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2 People Dead After Flooding Hits Oklahoma, Texas

Flash floods, left two people dead and forced hundreds of evacuations across Oklahoma and Texas Sunday, as emergency crews took stock of the damage caused by the severe weather. Officials warned a "historic" deluge was still to come on Sunday, NBC News reported. One man was killed in the floods that washed over San Marcos, Texas, according to city officials. A thousand residents in San Marcos' Hays County were displaced by the heavy flooding, which damaged or destroyed at least 400 homes, said Hays County emergency management coordinator Kharley Smith during an afternoon news conference. "Now is not the time to try to return to your homes," said San Marcos Fire Marshal Ken Bell Sunday morning, adding that buildings, power lines and bridges were damaged "throughout the entire region." The National Weather Service in San Antonio said Sunday the river had risen 9 feet in just 15 minutes and was causing "catastrophic" flooding. Hays County officials said "numerous rescues" were underway along the Blanco River in the Wimberley area, adding that additional officers have been called in to assist "with the situation."Meanwhile, severe weather moved through North Texas early Sunday morning, causing flash floods and some other storm damage, NBC DFW reported. Read »
Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 2:21 PM

New Orleans Police Officer Shot Dead in Patrol Car

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Montoya Wins the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500

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Ireland to Draft Same-Sex Marriage Bill This Week

Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 11:57 AM

Iraqis Seize Territory Near Ramadi From ISIS

Friday, May 22, 2015 at 6:02 PM

Timeline in D.C. Mansion Killings Case

Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 2:14 PM

Italy Rescues 70 Afghan, Iraqi Migrants From Boat

Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 8:49 AM

Tour Bus Erupts in Flames on Interstate Near Pentagon

Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 7:59 PM

Today's victory is the culmination of decades of struggle which has forced this government and conservative elements in the establishment to hold this referendum.  

— Ireland's president Michael D. Higgins happy that Irish citizens were given the opportunity to vote on the country's same-sex referendum.
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Car Hits, Kills 5-Year-Old Girl Running to Ice Cream Truck

Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 10:46 AM

Dozens Arrested in Protests Over Officer's Acquittal

Police in riot gear made 71 arrests as protesters flooded the streets of Cleveland following the acquittal of a white police officer charged in the shooting deaths of two unarmed black motorists, officials said early Sunday, NBC News reported. In one incident, three people were arrested after an object was hurled through a restaurant window, injuring a female patron, police said in a tweet. At a Sunday morning press conference, officials said 71 people were arrested, including 39 adult men, 16 women and "a few juveniles." The protests — which were largely peaceful — began Saturday morning after police officer Michael Brelo was found not guilty of voluntary manslaughter in the killings of Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams, who died in a barrage of police gunfire after a high-speed car chase in November 2012. The 31-year-old patrolman mounted the car that Russell and Williams were in and fired into their windshield while standing on the car hood. He was one of 13 officers who fired a total of 137 shots at the car. The Department of Justice announced Saturday it will conduct a probe into the case. Read »
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Mike Huckabee on Duggars: "Good People Make Mistakes"

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Man Dies After Falling Off Catwalk at Chicago Concert

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Hundreds in Mass. Rally in Support of Tom Brady

Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 11:37 AM

Gloria Steinem Crosses North-South Korea Border