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Hurricane Katrina (2005)

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Top Hurricane Katrina (2005) Articles

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  • No more dialogue on race

    This election is not about race. I repeat, this election is not about race. This election is about the worst president in U.S. history: George W. Bush. A week ago, the New York Times published an editorial titled "Mr. Obama and Rev. Wright,”...
  • Not so easy

    The blight and disrepair that fester in New Orleans two years after Hurricane Katrina slammed and swamped the city are a testament not just to the scale of the disaster but to the failures of government at all levels. Statistics provide a sketch of a...
  • Space program lunacy

    Hurricane Dean's march toward the Gulf Coast couldn't have provided a more ironic backdrop for Space Shuttle Endeavour's early touchdown Tuesday afternoon. Endeavour, originally scheduled to return to Earth today, landed in Florida a day early in...
  • Letters to the editor

    Put politics above name-calling Re "Willow, weep for us," Opinion, Sept. 14 I have ambivalent support for Joe Queenan's decrying of the breakdown of cultural standards. I too lament the acceptability and even celebration of people attending a...
  • David Shayt dies at 56; associate curator collected artifacts for the Smithsonian

    David Shayt summed up his effect on the world in fewer than 100 words. "As a museum specialist at the Smithsonian’s Museum of American History," he wrote in the Washington Post for a special millennium issue, "I have added to the national...
  • Delaney Bramlett; songwriter who wrote 'Let It Rain'

    Delaney Bramlett, 69, a singer, songwriter and producer who penned classic rock songs such as "Let It Rain" and worked with musicians George Harrison and Eric Clapton, died Saturday at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center in Los Angeles as a result of...
  • Eddie Bo dies at 78; blues singer, pianist and songwriter

    Eddie Bo, a New Orleans blues singer-pianist who worked with musicians such as Irma Thomas and Art Neville, died Wednesday of a heart attack, according to his booking agent, Karen Hamilton. He was 78. Eddie Bo, whose real name was Edwin Joseph Bocage,...
  • In Southern California, help spreads like wildfire

    Lisa Bialac-Jehle was just a few minutes from sleep Friday night when her phone rang. It was the American Red Cross, and they were calling about a fire. The caller told Bialac-Jehle, 52, a member of the organization's disaster action team, that she...
  • Bayou crayfish restaurants crack Little Saigon market

    Bayou crayfish restaurants crack Little Saigon market
    When Dada Ngo opened a Cajun-style crayfish restaurant in the heart of Orange County's Vietnamese enclave, she worried whether it would survive. Crayfish was popular fare along the Gulf Coast where she had lived, but the red-clawed crustaceans were...
  • Plot posed a real, immediate threat, experts say

    It was not the most spectacular domestic terrorism plot since the Sept. 11 attacks, and certainly not the best-known. But no other case posed such a real and immediate threat as the audacious scheme to attack more than a dozen military centers,...
  • Polkas, jazz and Dixieland at Mass: Lord have mercy

    The sanctuary of St. Cyril of Jerusalem Church resounded with the peal of a Dixieland trumpet playing "When the Saints Go Marching In." But in their entry down the aisle, the jubilant choir switched to the Greek liturgy: Kyrie eleison, Christe eleison,...