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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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  • 'Treme': While America was watching 'Lost,' a little brother was being found

     
    While the rest of series television was watching a fantasy about a fictional island, HBO broadcast the latest installment in a less footloose kind of drama: about the real New Orleans, where time froze on Aug. 29, 2005, and more......
  • Gulf oil spill: New Orleans protesters rage against BP

     
    Despite pelting rain and occasional blasts of thunder, some 200 people gathered in New Orleans’ French Quarter on Sunday to hear speakers demand the ouster of BP and other oil giants from the gulf region and to plead for volunteerism......
  • The Fundred Dollar project aims to send Washington a message about New Orleans

     
    It's no secret that money talks. But according to artist Mel Chin, even fake money has a voice.The Texas native and conceptual artist, known for a decades-long career of politically charged work and innovative public installations, visited New Orleans...
  • BP before the spill

     
    Grand Central Publishing certainly has timing: This week, the company published Tom Bower’s “Oil: Money, Politics, and Power in the 21st Century,” a book that, in surveying the oil industry, devotes considerable space to the activities of BP...
  • Gulf oil spill: Cap starts doing its job, but officials remain cautious

     
    Efforts to contain the flood of oil into the Gulf of Mexico showed the first signs of progress as 6,000 barrels of oil were pumped to the surface after the fitting of a containment cap over the blown well, officials......
  • Pointless polls: BP vs. Katrina

     
    I'm just as disgusted as anyone at the photos of oil-soaked bird carcasses washing up on Gulf Coast shores. But the results of a recent poll on Americans' attitudes toward the Obama administration's response to the oil spill, when compared with a...
  • Obama's Oval Office oil spill text remarks

     
    President Obama's speech text....
  • Gulf oil spill: Oil collection up by about 25%

     
    Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen announced Friday that BP now estimates the amount of oil it is collecting from two makeshift containment systems on the broken well has increased to 25,000 barrels a day and by the end of the......
  • High surf expected Sunday

     
    A hurricane south of Baja California should generate large waves and dangerous currents in parts of Orange and San Diego counties Sunday and Monday, the National Weather Service announced Saturday. Twelve-foot waves could begin hitting beaches around 11...
  • Joe Biden update: He safely escapes Hurricane Alex

     
    Democrat evades the year's first hurricane in time to fundraise in Ohio today....
  • Tropical Storm Alex is now Hurricane Alex

     
    Alex has become the first hurricane of the Atlantic season and is churning through the western Gulf of Mexico, taking aim at the Mexico-Texas border while staying far away from the massive oil spill. Alex had maximum sustained winds of......