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3 Killed as Floods Ravage Oklahoma, Texas

Three people were killed and hundreds more evacuated as a storm system barreled through Texas and Oklahoma Sunday, dropping record amounts of rainfall, causing flash floods, spawning tornadoes and destroying homes, NBC News reported. Heavy floods washed over San Marcos, Texas, killing a man and displacing a thousand residents, Hays County emergency management coordinator Kharley Smith said. Rescue crews were searching for eight people who were missing in the Hays County town of Wimberly where buildings, power lines and bridges were damaged “throughout the entire region,” according San Marcos Fire Marshal Ken Bell. In Houston, heavy rain and winds caused an apartment building to collapse, injuring two people and severely damaging 10 of the 41 units, the Houston Fire Department said. Two people were killed in Oklahoma, one of them a firefighter who drowned after being swept away by flood waters, as heavy rainfall washed out roads, trapped residents and knocked out power to thousands. The wet and stormy weather was forecast to last into next week for the Plains, Texas and the Mississippi Valley. Read »
Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 10:12 PM

Pressure Cooker Found, Destroyed Near U.S. Capitol

Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 11:21 AM

New Orleans Police Officer Shot Dead in Patrol Car

Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 4:43 PM

Body Found ID'ed as Missing Kayaker: Specialist

Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 2:56 PM

Ireland to Draft Same-Sex Marriage Bill This Week

Friday, May 22, 2015 at 3:02 PM

Timeline in D.C. Mansion Killings Case

Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 2:44 PM

Mike Huckabee on Duggars: "Good People Make Mistakes"

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Ex-Israeli PM Olmert Sentenced to 8 Months in Prison

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.
Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 8:43 PM

WATCH: N.J. Soldiers Surprise Sister at School

Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 6:48 AM

1 Killed, 2 Injured After Gunmen Denied Entry to House Party Opens Fire

Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 4:32 PM

Hundreds in Mass. Rally in Support of Tom Brady

Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 5:34 AM

New Trial Expected For Man Convicted of Killing D.C. Intern Chandra Levy

Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 2:13 PM

Montoya Wins the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500

Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 8:57 AM

Iraqis Seize Territory Near Ramadi From ISIS