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Hurricane Katrina (2005)

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Top Hurricane Katrina (2005) Articles

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  • New state archivist invites public to explore records

    — When David Carmicheal was growing up in rural Ohio, he asked his father to build him shelves so he could display his historic artifacts, the Civil War bullets and other objects he collected. Today, he has lots of shelves to manage — several...
  • What do you get if you map coming climate disasters? Hello, Pacific Northwest.

    What do you get if you map coming climate disasters? Hello, Pacific Northwest.
    During the 1930s, the Dust Bowl drove millions of people out of the Great Plains. Thousands of the residents who left New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina never went back. Not that many thousands of years ago, shifts in Ice Age glaciers drew people from...
  • Say, meow: Shelter staffs sharpen photo skills to spur pet adoption

    Say, meow: Shelter staffs sharpen photo skills to spur pet adoption
    Sprinkle was transfixed by the reindeer headband with the jingle bells. As the tortoiseshell kitten stared intently at the source of the sound, Ashton Keenan clicked away with a camera in one hand and the novelty antlers in the other, capturing the...
  • U.S. justice system makes it difficult to indict a cop

    U.S. justice system makes it difficult to indict a cop
    A grand jury decision not to indict a New York policeman over a fatal chokehold underscores how difficult it is to charge an officer in the United States, even when the tactic appears to contradict police department policy and is caught on video....
  • Mary Ann Mobley, actress and Miss America 1959, dies at 77

    Mary Ann Mobley, who stepped into the spotlight as the first Miss Mississippi to become Miss America and later hit the silver screen opposite Elvis Presley, has died. She was 77. She died Tuesday morning at her Beverly Hills home from complications of...
  • Government bungling, CIA-style

    Government bungling, CIA-style
    Anyone skeptical about entrusting ambitious tasks to the government was not stunned by the dismal rollout of the Affordable Care Act. It featured technical snafus, cost overruns and false advertising ("If you like your plan, you'll be able to keep it.")....
  • IW schools head Perera interviewing for New Orleans superintendent position

    IW schools head Perera interviewing for New Orleans superintendent position
    Two days after announcing her plans to resign from Isle of Wight County Schools' top spot, Superintendent Katrise Perera interviewed with the New Orleans Parish School Board. One school board member said he was "shocked" by the news, while another...
  • Hurricane center to offer new storm surge graphic

    Hurricane center to offer new storm surge graphic
    Beginning next year, the National Hurricane Center will offer an experimental graphic that will show which coastal areas could be inundated by dangerous flooding and subject to a storm surge watch or warning. The center, however, wouldn't actually be...
  • Century-old publishing house goes to auction

    Century-old publishing house goes to auction
    The West Baltimore home of a defunct century-old book publisher that once commanded offices in Chicago and San Francisco will go on the auction block Wednesday — a casualty of Hurricane Katrina, technological change and even the "For Dummies"...
  • UCLA's Jim Mora, Kansas State's Bill Snyder remember the Alamodome

    It will be the second appearance in the Alamodome for UCLA Coach Jim Mora and Kansas State Coach Bill Snyder when their teams meet in the Valero Alamo Bowl on Jan. 2. They had vastly different experiences on their last visits. Snyder brought Kansas...
  • UCLA hopes to bounce back from loss to Stanford, earn 10th win

    UCLA hopes to bounce back from loss to Stanford, earn 10th win
    In some ways, this is a do-over for UCLA. The Bruins head to Texas (again) for a bowl game. They play Kansas State in the Valero Alamo Bowl and will be seeking a 10-win season (again). UCLA finished the 2013 season with a 42-12 victory over Virginia...