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Two people were killed and more than 50 others injured Thursday in a 40-car pileup that shut down Interstate 10 in eastern New Orleans, authorities said.

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New Orleans resilient but still strugglingupdated: Sun Aug 29 2010 07:51:00

Cynthia Morrison purchased her first home on August 1, 2005. Hurricane Katrina wiped her New Orleans East home off the map before she could make her first house payment.

New Orleans: The challenges aheadupdated: Sun Aug 29 2010 07:51:00

Some areas of New Orleans are still struggling after Katrina. CNN's John Roberts spoke with the city's mayor.

Soledad O'Brien: Rebuilding after Katrina honors a generationupdated: Fri Aug 20 2010 14:17:00

My first visit to Pontchartrain Park is on a big day in New Orleans East. I'm met by actor Wendell Pierce, the president of Pontchartrain Park's Community Development Corp., for the opening of the first model home.

Vietnamese fishermen in Gulf fight to not get lost in translationupdated: Fri Jun 25 2010 15:16:00

The lengthy documents they initially were asked to sign used language even a native English speaker would struggle to understand.

Judge rules against Army Corpsupdated: Thu Nov 19 2009 17:39:00

A federal judge ruled some of the damage during Hurricane Katrina was due to negligence by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

CNNMoney: Black businesses hit hard in New Orleansupdated: Thu Aug 20 2009 14:30:00

Brad Pitt ensured that the nation noticed Hurricane Katrina's utter destruction to hundreds of shotgun houses and Creole cottages in New Orleans' working-class Lower Ninth Ward.

'One day at a time'updated: Wed Aug 29 2007 23:14:00

'One day at a time'

Malveaux: New Orleans family longs to feel at home againupdated: Wed Aug 29 2007 23:14:00

The skies crack open and release a torrential shower. It seems fitting to return with my cousin Adrian in a fit of wind and rain to the home he shares with his brothers.

Class of 2015 envisions New Orleans' futureupdated: Sun Aug 26 2007 23:44:00

Since they're going to be the Class of 2015, we asked fifth-graders at the newly opened Langston Hughes Academy Charter School to tell us what their city will look like on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

Money Magazine: You can't go home againupdated: Fri Aug 24 2007 08:31:00

Two years have passed since Hurricane Katrina smashed into New Orleans. And if you hang out downtown and don't look too closely, you might think that everything is back to normal.

A year later, recovery in New Orleans not easyupdated: Tue Aug 29 2006 02:14:00

After months of rebuilding, Henry and Flora Hamilton's house doesn't look like it was sitting in 7 feet of water a year ago. The same can't be said for most of their neighbors' homes.

Recovery in New Orleans big but not easyupdated: Fri Aug 25 2006 10:11:00

After months of rebuilding, Henry and Flora Hamilton's house doesn't look like it was sitting in 7 feet of water a year ago. The same can't be said for most of their neighbors' homes.

Fortune: New Orleans: A year in a ruined city | September 2005updated: Mon Aug 14 2006 15:49:00

September 2005 In the days after Hurricane Katrina, a flooded New Orleans, and many of its residents, lay sweltering in the heat. Photos taken by Paolo Pellegrin for Fortune in September of 2005 show a city almost entirely uninhabitable, with the few dry areas covered with debris, and most of the city under water.

Nagin rejects limits on rebuilding in New Orleansupdated: Tue Mar 21 2006 04:36:00

All New Orleans residents whose homes were damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Katrina should be allowed to rebuild if they choose, and the city will not stand in the way of reconstruction in areas considered vulnerable to flooding in future storms, Mayor Ray Nagin announced Monday.

At least 2 more Katrina victims foundupdated: Sun Mar 19 2006 20:33:00

Searchers found two more bodies in the devastated Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans on Sunday, along with bones that may be from a third person killed by Hurricane Katrina.

Katrina victim's body found in atticupdated: Mon Mar 06 2006 07:38:00

Three days after officials inspected a storm-damaged home spray-painted with "0" -- indicating no bodies inside -- cadaver dogs led searchers to a victim of Hurricane Katrina in the attic.

Big questions remain for the Big Easyupdated: Thu Mar 02 2006 16:53:00

New Orleans, six months after Hurricane Katrina first came ashore, killing hundreds of people and displacing thousands in its wake, is a study in contrasts.

Your e-mails: Too soon to party?updated: Fri Feb 24 2006 17:35:00

Is it too soon for a city devastated by Hurricane Katrina to hold a party? asked readers to share their views. Here is a selection of some responses that said it was too early to hold Mardi Gras following the destruction of Katrina. Some of the responses have been edited.

Old haunts in New Orleansupdated: Thu Oct 06 2005 09:52:00

Posted: 6:15 p.m. ET From Andreas Preuss, CNN Gulf Coast Bureau

Going home to New Orleansupdated: Mon Sep 26 2005 10:20:00

Nesbitt was alive, and that was very good news.

Pumps begin to drain New Orleansupdated: Mon Sep 05 2005 17:03:00

Repair crews have patched the ruptured levee along the 17th Street Canal and have begun pumping water from New Orleans, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Monday.

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