By Kathy Finn and Edward McAllister NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - From the Lower Ninth Ward to the Superdome, New Orleans launched a day of events on Saturday to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, paying tribute to its victims and homage to the city's resilience in the face of disaster. Show More Summary
The USA and many others are recalling the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina this week. Please remember all the victims and their loved ones. Not one of my country’s finest moments. Good article from the New York Times. Hurricanes...Show More Summary
By David Adams MIAMI (Reuters) - Erika, a tropical storm that killed 20 people on the Caribbean island of Dominica and at least one person in Haiti, fell apart on Saturday over eastern Cuba, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Erika's...Show More Summary
From the Lower Ninth Ward to the Super Dome, New Orleans launched a day of events on Saturday to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, paying tribute to its victims and homage to the city’s resilience in the face of disaster. Dignitaries made speeches to honor the 1,500 who...
Jay Z-backed music service Tidal -- which carried a live stream of Lil Wayne's Hurricane Katrina benefit show this weekend?-- cut the transmission during Drake's performance and accused Apple of "interfering with artistry" by not allowing the set to be streamed, a charge which has been refuted.
Forecasts predicted Tropical Storm Erika might turn into a hurricane, but after tearing a deadly path through the Caribbean it has begun to weaken. The Inquisitr previously reported that experts believed that Tropical Storm Erika was on its way to becoming a category 1 hurricane. Show More Summary
WBO #2 cruiserweight contender and 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist Oleksandr Usyk (8-0, 8 KOs) scored a third round TKO over WBO #15 Johnny “The Hurricane” Muller (19-5-2, 13 KOs) on Saturday night at the Palace of Sports in Kiev, Ukraine. … Continue reading ? The post Unbeaten Usyk crushes Muller in three appeared first on Boxing News.
New Orleans residents are tired of waiting for the US government to put their promises into action and rebuild the city devastated by a hurricane 10 years ago.
As I walked along the beach in Biloxi back in September of 2005 where casinos, restaurants, hotels and souvenir shops once stood, there was a flurry of activity. Workers clearing out buildings; bucket loaders and other heavy-duty construction...Show More Summary
These two interviews by Fox News' Shep Smith and Geraldo Rivera were heart breaking in so many ways. It showed the raw emotion of these two newsmen, who were confronted by trying to cover these horrific events - in real time - whileShow More Summary
Photo by Myles Pettengill, via New York City’s MS MR turn the chillwave into a hurricane with their piano-driven dark-pop tunes. Combining indie-pop weirdness with a shiny, commercial veneer, MS MR know how to make a make their hooks swell with hard-hitting emotion. Show More Summary
Bart Everson / (CC BY 2.0) After the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, authorities in New Orleans “demolished all of the city’s remaining traditional public housing… converted almost the entire public school system into charters, eliminated...Show More Summary
It added that Erika could weaken to a tropical depression later in the day. “For track prediction, it’s actually easier to track a strong hurricane than a sloppy tropical storm like Erika”, Landsea said. However, The Weather Channel warned Floridians should still prepare for the possibility of impacts from the tropical storm. Earlier in the
It’s now been 10 years following one of the worst natural disasters to hit the United States in recent memory. Hurricane Katrina, one of the most harrowing natural disasters to hit the Gulf Coast in years, caused intense misery for thousands for a range of reasons. Show More Summary
Residents and visitors of New Orleans, surrounded by the sound of church bells and jazz music, marked the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina on Saturday, remembering victims of the storm and celebrating the region's resiliency. Continue...Show More Summary
The Green Project's paint-recycling program. | Photo courtesy of Christal White/The Green Project It's been 10 years since Hurricane Katrina made landfall, taking the lives of 1,500 people and destroying countless homes, churches, businesses, and schools. Show More Summary
A few days ago, an interesting 10-question quiz appeared on TMV designed to “find out which Americans are enablers [of illegal immigrants] and which aren’t.” Here is a two-question quiz to test your knowledge of the true character of our neighbors to the South. 1) Do you believe that Mexicans always cross the border to [...]Show More Summary
Those who were hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath were the poor. They were also part of the fabric of a city, which, without them, would lose much of its soul. New Orleans is not only the most culturally rich city in America; it is also one of the most disproportionately unfair cities in our country. Show More Summary
Take a look at the current state of education in New Orleans and you’ll see things have steadily improved since 2005, the year Hurricane Katrina devastated the city. But while the progress schools have made prompts praise, school leaders say it doesn’t paint the full picture. Show More Summary
Rapper Lil Wayne this weekend took the wraps off of Lil WeezyAna Fest, a star-studded music festival in New Olreans designed to raise money for kids affected by Hurricane Katrina. It’s a noble cause, to be sure, and it attracted a who’s who of performers from the rap game, including Drake, Master P, and even a Hot Boys reunion. Show More Summary