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  • Al Jazeera America hires four anchors in advance of August launch

    Al Jazeera America hires four anchors in advance of August launch
    Al Jazeera America continues to beef up its on-air team in advance of launching next month. The cable news channel has hired its first four news anchors -- Jonathan Betz, Richelle Carey, Morgan Fogarty and Del Walters. All will work out of Al Jazeera...
  • Colorado flood rescue efforts by air, land reach epic proportions

    Colorado flood rescue efforts by air, land reach epic proportions
    BOULDER, Colo. – Helicopters returned to the skies over Colorado on Monday as officials took advantage of a break in the weather to step up rescue efforts reminiscent of those in 2005 when Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans. It was drizzling...
  • Brain-eating amoeba in water causes high anxiety in Louisiana parish

    Brain-eating amoeba in water causes high anxiety in Louisiana parish
    Officials traced the death of a 4-year-old Mississippi boy in August to a day spent playing on a Slip 'n Slide in a New Orleans suburb. Cause of death: a rare, brain-eating amoeba. At first, officials thought the amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, had been...
  • Anne Rice defends Paula Deen against 'lynch mob'

    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...
  • O.C. search-and-rescue workers to aid Sandy efforts on East Coast

     
    Three members of an Orange County urban search-and-rescue team have been dispatched to the East Coast to help out with Hurricane Sandy, part of an 83-member California emergency response contingent expected to be deployed....
  • National Hurricane Center warns of Tropical Storm Isaac surge

    National Hurricane Center warns of Tropical Storm Isaac surge
    Tropical Storm Isaac, expected to make landfall Tuesday, could bring powerful winds, heavy rain and a storm surge of 6 to 12 feet, forecasters predict. Michael Lowry, a meteorologist with the storm surge group at the National Hurricane Center in Miami, ...
  • The funky beat of musical New Orleans

    The funky beat of musical New Orleans
    NEW ORLEANS — The cab careened past Washington Square and onto Frenchmen Street. It was close to 10 p.m., and the neighborhood was filled with locals adorned with tattoos, piercings and lots of ragged black accessories. "The cab drivers call this...
  • Brad Pitt's New Orleans project unveils Frank Gehry house

    Brad Pitt's New Orleans project unveils Frank Gehry house
    Brad Pitt enlisted architect Frank Gehry as one of the designers for his Make It Right Foundation, an initiative to build new homes in New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward following the destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. This weekend, the...
  • Super Nola: Insider's tour of New Orleans

    Super Nola: Insider's tour of New Orleans
    NEW ORLEANS — One thing you can say about New Orleanians: They know how to punt. When the date for Sunday's Super Bowl XLVII was set, there could have been a loud gasp: It was scheduled right in the middle of the city's hectic Carnival season....
  • Gas price spikes disguise real problems with California market

    Gas price spikes disguise real problems with California market
    Gasoline price spikes, such as the event that drove the average gallon in California to a stratospheric $4.67 in October, create two types of frustration. There's the immediate frustration of seeing the price at the pump soar almost overnight to a...
  • The go-to guy: Peter Ueberroth

    The go-to guy: Peter Ueberroth
    So here's Peter Ueberroth, L.A.'s Olympic champion, chairman of the Newport Beach investor company the Contrarian Group, sharing his office with someone else -- his border collie, Koot, for Kootenai, the Idaho county where Ueberroth found him abandoned....