September 19, 2005 Reporter Scott Horsley was with two fishermen who saved some four-legged survivors of Hurricane Katrina in Louisiana's flooded St. Bernard Parish. He follows up on the happy reunions between two families and their best friends.
September 16, 2005 Four volunteers from Minnesota search for canine survivors of Hurricane Katrina -- careful to leave before nightfall, when roving packs of ravenous dogs rule the streets, sometimes eating smaller dogs who survived the New Orleans flood.
September 8, 2005 NPR's Greg Allen reported on Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath from New Orleans and Baton Rouge. In this essay, he worries that along with untold lives, there may have been something else lost when Katrina devastated New Orleans -- the blending of cultures that's at the heart of the city.
September 5, 2005 Hurricane Katrina created thousands of refugees who were forced into states throughout the South, and beyond. But not so fast. Media outlets have been deluged with complaints about the term "refugee."
September 5, 2005 Some white Louisianans are finding common ground with the mostly poor and black evacuees from New Orleans that they are now taking into their communities. Many evacuees will have to start new lives in new towns across the South.
August 24, 2005 For two weeks, NPR's Steve Inskeep traveled the across the Niger River Delta to report on the oil industry there. He sums up his encounter with the country and its people in this reporter's notebook.
July 5, 2005 The battle between evolution and creationism played out in a Little Rock courtroom in 1981. It foreshadowed issues that still play out today.
June 6, 2005 Diplomats and experts on the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty can't figure out how to keep nations from breaking the treaty and acquiring nuclear weapons. They often talk about the "grand bargains" inherent in the treaty. But those bargains aren't as persuasive as they used to be.
May 18, 2005 NPR Correspondent Howard Berkes covered the 1980 eruptions of Mount St. Helens and has reported on changes at the volcano since. In an essay for NPR.org, Berkes recalls the massive blast of May 18, 1980, and its aftermath.
May 7, 2005 Taking the pulse of the Iranian electorate ahead of crucial national polls, Mike Shuster finds many voters unconvinced they can create any real change. But he also sees a vibrant, unpredictable democracy at work.
February 25, 2005 Sent to Sri Lanka to report on the tsunami's damage, Elizabeth Arnold returned home struck by the life and resilience she saw there.
November 18, 2004 NPR's Daniel Zwerdling notes that, months after filing them, many of his FOIA requests to the Department of Homeland Security remain unanswered -- a noticeable trend with the Bush administration.
November 17, 2004 NPR's Daniel Zwerdling spent five months investigating allegations of abuse at two Homeland Security detention centers in New Jersey. Here, he comments on the challenges he faced in dealing with officials while reporting the story.
October 4, 2004 NPR's Emily Harris has been covering military operations in Iraq. In this Reporter's Notebook, Harris looks behind the scenes of the U.S. and Iraqi offensive against insurgents in Samarra, north of Baghdad.
June 29, 2004 NPR's Juan Williams interviewed Bill Clinton last week in conjunction with the release of the former president's new autobiography. In this Reporter's Notebook, Williams explores Clinton's take on past political battles, and the 2004 election.
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