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Isaac leads to 5 cent gas price spike

Gas prices shot up by nearly 5 cents a gallon nationwide Wednesday after Hurricane Isaac cut output from refineries along the Gulf Coast.

State by state: Isaac floods, whips coastal regions

Much of the central Gulf Coast hunkered down early Wednesday as Hurricane Isaac battered the region. Authorities across the region warned residents to be prepared for heavy rain, high winds, coastal storm surges and flooding.

Isaac's fury tests New Orleans' post-Katrina flood controls

The fury of Isaac slammed into Louisiana with strong winds and pounding rain, generating the first real test early Wednesday of flood control systems and emergency services in New Orleans on the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

Gas prices continue to climb on Isaac fears

Gas prices continued to climb -- particularly along the Gulf Coast -- as the approach of Tropical Storm Isaac forced the closure of many oil and refining facilities.

Neighborhood still bearing Katrina's wounds awaits Isaac

The 30 mile stretch between Biloxi and Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, is still dotted with battle wounds from Hurricane Katrina seven years later.

State-by-State: Isaac prompts evacuations, shuts down transit

-- Much of the central Gulf coast was hunkered down as Tropical Storm Isaac approached Tuesday. Authorities across the region warned residents to be prepared for heavy rain, high winds and coastal storm surges.

'Endangered' Atlanta historic district seeks rebirth

Monday through Saturday John Harris holds court at the Silver Moon Barber Shop on Auburn Avenue. There, amid the whirring fans and TV soaps, he greets clients, many he's known for decades.

Quake 'swarm' shakes Southern California

"A swarm" of several hundred earthquakes, the strongest measuring a 5.5 magnitude, were centered east of San Diego near California's border with Mexico on Sunday afternoon but caused little damage, seismologists said.

Empire State shooting victim hit five times in head

The man killed by a former co-worker on a Manhattan sidewalk Friday was shot five times in the head, the New York Medical Examiner's office said Sunday.

Eerie similarities: Isaac follows track of Katrina, evacuations ordered for coast

Thousands in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama were being told early Monday to leave their Gulf Coast homes ahead of the arrival of Tropical Storm Isaac as forecasters warned it was gaining strength as it followed the same path Hurricane Katri