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Greg Allen

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Katrina Sparked Push To Improve Hurricane Forecasting

Monday, August 31, 2015

In the decade since Katrina, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Weather Service have invested in new satellites and computer modeling technology that have significantly improved their ability to forecast and track hurricanes.

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3 Views On A Tragedy: Reporters Recall First Days After Katrina

Saturday, August 29, 2015

When Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coast, devastating regions of Louisiana and Mississippi, three of NPR's correspondents saw the storm firsthand. These are their stories.

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Some Moved On, Some Moved In And Made A New New Orleans

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Post-Katrina recovery varies with each neighborhood. In some, residents never returned. Others have seen an influx of newcomers, creating a different mix of people who now call the city home.

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Judge To Redraw Florida's Congressional Maps After Legislature Fails To Reach Deal

Friday, August 21, 2015

Because the Sunshine State's Legislature can't decide on how to redraw lines, a Florida judge will do it.

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Puerto Rico Fails To Make Its Bond Payment

Monday, August 03, 2015

Puerto Rico's default on Monday raises pressure on Washington to step in with help and opens a new chapter in Puerto Rico's relationship with its lenders — one now expected to move to the courts.

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Ghosts Of Katrina Still Haunt New Orleans' Shattered Lower Ninth Ward

Monday, August 03, 2015

A decade after the hurricane, the city has mostly bounced back, but not the African-American neighborhood with some of the worst damage. Many people didn't return; life's a struggle for those who did.

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Hillary Clinton Knocks Jeb Bush's Slogan At Urban League Conference

Friday, July 31, 2015

Presidential candidates Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley addressed the National Urban League Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Friday morning.

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Authorities Search For Motive In Lafayette, La., Movie Theater Shootings

Friday, July 24, 2015

Law enforcement are still trying to determine what motivated a man to begin shooting inside a movie theater on Thursday night. The man killed two people before turning the gun on himself.

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It's Back To The Drawing Board For Florida's District Maps

Friday, July 10, 2015

In a momentous ruling, Florida's Supreme Court scrambled the state's congressional district maps just over a year before the next election.

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Florida Court Rules Eight Congressional Districts Must Be Redrawn

Friday, July 10, 2015

Florida's Supreme Court says eight of the state's 27 congressional districts will have to be redrawn, a move that is shaking up the political map as candidates prepare for the 2016 election.

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Puerto Rico Lobbies Congress For Help In Solving Debt Crisis

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Puerto Rico's governor has stepped up efforts to convince Congress to help solve its debt crisis. The U.S. territory wants lawmakers to pass a bill that would extend bankruptcy protection.

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Carnival Receives U.S. Permission To Operate Cruises To Cuba

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Carnival has received U.S. permission to begin operating cruises to Cuba. The cruises will be offered through the company's new fathom brand, a cruise line that specializes in what the company calls "social impact travel." Passengers will travel under the categories approved by the Treasury Department, allowing people to visit only if they engage in activities that support the Cuban people.

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On The Rebound, Panthers Prowl Expanding Swath Of Land In Florida

Friday, July 03, 2015

From a low of about 20, the population of Florida's state animal has grown to about 200 — enough, wildlife officials say, to warrant taking them off the endangered species list. Not everyone agrees.

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Puerto Ricans Fear Troubled Economy Will Inflict Real Pain

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Officials avoided a default, paying hundreds of millions of dollars in debt payments. With a stagnant economy, more than $72 billion in debt and little cash, the U.S. territory is in economic trouble.

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Puerto Rico's Governor Seeks To Delay Debt Payments

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Puerto Rico's governor said Monday night that the commonwealth can't pay its bills. He also said that big changes are needed to get the economy growing, so it can pay down its debt in the future.

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Facing Massive Debt, Puerto Ricans Warned Belt Tightening Will Be Needed

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Puerto Rico's governor says the U.S. territory will be unable to pay off some of its more than $72 billion debt, and that terms will have to be renegotiated. He's also calling for big budget cuts.

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Puerto Rico's Governor Wants Lenders To Wait For More Than $73 Billion Debt Payments

Monday, June 29, 2015

In a televised address, the governor said he'll ask international creditors to give Puerto Rico easier terms, starting with a delay in payments. He also warned his people of coming budget cuts.

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For Same-Sex Marriage Opponents, The Fight Is Far From Over

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Some opponents of same-sex marriage are vowing to fight on after Friday's Supreme Court ruling. The battles will likely take place in the lower courts and will involve religious liberty cases.

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Univision Cuts Ties With Trump After Comments About Immigrants

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Univision is severing its relationship with Donald Trump following Trump's comments during his presidential announcement speech that immigrants from Mexico were "rapists," among other things.

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Univision Cancels Miss USA Over Donald Trump's Mexico Comments

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Spanish-language television network Univision has cancelled its plans to broadcast Miss USA and Miss Universe after Trump — who owns the pageants — made harsh comments about Mexican immigrants.

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