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GOP pledges to 'rein in' Obama on EPA rules, global warming

May 31, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says a new federal rule regulating small streams and wetlands will protect the drinking water of more than 117 million people in the country. more »»

Egyptian-American released, flies back to US

May 31, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Egyptian-American who had been sentenced to life in prison in Egypt and had been on a hunger strike for more than a year before being freed has arrived back in the United... more »»

Vice president's son Beau Biden dies at 46 of brain cancer

May 31, 2015

DOVER, Del. (AP) — He was the privileged son of a longtime U.S. senator and two-term vice president, yet Joseph R. "Beau" Biden III was no stranger to personal adversit. more »»

More heavy rain but no new serious flooding in Houston area

May 31, 2015

ROSENBERG, Texas (AP) — The seemingly ceaseless rain swept across areas of Texas again on Saturday, bringing fears of renewed flooding but no new serious problems. more »»

Woman tosses Apple computer that turns out to be worth $200K

May 31, 2015

MILPITAS, Calif. (AP) — Her electronic waste is someone else's treasur. more »»

New rains but no new serious problems for soggy Houston area

May 31, 2015

ROSENBERG, Texas (AP) — The seemingly ceaseless rain swept across areas of soggy Texas again on Saturday although new serious flooding appeared to be avoided. more »»

Latest on flooding: Texas rain brings no major new problems

May 31, 2015

8:30 p.m. (CDT)

As much as 3½ inches of rain has fallen in parts of Houston and surrounding Harris County, leaving some streets under water but no major new problems. more »»

Latest on flooding: Officials say no flood threat in Wharton

May 31, 2015

8 p.m. (CDT)

Officials say the flood threat is over in Wharton.

Mayor Domingo Montalvo Jr. more »»

Top-ranking Mormon leader L. Tom Perry dies from cancer

May 31, 2015

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormon leader L. Tom Perry, a member of the faith's highest governing body, has died from cancer. He was 92. more »»

Barnard works toward a new policy on transgender admissions

May 31, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — On a recent bright spring morning, students admitted to the Barnard College Class of 2019 gathered on campus. more »»

Latest on flooding: Heavy rain floods ballpark concourses

May 31, 2015

7 p.m. (CDT)

Heavy rain caused minor flooding inside Minute Maid Park as the Houston Astros hosted the Chicago White Sox.

The downpour began midway through the game Saturday. more »»

Flooded rivers don't faze some Houston-area residents

May 31, 2015

ROSENBERG, Texas (AP) — The seemingly ceaseless rain has ended in North Texas and Oklahoma, but residents in the greater Houston area warily eyed the swollen Brazos River and the skies, which... more »»

Latest on flooding: 2nd body found from Blanco River flood

May 30, 2015

6:45 p.m. (CDT)

Authorities in Central Texas have recovered the body of a second woman killed in flash flooding last weekend along the Blanco River. more »»

Latest on flooding: Rain-weary Houston gets a new storm

May 30, 2015

5:40 p.m. (CDT)

Thunderstorms have been battering areas of rain-weary Houston with heavy downpours and small hail. more »»

Hastert indictment has Illinois hometown sifting memories

May 30, 2015

YORKVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Before he was U.S. more »»

B.B. King recalled with love, humor at Mississippi funeral

May 30, 2015

INDIANOLA, Miss. (AP) — B.B. more »»

Latest on flooding: Body of woman recovered in Central Texas

May 30, 2015

4:15 p.m. (CDT)

A search team has recovered a woman's body from the Blanco River bank near San Marcos. more »»

Hemp industry enters 2nd year with hazy market potential

May 30, 2015

FORT LUPTON, Colo. (AP) — The newly legal hemp industry is entering its second growing season with some big questions for producers experimenting with marijuana's non-intoxicating cousin. more »»

 
 

 

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