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Hurricane Katrina (2005)

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  • Hugh Ambrose dies at 48; author of WWII history 'The Pacific'

    Hugh Ambrose, a historian who wrote the best-selling World War II history "The Pacific" and served as a consultant when it was turned into an Emmy-award winning HBO miniseries, has died at age 48.
  • Unpermitted Florida gun owners get exemption for hurricanes

    Unpermitted Florida gun owners get exemption for hurricanes
    Florida gun owners who don't have a concealed weapons permit can now take their firearms with them while fleeing a hurricane. Not that it's been a big problem in Florida in the past. No one can cite an example of a gun owner being arrested while...

    Floods in vulnerable Houston no surprise, despite controls

    The flooding, property damage and loss of life as torrential rains this week hit the Houston area should be no surprise. "It happens fairly frequently," said Sam Brody, director of Texas A&M University's Center for Beaches and Shores. "Houston is the No....

    Forecasters predict slow hurricane season

    MIAMI With the 10th anniversary of one of the worst storms to ever hit U.S. shores approaching, federal forecasters on Wednesday warily predicted a slow hurricane season for 2015 but also cautioned coastal residents to be ready. Forecasters said they...

    Historian, author of 'The Pacific' Hugh Ambrose dies at 48

    Hugh Ambrose, who wrote the World War II history "The Pacific" after years of researching for his father, the renowned historian Stephen Ambrose, has died at age 48. Ambrose died of cancer Saturday in Helena, sister Stephenie Ambrose Tubbs said Tuesday....