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Hurricane Katrina (2005)

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  • Soul Legends In The Flesh And On Film At Real Art Ways

    Soul Legends In The Flesh And On Film At Real Art Ways
    There's an awful lot of history, music and culture in Memphis, Tenn. Maybe too much. It's along the banks of the Mississippi River. The northern tip of the Delta. Elvis. Sun Records. The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. Home of legendary jug bands....
  • Once solid, job safety net frays for construction work

    WALKERTOWN, N.C. At 19, Joshua Scott Lawson could see his future clearly. He'd spend his days in the sun, building homes as other men in his family had a generation before. Each evening, he'd sit down to dinner with his middle school sweetheart, Amanda,...
  • Stars and Science Align for Stand Up To Cancer

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - 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...
  • 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...
  • Recap: Georgia Tech 38, Tulane 21

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Georgia Tech 38, Tulane 21 Georgia Tech 38, Tulane 21: Tony Zenon and Tim Byerly each rushed for two touchdowns and the visiting Yellow Jackets scored 21 points off turnovers, spoiling the Green Wave's first game in Yulman...
  • Georgia Tech 38, Tulane 21

    Georgia Tech 38, Tulane 21: Tony Zenon and Tim Byerly each rushed for two touchdowns and the visiting Yellow Jackets scored 21 points off turnovers, spoiling the Green Wave's first game in Yulman Stadium. Zenon, a New Orleans native who moved to Georgia...
  • Protest delays FBI's huge sole-source deal with Motorola

    Protest delays FBI's huge sole-source deal with Motorola
    A protest by a small two-way radio manufacturer has stalled an FBI plan to hand a sole-source contract worth up to $500 million to emergency communications giant Motorola Solutions Inc., mainly to upgrade the bureau's 30-year-old network. FBI contracting...
  • 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...
  • U.S. government faces high bar charging cop in Ferguson death

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. government prosecutors investigating the fatal police shooting of a black teenager that sparked a Missouri city's nights of rage face an uphill fight delivering the swift or sweeping results demanded by rights activists. St....
  • 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...
  • Ed Nelson dies at 85; star of TV's 'Peyton Place'

    Ed Nelson, a television, stage and film actor who was one of the mainstays of the 1960s prime-time soap opera "Peyton Place," died Saturday at his home in Greensboro, N.C. He was 85. He had been in declining health with various ailments, said a...