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  • Canal Street is flooded a day after Hurricane Katrina blew through August 30, 2005 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

    New Orleans levee system failed in 50 places after Hurricane Katrina. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the more than 100 miles of levees and flood walls strengthened and rebuilt 10 years later.

  • Ochsner's Rise After Katrina

    In a post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans, hospitals like Ochsner Baptist Medical Center prepare themselves for the worst case scenario.

  • The reinforced levee stands in the Lower Ninth Ward, on July 22, 2015, in New Orleans.

    The New Orleans levees are better than they were when Katrina struck, but preparing for hurricanes is riddled with uncertainty.

  • Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico on April 21, 2010.

    A U.S. court said BP deserves the right to appellate review of some damage claims awarded in connection with the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

  • Andrew Liveris, chairman and chief executive officer of Dow Chemical Co.

    Former Dow CEO Andrew Liveris is accused of using his position to finance his lifestyle and boosting a charity that burnished his fame in Greece.

  • In this handout provided by the Orleans Parish Sheriffs Office, OPSO, Robert Durst poses for a mugshot photo after being arrested and detained March 14, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

    New York real estate scion Robert Durst's HBO finale would likely be admissible evidence in a murder trial, legal experts said on Monday.

  • Mardi Gras goes on despite weather

    NBC News' Jay Gray reports on the big business of Mardi Gras from New Orleans, despite colder weather this year.

  • Marriott launches first AC hotel

    Arne Sorenson, Marriott International CEO & president, discusses Marriott's new hotel brand designed to attract young, design conscience, tech-enabled travelers to urban properties. The new hotel is in New Orleans.

  • Health workers don protective equipment at the Island Clinic in Monrovia, Liberia.

    The Louisiana state health department wants doctors who treated Ebola patients to keep away from an upcoming tropical disease conference.

  • At a dinner for media, McDonald's offered fine cuisine dishes as part of a campaign to shake its reputation for serving cheap, unhealthy food.

  • Business travelers spent less money per trip in the second quarter, but it wasn't because prices went down, according to a new report.

  • PEOPLExpress jet at Newport News/Williamsburg airport.

    A new Virginia-based airline will charge for overhead bin space, as well as all on-board beverages.

  • PEOPLExpress airlines re-emerges.

    Reviving the name of an old low-cost airline, PEOPLExpress aims to offer service on routes that have disappeared amid consolidation.

  • One of the oldest galvanizers in the United States accused Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, the LME and metal warehouse operators of conspiring since 2010 to manipulate the U.S. zinc price.

  • Revelers party in the French Quarter on Mardi Gras Day, March 4, 2014 in New Orleans.

    You knew about the music and food already, but the tech industry might be in the process of shaking up the economy of New Orleans.

  • Rakesh Agrawal

    PayPal said Saturday that Rakesh Agrawal has left following a series of late-night tweets that among other things, insulted other PayPal executives.

  • Revelers party in the French Quarter on Mardi Gras Day, March 4, 2014 in New Orleans.

    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.

  • New Orleans is open for business

    What you have now is a much more entrepreneurial spirit, say Mayor Mitch Landrieu, New Orleans mayor, discussing the revitalization of the Big Easy.

  • Sorkin vs. the Gators

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin heads to the bayou to feed marshmallows to alligators.

  • Go-shop process not a panacea: Expert

    Eileen Nugent, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, and Robert Spatt, , Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, discuss go-shop deals in the M&A environment and the latest LBO buzz from New Orleans.