Hurricane Katrina

15 Years After Katrina, What Do We Have the Courage to Change?

The story of Hurricane Katrina is not one of effective disaster planning or equitable recovery. However, it is a story of how our community took on the challenges of racism and failed governance—and fought for our right to heal.

Hurricane Laura Barrels Towards Texas/Louisiana Border

Since 1924, there have been 35 documented hurricanes in the North Atlantic to have reached Category 5 sustained wind speeds. Hurricane Laura could become the sixth storm to actually make landfall in the U.S. as a Category 5.

Will Trump Send Aid to Mexico After Deadly Earthquake?

A spokesperson for the National Security Council says the U.S. government is coordinating closely with Mexican authorities, adding, "We will continue to monitor the situation and take all appropriate steps." But no specifics were provided on what those steps may be.