Topic: Hurricane Katrina
Hurricane names say more about that hurricane and hurricane season than you might think.
08/26/2011 02:26 am
Hurricane Irene is now headed for North Carolina after pummeling Caribbean island nations from the Bahamas to the Dominican Republic, causing some $3.1 billion in damage.
08/25/2011 08:02 am
Satellites launched by Nigeria will map the unplanned urban growth of the commercial capital, Lagos, and track the increasing oil spills in Nigeria's south as well as the desertification of its north.
08/23/2011 05:29 pm
Hurricane Irene is expected to make landfall along the North Carolina coast Saturday. Top emergency management officials urge residents all along the East Coast to make preparations now.
08/23/2011 04:45 pm
Some say vacationing now sends the wrong message, while others say that presidents need breathers, too – and note that his Monday speech sent the Dow further downward.
08/11/2011 08:39 pm
Matt Damon, listen up: After five years of covering Africa, our departing correspondent tells how his perceptions have changed about a complex continent, including why some Africans resent celebrity visits.
08/06/2011 02:00 pm
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who is weigning a presidential run, is headlining 'The Response: A Call to Prayer for a Nation in Crisis.' The evangelical event could help him in GOP primaries but make voters in a general election nervous.
08/05/2011 06:57 pm
A jury on Friday convicted five current and former New Orleans police officers in connection with a shooting on the Danziger Bridge six days after hurricane Katrina, killing two unarmed residents.
08/05/2011 06:29 pm
As the temperatures rise, so does the fictional body count. Our summer mystery roundup offers three stylish literary efforts by writers new to the genre.
08/03/2011 06:14 pm
Detroit officials have a radical plan to reduce the geographic size of the Motor City and concentrate its population in a more dense core.
07/23/2011 02:31 pm