Louisiana

Hurricane Laura Pounds Louisiana Coastline

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Hurricane Laura pounded the Gulf Coast with ferocious wind and torrential rain and unleashed a wall of seawater that could push 40 miles inland as the Category 4 storm roared ashore Thursday in Louisiana near the Texas border. At least one person was killed.

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA - AUGUST 27: A street is seen strewn with debris and downed power lines after Hurricane Laura passed through the area on August 27, 2020 in Lake Charles, Louisiana . The hurricane hit with powerful winds causing extensive damage to the city. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

GOP Sen. Kennedy: Roberts ‘Flip-Flopped’

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “The Story,” Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) accused Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts of flip-flopping by ruling in favor of striking down Louisiana’s abortion statute after he voted

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Louisiana Abortion Clinic Law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a Louisiana law regulating abortion clinics, reasserting a commitment to abortion rights over fierce opposition from dissenting conservative justices in the first big abortion case of the Trump era.

Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts and Supreme Court Associate Justice Elena Kagan arrive before President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)