Hurricane Katrina

Analysts say Sandy unlikely to damage US economy

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Hurricane Sandy has already caused the cancelation of thousands of flights, stranding travers. Insurers are expecting to have to pay up to $5 billion. Retailers are expecting smaller sales. But for […]

10/29/2012

Beyonce set for Super Bowl halftime show

NEW YORK (AP) – All the single ladies will be watching the upcoming Super Bowl along with football lovers – that’s because Beyonce is the halftime show performer. NFL confirmed the news Tuesday afternoon after […]

10/16/2012

Today in History for September 15 (video)

Highlights of this day in history: Four black girls killed in a church blast in Alabama; President George W. Bush vows massive rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina; Nazi Germany adopts Nuremberg laws; Agatha Christie and Oliver […]

09/15/2012

Today in History, September 13 (video)

Highlights of this day in history: Israel and the Palestinians sign a major accord; President George W. Bush takes responsibility for the federal response to Hurricane Katrina; Attica prison uprising ends; Rapper Tupac Shakur dies. […]

09/13/2012

In southern La., residents blame levees for floods

LAPLACE, La. (AP) – At the urging of residents who have long felt forgotten in the shadow of more densely populated New Orleans, the Army Corps of Engineers says it will look into whether the […]

09/06/2012

Misery in La. as Isaac flooding leaves power out

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Isaac sloshed north into the central U.S. on Friday after flooding stretches of Louisiana and knocking out power, leaving entire water-logged neighborhoods without lights, air conditioning or clean water. It will […]

08/31/2012

Rescues as Isaac floods outside New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Isaac poured unrelenting rain Thursday, flooding areas north and south of New Orleans even as the city’s fortified defenses held and forcing officials to launch speedy evacuation and rescue efforts in […]

08/30/2012

Isaac downgraded but still causing havoc

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Newly downgraded Tropical Storm Isaac plodded its way across Louisiana on Wednesday, inundating parts of a mostly rural area southeast of New Orleans, while in the city, on the seventh anniversary […]

08/29/2012

Officials may breach levee as Isaac storms inland

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – New Orleans residents are facing a dusk-to-dawn curfew as Hurricane Isaac continues to drench the Crescent City. Mayor Mitch Landrieu issued the curfew as Isaac lashed the city on the seven-year […]

08/29/2012

Isaac spins into New Orleans on slow slog inland

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Hurricane Isaac began a slow, drenching slog inland from the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, pushing water over a rural Louisiana levee and stranding some people in homes and cars as […]

08/29/2012

Pair convicted in Calif. for investment scam

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – Two men have been convicted by a California jury of conspiring to defraud a wealthy investor out of $1 billion in a high-yield investment scam. William Ferry and Dennis Clinton […]

08/28/2012

Before and after: New Orleans since Katrina

(AP) — Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005, bringing death, destruction and despair. Entire neighborhoods were wiped out, about 80 percent of the city was underwater and 1,800 people were killed. […]

08/27/2012

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