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Hurricane Katrina (2005)

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  • Reclaiming Joy, In Honor Of Newtown Victims

    Reclaiming Joy, In Honor Of Newtown Victims
    In Oyster Shell Park, where trucks on a recent November morning dropped crates of playground equipment as shovels hit the ground, 6-year-old Lauren Wyatt knelt and pressed her small hands mightily into a wet, gray slab of concrete. Her handprint and the...
  • Tropical Storm Karen stalls, landfall expected tonight

    Tropical Storm Karen stalls, landfall expected tonight
    After churning through the Gulf of Mexico for the last three days, Tropical Storm Karen stalled off the coast of Louisiana on Saturday afternoon after it weakened overnight. The National Weather Service expects the storm to resume its path toward the...
  • Check It Out: The audacity of reading about hope

    Hope inspires us to keep on plugging away and is more than just a wish that something will suddenly change. It is an expectation that things will work out for the best. Hope motivates us to seek active solutions to problems and make positive changes...
  • Powerful Cyclone Phailin forces massive evacuations in India

    Powerful Cyclone Phailin forces massive evacuations in India
    NEW DELHI -- India was battered by a massive cyclone Saturday as nearly half a million people evacuated to shelters in vulnerable coastal and low-lying areas amid power outages, large storm surges and canceled trains and flights. Officials said...
  • Ruth Benerito dies at 97; chemist helped develop wrinkle-resistant cotton

    Her name graces no labels, but millions wear Ruth Benerito creations daily. A government chemist, Benerito led a team that helped create wrinkle-resistant cotton — an innovation that spared homemakers hours of ironing and breathed new life into an...
  • Brain-eating amoeba in water causes high anxiety in Louisiana parish

    Brain-eating amoeba in water causes high anxiety in Louisiana parish
    Officials traced the death of a 4-year-old Mississippi boy in August to a day spent playing on a Slip 'n Slide in a New Orleans suburb. Cause of death: a rare, brain-eating amoeba. At first, officials thought the amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, had been...
  • 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...
  • Affordable housing at risk

    Affordable housing at risk
    America is in the midst of an affordable housing crisis — Baltimore, too. Ten million families are paying more than 50 percent of their monthly income on rent, a severe cost burden that leaves little for food and other necessities. Over 32,000...
  • Misoverestimating George W. Bush

    Misoverestimating George W. Bush
    It will be many years yet before historians can make their full assessment of the presidency of George W. Bush, but we have a sneaking suspicion their conclusions will not be nearly as generous as the puffery that has accompanied the opening of his...