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Storm death toll rises as Houston remains underwater

Torrential rains and flooding have turned streets into rivers, killing more than a dozen people and destroying hundreds of homes.

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Ford recalls nearly a half-million vehicles

Ford has recalled several models, including the Mustang and Taurus, for a power steering problem.

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U.S., allies put pressure on N. Korea’s nuclear program

The talks in Seoul follows a test of what the North said was a submarine-launched ballistic missile earlier this month.

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Thieves get access to more than 100K tax returns

From February to May, attackers gained access to personal tax information.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, May 27

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Storms kill 8 in Texas, Oklahoma; Houston largely underwater

By Anna Driver HOUSTON (Reuters) – Torrential rains have killed at least eight people in Texas and Oklahoma, including two…

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From the ‘big house’ to your house: Burglars share break-in tips

Three convicted burglars are sharing tips of their trade in a new YouTube video.

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Obama heralds first Memorial Day without ground war in 14 years

In remarks at Arlington National Cemetery near Washington, Obama paid tribute to U.S. military personnel.

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Islamic State faces battle in Iraq, U.S. reassures Abadi

ISIS poured more fighters into Ramadi as security forces and Shi'ite paramilitaries prepared to try to retake the Iraqi city, while Washington scrambled on Monday to reassure Baghdad.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, May 26

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Visitors to NYC’s World Trade Center can ‘see forever’

The center's new observatory opens Friday, offering spectacular views stretching 50 miles past the Manhattan skyline to the Atlantic Ocean.

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Egg prices jump as impact of bird flu begins pinching supply

The price of eggs has risen by as much as 58 percent, as farmers battle a bird flu that has killed millions of hens.

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Republicans looking for a few good ‘losers’ in 2016

As the next presidential election cycle begins the goal isn't necessarily to win every race, but to improve the performance of the Republican ticket overall.

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Making headlines this week

A look at some of the big stories that made headlines this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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WATCH: The history of Memorial Day

This All-American holiday took a long and winding road to become an annual tradition.

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To the beach! Roads expected to be packed for Memorial Day

With lower gas prices and an improved job market, AAA expects more than 37 million Americans to travel this weekend, the most since 2005.

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Takata air bag recall could take years to complete

The largest auto recall in American history affects nearly 1 in 7 cars.

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Senate expected to act on NSA collection of phone records

If the Senate doesn't act, the laws authorizing the programs will expire June 1, and officials say they will lose valuable surveillance tools.

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Islamic State continues its advance in Syria

The success piles pressure on Damascus and Baghdad and throws doubt on a U.S. strategy of relying almost exclusively on air strikes to support the fight against ISIS.

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Cleanup of oil-covered California beach could take months

Oil spilled from a pipeline rupture has closed two state beaches and fouled offshore waters near Santa Barbara.