A 270-foot (82-meter) construction crane — one of two still looming over the multistory building — also was dangerously unstable, fire officials said.
Poitier's nephew said that there has been no news of his relatives, including his children and sister Barbara
The New Orleans Saints quarterback has defended himself saying he was not aware of video-maker Focus on the Family's stance on gay rights.
US presidents have always found natural disasters tricky. While the likes of LBJ, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama handled their repercussions well, incumbents like George W Bush and Donald Trump have had ordinary records.
CBS's Gayle King interviewed Michelle Obama at the Essence Festival in New Orleans and asked the former FLOTUS about her life before she moved into the White House
The 'Blue Lives Matter' flag honoring the law enforcement outside the Colorado detention center was spray-painted with the words 'Abolish ICE'
The danger to New Orleans — bound by the Mississippi River on its south side, Lake Pontchartrain on its north side and tributaries leading into the nearby Gulf of Mexico on the east — is threefold: storm surges from the sea, rain from the sky and water from the rising river if the levees fail
The storm was associated with a broad area of disturbed weather in the Gulf that forecasters said was on track to strengthen into a hurricane by the weekend. The system was expected to become a tropical depression by Thursday morning, a tropical storm by Thursday night and a hurricane on Friday.
In a stark reminder of gender disparity in the field of medicine, men and women in healthcare strongly associate men with career/surgery, and women with family and family medicine
Obama, who is a published author and mother to Sasha and Malia Obama, was the first black woman to serve as the First Lady of the United States.
The study cautions that if emissions remain on their current path, the melting ice from Greenland alone could contribute as much as 24 feet to global sea level rise by the year 3000, which would put much of San Francisco, Los Angeles, New Orleans and other cities under water
Curtis Anthony has brought a lawsuit against Boeing for fostering a "racially hostile" work environment at its plant in North Charleston, South Carolina.
After 25 years living under the shadow of one of the nation’s most notorious murder cases, Simpson says his life now is fine.
Her autopsy showed no signs of any other disease or drugs except for THC. Experts, however, are still skeptical about the coroner's conclusions
Chase's determination propelled her from a small-town Louisiana upbringing to a celebrated chef who authored cookbooks, appeared on cooking shows and fed civil rights greats such as Thurgood Marshall and Martin Luther King Jr. Well into her 90s
The husband and wife duo were among a group of five charged in 2018 documents which detail the horrifying abuse that the 22-year-old victim was subjected to at their Louisiana home
Christopher Tapps, a 40-year-old man, was convicted and spent 20 years in prison for the crime even though his DNA samples did not link him to the murder and rape of Angie Dodge. He was freed in 2017 with the help of the Idaho Innocence Project after he was put behind bars in 1998
According to the young girl's family, she is now safe and will return home soon. However, they hold the 47-year-old man responsible for the girl's disappearance
The Texas 7 escaped from John B. Connally Unit on December 13, 2000. Six of them were captured after a month; the seventh killed himself before being captured.
35-year-old Brandi Froeba was arrested for second-degree murder in the 2018 death of her six-week-old daughter Daisy Marie Froeba who tested positive for methamphetamine
Officers stationed nearby responded to the scene as soon as they heard gunshots and apprehended the suspect without further casualties
The Department of Justice said that the woman, identified as Pamela Taylor, falsely registered for more than $18,000 in FEMA disaster relief for the 2016 flood in West Virginia
According to the statistics released by the physician, it showed that Trump, who measures in at a height at 6-foot-3, had gained four pounds since his last physical test results were released in July 2018
According to Time's John Walcott, Trump displays a "lack of curiosity about the world which is different from other presidents"
Age may have changed the color of the ex Beatles' hair, but has not stopped him from exploring his boundless musical talent.
Leading the cheers for the LA Rams against the New England Patriots at Super Bowl LIII, Quinton Peron and Napoleon Jinnies are set to garner national attention on February 3
After the success of her book 'Becoming', Michelle's bid will echo that of Barack Obama who first ran for president a year after the release of his book 'The Audacity of Hope'
The teen was served 12 drinks, including 3 tequila shots, in under six hours. The bar reportedly doesn't have a license to sell anything apart from beer and wine.
Dinesh took aim at Michelle after her appearance in London for her book tour and posted an article about her quote while mocking her thesis.
Dole, who was once Bush senior's political rival, described the war hero as a 'cherished servant leader' who 'answered the call to serve whenever the nation needed him'
17-year-old Jontrell Robinson,18-year-old Edwin Cottrell, and another unidentified 15-year-old have been arrested in connection with the death of 49-year-old Jeannot Franco Plessy
The World War II hero is also recognized for his unique ability to navigate the uncertainty which the White House faced after Soviet Union's disintegration.
Michelle also refused to judge whether the First Lady was doing a good job with her role and responsibilities
Jermon Bushrod revealed that his week-old baby daughter had passed away and that there were some 'issues' before she was born
Students at Moody High School have apologized for taking a controversial photo of six white male students in cowboy boots standing on an African-American student lying face down
Federal Emergency Management Agency had created a simulation of a fictional 'Hurricane Cora' barreling into southeast Virginia it revealed unfathomable destruction
After several Twitter users destroyed their Nike merchandise earlier this week, Kenner Mayor E Ben Zahn III ordered removal of all Nike products from city's recreational facilities
Maloney, the ex-Republican Committee of Beaver County’s (RCBC) secretary, caused outrage on social media because of her post on Facebook, under the name Carla Belich Fueller.
Shanann Watts had been diagnosed with lupus, an autoimmune disease that attacks healthy tissues and causes fertility problems and high-risk pregnancies
The 34-year-old mother had recently enjoyed major success in her career, and her life boasted a new Lexus and paid trips to Mexico and the Dominican Republic
The GOP Senate nominee's spokesperson also threatened to boycott New Orleans last year after the city decided to remove its confederate monuments.
The attorney apparently wants to see Trump out of office so badly that he's willing to take matters into his own hands
Audubon Zoo veterinarian Frank Burks told reporters Valerio, the jaguar, would not be euthanized despite the havoc it caused.
A growing number of parents are considering educating their children via homeschool after school safety concerns arising from mass school shootings across the country
Two women left a bar in New Orleans with a US marine to their residence and then, they were joined by the man's other uninvited friends. The marines have been charged of rape.
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