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Houston flooding

KPRC

'Madhouse': Rain, flooding hammer Houston

Deluge.

That's the best way to describe the nightmare Houston residents woke up to Tuesday, after over 10 inches of rain fell in some spots overnight -- inundating byways and highways, slowing first responders, knocking out power and generally bringi...

Alyssa Ramirez

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Star student-athlete, leader among 19 dead

There was nothing, it seemed, that Alyssa Renee Ramirez couldn't do.

Clinton security council

UNTV

State department releases Clinton emails

The State Department released its first round of emails from Hillary Clinton's time as Secretary of State on Friday, offering a new look at her handling of the attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.

The roughly 300 emails, about 850 pages, are par...

Iraq Falluja violence

CNN

Iraq: Operation to push ISIS from Anbar starts

Iraq forces have launched a major military operation to liberate Iraq's Anbar and Salaheddin provinces from ISIS, Iraqi state media and a key Shia militia group said Tuesday, a little more than a week after the militant group overran Anbar's provinci...

Protesters taken into custody

CNN

John Kasich 'proud' of Cleveland protests

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is hailing Cleveland as an example of how a city can peacefully protest during times of racial unrest, in this case in the wake of the acquittal of a white police officer who shot and killed two black unarmed motorists.

"They sh...

Crime Tape

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Police hunt man who killed New Mexico officer

Police in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, are searching for a man who shot and killed an on-duty officer Monday night.

Chief Michael Geier said the man fled the scene in a Dodge pickup. Authorities are questioning a person in connection with the shooting.

A wi...

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Charter

Charter announces plan to buy Time Warner Cable and Bright House

In a deal that affects one in six American households, Charter Communications on Tuesday proposed a three-way merger with two other cable and broadband providers, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks.

If approved by government regulators, the ...

Brelo verdict protestor in Cleveland

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Cleveland, DOJ set to announce changes for police

The city of Cleveland and Department of Justice will announce as soon as this week how they are moving forward on agreed changes to the city's police force, law enforcement officials tell CNN.

The consent decree is the next step after the city agreed ...

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Tinder, other hookup apps blamed for rise in STDs

Rhode Island's Department of Health says that sexually transmitted diseases are way up in the state, in part because of the increase of hookup apps like Tinder.

Between 2013 and 2014, cases of syphilis grew by 79%. HIV infections were up 33% and gonor...

Report says Malaysia Airlines pilot showed no unusual signs

Malaysia Airlines to lay off one-third staff in restructure

Malaysia Airlines is nearly finished with its tough restructuring plan -- which will include cutting about one-third of its workforce -- in its effort to recover after two plane tragedies last year.

BBKing

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Daughters: B.B. King was 'poisoned'

Two of B.B. King's daughters are alleging that the blues legend was poisoned to death by his closest associates. But the coroner says preliminary autopsy results don't support that contention.

King's daughters, Patty King and Karen Williams, made the ...

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CIA

Exhumed bodies confirmed to be migrants

Malaysian authorities have confirmed that the 139 graves and 28 abandoned camps discovered close to the Thai border are related to human trafficking.

Inspector General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar said that Malaysian police and border guards, as part o...

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Memorial Day Obama lays wreath

President Obama notes milestone Memorial Day

President Barack Obama observed during remarks at Arlington National Cemetery on…

Utah all-girl tackle football league

Utah dad creates all-girl tackle football league

Utah girls took one big step toward athletic equality on the football field.

Memorial Day plane threats

Officials investigate after multiple threats made against flights

Law enforcement scrambled on a busy long weekend travel day to ensure airplanes were…

OK Woman killed in tornado

Woman killed in Oklahoma tornado

The community of Blue, Oklahoma, is mourning after s local resident was killed when…

Alyssa Renee Ramirez

Texas teen dies in floodwaters

Alyssa Renee Ramirez was 18 and was homecoming queen, student council president, a…

Family dies in cabin flood

Texas family swept away in cabin

Severe weather caused a cabin near Austin, Texas, to float away with a couple and…

News Interactives

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Scripps National Spelling Bee: Are you spelling bee material?

The Scripps National Spelling Bee is going on from May 26th through May 28th. Every…

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Honoring our heroes this Memorial Day

Memorial Day honors men and women who died while serving in the American military.…

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National Photo Month: photography tips

May is National Photo Month! Celebrate by taking a look at the history of…

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May is National Hamburger Month

May is National Hamburger Month. Find out all you need to know about this backyard…

Mothers Day

Create Your Own Mother's Day Card

Show your mom how much you care about her by giving her a personalized Mother's Day…

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Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

Get ready for your fiesta this Cinco de Mayo by trying out these Mexican-inspired…

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Roger Federer

Federer furious after boy's selfie attempt

From world leaders to celebrities of all degrees of fame, taking a selfie with fans…

Indian elephant closeup

Elephant grabs man's camera, takes 'elphie'

Plenty of tourists have snapped a selfie of themselves posing with an elephant…

Police car with emergency lights on

Sword-wielding man robs Dunkin' Donuts

A man wearing black tights, a pink wig and wielding a small sword robbed a suburban…

Entertainment Headlines

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'Tomorrowland' tops slow Memorial Day box office

Hollywood did not have a happy Memorial Day weekend. In fact, it was the worst since…

Jessica Alba, The Honest Company

Kim Kardashian, Jessica Alba power his startups

Brian Lee is a hustler. And he knows how to harness the power of a celebrity name.…

Cher 2013

Pitch-correcting software has changed music forever

"Do you believe in life after love?" Cher used to sing. And if you've ever heard…

Environmental News

Solar Impulse China

Solar plane aborts Pacific attempt for now

The Solar Impulse 2, the experimental plane that pilots are trying to fly around…

Deepwater Horizon oil drilling rig fire

Study ties Gulf oil spill to dolphin deaths

In a photo, a man holds a handwritten sign identifying a dead dolphin lying on a…

Oil spill cleanup

California oil spill: Officials step up inquiries

Authorities have intensified their response to this week's Santa Barbara oil spill…

Travel Headlines

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Street artist sketches Tokyo on coffee cups

Mention coffee cup art to anyone nowadays and their eyelids begin to droop at the…

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FBI investigates threats against flights

Law enforcement scrambled on a busy long weekend travel day to ensure airplanes were…

Indian elephant closeup

Elephant grabs man's camera, takes 'elphie'

Plenty of tourists have snapped a selfie of themselves posing with an elephant…

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