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Hurricane Katrina (2005)

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  • Curfews, like Ferguson's, enacted more often across U.S. in recent years

    Curfews, like Ferguson's, enacted more often across U.S. in recent years
    Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's announcement of a curfew from midnight to 5 a.m. is a tactic that has been used more frequently in recent years as American cities have grappled with civil unrest or natural disasters. Nixon's curfew announcement came after...
  • Conscious leadership in public safety [Commentary]

    Conscious leadership in public safety [Commentary]
    The response to crises such as the 9/11 attacks, the Boston Marathon bombings or the landslide that collapsed a Baltimore street this spring inevitably elevate the public consciousness of the professionalism and courage of police, firefighters and other...
  • MacArthur Foundation names 2014 fellows

    MacArthur Foundation names 2014 fellows
    From poets and playwrights to psychologists and computer scientists, the MacArthur Foundation on Tuesday night unveiled its list of 2014 fellows. Among the 21 fellows is Jennifer Eberhardt, 49, a social psychologist from Stanford University. Eberhardt...
  • Garth Brooks poised for concert comeback in Chicago

    Garth Brooks poised for concert comeback in Chicago
    Garth Brooks took to ABC-TV’s “Good Morning America” on Thursday to announce a new … announcement. The country superstar teased a news conference he’s holding in Rosemont, Ill., on Thursday, where he will reveal more...
  • Stars and Science Align for Stand Up To Cancer

    In the late afternoon of Sept. 5, celebrities, researchers and others interested in fighting for our health merged at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood for the fourth biennial fundraiser for Stand Up To Cancer - an event that executive producer Gwyneth...
  • Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie married in France

    Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie married in France
    Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, Hollywood's first couple, married in France over the weekend following a two-year engagement, ending nearly a decade of fevered tabloid speculation over whether "Brangelina" would ever tie the knot. Pitt, 50, and Jolie, 39,...
  • The Cowsills: One big — not always happy — musical family

    The Cowsills: One big — not always happy — musical family
    Like scores of adolescent boys who grew up in the 1960s, the Cowsill brothers wanted to be like the Beatles. But after developing their musical abilities, gaining popularity and a legendary music executive's attention, they ended up being more like a...
  • There's a post-Katrina joie de vivre in New Orleans

    There's a post-Katrina joie de vivre in New Orleans
    In a traditional New Orleans jazz funeral, mourners follow a brass band playing dirges. When they leave the cemetery, the music changes tempo — "Oh, when the saints go marchin' in" — and everyone dances, celebrating the deceased and the gift...
  • New idea to kill hurricanes: wind turbines

    New idea to kill hurricanes: wind turbines
    After dozens of nonsensical proposals to kill hurricanes with everything from nuclear bombs to cat litter, finally an idea that might work: Enormous wind turbines placed offshore from storm vulnerable cities. But costs in the trillions and environmental...
  • 'Hours' review: Honor amid unpleasantness

    'Hours' review: Honor amid unpleasantness
    ** (out of four) It’s worth recognizing that “Hours” was scheduled for release Friday well before the shocking death of its star, Paul Walker, on Nov. 30. The film isn’t cashing in on tragedy; it’s merely an example of a...
  • 'Hours' was Paul Walker's attempt at reinventing himself

    'Hours' was Paul Walker's attempt at reinventing himself
    It seemed like the right place to meet: the Polo Lounge, home of the power lunch for Hollywood's elite. But when Paul Walker and first-time director Eric Heisserer showed up at the Beverly Hills Hotel haunt in 2011, they quickly felt out of place among...