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Six dead after flooding in Texas, Kansas

Six people have died in flood-related incidents in southeast Texas after the region was inundated with rain, authorities said.

Four were killed in Washington County, about 75 miles west of Houston, an area hammered with 17 inches of rain Thursday. One...

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Libertarians pick ticket, slam Trump

Libertarians on Sunday selected a presidential ticket headed by former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson, who lit into presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump on immigration and a range of other issues.

At the party convention in Orlando, Florida, Joh...

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ESports revolution is right here, right now

Jens Hilgers is a geek, it's how he describes himself both in person and on the bio of his LinkedIn page -- "entrepreneur, geek, gamer, tree hugger."

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Critics blame parents, Cincinnati Zoo for gorilla's death

Devastated. Heartbroken. In mourning.

Those are some of the words the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden used Sunday in a contrite explanation for the death of Harambe, a 17-year-old western lowland gorilla killed on Saturday to save a boy who slipped ...

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Houston shooting: 2 dead, including suspect

Two people died, including a suspect, after at least one gunman armed with a high-powered rifle opened fire Sunday in Houston, aiming at bystanders and a police helicopter.

The slain victim was a man shot in the head inside his vehicle, acting Housto...

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Rookie Alexander Rossi wins 100th Indianapolis 500

Rookie Alexander Rossi has won the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500.

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Mexican authorities search for kidnapped soccer star

Security forces in northern Mexico say they're searching for a kidnapped soccer star.

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Trump to finally account for veterans' fundraiser

Donald Trump will hold a news conference Tuesday to provide a full accounting of a veterans' fundraiser in January, the presumptive Republican nominee said Sunday.

Trump said repeatedly that the fundraiser, held in lieu of Trump participating in a Fo...

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700+ migrants missing or feared dead

At least 65 migrants have died from shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea in the past week. And with hundreds still missing, officials fear the death toll could soar above 700.

Most of the victims were on three ill-fated boats.

About 100 people remain ...

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Trump aide: VP list is 'very small'

Donald Trump has narrowed his potential running mates to a "very small" list, his top aide said Sunday.

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Indy 500 drivers gear up with Carb Day

2016 Indianapolis 500 drivers with trophy on Carb Day

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Drivers got in one more day of practice for Sunday's 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 with Friday's traditional "Carb Day" at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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.

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