Nearly nine years later, the city of New Orleans is about 80 percent recovered from the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina, Mayor Mitch Landrieu told CNBC on Friday.» Read More
CNBC's Brian Shactman takes a look at the storm's impact on the oil industry.
Mark Romig, New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation president & CEO, explains how New Orleans plans to ride out the storm and its possible impact on tourism.
The Weather Channel's Alex Wallace has the update on Isaac and CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the storm's potential impact on the city of New Orleans, with Mike Stack, Army Corps of Engineers. Also, a look at the lessons learned about emergency response from Hurricane Katrina, with Michael Brown, former director of FEMA.
Michael Hecht, Greater New Orleans president & CEO, discusses emergency preparedness as Tropical Storm Isaac heads for New Orleans on the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
The Weather Channel's Alex Wallace reports the latest details on Tropical Storm Isaac, as energy companies evacuate offshore oil rigs and shut down Gulf Coast refineries. CNBC's Scott Cohn explains how residents of New Orleans are preparing for the storm.
NBC reporter Jay Gray, told CNBC, that ample protection has been put in place in New Orleans for tropical storm Isaac.
Sports fans hold strong opinions about basketball salaries, but economics professor David Berri developed a statistical method to see which players are the most overpaid.
U.S. exports are almost certain to hit a record high in 2012, remaining one of the anchors of the nation’s economic recovery. See the list of busiest land, water, and air trade hubs.
If you’re a professional athlete, injuries are almost guaranteed. However, sometimes the off-field injuries are so bizarre they become noteworthy.
Fallout continues from the NFL's bounty-hunter decision to suspend New Orleans Saints head coach, with CNBC's Darren Rovell.
CNCB's Darren Rovell breaks down the Tim Tebow trade to the New York Jets and the full-year suspension of Saints' head coach Sean Payton for running a team that placed bounties on opposing players. The Saints were also fined $500,000 and lost two second round draft picks -- one in 2012 and another in 2013. Former defensive coordinator Greg Williams, who took a job with the Rams this year, has been suspended indefinitely.
In city settings, mansions are less-expected dwellings, especially in densely populated downtown areas. We’ve collected a lineup of them here, including no less than three mansions built on beer fortunes.
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What are some of the most notable multimillion-dollar sports injuries? Check out the list.
Check out our list of rookie athletes who received huge paydays to play for major league teams!
A look at how one New Orleans inventor is trying to make the region safer, with CNBC's Mandy Drury.