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Hurricane Katrina (2005)

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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Imposed curfew in effect in Ferguson, Mo.

    Imposed curfew in effect in Ferguson, Mo.
    Rain did not deter hundreds of protesters, angry at the shooting death of unarmed Michael Brown a week ago, in Ferguson, Missouri from demonstrating in the streets Saturday night and early Sunday morning.  The state's governor, Jay Nixon, declared a...
  • 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...
  • Before Ferguson: Deaths of other black men at hands of police

    Before Ferguson: Deaths of other black men at hands of police
    Amadou Diallo. Manuel Loggins Jr. Ronald Madison. Sean Bell. Eric Garner. And now, Michael Brown. All of them were black men who died at the hands of law enforcement officers. They are a handful of such cases since 1999, when Diallo, an unarmed man...
  • 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...
  • Dinner Lab, a subscription pop-up dining series, coming to Baltimore

    Dinner Lab, a subscription pop-up dining series, coming to Baltimore
    The phenomenon known as the pop-up dinner, in which nontraditional spaces are converted into short-term dining venues, has been around for a few years. But a quickly expanding company named Dinner Lab is bringing what originally was a haphazard practice...
  • Since Sandy, a storm pattern of costly stumbles in New Jersey

    Since Sandy, a storm pattern of costly stumbles in New Jersey
    When New Jersey officials were ready to start rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy roared up the Atlantic Coast in October 2012, they were determined not to repeat the mistakes of disasters past. So Richard Constable III, head of the state Department of...
  • Aaron Brooks takes his place in New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame

    Aaron Brooks takes his place in New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame
    Archie Manning is already there, of course, and Drew Brees will be. They are the most highly regarded quarterbacks in New Orleans Saints history — the two-time Pro Bowler and the record-setting Super Bowl winner. But three decades after Manning,...
  • 'True Blood' recap: Infected vampires target Bon Temps

    'True Blood' recap: Infected vampires target Bon Temps
    HBO’s “True Blood” launches its seventh and final season with heaps of sex, violence and supernatural terror. It’s a typical day, therefore, in bucolic Bon Temps, La., where vampires, werewolves and other strange creatures...