May 24, 2007 -
With federal scientists this week announcing that they expect this year's hurricane season to be unusually intense, many Americans are wondering whether New Orleans -- one of the places that bore the brunt of Hurricane Katr
May 23, 2007 -
Help could be on its way to hurricane-stricken areas of Louisiana and Mississippi thanks to legislation passed yesterday by the U.S.
May 17, 2007 -
With what's expected to be an unusually active hurricane season just weeks away, concern is mounting about serious problems still afflicting the nation's readiness and response systems almost two years after Hurricane Katrina.
May 14, 2007 -
After Hurricane Katrina struck 20 months ago, it took nearly a year before federal and state lawmakers even created a program to help homeowners displaced by the storm.
May 11, 2007 -
I'm just back from my second trip to New Orleans in the last month, and even though we've been covering Katrina since October 2005, the devastation is still eye-opening. It's especially shocking that so little has been done to help those most in need, 20 months after Katrina smashed into the Gulf Coast.
May 7, 2007 -
With hurricane season less than a month away, experts from the United States and the Netherlands say flaws in New Orleans' repaired levee system could leave the region vulnerable to another disastrous breach like the one that occurred after Hurricane Katrina, which was the largest civil engineering disaster in U.S. history.
May 1, 2007 -
When the Army Corps of Engineers solicited bids for new drainage pumps in New Orleans, it copied the specifications from the catalog of the politically well-connected manufacturer that eventually won the $32 million contract, according to a review of documents by the Associated Press.