Rebuilding New Orleans' Music Scene
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina inundated New Orleans, threatening to wash away its vibrant musical heritage along with its neighborhoods, the beat goes on. A project called Musicians' Village is helping to preserve the city's unique sound. VOA's Bronwyn Benito reports.
Police say no motive has been established in the killing of Darren Goforth, but that suspect Shannon Miles has a previous record
Storm flags over Cuba, could regain strength over Gulf of Mexico; death toll in Dominica, Haiti is 21
Democrats who have announced their candidacy for their party's nomination are in Minnesota for two-day meeting that began early Friday
U.S. presidential candidates have scheduled meetings this weekend with groups supporting their respective parties. Democratic hopefuls are in Minnesota to address the Democratic National Committee's annual summer meeting. Republican candidates are taking their campaign messages to supportive groups across the United States. VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports from Washington.
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