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Flash flooding in Texas

1 firefighter dies during flood rescue in Oklahoma

Emergency crews scrambled late Saturday to help residents of Oklahoma City cope with record-breaking rains, carrying out 48 flooding rescues.

And in the town…

Steinem shown here at 2014 White House summit on working families

Women activists cross DMZ from North Korea

An international group of female activists crossed the heavily fortified border between North and South Korea on Sunday in a controversial effort to bring…

$120,000 for treatment raised via social media

California woman battling anorexia receives online help

Rachael Farrokh, 37, who suffers from a severe form of anorexia and weighs roughly 40 pounds, has raised more than $120,000 for her treatment with a GoFundMe…

Protesters taken into custody

Protests, arrests follow Cleveland officer's acquittal

Police arrested demonstrators in downtown Cleveland on Saturday night following the acquittal of a police officer who stood trial in the 2012 shooting death of…

Zedi Feruzi killed along with bodyguard in drive-by shooting in Bujumbura

Burundi opposition leader gunned down

A Burundian political opposition leader was shot dead in the nation's capital, a police spokesman said Saturday. Zedi Feruzi, leader of the UPD party, was…

Beatification of Oscar Romero

Martyred Archbishop Oscar Romero beatified

Just over 35 years to the day that an assassin's bullet hit his chest, Archbishop Oscar Romero was beatified on Saturday, bringing the slain priest one step…

Ireland Vote 2

Ireland awaits same-sex marriage vote count

Irish voters went to the polls Friday to decide whether to change the country's constitution to allow same-sex marriage.

Counting will start Saturday morning,…

CDC file

Salmonella outbreak may be caused by raw tuna

Raw tuna, mostly from sushi, may be at the heart of a recent salmonella outbreak that stretches across nine states.

Fleet Week New York

Selfies with sailors mark Fleet Week New York

It was only a matter of time before social media infiltrated Fleet Week New York, the annual celebration of sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen leading up to…

Iraq v ISIS

Counterattack launched against ISIS near Ramadi

After days of ISIS fighters advancing east out of Ramadi, an alliance of Iraqi forces opposed to the terror group have launched a counterattack -- hoping to…

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7 pains men should never ignore

Men's Health has a list of seven pains that may signify something serious for men.

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Mosul, Iraq

Who is ISIS?

ISIS forces have extended their control around the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra. The capture of Syria's ancient city, about 150 miles northeast of Damascus, threatens a UNESCO World Heritage Site described as having "stood at the crossroads of several civilizations," Learn more about the group.

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