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Demolition expert to consult with leaders on crane support at Hard Rock site

One of the top demolition experts in the U.S. is coming to New Orleans to help explore what to do next with the partially collapsed Hard Rock Hotel. Mark Loizeaux, of Controlled Demolition Incorporated, confirmed with WDSU that he has been asked to consult on shoring up the two cranes that have become detached from…MORE

Euro 2020 qualifier between Bulgaria and England paused twice over racist abuse

Euro 2020 qualifier between Bulgaria and England paused twice over racist abuse

A Euro 2020 qualifier match between Bulgaria and England in Sofia was temporarily halted twice Monday night after apparently racist abuse was hurled at English players. England’s Football Association tweeted after the match that English players had been “subjected to abhorrent racist chanting” and that it would ask the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA)…MORE

A third of US Nobel Prize winners in chemistry, medicine and physics are immigrants

A third of US Nobel Prize winners in chemistry, medicine and physics are immigrants

They live in different places, work at different universities and dedicate their careers to studying different topics. But there’s one thing at least four of this year’s US Nobel Prize laureates share. They’re immigrants. That’s in keeping with a long-running trend, according to a recent report from the National Foundation for American Policy. Immigrants have…MORE

Evacuation zone extended as both cranes at Hard Rock site could collapse

Two days after the partial collapse of the Hard Rock Hotel construction site in downtown New Orleans, the search continues for a missing worker.WDSU has learned one of two workers still missing at the site is a New Orleans Police Department officer’s fiance. Fire Chief Tim McConnell warns there is still a risk of further…MORE

NBC News president skewers Ronan Farrow for ‘efforts to defame’ network

NBC News president skewers Ronan Farrow for ‘efforts to defame’ network

In an extraordinary new letter, NBC News president Noah Oppenheim says former employee Ronan Farrow is engaged in an “effort to defame NBC News.” Oppenheim says Farrow “is clearly motivated not by a pursuit of truth, but an axe to grind.” And he says Farrow’s new book “Catch and Kill” is “built on a series…MORE

A man saw a list of his town’s school lunch debt. So he paid the entire bill

A man saw a list of his town’s school lunch debt. So he paid the entire bill

One man in Jupiter, Florida, decided that he could make a difference in his town by paying off the lunch debt for every child in the system. It all started with a Facebook post. Angie Vyas-Knight, administrator of the “Jupiter Mamas” Facebook group, told CNN she was disgusted by national news stories about children who…MORE

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