Harvest Prude

Harvest is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute and a reporter for WORLD.

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Former governor of Louisiana dies

by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/19/19, 12:39 pm

The governor who led Louisiana during one of the state’s most devastating disasters died Sunday. Kathleen Blanco, who was 76 and had a protracted battle with cancer, died under hospice care in Lafayette, according to the office of current Gov. John Bel Edwards. Blanco had a rare eye cancer that she battled successfully in 2011. It later returned and spread to her liver. She announced she was undergoing treatment for incurable melanoma in December 2017.

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Actor Peter Fonda dies at 79

by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/19/19, 11:53 am

A countercultural icon from the 1960s died Friday. Actor Peter Fonda succumbed to complications related to lung cancer at his Los Angeles home, according to his family. He was 79. Fonda’s third wife, Margaret DeVogelaere, and a son, Justin, and daughter, Bridget, from his first marriage to Susan Brewer survive him.

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Greenland says it’s not for sale

by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/16/19, 12:20 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump has repeatedly discussed the idea of the United States acquiring Greenland with advisers and allies, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. The icy, semiautonomous Danish territory is the world’s largest island. Sources that have talked to the president about it say he wasn’t really serious about buying Greenland, but he brought it up enough times that it made them wonder.

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