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Hurricane Katrina (2005)

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  • Houston voters skip nostalgia, reject measure to save Astrodome

    HOUSTON -- The Astrodome, once lauded as the "Eighth Wonder of the World," may soon be a landmark of the past. About 53% of voters Tuesday rejected a ballot measure that would have paid to renovate the country’s first air-conditioned domed...
  • Brown's solid approval rating may not translate into votes

    Brown's solid approval rating may not translate into votes
    SACRAMENTO — Jerry Brown may be the state's longest-serving governor, with a political resume that spans six decades, but California voters are ambivalent about the 75-year-old Democrat. More than half of those surveyed in a new USC Dornsife/Los...
  • Orlando author tackles teen sexuality, faith

    Orlando author tackles teen sexuality, faith
    Lindsay Moynihan has always liked to tell stories. The 28-year-old Orlando resident wrote her first novel in college — "I was a little homesick," she says — but it remains unpublished. Book number 2, though, is one of the first to be...
  • Dramas seem tailor made for screen, and that's problematic

    Dramas seem tailor made for screen, and that's problematic
    One of the downsides of our ascendant era of writerly TV drama — wherein networks are constantly luring away playwrights with big checks — is that new plays by young authors now often feel more like spec treatments or screenplays than juicy...
  • John "Jock" T. Menzies III, founder of aid network

    John "Jock" T. Menzies III, founder of aid network
    John T. "Jock" Menzies III, chairman of The Terminal Corp. and founder, president and chairman of American Logistics Aid Network, died Saturday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center after being injured in an accident at his Arnold home. He was 69. Mr....
  • Hurricane Katrina struck eight years ago

    Hurricane Katrina struck eight years ago
    The images of the destruction and death were the only thing on the news in the wake of Hurricane Katrina's Louisiana landfall eight years ago today. Katrina, which had formed on Aug. 23 and made its way across Florida as a Category 1 hurricane grew...
  • Psychic dictated messages from Brad Pitt and Colin Powell, witness testifies

    Psychic dictated messages from Brad Pitt and Colin Powell, witness testifies
    The witness bore no resemblance to actor Brad Pitt or former Secretary of State Colin Powell, but she testified Friday that she typed letters and emails that appeared to come from them and the messages were sent to best-selling romance novelist Jude...
  • Cliffs Notes on St. Thomas Aquinas opponent John Curtis Christian

    FORT LAUDERDALE – It’s rare that St. Thomas Aquinas’ football team can be considered an underdog in a game. While the Raiders are ranked higher than this week’s opponent, John Curtis Christian (La.), a case could me made for John...
  • Colorado flood rescue efforts by air, land reach epic proportions

    BOULDER, Colo. – Helicopters returned to the skies over Colorado on Monday as officials took advantage of a break in the weather to step up rescue efforts reminiscent of those in 2005 when Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans. It was drizzling...
  • 'Ingredients of a great story'

    'Ingredients of a great story'
    The Newseum Support Center does business in low-profile fashion inside a one-story structure in a knot of warehouses in North Laurel. But don’t dismiss its lack of curb appeal. Within its walls is a rich and vibrant stash of artifacts that,...
  • Tuesday marks 1,000 days at $3-plus per gallon of gas

    Tuesday marks 1,000 days at $3-plus per gallon of gas
    Tuesday will mark the nation's 1,000th straight day with the average cost of gasoline at or above $3 per gallon, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic. The streak is the longest on record, and the drivers' advocacy group said it will continue for another 1,...