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Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 4:24 AM

Ruptured Pipeline in Calif. Oil Spill to Be Removed, Investigated

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 10:33 AM

Police Evacuate U.S. Capitol, Visitors' Center

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 3:35 AM

Charter Agrees to Buy Time Warner Cable for $55 Billion

Monday, May 25, 2015 at 7:16 PM

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

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 1:31 AM

25 Kenyan Police Officers Killed in Al Shabab Attacks

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 12:41 PM

How to Help Victims of Nepal Earthquakes

Monday, May 25, 2015 at 1:48 PM

Bears Release Ray McDonald After Domestic Violence Arrest

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 3:58 AM

Blue Angels Dedicate Show to Victim of Amtrak Crash

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 12:10 AM

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. About 32 million Americans were at risk from the storms Tuesday, NBC News reported. Read »
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 »
Monday, May 25, 2015 at 11:04 PM
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Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 4:16 AM

72,000 Ladybugs Released in High School as Senior Prank

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 3:13 AM

14 Indicted, 7 Arrested in U.S. FIFA Corruption Probe

Nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives have been indicted on racketeering, conspiracy and corruption charges linked to the organization's oversight of the World Cup and other international soccer tournaments, according to the Department of Justice. The case involves bribes "totaling more than $100 million" linked to commercial deals dating back to the 1990s for soccer tournaments in the United States and Latin America, the Swiss Federal Office of Justice said in a statement. Seven defendants were arrested overseas at the lakeside Baur au Lac Hotel in downtown Zurich Wednesday morning. Swiss federal prosecutors say they have opened criminal proceedings related to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups in Russia and Qatar, and have seized "electronic data and documents" at FIFA's headquarters as part of the probe. Read »
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 4:26 AM

Illinois Couple Welcomes Their 100th Grandchild