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Hurricane Katrina (2005)

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Top Hurricane Katrina (2005) Articles

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  • Jon Stewart's greatest 'Daily Show' interviews

    Jon Stewart's greatest 'Daily Show' interviews
    On "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart can make any celebrity promotional appearance fun with his laid-back shoot-the-bull style. But occasionally, his full intellect is engaged, most generally by interviewing someone from the political sphere. Or an author....
  • Brian Williams' false Iraq statements trigger investigation at NBC

    Brian Williams' false Iraq statements trigger investigation at NBC
    Brian Williams' false statements regarding his experience on a military helicopter during the 2003 invasion of Iraq have triggered an investigation amid escalating criticism of the anchorman’s actions. MORE: Brian Williams temporarily steps down...
  • Out of the Blue: What makes sniper story compelling?

    Last week I pandered by writing about something I knew we would all agree on: the great weather we've been having. This week I wade into deeper water by confronting an issue that is more controversial: why "American Sniper" has grossed a quarter of a...
  • Team owners remain sports' biggest winners after Super Bowl

    Team owners remain sports' biggest winners after Super Bowl
    Millions of American boys – and probably a few girls – dream of being a Super Bowl-winning quarterback who leads the team in a fourth quarter comeback, like New England’s Tom Brady did Sunday. Not I. Instead of being a Super Bowl-...
  • Health Calendar: Events, screenings and more

    EVENTS MOBILE HEALTH: The Community Care Connection, a mobile health unit from Rosalind Franklin University, will offer free health screenings for blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, body mass and more from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 5 at Warren-...
  • 'American Sniper' Is Deeply Troubling Character

    'American Sniper' Is Deeply Troubling Character
    Several weeks ago, before I even thought about seeing "American Sniper," I was on a plane on a runway in Philly awaiting takeoff to New Haven. It was the last leg of several delayed and canceled flights that had seen me sleeping one night in Chicago's O'...
  • LZHS jazz band members to take trip to New Orleans to help residents rebuild

    LZHS jazz band members to take trip to New Orleans to help residents rebuild
    The damage done by Hurricane Katrina was so significant that, 10 years later, charitable groups are still making annual treks down to New Orleans to help residents reestablish themselves. Students in Lake Zurich High School’s jazz program will...
  • NBC launches probe into Brian Williams's statements

    NBC launches probe into Brian Williams's statements
    NBC News launched an internal investigation Friday into statements made by its lead anchor, Brian Williams, about his reporting from Iraq in 2003, as well as stories he told about his award-winning coverage of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The...
  • Brazil's claim adds yet another facet to the case of the Bahia Emerald

    Brazil's claim adds yet another facet to the case of the Bahia Emerald
    The bizarre, tortuous journey of the Bahia Emerald began in the depths of a Brazilian mine and eventually landed it in a Los Angeles County sheriff's evidence locker, where it remains today. Since 2009, the 180,000-carat, 840-pound behemoth of a gem has...
  • Feds Rate Condition Of Hartford's Levees And Flood Control System As 'Unacceptable'

    Feds Rate Condition Of Hartford's Levees And Flood Control System As 'Unacceptable'
    Federal inspectors have flunked the city of Hartford on its maintenance – or lack of it – on a massive system of levees, conduits and other installations that guard an estimated $1 billion worth of buildings and urban infrastructure from...
  • 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....