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Hurricane Katrina (2005)

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  • PASSINGS: Donald L. Taffner, Wardell Quezergue, Eve Brent

    PASSINGS: Donald L. Taffner, Wardell Quezergue, Eve Brent
    Donald L. Taffner Distributor brought British TV shows to U.S. Donald L. Taffner, 80, an independent television distributor and producer who adapted and delivered "The Benny Hill Show" and other British comedy programs for U.S. broadcasts, died...
  • PASSINGS: Philip Matthew Hannan, Johnnie Wright, Jessy Dixon

    PASSINGS: Philip Matthew Hannan, Johnnie Wright, Jessy Dixon
    Philip Matthew Hannan Cleric gave the eulogy for President Kennedy Retired New Orleans Archbishop Philip Matthew Hannan, 98, who sought to console a grieving nation in his eulogy for President Kennedy, died Thursday in New Orleans after a long period of...
  • Herman Leonard dies at 87; photographer chronicled mid-century jazz scene

    Herman Leonard dies at 87; photographer chronicled mid-century jazz scene
    Herman Leonard, a photographer best known for his iconic images of such jazz greats as Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington and Miles Davis, has died. He was 87. Leonard died Saturday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, a family spokeswoman said. No...
  • PASSINGS: Elaine Koster, Phelps 'Catfish' Collins, Jack Parnell, Dave Dixon, Matthew R. Simmons, Travis Harrelson

    PASSINGS: Elaine Koster, Phelps 'Catfish' Collins, Jack Parnell, Dave Dixon, Matthew R. Simmons, Travis Harrelson
    Elaine Koster Publisher with a knack for new talent Elaine Koster, 69, a publisher and literary agent with a knack for new talent who gave a second chance to an obscure horror writer named Stephen King and took on an unknown Khaled Hosseini and his...
  • John Mosca dies at 86; ran popular restaurant near New Orleans

    John Mosca dies at 86; ran popular restaurant near New Orleans
    John Mosca, proprietor of a two-room roadhouse near New Orleans famed for its Italian-style garlicky shrimp, oysters, chicken and marinated crab dishes, has died. He was 86. Mosca died Wednesday at his home in suburban Harahan, said his daughter, Lisa...
  • Live: Frank Ocean at the El Rey

     
    Frank Ocean, the singer whose 'Nostalgia, Ultra' is one of the most acclaimed records of the year, made his Los Angeles debut on Tuesday night. The Times' Randall Roberts reviews....
  • Brown cloud might be intensifying storms over Indian Ocean

     
    A long-standing brown cloud of pollution over the Indian Ocean is causing tropical cyclones to intensify in that region, according to a new study published this month in the journal Nature and involving researchers from multiple institutions including the...
  • Lawmaker: Bring National Guard back to murder-ravaged New Orleans

     
    New Orleans murders--With no end to the plague of murders in sight, many New Orleans residents are calling for the National Guard to return to the city to restore order, as they did in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina....
  • Ex-New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin reportedly faces corruption probe

     
    Ray Nagin: The former mayor of New Orleans, C. Ray Nagin, is the subject of a federal grand jury corruption probe....
  • Message is subtitled in Bruce Springsteen's 'Take Care of Our Own'

     
    The video for Bruce Springsteen's "We Take Care of Our Own" was released this morning in advance of the artist's appearance this Sunday at the Grammy Awards. It corrects at least one failing of the song. By superimposing the lyrics over the mostly stark,...
  • Buy latte, pack gun: Starbucks hit with boycott -- and 'buycott'

     
    Starbucks boycott: Gun advocates rally to defend Starbucks against a boycott called by the National Gun Victims Action Council. Their "buycott" supports the company's policy of following state gun laws....