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Judges Toss Out Texas' New Redistricting Maps

A federal appeals court has thrown out Texas' redistricting plan, barely two months before the November election. Carrie Johnson talks to Melissa Block about ruling.

Remembering Katrina, Louisianans Prepare For Isaac

Melissa Block talks to Louisiana shrimp boat captain Acy Cooper about how he's preparing for Hurricane Isaac.

Gulf Coast Residents Brace For Hurricane Isaac

Debbie Elliott has spent the day driving along the Mississippi coast as people prepare for Isaac. The storm has dumped heavy rain across the area. She speaks with Audie Cornish from Gulfport, Mississippi.

New Orleans Says It's Ready For Hurricane Isaac

As Isaac comes ashore in Louisiana, its unrelenting winds and rains are punishing the parishes closest to the Gulf of Mexico. During Hurricane Katrina, Saint Bernard and Plaquemines were particularly hard hit.

While Campaigning, Obama Keeps Eye On Isaac

With the GOP convention about to get under way, President Obama is on the road this week. He made the first of three stops to college campuses this morning. Scott Horsley was there and talks to Audie Cornish.

Texas Senate Candidate Ted Cruz A Rising GOP Star

Ted Cruz, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Texas, is scheduled to speak Tuesday at the Republican National Convention.

Judge Rules American's Death In Gaza An Accident

A judge in Israel has rejected a suit to re-open the case of Rachel Corrie, the pro-Palestinian, American activist who was crushed to death by an Israeli army bulldozer during a protest in the Gaza Strip almost a decade ago. Her parents, from Washington State, were devastated by the ruling.