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Texas floods: 2 dead, 3 missing

Two people have died in flood-related incidents in southeast Texas, authorities said Friday.

Hurricane Patricia from Space Station

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NOAA: 1 to 4 major hurricanes possible

This year's Atlantic hurricane season could generate more activity than in recent years and possibly bring one to four major hurricanes, the federal government said.

Brazil furor over spying continues

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Video of girl allegedly gang-raped shocks Brazilians

Brazilian police are searching for at least 30 people suspected in the alleged gang rape of a 16-year-old girl and of posting graphic video and images of her on social media that have shocked the South American country.

Fed chairwoman sticking with first hike since '06

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Janet Yellen says rate hike 'appropriate' soon

Janet Yellen gave a big hint Friday that interest rates could go up in June or July.

"Probably in the coming months such a move would be appropriate," Yellen, the Federal Reserve chair, told Harvard professor Greg Mankiw at an awards reception in Cam...

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Verizon reaches deal with 36,000 striking workers

Verizon and its striking labor unions reached a tentative deal on Friday, potentially ending a six-week labor dispute involving 36,000 workers.

U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez announced that Verizon and the unions have reached an "agreement in princ...

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Pentagon denies special forces fighting front lines in Syria

The Pentagon has pushed back on assertions that U.S. special operations forces were fighting ISIS fighters on the front lines alongside the Syrian forces they are advising.

Agence France-Presse published photos Thursday that the news agency says are U...

Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn

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Trump's Veepstakes: Who is Michael Flynn?

Donald Trump, in dropping hints about his potential running mate, has said that he is looking for a "political person" who could help him with the workings of Congress. A top aide, Corey Lewandowski, has said the pick will have "federal legislative e...

Donald Trump, March 30 2016

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Donald Trump under oath: Trump University's promises crumble

The ads for his university were classic Donald Trump -- Trump stares into the camera and proclaims: "We're going to have professors and adjunct professors that are absolutely terrific people, terrific brains, successful. We are going to have the best...

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Martin County Sheriff's Office

Sheriff: Remains likely those of missing Florida mom

Tricia Todd's family is finally getting some closure.

The Florida mother has been missing for nearly a month; she was last seen in a grocery store near her Hobe Sound home on April 26.

Martin County Sheriff William Snyder said Friday that remains foun...

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3.1 million Tommee Tippee Sippee cups recalled

Mayborn USA has issued a voluntary recall of 3.1 million Tommee Tippee Sippee children's spill-proof cups because of mold, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said Friday.

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Top 20 amusement parks in North America

Roller coaster, amusement park ride

Before you head out on your summer vacation adventures, check out which North American amusement parks are the most popular with visitors.

Winning words from National Spelling Bee

Nihar Janga, Jairam Hathwar, 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee winners

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The Scripps National Spelling Bee ended in a tie for the third straight year Thursday night. Take a look at the winning words from this year's competition as well as the other winning words dating back to 2001.

Highlights from Obama's week-long trip to Asia

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Barack Obama made his 10th trip as U.S. president to Asia this week. He spent time in several cities in Vietnam and Japan. On Friday he Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima.

Dr. Beach's top 10 U.S. beaches for 2016

Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, Oahu, Hawaii

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With beach season upon us, Dr. Beach has announced his top 10 picks for sandy stretches in 2016.

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