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China’s economy is growing again. That’s good news for the rest of the world

China’s economy is growing again. That’s good news for the rest of the world

China’s economy is growing again after its worst three-month period in decades — a sign that could bode well for the global post-coronavirus recovery. The world’s second-largest economy grew 3.2% in the April-to-June period compared a year ago, according to government statistics released on Thursday. That’s better than the 2.5% growth that analysts polled by…MORE

NYPD chief and 3 officers injured following clash with protesters

NYPD chief and 3 officers injured following clash with protesters

Three New York Police Department officers sustained “serious injuries” following a clash with protesters on the Brooklyn Bridge Wednesday morning, according to a tweet from the department. “Three officers violently attacked by protesters crossing the Brooklyn Bridge,” the department said on its verified Twitter page. “The officers sustained serious injuries. This is not peaceful protest,…MORE

Happening now: Severe weather coverage from WDSU

WDSU is monitoring severe weather in the area.Watch the video above for live coverage and updates.Track radar right here.Keep up with local news, weather and current events with the WDSU app here. Sign up for our email newsletters to get breaking news right in your inbox. Click here to sign up!READ MORE:Happening now: Severe weather…MORE

New Orleans-area universities find unique ways to resume in-person classes this fall

Tulane University has started building 13 temporary classrooms on campus in an effort to allow students to receive in-person instruction while still social distancing.Chief Operating Officer Patrick Norton told WDSU that each structure will be able to house 50 to 80 students at a time. He said each student will be spaced 6 feet apart.”These…MORE

5 years after its Pluto flyby, New Horizons spacecraft forges ahead

5 years after its Pluto flyby, New Horizons spacecraft forges ahead

When NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft flew by Pluto five years ago this week, it captured detailed views of the mysterious icy dwarf planet on the edge of our solar system. Since then, data gathered about Pluto and its largest moon, Charon, have been used to gain insight about these planetary bodies 4 billion miles away…MORE

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