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HOUSTON (AP) — Floods are getting worse and more expensive in Houston, the nation's fourth-largest city, where entire neighborhoods are often overwhelmed shortly after a heavy rainstorm. Since 1998, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has paid more than $3 billion in today's...
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Wednesday weighed legislation that could lower the number of students receiving free and reduced-price meals at school. Legislation debated by the House Education and Workforce Committee aims to save money by scaling back the number of...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — It's that time of year in the Southwest - and as far as Alaska - when dust storms take shape, raising health and safety risks as plumes of dirt take to the sky. A dry winter means the Southwest is seeing a greater number of dust storms. Experts say the...
HOUSTON (AP) — Floods are getting worse and more expensive in Houston, the nation's fourth-largest city, where entire neighborhoods are often overwhelmed shortly after a heavy rainstorm. Since 1998, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has paid more than $3 billion in today's...
HOUSTON (AP) — With clay soil and tabletop-flat terrain, Houston has endured flooding for generations. Its 1,700 miles of man-made channels struggle to dispatch storm runoff to the Gulf of Mexico. Now the nation's fourth-largest city is being overwhelmed with more frequent and...
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Several victims of the Colorado theater shooting have filed complaints alleging the state corrections department violated their rights by refusing to reveal where the gunman is serving his life sentence, prosecutors said Wednesday. Several survivors of...
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee for president, has released a list of 11 potential Supreme Court justices he plans to vet to fill the seat of late Justice Antonin Scalia if he's elected to the White House. Trump's picks include Steven...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department issued a scathing review Wednesday of a small town's police practices in a big drug and immigrant smuggling corridor on California's border with Mexico, finding a lack of basic controls and oversight of criminal investigations,...
HOUSTON (AP) — With clay soil and tabletop-flat terrain, Houston has endured flooding for generations. Its 1,700 miles of man-made channels struggle to dispatch storm runoff to the Gulf of Mexico. Now the nation's fourth-largest city is being overwhelmed with more frequent and...