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Former Louisiana governor Blanco gravely ill with cancer

In an open letter to the people of Louisiana, Kathleen Blanco details her fight against metastasized ocular melanoma.

Quiet New Mexico town tries to make sense of violence after school shooting

Shootings don't happen in places like Aztec, N.M., everyone said.

16 Netflix holiday family specials to watch

2017 content includes the new 'Trolls Holiday Special' and seasonal favorites like 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas'

No. 21 Washington State dismisses top receiver Tavares Martin Jr.

Martin led the Cougars with 70 receptions and nine touchdowns during the regular season