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Latest on flooding: New storms hit flood-weary Houston
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AP PHOTOS: A look at aftermath of torrential rains, storms
HOUSTON (AP) -- Residents must sort through waterlogged debris after deadly and destructive storms dumped inches of rain from the Hill Country to Houston in Texas, as well as parts of Oklahoma....

Colorado theater shooting victims relive terror in courtroom
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- From the witness stand, Christina Blache could finally do what she had most wanted and most feared: She looked for the first time at the man who shot her, who killed her friend, who ravaged so many lives....

Community policing at center of Cleveland police reform plan
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The centerpiece of an agreement between the city of Cleveland and the U.S. Department of Justice on how to reform the city's troubled police department is creating an organization that is more accountable and engaged with the people it serves....

More rain threatens to complicate the cleanup in Houston
WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) -- More rain fell on Houston on Wednesday, threatening to complicate the cleanup after a long holiday weekend of storms and floods that left at least 17 dead and more than a dozen others missing in Texas and Oklahoma....

Congress wants to know how thieves stole tax info from IRS
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress is demanding answers about how identity thieves were able to steal the personal tax information of more than 100,000 taxpayers from an IRS website....

Police search for motive in deadly Wal-Mart shooting
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- An autopsy will determine if a man had drugs or alcohol in his system when he fatally shot one worker and injured a second before killing himself at a North Dakota Wal-Mart store, police said Wednesday....

FBI, police find no threat on EVA Air plane at LA airport
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Someone called in a threat to a flight from Taiwan that landed at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday, but nothing dangerous was found on board, authorities said....

AP PHOTOS: Farm lets orphaned or abandoned foals thrive
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) -- Orphaned, unwanted and some only days old, these fragile foals will need a lot of tender, attentive care to survive....

Officials to release hurricane season forecast
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will release its forecast for the Atlantic hurricane season Wednesday....

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