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The Lasting Effects of Hurricane Katrina

Thousands of kids who survived the 2005 storm are still dealing with the fallout<p><p>Even as a …

If You Want to Understand Black Lives Matter, You Have to Understand Katrina

On the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, in 2010, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu preached unity. “With the rising water, differences and …

William Widmer Captures Life in Post-Katrina New Orleans with 'My Mississippi'

William Widmer has been photographing levee breach sites and taking a broad look at what the Bayou and New Orleans neighbourhoods look like ten years after the storm.<p>Photographer William Widmer calls New Orleans the "frontlines of climate change in America." Widmer moved South five years ago to …

Saints legend pens inspiring letter to New Orleans on 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

Have tissues handy.<p>In remembrance, of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina that formed on Aug. 23, 2005, and made landfall in New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005, SportsCenter ran a special segment featuring New Orleans' residents letters to their city.<p>One of those letters was from Steve Gleason, the …

New Orleans

Rebuilding After Hurricanes: The Public's View

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, the rebuilding continues. Indeed, rebuilding carries on in communities all over the country -- in New York and New Jersey coastal neighborhoods hit by Sandy, in western towns destroyed by wildfires, in the Irene-ravaged small towns along the rivers of Vermont. …

New Orleans

I Was The Face Of Disaster Tourism In Post-Katrina New Orleans

Giving tours of flood-destroyed neighborhoods, I was accused of cashing in on others' misery. It was my misery too.<p>I came to New Orleans from France in 1975, when I was 21 years old, for what was supposed to be a one-year teaching assignment at a city public school. To make extra money, I …


How Katrina Turned a Psychiatrist Into a Coroner

The aftermath of the hurricane left New Orleans reeling—and Jeffrey Rouse with an unexpected, unconventional career.<p>Ten years ago, psychiatrist Jeffrey Rouse was on a clear path toward academia. He spent most of his days hunkered down in a research lab, staring at MRI images of brains.<p>Then …

Hurricane Katrina's legacy for Chris Paul and the NBA

Chris Paul went to bed on Aug. 28, 2005, in the same room in which he had grown up at his parents' house in Lewisville, N.C.<p>An admitted homebody who …

New Orleans

A photographer returned to New Orleans a decade after Hurricane Katrina to see what's changed

Considered the costliest natural disaster in US history and the deadliest hurricane to hit the nation since 1928, Hurricane Katrina's storm surge inundated the city of New Orleans, Louisiana and killed over 1,500 people as flood walls broke and levees failed.<p>Reuters photographer Carlos Barria …

New Orleans

A Katrina hero: He hopped into a boat and became a one-man rescue squad

NEW ORLEANS — The man, nearly 90 years old, feebly made his way into Ken Bellau’s fiberglass fishing boat. Once onboard, he quietly asked Bellau to check on his grandson. “He’s right over there,” the old man said.<p>Bellau agreed, motoring slowly down the street. He didn’t see anybody needing rescue. …

New Orleans

21 Spring-Inspired Rooms That Will Make You Want to Redecorate

These spaces are as ready for spring as we are.<p>These spaces are as ready for spring as we are.

If It Feels Like Stress Is Killing You, That's Because It Might Be

When you feel frazzled, so do your organs and cells<p>Chronic stress stems from many circumstances, such as poverty, a bad marriage, or long-term ailments. Its repercussions—elevated cortisol levels and inflammation—can wear us out, from the cellular level on up to our major biological systems.<p>Nervous …

‘But You Never Said...’ Why Couples Remember Differently

The root of many arguments, memory is affected by mood and emotions<p>Carrie Aulenbacher remembers the conversation clearly: Her husband told her he wanted to buy an arcade machine he found on eBay. He said he’d been saving up for it as a birthday present to himself. The spouses sat at the kitchen …

Arcade Games

Evolution of Mom Dancing Part 2 (w/Jimmy Fallon & Michelle Obama)

The Tonight Show

Pour Maman