Congressional leaders have broken a stalemate over money to address the Flint, Michigan, water crisis, clearing the way Wednesday for a spending bill needed to keep the government running until December.
By Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram, Associated Press
As the three year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina draws near, President Bush visited New Orleans Wednesday, saying in a speech that he sees "signs of progress" in the still-recovering city. Times-Picayune editor Jim Amoss reflects on the upcoming anniversary.
John Merrow has been reporting on the efforts of New Orleans schools to remain open in the wake of the Hurricane Katrina disaster, which destroyed much of the infrastructure of the school systems in the Gulf Coast.
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