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14 places in the US only locals know how to pronounce

Many place names are pronounced differently by locals and outsiders. There's no better way to give yourself away as an outsider than by mispronouncing places like New Orleans, Oregon, and Detroit.
People walk by a downtown marina among debris a few hours after the eye of Hurricane Nate came ashore on October 8, 2017 in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. Hurricane Nate made its second landfall along the north Mississippi Gulf Coast as a category 1 hurricane Sunday before weakening to a tropical storm.

Nate is downgraded to a tropical depression after making US landfall twice

Hurricane Nate killed at least 22 people across Central America. It became a Category 1 storm late Friday night.

How the devastation of Hurricane Harvey compares with Hurricane Katrina

August 29 marks the 12th anniversary of when Hurricane Katrina made landfall on New Orleans, and when Harvey began sweeping over Louisiana.

Harvey will make a second ‘landfall’ on Wednesday — here’s what it could mean for Texas and Louisiana

The remnants of Harvey have regained moisture in the Gulf of Mexico, and a new wave of rain threatens to flood more parts of the southern US.

Another major police department blasted Trump’s comments on being ‘too nice’ to suspects

"This is not a binary choice of either protecting the public or protecting a person's rights," New Orleans police chief Michael Harrison said.

New Orleans mayor: Let go of a ‘false narrative of history’ and stop glorifying Confederate past

The mayor of New Orleans called on the city's residents to let go of a "false narrative of history."

Major tornadoes have slammed New Orleans and other parts of Louisiana

Several tornadoes struck Louisiana Tuesday, including in New Orleans East. The National Weather Services continues to issue warnings across the state.

Here’s what 200 pounds of cocaine worth $18 million looks like

Here's what 200 pounds of cocaine worth $18 million looks like

Eye-opening photos show how New Orleans is still struggling 10 years after the costliest natural disaster in US history

In the last decade, there's been a lot of rebuilding and a lot of heartache.

A photographer returned to New Orleans a decade after Hurricane Katrina to see what’s changed

Photographer Carlos Barria revisits the exact locations he documented when Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans ten years ago in 2005.