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Hurricane Isaac

WATCH: Weatherman Tebowing During Hurricane Isaac

Posted 08.30.2012 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing I don't know why or when "reporter getting pummeled in the middle of a hurricane" became a thing, but Jim Cantore i...

Disasters Familiar To Hard-Hit Plaquemines Parish

AP | CAIN BURDEAU | Posted 10.30.2012 | Green

BELLE CHASSE, La. -- As water lapped over a levee, officials rushed to evacuate more than 100 nursing home residents from Plaquemines Parish, an area ...

Days Of Unending Rain Expected From Isaac

AP | CAIN BURDEAU and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 10.29.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — Isaac hovered over Louisiana for a third day Thursday, shedding more than a foot of additional rain that forced authorities to hur...

Levee To Be Deliberately Breached Amid Flooding

AP | Posted 08.29.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS -- A state official says the levee in southeast Louisiana's Isaac-flooded Plaquemines Parish will be breached to relieve pressure on it. ...

Spring Breakers Movie First Look and Courtney Stodden Turns 18

Michael Warbux | Posted 10.29.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Warbux

The Spring Breakers movie has released a new clip of the movie starring Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, and Ashley Benson. The clip is pretty boring an...

Racism: Drops Of Water That Signal A Rainstorm

Gil Laroya | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics
Gil Laroya

Hearing about racism day in and day out can seem like "drops of water" on an otherwise sunny day in America. But it's time to stop ignoring the clouds on the horizon. The storm has been around us for years.

The Tragicomedy in Tampa

Jason Stanford | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics
Jason Stanford

Last night the Republican National Convention began the third movement in the symphony of the 2012 election. And instead of the careful minuet we've come to expect from Republicans, we got a sherzo, a quick-paced comedy.

Chris Kirkham

Hurricane Isaac: Flooding Outside The Federal Levee System [INFOGRAPHIC] | Chris Kirkham | Posted 08.29.2012 | Green

As Hurricane Isaac continues to drench the Gulf Coast, the flooding that has occurred so far in Louisiana has been concentrated in an area south of Ne...

LOOK: Haunting Picture Of Isaac At Night From Space

Posted 08.29.2012 | Green

NASA's Suomi-NPP satellite captured this haunting image from space of Tropical Storm Isaac just after midnight on Tuesday, hours before the storm was ...

Amazing! Hurricane Isaac From 30,000 Feet

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 08.30.2012 | Travel

Instagram user Chris Butler, "chrisbutleronline," snapped this amazing photo of Hurricane Isaac from 30,000 feet in the air while aboard a Delta airli...

Romney Considering Trip Up Gulf Coast

AP | STEVE PEOPLES and KASIE HUNT | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

INDIANAPOLIS — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told veterans Wednesday that he'll make finding jobs for them a priority as he accu...

Hurricane Isaac Prompts Gulf Coast Banks To Close, Offer Fee Waivers

Posted 08.29.2012 | Money

Hundreds of closed banks along the Gulf Coast are watching Hurricane Isaac's path to see where the lights go out. If the power goes down, that means ...

RNC 2012: The GOP's Confusion and Lies About the Debt

Bob Cesca | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics
Bob Cesca

If these confused, self-contradictory people truly wanted to be responsible for cutting government spending, building their own businesses and financing their own disaster relief, perhaps they should be challenged to do so.

MSNBC Host's House Destroyed By Hurricane Isaac

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 08.29.2012 | Media

Hours after Hurricane Isaac hammered its way through New Orleans on the seven-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Melissa Harris-Perry tweeted that...

Hurricane Isaac Moves Slowly Along Path, Dumping N.O. And Miss. With Rain

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.29.2012 | Green

Hurricane Isaac is moving along a northwestern path, dumping heavy rain and lashing the coast with whipping winds, as it hovers over Louisiana, Missis...

The Chris Christie Tour

Tom Falco | Posted 10.28.2012 | Comedy
Tom Falco

Read the Tomversation cartoon and Blog Daily at Tomversation RSS Feed here...

Who Wants That Kind Of God?

Richard Brand | Posted 10.29.2012 | Religion
Richard Brand

Every time there have been these pronouncements about God acting in natural disasters to punish the wicked, you have to scratch your head and ask if you want that kind of God.

Marijuana's Effect on the Brain Makes You More Dumb?

Michael Warbux | Posted 10.28.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Warbux

Potheads are getting dumber according to tests. NO KIDDING! Who would have thought that marijuana made a person more dumb? Or watch this video on ...

Early Isaac Losses Muted Compared To Other Storms

Reuters | Posted 10.29.2012 | Green

* Offshore losses up to $1 bln, onshore up to $1.5 bln * Fuller estimates due in days ahead * Losses pale against Irene,...

Refineries And Oil Platforms Reportedly Largely Unscathed By Isaac

Reuters | Posted 10.29.2012 | Green

* Category 1 hurricane prompts flooding close to refining belt * No plant damages reported so far * Storm drives waters...

Networks Stay Live With Hurricane Isaac Coverage Into Early Morning

Posted 08.29.2012 | Media

Hurricane Isaac made landfall just as cable news networks went live with their prime time coverage of the 2012 GOP convention in Tampa Tuesday night. ...

'We Don't Know If Some People Are Left Behind'

Reuters | Posted 10.29.2012 | Green

* Water tops levee in Plaquemines Parish on city outskirts * New Orleans mayor says levees in city are holding * Storm m...

New Orleans Dispatch for The New Republic: Isaac Is Not Katrina

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 08.29.2012 | Green
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Isaac is not Katrina: we've been repeating that like a mantra all week. That it'll hit on the same calendar date seven years later is just a stupid coincidence.

New Orleans Hunkers Down As Hurricane Isaac Hits Louisiana Coast

AP/The Huffington Post | CAIN BURDEAU and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 10.28.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS -- Hurricane Isaac sidestepped New Orleans on Wednesday, sending the worst of its howling wind and heavy rain into a cluster of rural fish...

Examining Hurricane Isaac On Katrina's Anniversary

AP | Posted 08.29.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS -- Hurricane Isaac hit Louisiana's southeast coast Tuesday evening, the eve of the 7-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's arrival. The ...