New Orleans has an affordable-rental-housing crisis, in the wake of the failure of the federal levees in 2005.
A new report predicts the dire future that may await New York City if a hurricane generates serious storm surge. The proposed solution? A set of barriers ringing the city to protect it from inundation.
In New Orleans, when the subject is the Corps and its federal overseers, hope is something that was left at the starting gate last November.
Don? This thing on? I'm sure HuffPo hasn't made it into your briefing folders, but here you go: Colin Powell lied. Condi lied. I've said it before. I'll say it again.