Physical damage from Hurricane Katrina is still evident in New Orleans while the psychological devastation is sometimes harder to detect. Health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser examines the mental impact of two disasters, Katrina and then the Gulf oil disaster, in…
A new report from the Brookings Institution shows New Orleans' population and economy are rebounding five years after Hurricane Katrina, plus the city now has better schools, better access to health care and a stronger criminal justice system. Gwen Ifill…
By Talea Miller
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is projecting a busy 2010 hurricane season, with as many as seven major hurricanes possible.
As criticism of BP and the Obama administration's handling of the Gulf spill continues, Gwen Ifill talks to two local officials about the president's visit and what it will take for the region to bounce back from the environmental and…
President Obama flew to New Orleans on Thursday to assess the city's recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Margaret Warner reports.
In other news, the Labor Department reported worker productivity jumped last spring by the most in six years, and an SEC investigation concluded that agency flaws enabled Bernie Madoff.
In other news, the top U.S. commander in Iraq, Gen. Ray Odierno, is seeking to send more troops into northern Iraq, and Sen. Jim Webb of Virginia called for a "new approach" to sanctions against Myanmar.
Following the devastating food shortage of the summer, Haiti faced a barrage of powerful hurricanes, which battered the island nation into precarious situation. Fred De Sam Lazaro reports on the struggle that lies ahead as a nation tries to rebuild…
By Friday morning there was little question as to the direction of Hurricane Ike's path -- the storm was gaining strength as it barreled toward Texas, and storm surges had already begun to batter the coastal city of Galveston.
By PBS NewsHour
As Hurricane Ike approached the Texas coast Friday, Galveston residents continued to flee their island city while Houstonians 60 miles inland boarded up their homes and businesses and hunkered down.
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