Proton therapy only works for specific types of cancer, but Louisiana officials are hopeful their centers will make the state a medical tourism destination.
By Joshua Barajas
The fatal shooting of Alton Sterling by a Baton Rouge police officer was captured on cell phone footage last summer.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
Two Republican senators said Monday that they'll propose legislation that lets states keep Obamacare or opt for a new program providing trimmed-down coverage.
By Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press
Kennedy had always been the runoff election's front-runner in a state that overwhelmingly supported Donald Trump.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said the money is needed for housing, economic development and public works after the August flooding caused more than $8.7 billion in damage.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Standing amid piles of waterlogged debris, President Barack Obama on Tuesday promised a sustained national effort to rebuild flood-ravaged southern Louisiana "even after the TV cameras leave" on a visit aimed in part at stemming campaign-season criticism that he's been…
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
The glow from his vacation on the Massachusetts island of Martha's Vineyard may fade sooner than expected, though. Obama gets back on the road Tuesday to comfort residents of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, a city hard-hit in recent weeks by natural…
By Michael D. Regan
Residents in Louisiana are beginning to return to their homes after torrential rains caused devastating flooding across the state. More than 80,000 people have applied for aid through FEMA and 4,000 people who lost their homes remain in shelters.
In our news wrap Friday, the CDC warned pregnant women to avoid traveling to Florida’s Miami Beach in light of the recent Zika outbreak there. Officials say mosquitoes are now transmitting the virus in the tourist destination; five local cases…
As the Louisiana flooding begins to subside, the state looks toward rebuilding. The disaster affected over 20 parishes, including areas outside flood zones -- meaning residents there do not have flood insurance. William Brangham speaks with Billy Nungesser, Louisiana's lieutenant…
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