Flights resume, some power restored in New Orleans after Ida

  • Cruz Palma, left, watches as her son, Jose Duran, center, and husband, Jose Garcia, work to remove a water heater from what’s left of their home in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021, in Golden Meadow, La. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

NEW ORLEANS — Commercial flights resumed in New Orleans and power returned to parts of the business district Thursday, four days after Hurricane Ida slammed into the Gulf Coast, but electricity, drinking water and fuel remained scarce across much of a sweltering Louisiana.