World Mar 02

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New Orleans Files $77 Billion Claim Against Army Corps

The city of New Orleans filed a claim against the Army Corps of Engineers on Thursday, seeking $77 billion for damages sustained when the corps-built levees broke during Hurricane Katrina, flooding 80 percent of the city.

World Dec 21

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Report Charges FEMA Wasted Funds After Hurricane Katrina

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is under fire for wasting taxpayers' money on illegitimate disaster aid claims in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, though the agency contends it had to streamline procedures to send aid quickly to those in need.

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