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TEXAS (AP):Deadly severe weather over the long holiday weekend tested government alert and evacuation procedures as officials scrambled to deal with storms and historic flooding that left more than a dozen people dead and a similar number missing....

BERLIN (AP):Doctors said the week-old quadruplets born prematurely to 65-year-old Annegret Raunigk in Berlin are still in intensive care, but have been gaining a little weight and are being given their mother's milk through feeding tubes.The babies...

ROME (AP):The number of hungry people around the world has dropped to 795 million from over a billion a quarter-century ago despite natural disasters, ongoing conflicts and poverty, the three UN food agencies said yesterday.Countries in East Asia,...

NEW YORK (AP):Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion, creating another US TV and Internet giant.And executives said they are confident regulators will allow it.The deal comes a month after Comcast, the country's...

NEW YORK (AP):There will be prayer vigils and pilgrimages, policy briefings, seminars and sermons in parishes from the United States to the Philippines.When Pope Francis releases his much-anticipated teaching document on the environment and climate...

COLORADO (AP):About 4,500 county residents in the Aspen area live at or below the federal poverty level, and Pitkin County health officials are trying to find options to help the area's low-income families receive the care they need because many...

FORT PIERCE, Florida (AP):A Haitian man is facing prison time after pleading guilty to illegally smuggling migrants aboard a boat from the Bahamas.Veronel Charles faces between three and 10 years in prison when he is sentenced in August in Fort...

RINEYVILLE, Kentucky (AP):When Rineyville Elementary School fifth-grader Rasia Graves learned that her mother had multiple sclerosis (MS), she knew she wanted to do what she could to find a cure. To her, that means eventually becoming a neurologist....

The death toll in the heatwave sweeping India has reached nearly 800 with temperatures nearing 122 degrees Farenheit in some areas. Most deaths have taken place in the southern states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, where more than 750 people have...

DUBLIN (AP):Irish voters have resoundingly backed amending the constitution to legalise gay marriage, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared yesterday after the world's first national vote on the issue.Gay couples hugged and kissed...
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