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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 »»

Latest on flooding: No longer threat of Texas dam breaking

May 27, 2015

10:45 a.m.

Police say the threat of a dam southwest of Dallas breaking has passed.

Midlothian police Capt. more »»

More rain threatens to complicate the cleanup in Houston

May 27, 2015

WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) — More rain fell on Houston on Wednesday, threatening to complicate the cleanup after a long holiday weekend of storms and floods that left at least 17 dead and more than a... more »»

Congress wants to know how thieves stole tax info from IRS

May 27, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is demanding answers about how identity thieves were able to steal the personal tax information of more than 100,000 taxpayers from an IRS website. more »»

Latest on flooding: New storms hit flood-weary Houston

May 27, 2015

9:20 a.m. CDT

New thunderstorms are snarling traffic in the flood-weary Houston area but don't appear to be exacerbating the problems in parts of the flood-battered cit. more »»

Latest on flooding: 100K gallons of wastewater spilled

May 27, 2015

9:07 a.m. CDT

More than 100,000 gallons of untreated wastewater has spilled after a wastewater treatment plant in Houston flooded. more »»

Latest on flooding: Crews ready if dam near Dallas breaks

May 27, 2015

7:45 a.m. CDT

Police say emergency personnel could shut down a highway if a dam southwest of Dallas breaks. more »»

Officials to release hurricane season forecast

May 27, 2015

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will release its forecast for the Atlantic hurricane season Wednesday. more »»

Punishing storms in Texas test government emergency response

May 27, 2015

WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) — Deadly severe weather over the long holiday weekend tested government alert and evacuation procedures, as officials scrambled to deal with storms and historic flooding tha... more »»

104,000 taxpayers have personal info stolen from IRS website

May 27, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 100,000 taxpayers have had their personal tax information stolen from an IRS website as part of an elaborate scheme to claim fraudulent tax refunds. more »»

Police search for motive in deadly Wal-Mart shooting

May 27, 2015

Police in Grand Forks, North Dakota, are trying to find out what prompted a U.S. airman to walk into a Wal-Mart Supercenter and kill one worker, injure another and then fatally shoot himself. more »»

 
 

 

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