Hurricane Katrina

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu (L) and US President Barack Obama (R) meet residents during a tour of the Treme neighborhood August 27, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. President Obama visited New Orleans Thursday to praise its people's "extraordinary resilience," 10 years after Hurricane Katrina ravaged the "Big Easy" and shattered Americans' confidence in government.AFP PHOTO/BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI        (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama to People of New Orleans: You Inspire Me, and America

President Barack Obama held out the people of New Orleans on Thursday as an extraordinary example of renewal and resilience 10 years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.

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FILE- NEW ORLEANS - AUGUST 29, 2005: Debris lies on Canal Street in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina August 29, 2005 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Katrina made landfall just east of the city at about 6:00 am (EST) with winds of over 140 mph. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

President Obama To Visit New Orleans for Hurricane Katrina Anniversary

President Barack Obama will mark next week’s 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina by visiting New Orleans, which bore the brunt of the storm’s devastating blow and has yet to fully recover from the loss of life and property left behind in its wake.


President Barack Obama will not dump a bucket of ice water over his head for the increasingly viral video Ice Bucket Challenge. Instead, Obama has opted to donate $100 to the charity fighting Lou Gehrig’s disease. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Official: Border Crisis Is Not Obama’s ‘Katrina Moment’

A White House official says that the humanitarian crisis taking place at the U.S.-Mexico border is not President Barack Obama’s “Katrina moment.”


A plea for help appears on the roof of a home flooded in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, La., on Sept. 4, 2005. (Photo credit: ROBERT GALBRAITH/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: People Fear Male-Named Hurricanes More

Which scares you more: Hurricane Victor or Hurricane Victoria?


Mike Myers says he is “super proud” to have stood next to Kanye West when he famously said, “George Bush doesn’t care about black people” during a live Hurricane Katrina concert benefit telethon.  (Photo by Dana Edelson/NBC via Getty Images)

Myers: ‘Super Proud’ To Have Stood By Kanye During George Bush Katrina Comment

Mike Myers says he is “super proud” to have stood next to Kanye West when he famously said, “George Bush doesn’t care about black people” during a live Hurricane Katrina concert benefit telethon.


Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, who was propelled to national popularity during Hurricane Katrina, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on corruption, bribery and money laundering charges. (Photo by Chris McKay/Getty Images for Usher's New Look Foundation)

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Indicted By Fed Jury For Corruption, Bribery

A Federal grand jury has indicted former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin on corruption charges.


Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid takes part in a joint Senate and House session to count of the Electoral College votes for the 2012 presidential election at the Capitol in Washington on Jan. 4, 2013. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Reid: Katrina ‘Nothing In Comparison To What Happened To The People’ In Sandy

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Monday that he misspoke when he suggested in a Senate speech that damage from Superstorm Sandy was worse than that inflicted by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.


A New Jersey Natural Gas technician inspects a leaking gas main under a Hurricane Sandy-damaged home on Oct. 31, 2012, in Long Beach Island, N.J. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Survival Tips: Changing Hurricane Victims Into Hurricane Survivors

Two decades after experiencing a nearly total loss in Hurricane Andrew, journalist Al Sunshine shares his personal experience and veteran advice to those recovering in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.


Satellite image of Hurricane Sandy (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective Administration

The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.


Barack Obama campaigns in 2007 (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s 2007 Speech is Disturbingly Racist

While 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.