After Hurricane Katrina, Poor Black Women Were Largely Ignored, Study Says

Protesters block demolition equipment from entering a portion of the B.W. Cooper public housing complex in New Orleans in December 2007. Alex Brandon/AP

Ten years later, some women say they feel like they were better off before the storm.

No One Is Ready for the Next Katrina

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Climate change is making catastrophic floods more likely, and US politicians are doing little to prepare.

Will New Orleans Survive the Next Katrina?

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Take a bird’s-eye tour of the $50 billion battle to save Louisiana.

Hillary Clinton Breaks With Obama Over Arctic Drilling


She expressed her disapproval just a day after Obama gave Shell the go-ahead.

Should You Install Solar Panels on Your Roof?

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Let Google Help You Decide.


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