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8 Killed, 12 Missing in Texas, Okla. Floods; More Rain Forecast

At least eight people were confirmed dead and 12 people, including at least three children, were missing as tornadoes and dangerous thunderstorms continued to barrel across the south-central U.S. after menacing Texas and Oklahoma on Monday with historic flooding, NBC New reported. At least eight tornadoes were reported in Texas on Monday, including one that touched down on the LBJ Ranch in Johnson City. In Hays County, the Blanco River rose 34 feet in three hours Sunday, surging into surrounding neighborhoods, forcing some 1,000 people to evacuate, and turning roads into torrents. Power was out to nearly 70,000 customers in the Houston area. Flash flood warnings were in effect early Tuesday for parts of eastern Texas and much of Western Arkansas, and tornado watches were issued for parts of Louisiana, Missouri and Arkansas through the morning. North Texas is also on alert for a possible derecho — a weather phenomenon of intense and widespread windstorms. Read »
Monday, May 25, 2015 at 5:46 PM

Cleveland Reaches Deal With DOJ on Policing: Report

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NJ Man Dies of Lassa Fever After Liberia Trip

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Pope Francis Hasn't Watched TV For 25 Years, Not Even a Soccer Game

Monday, May 25, 2015 at 2:34 PM

Climate Change Means More Allergies For Europe: Study

Monday, May 25, 2015 at 11:26 AM

Charter Nears $55 Billion Time Warner Cable Acquisition: Source

Monday, May 25, 2015 at 7:16 PM

IT Chief at Bangladesh Coca-Cola Unit Arrested as ISIS Suspect

Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 4:59 PM
 

Today's victory is the culmination of decades of struggle which has forced this government and conservative elements in the establishment to hold this referendum.  

— Ireland's president Michael D. Higgins happy that Irish citizens were given the opportunity to vote on the country's same-sex referendum.
Monday, May 25, 2015 at 8:46 PM

Allegations B.B. King Was Poisoned Are Ridiculous: Lawyer

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25 Kenyan Police Officers Killed in Al Shabab Attacks

Monday, May 25, 2015 at 1:48 PM

Bears Release Ray McDonald After Domestic Violence Arrest

Monday, May 25, 2015 at 4:44 PM

Blue Angels Dedicate Show to Victim of Amtrak Crash

Monday, May 25, 2015 at 10:24 AM

Obama Lays Wreath at Arlington National Cemetery

Monday, May 25, 2015 at 6:20 PM

Homecoming Queen Dies in Texas Floods After Prom

A homecoming queen was driving home after her prom when floodwaters swept her car off the road and killed the teen in Devine, Texas, according to NBC affiliate WOAI and a funeral home. There were no barricades on the road and Ramirez's car stalled out in the high water a few miles from her home, Roberta Ramirez, Alyssa's aunt, told the station. "She did the right things," the aunt said. "She called 911. She called her father, but it was just too much and too quick." Alyssa Ramirez wasn't found until the next morning. Read »
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 12:41 PM

How to Help Victims of Nepal Earthquakes