This week on the Coastal News Roundup: a newish technology called environmental DNA , how sea level rise threatens internet infrastructure, and what we can learn from the alligator amid proposed changes to the Endangered Species Act. Environmental reporters Sara Sneath and Joan Meiners from Nola.com | The Times-Picayune talk about the week in coastal news.
This week on The Reading Life: Susan talks with University of New Orleans English professor Anne Boyd Rioux, author of “Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy: The Story of Little Women and Why It Still Matters," as that venerable novel celebrates its 150th birthday - and Susan also talks with Chris Smith of the Jefferson Parish Library, about a self-publishing seminar on Saturday, August 25th.
In a series of tweets over the weekend, President Trump responded to a story published in The New York Times, that detailed extensive cooperation between White House counsel Donald McGahn, and the inquiry by special counsel Robert Mueller into obstruction of justice and possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. In a tweet Saturday night, President Trump said he allowed and encouraged McGahn's cooperation with the special counsel. "In addition we readily gave over one million...
FOOD & DINING
When it comes to dining around New Orleans, it’s possible that the worst of times can also be the best of times.
No, this is not a tale of two cities. It’s the story of one hot city, our own, going through its all-too-predictable slow summer season.