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File photo of an oil rig fire in the Gulf of Mexico. (credit: Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class(SW) Jeffery Tilghman Williams/Released/Getty Images)

Fire On Coastal Louisiana Oil Platform Extinguished

A fire that burned for more than a day on an oil production platform off Louisiana’s coast was extinguished early Saturday, the Coast Guard said.


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New Orleans Woman Killed Her Two Children, Then Herself, Say Police

Neighbors say Michelle McCullum was going through marital and career problems.


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Lawyer: Louisiana Gun Case Against Robert Durst Dropped

By dropping the state case, Louisiana clears the way for a federal prosecution on similar charges.


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Best Waterfront Destinations In The US

Most every popular destination in America shares something in common — a waterfront setting.


Actor Michiel Huisman attends the premiere of HBO's 'Game of Thrones' Season 5 at San Francisco Opera House on March 23, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Getting To Know Michiel Huisman, Hollywood’s Dutch Leading Man

If you’ve watched television in the last two years, chances are you’ve seen the tall, muscular man with long, brunette-colored hair and a Dutch accent.


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Robert Durst Pleads Not Guilty To Firearm Charges

The millionaire murder suspect entered a not guilty plea on weapons charges in New Orleans.


Robert Durst poses for a mugshot photo after being arrested and detained last month in New Orleans. (Photo by Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office via Getty Images)

Hearing In Millionaire Robert Durst Weapons Case Delayed

A Louisiana judge delayed a weapons charge hearing in the case of murder suspect Robert Durst after FBI agents failed to show up.


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Best Romantic Springtime Destinations In The US

Springtime is one of the best times of the year to visit a romantic destination in America.


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Mardis Gras Kicks Off In New Orleans

Revelers are marching through the streets of New Orleans to celebrate the day before Lent begins for millions of Catholics around the world.


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Top Spring Break 2015 Destinations Near Houston For College Students

College students go to school mostly to learn but everyone needs a break from the daily grind. Spring break represents the perfect excuse to close the books and forget about school for a while at these nearby destinations.