Hurricane Katrina

(AP Photo)

Studies tie stress from storms, war to heart risks

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stress does bad things to the heart. New studies have found higher rates of cardiac problems in veterans with PTSD, New Orleans residents six years after Katrina and Greeks struggling through financial turmoil.

03/10/2013

2013 Super Bowl

Documents: Officials worried about Superdome power

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Concerned the Superdome might not be able to handle the energy needed for its first Super Bowl since Hurricane Katrina, officials spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on upgrades to decayed utility lines.

02/05/2013

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

(AP Photo)

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

(AP Photo)

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

(AP Photo)

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

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