Health department investigating Hepatitis A outbreak in Louisiana

The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) announced Tuesday the Louisiana Office of Public Health is investigating an outbreak of hepatitis A virus (HAV) infections.

Funding government without border wall appears back on table

The White House set the tone Tuesday when press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders indicated that Trump doesn't want to shut down the government, though just last week he said he'd be "proud" to do so. 7OFGIPMNMVAAVP5AT5RUPMYKZY
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  Report skewers VA for neglecting suicide prevention outreach

The report shows a lack of leadership from the Trump administration is directly impacting the VA’s ability to reach suicidal veterans.

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  Officials restore gas service to most customers in Gonzales, Geismar after wreck

A spokesperson for Atmos Energy says the company has restored gas service to over 900 affected customers in Ascension Parish after a crash Monday morning ruptured a gas line.
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  Elon Musk unveils prototype for underground highways

Elon Musk unveiled an experimental tunnel that aims to ease traffic congestion in major cities.

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White House pulls back from shutdown threat over wall funds

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Report: Facebook allowed companies to access users’ private messages in special partnerships, among other abilities

A New York Times report highlighted one particularly invasive example in which Netflix, Spotify and the Royal Bank of Canada were given the ability to read, write and delete the private messages of users.

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LSU looks to land top 10 recruiting class as early signing period begins

Brees named a starter in the NFL Pro Bowl

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The New Orleans Saints are back on top of the latest AP Pro32 poll

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  In bipartisan act, Senate passes criminal justice reform bill with overwhelming support

The bill, The First Step Act, is also expected to pass the House and be signed into law by President Donald Trump.

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