Hot words after New Orleans flood, pump problems revealed
A mounting chorus of critics is calling it unacceptable that pumping problems in New Orleans contributed to widespread weekend flooding
British newspaper covers mourn youngest victim of Manchester bombing
The eight-year-old victim, Saffie Rose Roussos, is one of 22 killed in a bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in England.
Devastating Flooding Turns Louisiana Roads Into Rivers
Devastating rain and flooding in the South has turned Louisiana roadways into rivers and forests into swamps. One to two feet of rain fell in the South in just the last two days. Six states are under flood watches and warnings, and the damage is especially devastating in Mississippi and Louisiana,
Nuclear Reactor at Indian Point Shuts Down
A reactor at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in New York shut down Monday night after an "electrical disturbance on the non-nuclear side of the plant," the company that runs the plan said in a statement. The governor said that no radioactivity was released as a result of the 7 p.m. incident at
Royals-Mets World Series Game Shows Vulnerability of Sports to Tech Glitches
While countless hours of preparation are dedicated to major broadcast sports events, incidents like that of the outage at the World Series Game 1 on Tuesday night exemplify Murphy's Law -- if it can go wrong, it will. For about four minutes, millions of television viewers couldn't watch the Mets
Super Bowl 2013: Beyonce, Blackout Among Most Electric Social Media Moments
Super Bowl 2013 smashed social television records, but for an event centered on football, Beyonce and the third quarter power blackout sure stole the show. A record 30.6 million social media comments were made last night on Twitter, Facebook and GetGlue checkins, according to Bluefin...
Super Bowl Power Outage Not Beyonce's Fault, NFL Says
Beyonce’s Super Bowl halftime show performance was electrifying, but it did not cause the stadium’s power outage that followed shortly after, according to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Goodell today talked at a press conference about last night’s power outage at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome that
Hurricane Sandy Winners And Losers
In the same way that Hurricane Sandy tossed boats around and flattened homes, it plucked money out of some businesses' pockets and dumped it into others'. Here's a quick rundown on the superstorm's biggest business winners and losers. Read more: Hurricane Sandy Recovery Update Winners The Weather
Hurricane Sandy: Problems at Five Nuke Plants
The nation's oldest nuclear plant declared an alert and a second plant just 40 miles from New York City was forced to shut down power as five different nuke plants in Hurricane Sandy's path experienced problems during the storm. Indian Point in Buchanan, New York, on the Hudson River north of New
5 Things To Know This Morning
Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning. 1. Isaac Makes Second Landfall, Levee Overtops Hurricane Isaac made a second landfall early Wednesday morning, while officials in Plaquemines Parish reported "overtopping of a levee from Braithwaite to White Ditch,"