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South Texas officials survey flood damage, some…

Authorities in far South Texas are surveying the damage to homes, businesses and roads from flooding this week, while some areas are still bracing as runoff causes flooding

Journalists tour center for migrant children in…

US officials provided a glimpse Friday into a South Florida facility housing more than 1,000 teen-age migrant children as part of an effort to dispel any suggestions that any kids are being mistreated

Crude oil leaks into floodwaters after train…

Authorities say crude oil is leaking from one or more of 31 tanker cars that have derailed in northwest Iowa

UN puts together a 'Youth World Cup' in New York

While the World Cup plays out in Russia, dozens of New York City children are set to play in a U.N.-sponsored youth version of the global soccer tournament

Prep school says it will pay for abused alumni's therapy

An elite New Hampshire prep school that was hit with multiple sexual misconduct allegations spanning decades says it will be starting a therapy fund for abused alumni

Basil Brush turns 50 - Boom Boom

The veteran children's television character talks to Simon McCoy about the Royal family and the World Cup.

Why Bringing Your Dog to Work Can Be Great for…

Dogs in the workplace provide more social support for employees, as well as more opportunities for coworkers to interact in a positive setting, according to a number of studies.

Bill Gates Donates $4M for Gene-Altered…

Bill Gates latest effort to curb the spread of malaria involves genetically altered mosquitoes with a license to kill. Tony Spitz has the details.

Cohen's photo with Tom Arnold fuels Trump tape…

President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen retweeted a photo posing with comedian Tom Arnold _ who is working on a show to hunt down recordings of the president _ fueling speculation that Cohen may have secret tapes of Trump

Whale strikes Alaska ferry, may have suffered mortal injury

Authorities in Alaska say a whale struck the side of a state ferry traveling between Homer and Kodiak, possibly sustaining mortal injuries

Small shops get hit with Supreme Court ruling

Complying with a Supreme Court ruling that forces online retailers to collect sales tax will be a heavy burden for smaller e-commerce businesses. Roselle Chen reports.

The Latest: Downstream spread of oil being checked

Crews are trying to determine how quickly crude oil leaking from derailed railroad tanker cars in northwest Iowa will reach cities downstream

'Rocky IV' Was Very Political — Will 'Cre…

"Rocky IV" was a political allegory about U.S.-Russia relations. "Creed II" is bringing back the Russian characters.

Justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track…

The Supreme Court says police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects' movements by collecting information about where they've used their cellphones

Ex-New England Mafia boss 'Cadillac Frank' guilty…

An 84-year-old former New England Mafia boss has been convicted of killing a nightclub owner more than two decades ago

Portion of Kentucky bourbon warehouse collapses

Emergency officials say a large section of a bourbon storage warehouse has collapsed at a distillery in Kentucky

Oldest member of corrupt Baltimore police unit…

The most veteran member of a deeply corrupt Baltimore police unit has been sentenced to 18 years in federal prison

Jailed filmmaker in Russia loses 44 pounds on…

A lawyer for a Ukrainian filmmaker who has been on hunger strike for more than a month in a Russian prison says his client has lost about 20 kilograms (44 pounds) and is severely weak

Ex-priest who abused child allowed access to Chicago schools

Chicago Public Schools letters obtained by The Associated Press show the district permitted a former Roman Catholic priest access to its schools for months despite knowing he resigned from the priesthood in a sexual abuse case