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Hurricane Katrina (2005)

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Top Hurricane Katrina (2005) Articles

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  • 75-Year-Old Hartford Levee System Needs Major Overhaul

    When Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005, more than 50 levees and flood walls gave way, sending tens of billions of gallons of water roaring into the city, causing horrific death and destruction. Could that happen in another city...
  • Anne Rice defends Paula Deen against 'lynch mob'

    Embattled chef Paula Deen has found an unlikely supporter in vampire novelist Anne Rice, who has gone on Facebook to defend the silver-haired (former) Food Network star, who is facing widening accusations of racism -- as well as a loss of corporate...
  • Interview: Comedian Carlos Mencia swears he has changed -- for better

    Interview: Comedian Carlos Mencia swears he has changed -- for better
    Carlos Mencia was faced with the difficult task of trying to make people laugh just hours after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings Dec. 14, but the 45-year-old standup comedian said before his show at Governor's Comedy Club in Levittown, NY, fewer...
  • Ed Reed on return to hometown for Super Bowl: 'Here we come, baby'

    Ed Reed on return to hometown for Super Bowl: 'Here we come, baby'
    For Ed Reed, the Ravens' triumph over the New England Patriots sends him back to a place he cherishes: Louisiana. The star free safety grew up in St. Rose, La., just outside New Orleans. And now Reed is making his return with the AFC champions after...
  • Churchill resigns as Laguna football coach

    Churchill resigns as Laguna football coach
    Mike Churchill knew the day was coming. Late Tuesday night, it became official. Churchill, who has guided the Laguna Beach High football program for the past two years, stepped down as its head coach. His replacement comes from the current varsity...
  • Families face long waits for Social Security disability benefits

    Families face long waits for Social Security disability benefits
    Jim Nicholas lay in a hospital bed recovering after a heart procedure when his attorney called with life-changing news: The Social Security Administration would pay him more than $206,000 in disability benefits, bringing an end to his nine-year court...
  • Dave Golonski's cultural timeline

    January 1993: Bill Clinton was inaugurated as the 42nd president of the United States. April 1993: Dave Golonski is elected to the Burbank City Council during the city’s general election. At 34 years old, he receives 5,833 votes out of 9,961 cast....
  • Obama's Recipe For Conservative Revival

    Happy days are not here again, but they are coming for conservatives. Barack Obama — with the lowest approval rating (according to Gallup, 50 percent, four points lower than that of the National Rifle Association) of any re-elected president when...
  • Katrina still haunts Super Bowl celebration

    Katrina still haunts Super Bowl celebration
    Bathed in colorful lights and swathed in banners, including one featuring Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, the Superdome seems to have been polished to a fine sheen for Sunday's Super Bowl. But underneath the festive atmosphere linger the ghosts of...
  • New Orleans hums with Super Bowl and Mardi Gras

    New Orleans hums with Super Bowl and Mardi Gras
    — In a city where even funerals turn into parties, New Orleans rarely lacks for an excuse to strike up the band, boil up some crayfish and swirl together a daiquiri. But with the Super Bowl and Mardi Gras landing this month, New Orleans never has...
  • Review: 'House of Earth' by Woody Guthrie

    Review: 'House of Earth' by Woody Guthrie
    Nora Guthrie had put off reading her late father Woody Guthrie's recently unearthed novel, "House of Earth," even after she'd agreed for it to be published. Having devoted much of 2012 to preparing events and projects surrounding the centennial of the...