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EXPLAINER: Hit by Ida, New Orleans faces weeks without power

Hurricane Ida knocked out all eight transmission lines that deliver power to New Orleans, leaving the entire city without electricity as the powerful storm pushed through on Sunday and early Monday with winds that reached 150 miles per hour. Some of the hardest-hit areas won’t see power restored for weeks. A look at what that

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Trump to head to Louisiana as Hurricane Laura cleanup starts

The angry storm surge has receded and the clean up has begun from Hurricane Laura, but officials along this shattered stretch of Louisiana coast are warning returning residents they will face weeks without power or water amid the hot, stifling days of late summer. The U.S. toll from the Category 4 hurricane stood at 14

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President Trump speaks at FEMA headquarters

Speaking at FEMA headquarters in Washington today, President Trump announced that he will travel to Texas and Louisiana this weekend to survey storm damage resulting from Hurricane Laura. The hurricane made landfall around 1 a.m. CT in Louisiana this morning before being downgraded to a tropical storm early this afternoon. “All Americans are thinking of

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