Here are the top 10 priciest US natural disasters in billions of 2013 dollars adjusted for inflation, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Dobbin explosion: Officials suspect a propane gas leak caused an explosion that destroyed a home in Dobbin, Texas. Three people were seriously injured.
Bill Minutaglio, author of 'City on Fire,' discusses the 1947 explosion in Texas City of a ship full of ammonium nitrate that killed hundreds and left thousands wounded.
Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight champ, was convicted of transporting a white woman across state lines for 'immoral purposes.'
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Sistine Chapel closed: The Vatican insisted nothing was amiss and that the five cardinals would be present in the coming days.
New lawsuits allege that the Carnival Triumph debacle involved a string of mistakes, including ignoring mechanical warnings and dangerously delaying the ship's return to port.
Tourists turned survivors got back to basics and formed a temporary colony onboard the paralyzed Carnival Triumph.
The CEO of Carnival apologized as some 3,100 passengers disembarked from the cruise ship Triumph late Thursday and early Friday. Passengers praised the crew and criticized the deplorable conditions during the five days on the ship.
As the damaged Carnival cruise ship limped towards the Alabama coast, passengers talked about the overwhelming stench and described the trip as hellish.