Hurricane Katrina

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.


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.


A vacant home in Detroit's Brightmoor neighborhood. (WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Report: Flint, Detroit More Blighted Than Post-Katrina New Orleans

A new report suggests that Flint and Detroit suffer from more blight than New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2012

Houses are seen submerged under water September 9, 2005 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Getty Images)

House Acts To Overhaul Flood Insurance Program

Congress is trying to restore new fiscal life to a four-decade-old federal flood insurance program that was nearly sunk by Katrina and other 2005 hurricanes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2011


Family Separated By Katrina, Reunited In Detroit

A family finally gets back together in Metro Detroit, five years after Hurricane Katrina.


Obama to Gulf: Sticking With You 'Til Job's Done

Five years after Hurricane Katrina’s wrath, President Barack Obama sought to reassure disaster-weary Gulf Coast residents Sunday that he would not abandon their cause.


Hurricane Katrina Remembrance 08/29

A live WWJ interview with  CBS News Correspondent Cami McCormick  covering the president’s visit to New Orleans.


The Colony 08/29

In a live WWJ interview, a Michigan native described his experience as part of a Discovery Channel reality show simulating  a Hurricane Katrina aftermath.