The Griot of New Orleans
August 27, 2015
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, jazz musician Terence Blanchard tells the story of his hometown.
Is Your City Ready for the Next Katrina?
August 26, 2015
Tampa, Miami, and New York top the list. But New Orleans isn't far behind.
The comparison is so absurd, it's almost not worth disproving. Almost.
A comprehensive list of every historical analogy made to Obamacare.
What we learned from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita
Calling the Ex
January 21, 2010
Last Saturday, President Obama tapped the unlikely duo of George W. Bush and Bill Clinton to lead a massive campaign to help Haiti. It isn't the first time former presidents (and political rivals) have led major relief efforts: Clinton and George H.W. Bush worked together after the 2004 tsunami, Hurricane Katrina, and Hurricane Ike. "This is a model that works," Obama noted. But how, exactly, does that model work? Why do we call on former presidents to help after disasters? 1) They Get People's Attention. They're presidents. They have high profiles. People listen to them.