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Authorities say 17 dead, 10 missing in Texas floods; 13 killed in Mexico tornado

1 hour 26 min ago
Widespread flooding caused by heavy rains in Texas and Oklahoma left 17 dead and 40 missing or unaccounted for, in addition to more than 4,000 damaged properties and 2,500 abandoned vehicles in the Houston area alone, Mayor Annise Parker said Tuesday afternoon. 
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Should the Senate reconsider the Patriot Act extension?

Tue, 2015-05-26 05:11
Reaction from the 'Special Report' All-Star panel
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Ricketts vetoes bill to abolish Nebraska's death penalty

Mon, 2015-05-25 22:00
Gov. Pete Ricketts vetoed a bill Tuesday that would make Nebraska the first traditionally conservative state in more than four decades to abolish the death penalty, sending it back to lawmakers who will attempt an override.
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Cuba tourism boom: US visits up by more than a third since relations began to thaw

Mon, 2015-05-25 22:00
The thaw in relations between the U.S. and Cuba has led to a stunning 36 percent increase in visits by Americans to the island, including thousands who are flying into Cuba from third countries like Mexico in order to sidestep U.S. restrictions on tourism.
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New Mexico prosecutors to seek charges against 2 former officers fired in alleged beating

Mon, 2015-05-25 22:00
New Mexico prosecutors announced Tuesday they will ask a grand jury to indict two former Las Cruces police officers recently fired following an investigation into an alleged incident of police brutality.
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Authorities say 14 dead, 13 missing in Texas floods, 14 killed in Mexico tornado

Mon, 2015-05-25 22:00
Recovery teams were resuming the search early Tuesday for 8 people who are missing after a rain-swollen river in Central Texas carried a vacation home off its foundation, slamming it into a bridge downstream.
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Pure US tourism in Cuba still banned, but Americans are finding many different ways to visit

Mon, 2015-05-25 22:00
"Is travel to Cuba for tourist activities permitted? No." That's what the U.S. Treasury Department website says.
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Why are gas prices falling?

Mon, 2015-05-25 13:07
Prices expected to peak over Memorial Day
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Independent candidate on the rise in Mexico, benefiting with voter disgust of party politics

Sun, 2015-05-24 22:00
Mexicans' disgust with corrupt, aloof, high-living politicians has a name, and it's El Bronco.
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Hispanic ranchers' case against U.S. Forest Service over grazing rights heats up

Sun, 2015-05-24 22:00
As summer gets ready to start, a federal judge is weighing whether to let a discrimination case brought on by a group of Hispanic ranchers to limit grazing move forward.
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Storms swamp Plains, Midwest, killing 3 and forcing thousands of Texans from their homes

Sun, 2015-05-24 22:00
A line of storms stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes dumped record rainfall on parts of the Plains and Midwest, spawning tornadoes and causing major flooding that forced at least 2,000 Texans from their homes.
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At least 3 dead, 12 missing as flash flooding sweeps through Texas, Oklahoma

Sun, 2015-05-24 22:00
A storm system dropped record amounts of rainfall across the southern Plains Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes, destroying homes, and forcing at least 2,000 people to flee.
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Relatives say they doubt that 42 men killed on ranch in western Mexico died in shootout

Sun, 2015-05-24 22:00
One body was missing an eye and had bruises on its face.
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2 dead, hundreds of homes gone as flash floods wreak havoc in Texas, Oklahoma

Sat, 2015-05-23 22:00
Record rainfall was wreaking havoc across a swath of the U.S. Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people to flee.
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Foundation helps veterans, families of fallen heroes

Sat, 2015-05-23 16:29
Ryan Manion Borek speaks about the Travis Manion Foundation
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New Mexico recognizes Harvey Girls for role in American West

Fri, 2015-05-22 22:00
New Mexico recognized the legacy of the Harvey Girls on Saturday, the thousands of women credited with helping transform the West by taking waitressing jobs along the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway line.
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Clinton appears to rule out return of ground forces in Iraq

Fri, 2015-05-22 22:00
Democratic presidential contender Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday she sees "no role whatsoever" for U.S. ground forces in Iraq despite setbacks in the struggle against Islamic State militants.
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Attack mode: New-look US defense plans to leave its mark on Women's World Cup in Canada

Fri, 2015-05-22 22:00
Meghan Klingenberg figured she could go above and beyond to further build team camaraderie, and it involved a box of beautiful gourmet doughnuts for her teammates before a recent World Cup tuneup.
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One of Mexico's deadliest gunbattles kills 43 as police, suspects face off in cartel territory

Fri, 2015-05-22 22:00
The latest in a series of clashes between Mexican authorities and a powerful, fast-growing drug cartel turned into the deadliest confrontation in recent memory, with 42 suspected gang gunmen and one Federal Police officer killed during a three-hour firefight at a remote western ranch.
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43 dead in hours-long firefight on Mexican ranch

Fri, 2015-05-22 22:00
At least 43 people died Friday in what authorities described as a fierce, three-hour gunbattle between federal forces and suspected drug gang gunmen on a ranch in western Mexico, the deadliest such confrontation in recent memory.
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