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2010-08-12 23:01:00

Crime is By Far The Biggest Concern in New Orleans Seven in 10 Residents Say Americans Have Forgotten The City's Plight African-Americans View Their Recovery Differently; It's Much Slower MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug.

2008-09-08 15:00:33

"The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools." -- Herbert Spencer Hurricane Gustav last week spared New Orleans a Katrina-like onslaught. While it was still a bad Category 2 storm, the levees held.

2008-09-08 12:00:17

By Elizabeth Walters Would you come back? This is the question that dogs me every morning as I drive through the streets of New Orleans.

2008-09-01 06:00:03

By Adam Nossiter and Shaila Dewan John Schwartz contributed reporting.

2008-08-31 18:00:16

U.S. President George Bush said Sunday he would skip the Republican National Convention and head to Texas to be with hurricane evacuees and emergency personnel.

2008-08-30 09:00:12

By The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) - As New Orleans residents warily track another threatening storm, a new report presents the clearest picture yet of deaths from Katrina in Louisiana.

2008-08-30 09:00:11

By BECKY BOHRER By Becky Bohrer The Associated Press NEW ORLEANS Police with bullhorns plan to go street to street this weekend with a tough message about getting out ahead of Hurricane Gustav: This time there will be no shelter of last resort. The doors to the Superdome will be locked.

2006-08-28 18:19:25

By Caren Bohan GULFPORT, Mississippi (Reuters) - One year after Hurricane Katrina battered the U.S. Gulf Coast and his political standing, President George W. Bush acknowledged on Monday that a complete recovery was still a long way off.

2006-08-27 16:40:33

By Russell McCulley NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Storm-weary New Orleans residents were relieved to hear Tropical Storm Ernesto was likely to give the jazz city a miss but prepared for the worst on Sunday just in case it turned toward them just a year after Hurricane Katrina hit.

2006-08-26 09:23:07

By Tabassum Zakaria KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (Reuters) - Nearly one year after Hurricane Katrina created a humanitarian and political crisis, President George W.


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