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Latest on flooding: Crews ready if dam near Dallas breaks
7:45 a.m. CDT...

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....

104,000 taxpayers have personal info stolen from IRS website
WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than 100,000 taxpayers have had their personal tax information stolen from an IRS website as part of an elaborate scheme to claim fraudulent tax refunds....

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

Punishing storms in Texas test government emergency response
WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) -- Deadly severe weather over the long holiday weekend tested government alert and evacuation procedures, as officials scrambled to deal with storms and historic flooding that left more than a dozen people dead and a similar number missing....

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A year after the Gulf oil spill, problems remain
Local governments spent BP money with abandon
Civil War celebrations stir controversy
States' attempts to resist health care reform
A look at extremist attacks on the U.S. government
Gun law changes across the U.S.
A look inside the Statue of Liberty
A look around the Statue of Liberty
A look at Guantanamo's history
Up to the Minute
Suspect's father calls slayings 'egregious and heartless'

Hearing resumes for girl accused of stabbing classmate

Ohio girl suspected in baby's death to be evaluated again

Alumni report finds more abuse victims at elite NYC school

Smoke alert forces emergency landing at Los Angeles airport

Dispute over waffle maker gets guests booted from hotel

AP PHOTOS: Farm lets orphaned or abandoned foals thrive

Police search for motive in deadly Wal-Mart shooting

Man convicted in Scrooge McDuck necklace killing

Class forgoes trip to give principal money to treat cancer