It's only November, but some students and families are already thinking about the next school year. That's because OneApp – the city's school enrollment process – launched today. Students entering the public school system for the first time or hoping to transfer to a new school can review their options and submit one application with their top choices.
Bill Gates is keynote speaker at American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene conference in New Orleans.
Thousands of scientists from around the world jammed into a New Orleans hotel ballroom to hear remarks by former Microsoft President Bill Gates about medical advances his foundation is funding to stop contagious diseases. Some who could not attend were also cheered by their colleagues.
A federal appeals court in New Orleans has scheduled arguments for December on a challenge to President Barack Obama's health care act.
In this case, opponents of the act say it is unconstitutional because it imposes a tax — and all tax bills must originate in the House. They contend that the Affordable Care Act originated in the Senate.
A federal judge in Texas rejected the suit in January, ruling that raising revenue was not the overarching purpose of the bill.
Medical conference set for New Orleans on tropical diseases.
As the nation grapples with containing the Ebola virus, thousands of medical experts are traveling to New Orleans next week to discuss the response. Louisiana health officials are asking anyone who has recently traveled to a region affected by Ebola to cancel their visit.