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Amid Harvey Floods, Houston Chief Worries ‘How Many Bodies?’

Amid Harvey Floods, Houston Chief Worries 'How Many Bodies?'

Crews overwhelmed by thousands of rescue calls during one of the heaviest downpours in U.S. history have had little time to search for other potential victims, but officials acknowledge the grim reality that fatalities linked to Harvey could soar once the devastating floodwaters recede from one of America's most sprawling metropolitan centers...

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Cajun Navy Brings Boats From Louisiana to Help Flood-Ravaged Houston

Cajun Navy Brings Boats From Louisiana to Help Flood-Ravaged Houston

As the full scope of Hurricane Harvey's devastation continues to come into focus, a group of volunteer rescue crews, who call themselves the "Cajun Navy," has risen to the occasion, responding to calls for help from victims of the unprecedented flooding in southeastern Texas...

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Powerball: Somebody’s Gotta Win, Eventually

Powerball: Somebody’s Gotta Win, Eventually

The big idea: Some wonder why anyone would buy a lottery ticket. Others think: Why not spend two bucks each week for a chance to become a millionaire — or better? Behavioral economists shed light on why what seems the height of illogic to some makes perfect sense to others...

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‘Cash me ousside’ Teen Danielle Bregoli Sentenced to Probation

'Cash me ousside' Teen Danielle Bregoli Sentenced to Probation

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - The teen who gained notoriety for the phrase "cash me ousside," appeared at a sentencing hearing Tuesday. 14-year-old Danielle Bregoli appeared before a judge to face a handful of charges, including grand theft which is a felony, possession of marijuana and filing a false police report...

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Man Shot Outside Notre Dame Cathedral After Attacking Police with Hammer, Paris Officials say

Man Shot Outside Notre Dame Cathedral After Attacking Police with Hammer, Paris Officials say

A man brandishing a hammer was shot and wounded by police after he tried to attack two police officers outside Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Tuesday. Police said they fired on the man after he threatened them and passersby in the crowded terrace outside the cathedral. The attacker was taken to a hospital as police and soldiers on high alert for terrorist attacks rushed to the scene...

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