmakers while listening to attorneys spar over what are widely considered the nation’s strictest rules on the identification that voters must present at the polls.

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“The Gods of Rock wouldn’t let it rain on The Who,” shouted a voice in the crowd fleeing an afternoon storm at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. And They didn’t – the sun broke through by late afternoon and The Who had the chance to sing Talkin Bout My Generation to their generation.

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Stephen Curry is reportedly a mortal human-being. But recent events are throwing that widely held assumption into question. The best shooter in the world hit what could very well be considered the best shot of his NBA career on Thursday night during Game 3 of the Golden State Warriors’ first-round series against the New Orleans Pelicans

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NEW ORLEANS — Rap musician Michael Render, better known as Killer Mike, stood up for jailed recording artist McKinley “Mac” Phipps on Wednesday, telling Dillard University students that a prosecutor’s twisting of Phipps’ lyrics during his manslaughter trial threatens everyone’s free speech. “If we let this stand, what you’re going to see is that tool is going to be used to wipe out an entire potential generation of artists out of our community,” Killer Mike told students of the historically black college in Cook Auditorium.

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A group of 80 business and civic leaders will take the first direct flight from New Orleans, La., to Cuba since 1958 on Saturday, according to an article published on Cuban state media. Saturday’s flight comes after U.S

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(Updates snow, accident and flight delay figures, Mass. traffic death) By Mark Guarino Jan 24 (Reuters) – A winter storm spread freezing rain and snow and snarled traffic from the Middle Atlantic states into New England on Saturday, and forecasters said they expected a second system to lash the region early next week. Winter storm warnings remained in place for parts of New England, with up to 8 inches (20 cm) of snow expected in the area overnight as the storm system headed east, said National Weather Service (NWS) meteorologist Brian Hurley in College Park, Maryland.

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What do you get when you combine New Orleans products with Mexican flavors? Apparently that is a question famed chefs John Besh and Aarón Sánchez felt needed to be answered when they opened the new restaurant Johnny Sánchez in New Orleans. More..

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By Emily Le Coz (Reuters) – A Mississippi pastor brought a horse in a wedding dress to stand with him outside a federal courthouse on Friday in Jackson to protest a federal judge’s ruling, currently on hold, to overturn the socially conservative state’s ban on gay marriage. The horse, complete with white flowers tucked into its harness and a bouquet at its feet, munched grass as the pastor, Edward James of Bertha Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, spoke and waved signs at passersby. “Do you take this horse to be your unnatural wedded spouse to have and to hold?” one sign read

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Sept 16 (Reuters) – A Mississippi coroner who advised residents to arm themselves and shoot home intruders said on Tuesday that he had been angered over a recent spate of burglaries and was not seeking to drum up business.

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Congrats go out to Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson ! The longtime couple, who have been engaged since 2010 and have two children together, finally tied the knot at the San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California on July 5 in front of family and friends, E! News reports. More…

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Prayer is a powerful practice, as many who do it regularly can attest to. But in addition to being a powerful personal practice, prayer can play a role in strengthening even the most diverse communities, according to a new study led by a University of Connecticut sociologist Ruth Braunstein, Richard L. Wood from the University of New Mexico and Brad R

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Filed under: Videos , Baloncesto , NCAA Fotos NCAA Es la semana culminante de la temporada 2012 del baloncesto colegial NCAA . Tras un marzo de locura este fin de semana llega el ‘Final Four’, un ‘póker’ de los mejores por la gloria a nivel nacional.

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Edgar Malagón | MEDIOTIEMPO (Corresponsal) Estadio Víctor Manuel Reyna, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, sábado 14 de Enero del 2012 El defensa argentino salió expulsado del encuentro ante Guadalajara Para el defensa Miguel Martínez el arbitraje se ha equivocado últimamente contra Jaguares y en su caso no debió ser expulsado al 74’ tras una segunda amarilla en el duelo que Chiapas derrotó 3-1 a Chivas. El árbitro Miguel Ángel Flores le mostró la primera amarilla al 65’ por un conato de bronca entre el defensa y el atacante Marco Fabián y luego lo expulsó al 77’ tras mostrarle el segundo cartón amarillo por una falta

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Jonathan Collazo | MEDIOTIEMPO (Enviado) Estadio Hidalgo, sábado 14 de Enero del 2012 El Campeón del Mundo Sub-17 se estrenó con dos goles en Primera Landín volvió a meter un gol en el futbol mexicano después de dos años Tan sólo 21 minutos le bastaron al Campeón del Mundo con el Tri Sub-17, Marco Bueno para hacer sus primeros dos goles en Primera División y de paso darle los tres puntos al Pachuca, en la victoria 3-1 sobre los Camoteros del Puebla. El surgido de las Fuerzas Básicas de los Tuzos entró de cambio al minuto 69 y respondió a la confianza del técnico Efraín Flores, con dos tantos que le dieron su primer triunfo al club hidalguense en el Clausura 2012.   Pachuca, impulsado por su afición, intentó ser ofensivo los primeros minutos del partido, pero los jugadores de adelante carecieron de imaginación para generar peligro en la portería de Alexandro Álvarez.

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Filed under: NFL Entrenador de New Orleans, Sean Payton, se someterá a cirugía este lunes después de desgarrarse el ligamento y sufrir una fractura de la tibia de su pierna izquierda tras una colisión en la banca durante el juego de los Saints con Tampa Bay, en la NFL .

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