Latest from Lee Powell
Around Cocodrie, La., the arrival of Tropical Storm Barry didn’t bring the flooding and wind damage everyone feared. But it still brought water, damaging homes.
  • Jul 14, 2019
Tropical Storm Barry left New Orleans largely untouched. On July 14, businesses had reopened and cruise ships were departing.
  • Jul 14, 2019
In Terrebonne Parish, La., Tropical Storm Barry arrived July 13 as Hurricane Barry, bringing down branches and flooding roads.
  • Jul 13, 2019
New Orleans residents decided whether to endure what Hurricane Barry brought or to leave the Crescent City.
  • Jul 12, 2019
For five years, The Washington Post’s Lee Powell has documented the journey of a nearly complete T. rex skeleton. This is the story of "the nation's T. rex."
  • May 31, 2019
This is what it’s like to live along the Mississippi River and deal with flooding. For the Pecord family, a broken levee means boat trips and being homeless.
  • May 3, 2019
Three Louisiana churches destroyed by arson face a long road to rebuilding. But on Easter Sunday, the healing process began.
  • Apr 22, 2019
The Washington Post has won three Pulitzer Prizes, for criticism, photography and cartooning. Here, the winners reflect on their work.
  • Apr 15, 2019
Capt. Dennis Tajer of American Airlines and the Allied Pilots Association explains what it’s like to fly the Boeing 737 Max 8, recently grounded by the FAA.
  • Mar 18, 2019
Allied Pilots Association spokesman Dennis Tajer said March 14 pilots were not told about new plane software when Boeing unveiled its 737 Max jets.
  • Mar 14, 2019