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2006-08-29 19:08:27

By Peter Henderson and Matt Daily NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - New Orleans residents marched through their battered city on Tuesday, marking the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with tributes to rescue workers and the dead and calls to bring home those still dispersed by the storm.

2006-08-29 12:02:06

By Russell McCulley and Matt Daily NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Bells tolled through the streets of New Orleans at 9:38 a.m. (1438 GMT) on Tuesday, marking the minute a year ago that the first torrent of water from Hurricane Katrina burst through a failing levee system and began inundating the city.

2006-04-15 12:49:31

By Jeffrey Jones BURAS, Louisiana (Reuters) - Seven months after Hurricane Katrina, Richard and Brenda Simmons still agonize over whether to rebuild their smashed two-story home in lower Plaquemines Parish on the southeastern tip of Louisiana. Their decision got harder this week after the U.S.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.