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Poor communications slowed military's hurricane response

Destroyed communications network made it hard to create a centralized command center.

Federal agencies aim to polish image in New Orleans

Officials try to squelch slow response complaints.

Bush sends base-closing list to Congress with his approval

Congress not expected to reject independent commission's recomendations.

Lessons from Katrina begin to emerge

Failures of initial effort may serve as a catalyst for overhaul of emergency response apparatus.

Cuts to disaster mitigation program questioned in wake of hurricane response

Critics say Bush administration axed Clinton-era program because it worked.

Senator asks Pentagon to revisit ban on military's domestic police powers

John Warner, R-Va., Seeks review of how president may legally circumvent an 1878 law prohibiting the military from participating in law enforcement activities at home.

GOP senators urge appointment of reconstruction czar

More than two dozen senators call on president to appoint single official to oversee federal spending on recovery efforts.

Border Patrol conducts largest tactical operation in its history

In the fourth of a series of reports from New Orleans, Chris Strohm describes how Blackhawk helicopters filled with agents secured the city's perimeter in quick order.

Bush calls for greater federal, military role in emergency response

"Americans have every right to expect a more effective response in a time of emergency," president says in address to nation.

Former 9/11 panelists say proposals’ implementation incomplete

Recommendations made a year ago could have improved the government’s response to Hurricane Katrina, commissioners say.

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