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Hurricane Katrina (2005)

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Top Hurricane Katrina (2005) Articles

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  • 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,...
  • Garth Brooks poised for concert comeback in Chicago

    Garth Brooks took to ABC-TV’s “Good Morning America” on Thursday to announce a new … announcement. The country superstar teased a news conference he’s holding in Rosemont, Ill., on Thursday, where he will reveal more...
  • 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...
  • Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie married in France

    Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie married in France
    Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, Hollywood's first couple, married in France over the weekend following a two-year engagement, ending nearly a decade of fevered tabloid speculation over whether "Brangelina" would ever tie the knot. Pitt, 50, and Jolie, 39,...
  • Quietly, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie say, 'I do'

    (Reuters) - Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, Hollywood's first couple, married in France over the weekend following a two-year engagement, ending nearly a decade of fevered tabloid speculation over whether "Brangelina" would ever tie the knot. Pitt, 50, and...
  • The Cowsills: One big — not always happy — musical family

    The Cowsills: One big — not always happy — musical family
    Like scores of adolescent boys who grew up in the 1960s, the Cowsill brothers wanted to be like the Beatles. But after developing their musical abilities, gaining popularity and a legendary music executive's attention, they ended up being more like a...
  • There's a post-Katrina joie de vivre in New Orleans

    In a traditional New Orleans jazz funeral, mourners follow a brass band playing dirges. When they leave the cemetery, the music changes tempo — "Oh, when the saints go marchin' in" — and everyone dances, celebrating the deceased and the gift...
  • CHA saved millions while residents waited, report says

     CHA saved millions while residents waited, report says
    For the first time in more than five years, the Chicago Housing Authority has opened its waiting list and is issuing housing choice vouchers to 3,000 new residents who need help paying their rent, officials with the agency said. But while the...
  • 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...
  • 'Photo op' gaffe reveals Obama's tin ear

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama's comment that "I'm not interested in photo ops" about the border crisis during last week's visit to Texas was akin to your neighborhood pup not being interested in chasing squirrels. Particularly in today's social-media...