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Latest on flooding: More rain in the forecast for Texas

May 30, 2015

1 a.m. (CDT)

Flood concerns are lingering in Texas, with more storms in the forecast. more »»

Volunteers search for missing after Central Texas flood

May 30, 2015

WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) — A handful of volunteers trudged along the muddy and brush-filled banks of the Blanco River in Central Texas, searching for a group of people still missing days after the... more »»

Latest on flooding: Obama signs Texas disaster declaration

May 30, 2015

11:30 p.m. (CDT)

President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for Texas after severe flooding this week. more »»

Protesters gather at Phoenix mosque under close police watch

May 30, 2015

PHOENIX (AP) — About 500 protesters gathered outside a Phoenix mosque on Friday as police kept two groups sparring about Islam far apart from each othe. more »»

Federal agencies defend response to California oil spill

May 30, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On the afternoon of the largest coastal oil spill in California in 25 years, graduate student Natalie Phares quickly organized a volunteer bucket brigade to clean a beach north... more »»

Latest on flooding: Homes ordered evacuated in SE Texas city

May 30, 2015

9:35 p.m. (CDT)

Officials in a Texas city about 35 miles southwest of Houston have ordered the evacuation of about 50 flood-threatened homes near the Brazos River. more »»

California beaches reopen after goo cleanup

May 30, 2015

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have reopened seven miles of Southern California beach that were shut down three days ago when balls of oily goo washed ashore.

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Latest on flooding: Texas guv ask for disaster declaration

May 30, 2015

9:10 p.m. (CDT)

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has requested a presidential disaster declaration to get federal help for counties affected by severe weather. more »»

4 more bodies found after Texas flooding

May 30, 2015

DALLAS (AP) — Authorities said Friday they reclaimed four more bodies from Texas waters, adding to the growing death toll inflicted by record-setting storms that continue to submerge highways and... more »»

Latest on flooding: Another flood victim ID'd in Texas

May 30, 2015

8:35 p.m. (CDT)

Another victim of deadly storms and flooding in Texas has been identified by authoritie. more »»

Latest on flooding: Another flood victim found in Texas

May 30, 2015

8 p.m. (CDT)

The body of another victim of deadly storms has been found by authorities, bringing the death toll of those killed in Texas to 24. more »»

Texas poised to allow open carry of handguns

May 30, 2015

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas lawmakers on Friday approved carrying handguns openly on the streets of the nation's second most-populous state, sending the bill to Republican Gov. more »»

Father: Woman shot by sheriff told police it was an accident

May 30, 2015

ATLANTA (AP) — The woman who was shot and critically wounded by a Georgia sheriff told a detective the shooting was an accident that happened while they were practicing self-defense tactics in an... more »»

AP source: Hastert paid to conceal claims of sexual abuse

May 30, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid hush money to conceal claims that the Illinois Republican sexually molested someone decades ago, a person familiar with the allegations sai... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Aerial views of Texas floodwaters

May 29, 2015

The record rains that have submerged highways, flooded homes and led to several deaths in Texas show little signs of diminishing. more »»

Latest on flooding: Home evacuation in Texas city reduced

May 29, 2015

6:20 p.m. (CDT)

The number of homes ordered evacuated in the Southeast Texas city of Wharton due to the rising Colorado River has been reduced to 30. more »»

Latest on Hastert: Boehner 'shocked' by reports

May 29, 2015

6:15 p.m. (CDT)

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner says he's "shocked and saddened" by allegations against former House Speaker Dennis Hastert. more »»



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