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Hurricane Isaac

PHOTOS: School Bus Driver Lose 5 Houses To Isaac, Other Louisiana Hurricanes

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 09.05.2012 | Impact

After losing four homes to four separate hurricanes, Melanie Martinez knew to pack out when Isaac began barreling through her hometown of Braithwaite,...

Did Hurricane Isaac Help The Drought-Stricken Mississippi River?

AP | HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 11.05.2012 | Green

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Rain from the remnants of Hurricane Isaac could help the drought-stricken Mississippi River, but experts say it's not enough f...

Thousands File Insurance Claims In Hurricane Isaac's Wake

AP | SHEILA V KUMAR | Posted 11.05.2012 | Green

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Thousands of flood insurance claims are being filed in the wake of Hurricane Isaac, a slow-moving storm that hammered severa...

PHOTO: Thousands Of Dead Rodents Wash Up On Mississippi Beaches

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2012 | Green

By Emily Le Coz TUPELO, Miss., Sept 4 (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of rats killed by Hurricane Isaac have washed up onto the beaches ...

4 Dogs Rescued From Hurricane Isaac Flooding

Posted 09.04.2012 | Green

From Vetstreet's Shayna Meliker: Rescuers saved a 70-year-old man and his four dogs from rising flood waters in Louisiana caused by Hurricane Isaac...

'Green News Report' - September 4, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.04.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...

Hurricane Isaac Uncovers Mysterious Wreck

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.05.2012 | Green

A mysterious shipwreck, recently uncovered by Hurricane Isaac, has appeared on an Alabama beach six miles from Fort Morgan. Meyer Vacation Rentals...

The Climate Post: Hurricane Isaac Disrupts Energy Production, Stirs Old Wounds

Tim Profeta | Posted 11.04.2012 | Green
Tim Profeta

Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Kirk became the Atlantic's 11th named storm of 2012, a feat typically not reached until closer to the end of hurricane season in November.

Poor Mitt, Bad Timing

Edward Flattau | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
Edward Flattau

Poor Mitt Romney. During his nomination acceptance speech, he could have poked fun at Barack Obama's environmental policy by declaring the president won't let us cut down trees or allow farmers to pump water from an endangered minnow's habitat.

Rescuing Gulf Coast Animals Endangered by Hurricane Isaac

Ed Sayres | Posted 11.04.2012 | Impact
Ed Sayres

While the damage from Isaac has not approached that of Hurricane Katrina, for the families and their pets who have been displaced from their homes, the effect on them is just as monumental.

Monday Morning Coming Down: Southern Decadence in New Orleans

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Karen Dalton-Beninato

After a week like this it's too early for a cocktail, but barely. Divas are getting dressed for their numbers. "What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger" ends up being the most performed song of the day.

Obama Speaks After Touring Hurricane Isaac Damage On Gulf Coast

Reuters | Posted 09.03.2012 | Politics

* President sees damage from hurricane * Obama camp notes Ryan wanted disaster aid cuts * Oil operations coming back onl...

Hurricane Isaac Disaster Brings Obama, Mitt Romney To Gulf Coast

Posted 09.03.2012 | Politics

By CAIN BURDEAU, ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW ORLEANS — Mitt Romney wasted no time after accepting the GOP presidential nomination in heading to Louisian...

Obama Visits Hurricane Victims On Labor Day

AP | BEN FELLER and KASIE HUNT | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics

LaPLACE, La. — President Barack Obama insisted on Monday that the federal government can help Americans in crisis, whether they're autoworkers f...

PHOTOS: Hurricane Isaac's Voiceless Victims

Posted 09.02.2012 | Green

As Gulf Coast residents begin to assess the damage that Hurricane Isaac wreaked on their homes, some volunteers have turned to help the animals that w...

No Relief

AP | JONATHAN FAHEY | Posted 09.02.2012 | Money

NEW YORK -- The big spike in gasoline prices is just about over, but it's too late to bring much relief for Labor Day weekend. The national average p...

WATCH: Melissa Harris-Perry Erupts At Guest

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 09.04.2012 | Media

Melissa Harris-Perry erupted at a guest on her show Saturday morning during a discussion on welfare. Harris-Perry launched a discussion based on a...

Thousands Remain Displaced In Faraway Shelters

AP | By VICKI SMITH and STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 09.01.2012 | Green

BELLE CHASSE, La. -- As Isaac's drenching rains and cooling winds drifted north of the Gulf Coast, heat and humidity moved back in – along with ...

It's Not the Elephant in the Room at the RNC: It's the Hurricane

Brenda Peterson | Posted 11.01.2012 | Green
Brenda Peterson

More than the economy, more than who is president, more than who is at war with whom, the effects of global warming will be a major "decider" of our future. And yet, climate change plans were nowhere on the agenda at the RNC.

Five Travel Tips For Hurricane Season

Jeanenne Tornatore | Posted 11.01.2012 | Travel
Jeanenne Tornatore

Hurricane season is in full swing, with brewing storms that have the potential to threaten many vacation plans. If you're headed to a destination prone to tropical storms -- the Gulf Coast, Florida, Mexico and the Caribbean -- here's some advice that will make traveling during this volatile weather season a little less worrisome.

Mitt Romney To Flood Victim: 'Go Home And Call 211'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney launched the final leg of his quest for the White House by visiting storm-battered Louisiana on Friday. ...

Harry Reid: Mitt Romney Trip To Louisiana 'Height Of Hypocrisy'

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) criticized GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Friday for traveling to Louisiana to survey damage left ...

Down-Home Diner Lets Isaac Victims Pay What They Can

Posted 08.31.2012 | Impact

While Isaac continues to rage through the Gulf Coast, one New Orleans restaurant is pretty much business as usual. It’s serving up comfort food to c...

With Focus on New Orleans, Isaac's Devastation in South Florida Worse Than People Realize

Steven Kurlander | Posted 10.31.2012 | Miami
Steven Kurlander

I'm one of thousands of South Florida victims of a storm named Isaac that didn't qualify as a hurricane with a category number, but nevertheless qualified as a "5" in terms of the havoc and devastation its destructive rains left behind.

Florida Candidate Jokes About Hurricane Isaac, Asks For Campaign Cash

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

A southern Florida chiropractor is reminding campaign backers that even Hurricane Isaac cannot derail his long-shot bid for the state's legislature. ...