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Palm trees bend and banners rip on Canal Street as Hurricane Katrina blows through New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005 — 10 years ago Saturday. Ted Jackson/The Times-Picayune/Landov hide caption

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Hurricane Katrina: 10 Years Of Recovery And Reflection

3 Views On A Tragedy: Reporters Recall First Days After Katrina

When Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coast, devastating regions of Louisiana and Mississippi, three of NPR's correspondents saw the storm firsthand. These are their stories.

Palm trees bend and banners rip on Canal Street as Hurricane Katrina blows through New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005 — 10 years ago Saturday. Ted Jackson/The Times-Picayune/Landov hide caption

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3 Views On A Tragedy: Reporters Recall First Days After Katrina

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Demonstrators in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, protest the ongoing trash crisis and government corruption Saturday. Hassan Ammar/AP hide caption

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In Lebanon, Calls For More Protests As Police Push Back Demonstrators

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Shown a realistic human target — not just a silhouette like this one — shooters were more likely to pull the trigger if the target was black, according to an analysis of 42 studies. "Even if you think that you're not prejudiced," says researcher Yara Mekawi, "that doesn't necessarily mean that that's true in terms of split-second decisions that you might make in the real world." Joshua Lott/Getty Images hide caption

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Shooters Quicker To Pull Trigger When Target Is Black, Study Finds

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Nathaniel Rateliff, Honky-Tonk Soul Man, Stumbles Into A Hit

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