A federal appeals court has ruled the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers cannot be held responsible for the catastrophic flooding that took place in some New Orleans neighborhoods after Hurricane Katrina. The panel had ruled differently in March. Hundreds of property owners had sued the federal government saying a shipping channel made the flooding worse.
With Jeb Bush signaling he's likely to run for president in 2016, it's another sign that the presidential announcement season is underway. Here's a look at who has jumped in the race early and what to expect in the coming months.
As part of a series on hashtag activism in 2014, Audie Cornish speaks with Obiageli Ezekwesili of the Open Society Foundation. Ezekwesili was one of the early promoters of the hashtag #bringbackourgirls, about schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria in April.
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