Hurricane Katrina: With Heavy Hearts, Survivors in Mississippi Look Ahead

Today along the shoreline the calm and placid waters of the Gulf Coast belie the destructive force that was Katrina.

With Erika Bearing Down on Florida, Emergency Managers Get ready for a Storm

The three-tiered system begins with local drainage off yards and streets, moves into municipal and county storm drains, and is then deposited into the water management district structures.

Whiting Refinery Explosion Seemed like 'End of the World'

A 180-ton chunk of steel crushed a neighborhood grocery store. Cars were flipped onto their roofs. A wooden plank was hurled with such force it pierced a brick wall.