Sep 15, 2016

Obama to declare new marine reserve at Oceans summit

U.S. President Barack Obama was to announce the creation of a new marine reserve on Thursday as Washington hosted a major world summit on protecting the planet’s oceans. The American leader was to address the first day of the Our Oceans meeting, where ministers ...

Sep 13, 2016

WWII vet fetes 107th year with party in Big Easy

When Lawrence Brooks joined the military, it was still segregated. Yet the 107-year-old African-American World War II veteran has lived long enough not only to see that change, but to see a black commander-in-chief too. Brooks, a New Orleans resident, Monday celebrated his 107th ...