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AP sources: IRS believes identity thieves from Russia

May 27, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials tell The Associated Press that the IRS believes the identity thieves who stole personal tax information from an agency website are from Russia. more »»

Latest on flooding: Texas having wettest month on record

May 27, 2015

3:30 p.m.

This has been the wettest month on record for Texas, and there are still several days left. more »»

Homeowners clean up in Texas; death toll climbs to 19

May 27, 2015

HOUSTON (AP) — Homeowners dragged soggy carpet to the curb and mopped up coffee-colored muck Wednesday after a barrage of storms and floods in Texas and Oklahoma left at least 19 people dead and ... more »»

Latest on flooding: Texas' missing count lowered to 12

May 27, 2015

3:15 p.m.

The number of people missing in Central Texas following catastrophic flooding has dropped from 11 to nine, dropping the statewide total of storm-related missing people to 12. more »»

Latest on flooding: 350 homes west of Fort Worth evacuated

May 27, 2015

2:50 p.m.

Authorities have ordered the evacuation of about 350 homes west of Fort Worth because the swollen Brazos River is expected to flood the area. more »»

Hurricane predictions breeze in: Feds expect light season

May 27, 2015

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With six to 11 named storms predicted, this year's hurricane season may be slower than average — but officials say that's no reason for Atlantic and Gulf coast residents to res... more »»

BASE jumpers pushed to remote, no-rules sites

May 27, 2015

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — BASE jumpers, by nature, just want to be free. more »»

Former LAPD officer wanted in killing appears in Texas court

May 27, 2015

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A fugitive former Los Angeles police officer charged with killing a man during an off-duty fight has appeared in a Texas courtroom after his arrest in northern Mexico,... more »»

Latest on flooding: 840 to 1,400 Houston homes damaged

May 27, 2015

1:40 p.m.

Officials estimate that anywhere from 800 to 1,400 homes in Houston have been damaged by the storms and flooding of recent days. more »»

Criminal probe arrives at door of the great survivor Blatter

May 27, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — Sepp Blatter is arguably the most powerful man in world sports and certainly its greatest survivor. more »»

Child out of hospital after injury in flipped bounce house

May 27, 2015

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The child most seriously injured when a waterspout sent an inflatable bounce house flying over a Fort Lauderdale beach has been released from the hospital. more »»

Onstage at last: Memorable moments of National Spelling Bee

May 27, 2015

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The onstage portion of the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee began Wednesday morning, with 283 regional champions competing for more than $37,000 in cash and prizes. more »»

Lawyer: Confinement of chimps for research akin to slavery

May 27, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer seeking to free two chimpanzees from a state university told a judge Wednesday that their confinement for research purposes is akin to slavery, the involuntary detention... more »»

Health law court case winner could be political loser

May 27, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The party that wins the impending Supreme Court decision on President Barack Obama's health care law could be the political lose. more »»

Death toll climbs to 19 from storms in Texas and Oklahoma

May 27, 2015

WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) — The death toll from a barrage of storms and floods in Texas and Oklahoma climbed to 19 on Wednesday, with over a dozen people missing, and another round of rain threatened... more »»

Study: Ethiopian fossils indicate new forerunner of humans

May 27, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A fossil find adds another twig to the human evolutionary tree, giving further evidence that the well-known "Lucy" species had company in what is now Ethiopia, a new study says. more »»

Latest on flooding: High water hampering Texas search

May 27, 2015

12:10 p.m.

Authorities say the catastrophic flooding in Central Texas has damaged thousands of homes and hampered efforts to locate 11 people who went missing. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Farm lets orphaned or abandoned foals thrive

May 27, 2015

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Orphaned, unwanted and some only days old, these fragile foals will need a lot of tender, attentive care to survive. more »»

Latest on flooding: Missing Texas woman's car found in ditch

May 27, 2015

11:45 a.m.

Authorities in South Texas are searching for a 73-year-old woman whose car was found in a ditch submerged in floodwate. more »»

 
 
 

 

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