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In the photo, tiny Aiden Pham — 13 months old and swaddled in a blanket — nestles asleep in his mother's arms, even as the floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey surge around them. Someday, no doubt, Aiden's mother will tell him about the day Houston police rescued them from their...
WASHINGTON (AP) — George W. Bush never recovered from his flyover of Hurricane Katrina's devastation. Barack Obama got a bipartisan boost late in his re-election campaign for his handling of Superstorm Sandy. Now, President Donald Trump confronts the political risks and...
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois will limit how local and state police can cooperate with federal immigration authorities under a plan signed into law Monday by Gov. Bruce Rauner, a move that puts the first-term Republican at odds with his party on immigration issues. The narrow measure...
Desperate for help and unsure whether traditional rescue efforts will come through, Harvey victims are using social media to share maps of their location and photos of themselves trapped on rooftops and inside buildings. Rescuers are doing the same. Volunteers and police alike...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says he wants to speed up a proposal to block new gold mining claims on forested public land near Yellowstone National Park and will consider blocking other mining. The Interior Department is undergoing a two-year review...
MOSS BLUFF, La. (AP) — Bands of heavy rain from Harvey lashed southwest Louisiana on Monday, and the state's governor said potential flooding could pose a "dangerous situation." Gov. John Bel Edwards told reporters he expects the potential for flood damage to increase as the...
DALLAS (AP) — Flood damage from Harvey is likely to reach into the tens of billions and the storm is expected to cause the region's economy to shrink, at least in the near term. Harvey is swamping refineries along the Gulf Coast, leading to higher gasoline prices. Gasoline...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge deciding whether to shut down the four-state Dakota Access oil pipeline while more environmental review is done is allowing national energy and manufacturing trade groups to have a say. U.S. District Judge James Boasberg, in Washington, D.C...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will revive a program that provides local police departments with surplus military equipment such as high-caliber weapons and grenade launchers, despite past concerns that armored vehicles and other gear were inflaming confrontations with...