Hurricane Katrina

Florida Senate Passes Bill To Allow Guns During EvacuationsThe Florida Senate passed a bill which would allow gun owners without a concealed weapon permit to take their guns during emergency evacuations.
Brian Williams Taking Himself Off Air Temporarily“NBC Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams is taking a temporary leave from his position amid questions about his memories of war coverage in Iraq.
County Jails Nationwide At Risk In DisastersWhen record-breaking floodwaters inundated a Florida jail, sending clothes dryers floating and natural gas seeping into the building that was running on generator power, no outside agency had the authority to force county officials to move the 600 men and women locked inside.
Male Named Hurricanes More ScaryWhich would scare you more if you heard that it was coming straight at South Florida - Hurricane Victor or Hurricane Victoria?
FL Offers Support For Mississippi's Flood Insurance LawsuitThe Sunshine State will back Mississippi in a lawsuit over flood insurance rates, but Florida will not file its own lawsuit.
Changing "Hurricane Victims" Into "Hurricane Survivors"Two decades after experiencing a nearly total loss in Hurricane Andrew, investigative reporter Al Sunshine shares his personal experience and veteran advice to those on the East Coast recovering in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective AdministrationThe 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.
Opinion: Obama’s 2007 Speech is Disturbingly RacistWhile there’s nothing wrong with an African-American president speaking in a black dialect, there is something terribly wrong with him speaking in a black accent and cadence when undoubtedly inciting racism to a predominantly African-American audience.
New Orleans, Haunted By Katrina, Now Dealing With IsaacThe Gulf Coast took a direct hit from Hurricane Isaac Tuesday night.
Opinion: As Hurricane Isaac Threatens The GOP Continues To PartyAs Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to "choose life" while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.
Something Extra: The Fourth Estate's Sad StateMajor changes in American life have slammed the newspaper industry in recent years. And today comes news that a major U.S. city will no longer have a daily newspaper.