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'Brownie, you're doing a heckuva job'updated: Wed Aug 25 2010 01:36:00

President Bush gives FEMA Director Michael Brown a vote of confidence for the agency's response to Hurricane Katrina.

Ex-FEMA director doing radio show from New Orleansupdated: Wed Aug 25 2010 01:36:00

Michael Brown, the Federal Emergency Management Agency leader who quit following widespread criticism of the government's response to Hurricane Katrina, is taking his radio show to New Orleans, Louisiana, on Wednesday and Thursday.

Adebayor again Manchester City's match-winnerupdated: Sun Aug 30 2009 15:03:00

Big-spending Manchester City continued their perfect start to the English Premier League season on Sunday, winning 1-0 at struggling Portsmouth thanks to Emmanuel Adebayor's third goal in as many games.

Meet the digital artist behind the movie blockbustersupdated: Wed Sep 24 2008 11:05:00

Tino Schaedler is an architect-turned-digital design artist whose groundbreaking work has been seen in "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix."

Biography: Tino Schaedlerupdated: Thu Sep 04 2008 12:19:00

Tino Schaedler's impact as a virtual set designer is the result of years of experience in architecture and visual effects.

Crash scene 'inaccessible'updated: Thu Aug 07 2008 21:29:00

The NTSB shares the latest on a helicopter crash Tuesday in Northern California that killed nine people.

Official: 9 deaths 'fair certainty' in helicopter crashupdated: Thu Aug 07 2008 21:29:00

Investigators believe "with fair certainty" that nine people were killed in Tuesday evening's crash of a helicopter that was shuttling firefighters in northern California, a sheriff's official said Thursday. Mother Pleads for Return of Missing 7-Year-Oldupdated: Fri Aug 01 2008 12:11:00

Sandra Boss makes an emotional request of her ex, Clark Rockefeller Amy Winehouse's Husband Gets 27 Months in Jailupdated: Mon Jul 21 2008 14:00:00

Amy Winehouse's husband was sentenced Monday to 27 months in jail for assault and obstructing justice

Man cleared over Winehouse husband bribery plotupdated: Wed Jun 25 2008 08:24:00

A former bar owner seriously injured in an assault involving the husband of troubled singer Amy Winehouse was cleared Wednesday of accepting a £200,000 ($400,000) bribe to save his attackers from jail. Amy Winehouse Husband's Trial Delayedupdated: Mon Nov 12 2007 15:43:00

As the troubles mount for Amy Winehouse's husband, Blake Fielder-Civil, his trial for allegedly inflicting grievous bodily harm last year was postponed on Monday now that he was also charged on Saturday in a witness tampering case.

CNNMoney: Warmest birthday wishes, from 'South Park'updated: Thu Sep 13 2007 08:38:00

The kids from "South Park" will be acting up in the greeting card aisle.

If nominated as AG, Chertoff could face questions on Katrinaupdated: Mon Aug 27 2007 01:23:00

If Michael Chertoff is nominated to be the next attorney general, he's likely to face a tough confirmation battle, according to Democratic congressional aides.

Ronaldo lifts Utd lead to 9 pointsupdated: Sat Feb 24 2007 09:49:00

Cristiano Ronaldo fires Manchester United nine points clear at the top of the Premier League with an 88th minute goal in Saturday's smash-and-grab victory at Fulham.

Church destroyed, but worship goes on after tornadoupdated: Sun Feb 04 2007 12:05:00

Under sunny skies, members of the Church of God in Lady Lake, Florida, held their morning worship service Sunday amid the remnants of their destroyed sanctuary, leveled by a pre-dawn tornado on Friday.

Coach Pardew robbed of opening winupdated: Wed Dec 27 2006 17:16:00

Alan Pardew was robbed of a winning start as Charlton manager when Fulham snatched a controversial injury-time goal in a 2-2 draw in the English Premiership on Wednesday.

Getting ready for the gathering stormupdated: Mon May 22 2006 09:46:00

Julie Steele lives 100 miles from the North Carolina coast, but she's still worried about the coming hurricane season.

Transcripts, tape show Bush, Brown warned on Katrinaupdated: Thu Mar 02 2006 01:36:00

A newly released transcript from a video conference the day Hurricane Katrina struck seems to reinforce arguments that governments at all levels identified the potential dangers from the storm but were under-prepared for the devastation.

Chertoff vs. Brown, round twoupdated: Tue Feb 21 2006 11:28:00

It's been one year since Michael Chertoff was appointed head of the Department of Homeland Security, and it's not a happy anniversary. Chertoff spoke before a Senate hearing this week, facing his critics and explaining his agency's lackluster performance during Hurricane Katrina.

Homeland Security chief defends Katrina responseupdated: Wed Feb 15 2006 07:47:00

Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff took responsibility at a Senate hearing Wednesday for his department's inadequate response to Hurricane Katrina, which "unnecessarily prolonged" the suffering of people along the Gulf Coast.

Republican panel rips Katrina responseupdated: Tue Feb 14 2006 21:22:00

The response of government at all levels to Hurricane Katrina was "dismal," poorly planned and badly coordinated, showing that more than four years after the September 11, 2001, terror attacks, "America is still not ready for prime time," a House report concludes.

Murphy completes Tottenham dealingupdated: Wed Feb 01 2006 02:59:00

Tottenham Hotspur made the final major signing before the midnight transfer deadline in England as they snatched Danny Murphy from fellow Premier League side Charlton.

'Can I quit now?' FEMA chief wrote as Katrina ragedupdated: Thu Nov 03 2005 02:08:00

A Louisiana congressman says e-mails written by the government's emergency response chief as Hurricane Katrina raged show a lack of concern for the unfolding tragedy and a failure in leadership.

FEMA's Brown puts blame on Louisiana officials updated: Wed Sep 28 2005 11:39:00

In sometimes heated testimony before a congressional committee Tuesday, former Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Michael Brown blamed Louisiana's leaders for dragging their heels last month as Hurricane Katrina approached the Gulf Coast.

Brown: 'I know what I am doing'updated: Tue Sep 27 2005 15:19:00

In his opening remarks before a congressional committee Tuesday, Former Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Michael Brown defended his response to Hurricane Katrina last month, as well as his own record.

Brown puts blame on Louisiana officials updated: Tue Sep 27 2005 10:55:00

In sometimes heated testimony before a congressional committee Tuesday, former Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Michael Brown blamed Louisiana's leaders for dragging their heels last month as Hurricane Katrina approached the Gulf Coast.

Brown serving as consultant to FEMAupdated: Tue Sep 27 2005 03:47:00

A congressional panel on Tuesday is expected to scrutinize the decision to keep ousted Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Michael Brown on the federal payroll.

Former FEMA director Brown to testify at House hearingupdated: Wed Sep 21 2005 13:43:00

The former director of FEMA will testify next week as part of a House committee's probe into the government's response to Hurricane Katrina.

Bush approval rating at 40 percentupdated: Mon Sep 19 2005 14:46:00

President Bush's vow to rebuild the Gulf Coast did little to help his standing with the public, only 40 percent of whom now approve of his performance in office, according to a CNN/USA Today/Gallup poll released Monday.

A very political hurricaneupdated: Thu Sep 15 2005 16:44:00

As evidenced by President Bush's speech Thursday, Hurricane Katrina already is dramatically changing U.S. politics.

Career firefighter takes over FEMAupdated: Mon Sep 12 2005 19:29:00

David Paulison, who recommended in 2003 that Americans stock up on plastic sheeting and duct tape to be prepared for a terrorist attack, was named Monday as acting director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Transcript of court proceedings for CNN v. Michael Brownupdated: Sun Sep 11 2005 09:04:00

CNN filed suit against Federal Emergency Management Agency director Michael Brown on Friday, arguing that the federal government could not keep news organizations from reporting on the recovery of the dead in New Orleans, Louisiana.

U.S. won't ban media from New Orleans searchesupdated: Sat Sep 10 2005 01:01:00

Rather than fight a lawsuit by CNN, the federal government abandoned its effort Saturday to prevent the media from reporting on the recovery of the dead in New Orleans.

Admiral takes over Katrina reliefupdated: Fri Sep 09 2005 08:54:00

Coast Guard Vice Adm. Thad Allen will replace FEMA director Michael Brown as the on-site head of hurricane relief operations in the Gulf Coast, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff announced Friday afternoon.

Bush: Federal government in 'for the long haul'updated: Thu Sep 08 2005 15:26:00

President Bush promised survivors of Hurricane Katrina on Thursday that the federal government "is going to be with you for the long haul," and he called for a national day of prayer for the storm's victims.

Editorial blasts federal responseupdated: Sun Sep 04 2005 19:16:00

The Times-Picayune of New Orleans printed this editorial in its Sunday edition, criticizing the federal government's response to Hurricane Katrina and calling on every FEMA official to be fired:

New Orleans paper rips federal responseupdated: Sun Sep 04 2005 16:03:00

Louisiana's largest newspaper printed a blistering editorial in Sunday's edition under the headline "An Open Letter to the President," criticizing the federal government's response to Hurricane Katrina.

The big disconnect on New Orleansupdated: Fri Sep 02 2005 13:07:00

Diverging views of a crumbling New Orleans emerged Thursday, with statements by some federal officials in contradiction with grittier, more desperate views from the streets. By late Friday response to those stranded in the city was more visible.

At the convention center: 'These little guys got guns'updated: Thu Sep 01 2005 21:52:00

Thousands of frustrated people waited for help Thursday amid dead bodies, feces and garbage with little food and water, and in 90-degree heat and rain.

FEMA chief: Victims bear some responsibility updated: Thu Sep 01 2005 19:41:00

The director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency said Thursday those New Orleans residents who chose not to heed warnings to evacuate before Hurricane Katrina bear some responsibility for their fates.

Relief workers confront 'urban warfare'updated: Thu Sep 01 2005 02:48:00

Violence disrupted relief efforts Thursday in New Orleans as authorities rescued desperate residents still trapped in the flooded city and tried to evacuate thousands of others living among corpses and human waste.

Hurricane Katrina hits Category 5updated: Sun Aug 28 2005 02:13:00

Hurricane Katrina intensified Sunday to a Category 5 storm as it churned towards the U.S. Gulf Coast with maximum sustained winds of 160 mph.

Dennis soaking Ohio River Valleyupdated: Mon Jul 11 2005 02:44:00

Remnants of Dennis soaked portions of the Ohio River Valley Monday after the former Category 3 hurricane left five people dead in Florida and Georgia.

CNNMoney: ID data breaches: as rampant as it seemsupdated: Tue Jun 21 2005 09:38:00

NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - Over 40 million card accounts potentially exposed to fraud is a big deal. But is it unusual?

Henry goals maintain the pressureupdated: Sat Dec 04 2004 12:23:00

Thierry Henry grabbed two late goals to help Arsenal maintain the pressure on leaders Chelsea with a 3-0 victory over Birmingham City at Highbury.

Sinama-Pongolle is Liverpool heroupdated: Wed Dec 01 2004 17:47:00

Florent Sinama-Pongolle was Liverpool's spot-kick hero as they overcame Premiership rivals Tottenham 4-3 in a penalty shoot-out at White Hart Lane to book a place in the semifinals of the English League Cup.

Solano stunner sees off Tottenhamupdated: Mon Nov 22 2004 17:09:00

Aston Villa climbed to fifth in the Premier League with a 1-0 victory over Tottenham -- the London club's sixth straight league defeat.

Spurs release international stars updated: Wed May 12 2004 05:08:00

Premier League under-achievers Tottenham will not be renewing the contracts of interrnational trio Darren Anderton, Christian Ziege and Gus Poyet at the end of the season.

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Fortune: A GOLD RUSH IS UNDER WAY -- EVEN LATECOMERS CAN PLAYupdated: Mon Jan 29 1990 00:01:00

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