Nation Sep 15Nicholas crawls into Louisiana from Texas, dumping rain
Nicholas has weakened into a tropical depression as it crawls across southern Louisiana, unleashing heavy rain across the coasts of Mississippi, Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. It's unwelcome weather for survivors of Hurricane Ida, which destroyed thousands of rooftops now…
Nation Sep 03WATCH: New Orleans mayor gives update on Hurricane Ida’s impact
Sheriff's deputies from outside the city warned people returning in Ida's aftermath to come equipped like survivalists because of the lack of basic services.
Nation Sep 03In Ida’s miserable wake, New Orleans to get power next week
Utility officials say power should be restored to almost all of New Orleans by Wednesday. Entergy said on Friday that not every customer will have power back in the city. Customers with damage where power enters their home will need…
Nation Aug 31Hurricane Ida leaves no power, no flights, scant drinking water for many
Ida ravaged the region's power grid, leaving all of New Orleans and hundreds of thousands of other Louisiana residents in the dark with no clear timeline on when the electricity would come back on.
Nation Aug 30Hurricane Ida traps Louisianans, shatters the power grid
A fearsome Hurricane Ida has left scores of coastal Louisiana residents trapped by floodwaters and pleading to be rescued, while making a shambles of the electrical grid across a wide swath of the state in the sweltering, late-summer heat.
Nation Aug 30WATCH: News Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell holds briefing after Hurricane Ida slams region
A fearsome Hurricane Ida has left scores of coastal Louisiana residents trapped by floodwaters and pleading to be rescued, while making a shambles of the electrical grid across a wide swath of the state in the late-summer heat.
Nation Aug 28Live Map: Track the path of Hurricane Ida
Rescuers set out in hundreds of boats and helicopters to reach people trapped by floodwaters and utility crews mobilized Monday after a furious Hurricane Ida swamped the Louisiana coast and made a shambles of the electrical grid.
Nation Jul 25Official: 1960s civil rights activist Robert Moses has died
Robert Parris Moses, a civil rights activist who endured beatings and jail while leading black voter registration drives in the American South during the 1960s and later helped improve minority education in math, has died. He was 86.
Nation Jul 05Search back on at South Florida condo after demolition
Rescuers were given the all-clear to resume work looking for victims at a collapsed South Florida condo building after demolition crews set off a string of explosives that brought down the last of the building in a plume of dust.
Nation May 31Louisiana coast still hurting from storms, bracing for more
Nine months after two back-to-back hurricanes hammered their towns, scores of coastal Louisiana residents are still struggling to recover.