A creative teenager has found a novel way to embarrass and entertain his younger brother when he gets home from school.
Kathleen Blanco, the former governor of Louisiana whose career was ended by Hurricane Katrina, has died of cancer at the age of 76.
Tornado and flash flood warnings remain in place across the US Gulf Coast even though Tropical Depression Barry failed to unleash catastrophic flooding which had been predicted in Louisiana.
Weakened but still potent, Barry inundated the Gulf Coast but appeared unlikely to deluge New Orleans as it continued its slow advance.
A huge storm forecasters warn is carrying “off the chart” amounts of moisture has made landfall on the US Gulf coast.
A storm forecasters warn is carrying “off the chart” amounts of moisture is slowly crawling towards shore along the US Gulf coast, having already caused widespread power cuts.
Louisiana residents have boarded up buildings as they braced for torrential rain and strong winds from a strengthening Tropical Storm Barry.
Tropical Storm Barry is closing in on Louisiana and could trigger severe flooding in and around New Orleans.