Hurricane Katrina

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.”

07/09/2014

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?

06/02/2014

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.

05/23/2014

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.

01/18/2013

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.

01/08/2013

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.

11/02/2012

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.

10/26/2012

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.

10/05/2012

A worker attaches plywood to the window of his shop ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac on August 27, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to strengthen into at least a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall near Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Opinion: As Hurricane Isaac Threatens The GOP Continues To Party

As Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to “choose life” while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.

08/28/2012

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