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Hurricane Katrina (2005)

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Top Hurricane Katrina (2005) Articles

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  • Woodbine-based horse farm aids distressed animals

    Woodbine-based horse farm aids distressed animals
    When a deadly earthquake struck Haiti in 2010, and Hurricane Katrina hit Louisiana seven years ago, humans weren't the only creatures in distress. Countless horses and other animals also needed help, and emergency teams from the Woodbine-based Days End...
  • Hurricane Camille made history 40 years ago

     
    Forty years ago tomorrow, the most powerful storm ever to visit the U.S. mainland crashed ashore along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Nearly everything in Camille's path, along the coast from Biloxi west to the Alabama state line, was reduced to splinters......
  • When will we ever learn?

     
    Every time a big hurricane comes ashore and knocks out electric service for a few days or weeks, lots of smart, prepared residents break out (or buy) generators, crank them up and switch their juice back on.Good for them. The......
  • Former New Orleans Mayor Nagin to appeal bribery conviction

    NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, who led the city during Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and was sentenced last week to 10 years in prison in a corruption case, filed a notice on Tuesday that he will appeal his conviction on bribery...
  • 'Photo op' gaffe reveals Obama's tin ear

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama's comment that "I'm not interested in photo ops" about the border crisis during last week's visit to Texas was akin to your neighborhood pup not being interested in chasing squirrels. Particularly in today's social-media...
  • U.S. classrooms prepare for flood as migrants become pupils

    U.S. classrooms prepare for flood as migrants become pupils
    The record flood of Central American children crossing the U.S. border is stretching funds and setting off improvisation at public schools. While politicians spend the summer fighting over how to turn back the tide, school leaders across the country are...
  • C. Ray Nagin, former New Orleans mayor, sentenced to 10 years in prison

    Former New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin, who portrayed himself as a straight-talking anti-politician determined to clean up the city’s notoriously corrupt culture, was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other...
  • Gloucester volunteers prepare for disaster

    Gloucester volunteers prepare for disaster
    GLOUCESTER – Maryann Mitchell said after Hurricane Isabel devastated the area in 2003 all she could do was sit at her Gloucester home and wait. "I was a basket case," Mitchell said. "I vaguely remember the whole process. All I know is we were...
  • Aaron Brooks takes his place in New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame

    Aaron Brooks takes his place in New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame
    Archie Manning is already there, of course, and Drew Brees will be. They are the most highly regarded quarterbacks in New Orleans Saints history — the two-time Pro Bowler and the record-setting Super Bowl winner. But three decades after Manning,...
  • Since Sandy, a storm pattern of costly stumbles in New Jersey

    Since Sandy, a storm pattern of costly stumbles in New Jersey
    When New Jersey officials were ready to start rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy roared up the Atlantic Coast in October 2012, they were determined not to repeat the mistakes of disasters past. So Richard Constable III, head of the state Department of...
  • Barack Obama's presidency is spiraling downward

    Barack Obama's presidency is spiraling downward
    "Brownie, you're doing a heckuva job." That was George W. Bush's infamous compliment to Michael Brown, his then-director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. It came as New Orleans lay flooded after Hurricane Katrina in 2005, with thousands of...
  • John Fogerty joins Bruce Springsteen at New Orleans Jazz Fest

    Most performers playing the major music festivals have to shoehorn their normal shows into hourlong time slots, but not Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band. Playing Saturday at one of the longest-running American music festivals — the New...