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Since Sunday night, up to 20 inches of rain have fallen on Southeast Texas. In the state's biggest city, schools are closed and subdivisions have flooded. More rain is predicted for Tuesday.
Apr. 19, 2016
Some teachers worry the heated rhetoric is causing stress, especially among immigrant and minority students. Others are trying to channel the political interest into learning opportunities.
Apr. 19, 2016
The stakes are high for both Clinton and Trump. Clinton hopes New York can help make it clear she will be the nominee. Trump needs a big day to get closer to his magic delegate number.
Apr. 19, 2016
An 18-year-old woman in Ohio is accused of live-streaming the rape of her 17-year-old friend. The prosecutor said she told police she continued streaming because she "got caught up in the likes."
Apr. 19, 2016
A suicide bomber was followed by gunmen who staged an attack which continued into Tuesday morning. The death toll is expected to rise.
Apr. 19, 2016
Samsung's rigorous aptitude test underscores the company's near-mythical status in Korean society. "I think this is only the way to be successful," says a test-taker before braving the entrance exam.
Apr. 19, 2016
The "Samsung SAT" is the South Korean company's aptitude test that features a gauntlet of 160 questions in 140 minutes. Test yourself with a few practice questions.
Apr. 19, 2016
President Obama departs Tuesday for Saudi Arabia, where he'll meet with King Salman and leaders of neighboring states. There's plenty to talk about: Relations have been strained on a number of fronts.
Apr. 19, 2016
A third party helped the FBI unlock a phone linked to one of the San Bernardino shooters. Should Apple know how they managed to hack the phone or can the third party sell that information?
Apr. 19, 2016
The saxophonist, flutist and beyond-jazz composer says the epic work frees up a method he'd developed over 15 years with his working ensemble Zooid.
Apr. 18, 2016
The embattled president says the vote to impeach her is "an attempt at indirect election because those who want to rise to power would not have the votes to do so in a normal election."
Apr. 18, 2016
His passing marks the end of a remarkable era in African and world photography.
Apr. 18, 2016
Beretta decided to move to Tennessee after finding it has few allies in Maryland, which passed restrictive gun laws after the Newtown shootings. The new plant is expected to create 300 jobs.
Apr. 18, 2016
She was taken by the Nigerian extremist group when it seized more than 250 schoolgirls in 2014. She escaped in the forest, is now studying in the U.S. — and praying for friends still held captive.
Apr. 18, 2016
The documentary Help Us Find Sunil Tripathi explores what happened after a tweet misidentified a Brown University student as one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.
Apr. 18, 2016
Each year, the park attracts millions of visitors and provides a home to countless animal species. But journalist David Quammen warns that balancing tourism and preservation can be tricky.
Apr. 18, 2016
Tesla is building what it says is the world's largest battery factory. The scale is expected to drive down the cost of electric cars and batteries that homeowners can use to store surplus solar power.
Apr. 18, 2016
The Los Angeles Times won for breaking news reporting during and after the San Bernardino shooting. The acclaimed musical Hamilton won the prize for drama.
Apr. 18, 2016
Rodrigo Duterte recently discussed a 1989 rape and murder in Davao City, during his long tenure as mayor. He said the victim was so beautiful "the mayor should have been first."
Apr. 18, 2016
What you do in your 20s and 30s and 40s can make it more likely that you'll be mobile and healthy in old age, scientists say. That's true even if your ancestors didn't fare so well.
Apr. 18, 2016

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