Hurricane Katrina

Operation Photo Rescue

Snapshots of Sandy: Group restores victims’ photos

NEW YORK (AP) — Of all the images of Superstorm Sandy’s destruction, the ones that linger for Florence Catania are the torn, stained pictures that hung on her walls.

02/04/2013

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin

Ex-New Orleans mayor charged with bribery, fraud

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was indicted Friday on 21 corruption charges including wire fraud, bribery and money laundering.

01/18/2013

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Stormy issue of Sandy aid settles down in House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The political tempest stirred up by Superstorm Sandy appears to have moved on after wreaking havoc among congressional Republicans divided over how much aid to allocate to the victims.

01/16/2013

Super Bowl

Super Bowl ads selling for more than $4 million

NEW YORK (AP) — Super Bowl ads have sold for more than $4 million for some 30-second spots for this year’s game. All the commercials for the NFL championship Feb. 3 in New Orleans are sold out, CBS Corp. CEO Leslie Moonves said Tuesday.

01/08/2013

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House approves $9.7 billion in Sandy flood aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than two months after Superstorm Sandy struck, the House on Friday overwhelmingly approved $9.7 billion to pay flood insurance claims for the many home and business owners flooded out by the storm.

01/04/2013

Hurricane Sandy: the Superstorm

Senate approves $60.4 billion Sandy aid bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has approved a $60.4 billion emergency spending package for Hurricane Sandy recovery. The 61-33 vote Friday sends the measure to the House, where the bill faces uncertain prospects.

12/28/2012

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Amid Newtown tragedy, scam artists creep in

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The family of Noah Pozner was mourning their 6-year-old who was killed in the Newtown school massacre when their sorrow was compounded by outrage.

12/19/2012

Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush to lead National Constitution Center

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – It might not be the White House, but former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will follow in his father’s footsteps as head of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.

12/06/2012

Rubble cleanup a massive task in NY, NJ

NEW YORK (AP) – Enormous piles of wreckage now dot the coastline in New Jersey and New York as work crews haul away the huge amount of rubble created by Superstorm Sandy. Three weeks in, […]

11/20/2012

Claims about flood-damaged cars aren't true

DETROIT (AP) — In the days since Superstorm Sandy, an alarming prediction has flashed across the Internet: Hundreds of thousands of flood-damaged vehicles will inundate the nation’s used-car market, and buyers might not be told […]

11/08/2012

Follow Chris Paul to help contribute to Sandy relief

Here is an easy way to help contribute to the Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. Clippers guard Chris Paul will donate $1 to the relief for the first 10,000 new Twitter followers to his CP3 Cares […]

11/05/2012

Lights in lower Manhattan, misery in outer regions

NEW YORK (AP) — The lights were back on Saturday in lower Manhattan, prompting screams of sweet relief from residents who had been plunged into darkness for nearly five days by Superstorm Sandy. But that […]

11/04/2012

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