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Deadly floods turn Houston highways to rivers

Parts of Houston saw more than 11 inches of rain Monday and Tuesday, turning normally bustling highways to rivers. Check out select images from Houston news station KPRC.

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FIFA rocked by corruption investigation

The football world was rocked Wednesday when a host of the sport's leading officials were arrested in Zurich, Switzerland.

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World's most powerful women

Here's a list of the world's most powerful women for 2015, as complied by Forbes.

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America's 10 fastest-growing cities

Three of the top five fastest growing U.S. cities are in Texas, according to new U.S. Census Bureau data on population growth between 2013 and 2014. Here are the other cities that made the top 10.

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Who's running and who could run in 2016?

Rick Santorum announced his candidacy for the 2016 presidential election on Wednesday. Check out other formally announced or potential 2016 candidates.

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Household items you're paying too much for

Find out which household items you could be saving money on.

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Child stars gone wrong

Many a child star has found success a hard act to follow, including 50-year-old birthday boy Todd Bridges and these other former stars who struggled with the transition to adulthood.

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Severe storms, flooding drench Texas

A massive storm system has caused heavy flooding and killed at least 19 people -- 13 in Mexico, four in Oklahoma, and two in Texas, where a dozen were still missing Tuesday.

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NFL players in trouble with the law

Ray McDonald has been cut by his second team in less than a year following his latest arrest, this time on domestic violence and child endangerment charges. Here are some other NFL players who have had trouble with the law.

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Surprising celebrity birthplaces

Think you know where your favorite celebrity was born? You may want to think again. Check out these celebrity birthplaces that may surprise you.


9 things you shouldn't buy online

Here is a list of items compiled by Yahoo! Finance that should be checked out in person before being purchased.

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Notable deaths of 2015

Here is a list of some of the notable public figures, athletes, musicians, artists and actors we've lost in 2015.

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Memorial Day: A history in pictures

As you wrap up the holiday weekend, look back at the history of Memorial Day through old and new images.

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Celebrities who served in the military

Many celebrities have served in the military over the years. In honor of Memorial Day, take a look at who served in what branch.

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Indianapolis 500 time trials, Carb Day

The 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 is May 24, 2015.

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7 pains men should never ignore

Men's Health has a list of seven pains that may signify something serious for men.

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Who is ISIS?

ISIS forces have extended their control around the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra. The capture of Syria's ancient city, about 150 miles northeast of Damascus, threatens a UNESCO World Heritage Site described as having "stood at the crossroads of several civilizations," Learn more about the group.

Test your Memorial Day knowledge

Test your knowledge of Memorial Day facts and see how well you know the holiday in this slideshow.


10 superfoods for spring

Spring is in the air! Find out which foods to eat so you can feel your best.

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Where are 'Blossom' stars today?

With Friday marking 20 years since the May 22, 1995, series finale of "Blossom," what better time to check in to see what the stars of the hit sitcom are up to today?


Top 10 U.S. beaches of 2015

With beach season upon us, Dr. Beach lists his top picks for sandy stretches in 2015.

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Celebs wear red noses to combat world hunger

You've probably noticed a lot of photos lately of celebrities wearing red clown noses. Learn all about "Red Nose Day" here.

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By the numbers: Boy Scouts of America

The president of the Boy Scouts of America called for the organization to end its ban on gay adults in remarks at the organization's national business meeting Thursday. Take a look at the numbers behind America's largest youth organization.

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Stars send off Letterman with Twitter tributes

Stars who didn't attend the taping of David Letterman's final episode took to Twitter and paid tribute with the hashtag #ThanksDave

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Celebrities turned real-life heroes

Rapper Layzie Bone of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony fame is the latest in a long list of celebrities who have acted heroically outside the spotlight. Here are some of the other celebrity turned real-life heroes.

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David Letterman through the years

David Letterman has been a TV icon for more than 30 years. Now that he's officially signed off the "Late Show" after nearly 22 years, take a look back at his career.

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Notable TV exits through the years

David Letterman signed off from late-night television after 33 years Wednesday night. Take a look at other high-profile personalities and their exits from particular shows or TV altogether.

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High Fashion at Cannes International Film Festival

Every year, the beautiful people hobnob with international fashion models and movie stars from Hollywood, Bollywood and the Far East at the Cannes International Film Festival in Cannes, France.


10 foods that make you smarter

You don't need another degree to boost your brainpower at work. According to one author and neurologist, if you want to work smarter, you just have to eat smarter.

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1980s TV stars then and now

We pity the fool who wasn't a fan of Mr. T in the 1980s. As the star of "The A-Team" turns 63 on Thursday, join us for a look at him and some of your other favorite '80s TV stars then and now.

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Turn back time: Cher then and now

With Cher celebrating her 69th birthday on Wednesday, join us as we turn back time to see the legendary singer and actress's life and career through the years.

California oil slick stretches for miles

A pipeline leaked about 21,000 gallons of crude oil near a beach in California, authorities said, creating a dark sheen that stretched for miles.

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Late night TV hosts through the years

As David Letterman signs off from the "Late Show" for the last time, take a look back at memorable late night hosts through the years.

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10 things never to do at the casino

Casinos can be an intimidating place for the uninitiated. Here are a few tips to navigate a night of slots, cards, free drinks and big buffets.

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Before they were famous: Celebrity commercials

Not everybody starts at the top, and that includes celebrities. In that spirit, click on to see 30 commercials featuring some of your favorite TV and movie stars before they were famous.

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NFL Deflategate: Tom Brady timeline

While the NFLPA is appealing New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game Deflategate suspension, team owner Robert Kraft said Tuesday he will "reluctantly" accept the team's punishment. Check out the timeline of events in the case so far.


12 biggest auto recalls

Takata is nearly doubling the size of its already massive recall for faulty airbags, according to a government source. The move makes it the largest auto recall in history, with about 34 million vehicles affected. Take a look at the biggest auto recalls in history.

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Most-watched TV series finales

How does the series finale for "Mad Men," which nabbed 3.3 million viewers, compare to shows that set Nielsen ratings records? Click on to see the top 10 most-watched TV series finales to find out.

Country's most notorious motorcycle clubs

Bandidos, Hells Angels, Mongols. They're not just motorcycle clubs, but organized criminal enterprises. Now, after a biker gang shootout left nine people dead in Texas, many are wondering what such gangs really stand for.


Most ignored cancer symptoms

May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Pay attention to these cancer symptoms you are most likely to ignore, and get yourself to a doctor if they persist.

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Test your hair band IQ

How many of these 1980s hair bands can you identify?

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1980 Mount St. Helens eruption

Monday marks the 35th anniversary of the May 18, 1980, Mount St. Helens eruption that left 57 people dead and caused $3 billion in damage. Take a look back at the deadly eruption and the volcano since.


Amtrak service resumes; Authorities investigate crash

As Amtrak returned to regular service in the Northwest Corridor, authorities continue to investigate what caused an Amtrak train to derail on May 12. Here is look at what happened.

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9 dead, 170 arrested in biker gang shootout

Rival biker gangs unleashed a hailstorm of bullets outside a Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco, Texas, leaving nine people dead and at least 17 hospitalized. Click on to see images from the scene.

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Musicians, models arrive at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards

The music world and a bevy of models came together Sunday, May 17, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas for the 2015 Billboard Music Awards.

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10 foods that can make you grumpy

Avoid these 10 foods that can wreck your mood and turn you into a grump.

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American Pharoah wins soggy Preakness

American Pharoah stayed on course for the famed Triple Crown by winning the 140th edition of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore Saturday.

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Celebrities mourn BB King

Blues legend B.B. King touched many with his virtuoso picking style and full-bodied song delivery. Celebrities took to social media to remember the guitarist, his prized instrument and the gift he bestowed on generations of music lovers after his death on May 14 night at 89.

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BB King through the years

In honor of legendary blues musician B.B. King, who died on May 14 at the age of 89, take a look at his life and career through the years.


Victims of Philadelphia Amtrak crash

All eight people killed in Tuesday night’s Amtrak crash in Philadelphia have now been identified.

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Latest in Cosby sex scandal

Bill Cosby recently appeared on "Good Morning America" -- but he said little about the sexual assault allegations made against him. Here is a timeline of accusations made against the comedian.

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Where are 'Beverly Hills, 90210' stars now?

With Sunday marking 15 years since the series finale of "Beverly Hills, 90210," what better time to stop in at the Peach Pit and see what the show's stars are up to these days?


7 great American factory tours

Some American producers are thriving -- so much so that they're willing to pull back their factory curtains, giving visitors a glimpse at the assembly line magic. Take a look at seven great American factory tours.


Most valuable brands 2015

Take a look at Forbes' 2015 rankings of the most valuable brands.


Robots could threaten these 8 occupations

Robots and algorithms are likely to disrupt jobs in these eight formerly-stable career fields. See if your job is among them.

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40 one-hit wonders who actually weren't

From Tommy Tutone to A-ha, many bands and singers slapped with the "one-hit wonder" label are actually anything but. Here are just 40 of them.

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Sweet sips: Sugar content of 16 popular drinks

Take a look at how much sugar is in some of America's top-selling beverages compared with the sugar found in common sugary snacks.

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Celebrities who have their own liquor brands

Here is a collection of actors, musicians and filmmakers who ventured into the alcohol industry.

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It's Palindrome Week! (and other odd dates)

Palindrome Week marks a time when each date can be read symmetrically backward and forward (i.e. 4/13/14, 4/14/14, etc). We are currently in a Palindrome Week, which started with May 10, or 5/10/15, and continues through the week (and technically into the following week through Tuesday, May 19, 2015, or 5/19/15). Here are some other intriguing dates that have been the source of fascination and speculation.

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Nepal devastated by another powerful quake

Just over two weeks after thousands died in a mammoth earthquake, Nepal got hit hard again Tuesday -- by another powerful tremor.

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U.S. Christians decline as non-belief grows

The number of Christians in the U.S. is declining while the number of those who do not identify with organized religion is growing, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center. Take a look at the new face of religion in America.


10 American manners that are rude abroad

Here are 10 table manners Americans take for granted that are actually faux pas abroad, according to Yahoo! Travel.

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Celebrities' jobs before they were famous

Even the biggest celebrity had to start somewhere. With that in mind, check out what these stars did for a living before they became famous.


Snow, rain, wind smacks U.S. from Colorado to Carolinas

From snow in Colorado and South Dakota to tornadoes in Arkansas and Texas to a near-hurricane in South Carolina, the U.S. was battered by storms last weekend. Five people died and 26 were injured throughout the country.

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Biggest sports scandals of all time

"Deflategate" is just the latest scandal to hit the world of sports. From questionable wins and doping allegations to murder, here's a look at sports scandals that shocked the world.

Most popular baby names of last year

The Social Security Administration releases their annual list of the country's top 10 most popular baby names for both boys and girls.

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Most bicycle-friendly states

National Bike Month is here. Find out if your state is one of the most bicycle-friendly in the country.


10 healthy gas station foods

Not all food found at the local convenience store is junk food. Here are 10 healthy foods that are now widely available at many gas stations and convenience stores across the U.S, compiled by Epicurious.

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Celebrity best friends

Everybody can use a friend, even celebrities. Check some celebrities who just happen to be best friends.

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Severe weather batters US

A large swath of the central United States braced for tornadoes Saturday as meteorologists predicted the type of weather that can wreak havoc.

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World marks 70 years since V-E Day

May 8 is the 70th anniversary of Victory-Europe Day -- better known as V-E Day. In 1945, millions of people around the world celebrated the end of World War II in Europe. Take a look at some history and celebrations marking V-E Day's anniversary around the world.

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Famous mothers of twins

Celebrity ranks are filled with mothers of twins. Check out some of them here.

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Guess the celebrity mother-daughter duos

More than a few famous women have seen their daughters find fame in their own right. See if you can identify the famous mothers of the following female celebrities.

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Celebrities who have been stalked

Singer Chris Brown called police Wednesday night after reportedly arriving home to find a naked intruder had vandalized his home. Take a look at other celebrities who have been stalked.

Hurricane names of 2015

Compiled by the Old Farmer's Almanac, here is a list of the Atlanta and Eastern-North Pacific hurricane names for the 2015 season.

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Hollywood's hottest celebrity moms

Check out some of Hollywood's hottest moms in our celebrity Mother's Day tribute.

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Celebrities attacked by fans

Maroon 5's Adam Levine is just the latest celebrity targeted in a public attack, being "sugar bombed" on Wednesday. Take a look at him and other celebrities who have been attacked by fans.


The history of birth control

May is National Teen Pregnancy Prevention month -- Check out some of the important moments in birth control history.


Storms, high winds blast through Midwest

Severe storms tore through the Midwest on Wednesday with reports of tornado damage southwest of Oklahoma City. The National Weather Service declared a flash flood emergency late Wednesday for the first time in Oklahoma City history.


10 things every mom should know

Mother's Day is coming up. And while motherhood can be a game of trial and error, here are 10 hard and fast rules that can minimize stress.

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1990s music stars: Where are they now?

With Friday marking the 25th annivesary of the self-titled debut album from Wilson Phillips, check up on the "Hold On" hitmakers and some of your other favorite 1990s music stars.

America's 25 most bike-friendly cities

In honor of National Bike Month take a look at Bicycling Magazine's list of most bike-friendly cities.


10 foods you should never feed your dog

Chocolate isn't the only human food that can do harm to your dog. Click through for a brief refresher on what could be poisonous to your pooch.

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Now and then: '60s and '70s rockers

With Bob Seger celebrating his 70th birthday Wednesday, see how he and other rockers from the 1960s and 1970s have aged over the years.

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2015 Met Gala: Red carpet looks

A-list celebrities attended the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala in New York City on Monday.

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World's best hotel bars

Whether old or new, strong cocktails, glamorous settings and beautiful scenery converge at these standout watering holes located inside top hotels around the world.


State-by-state look at marijuana laws

Tennesee Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill legalizing cannabis oil for some medical conditions, take a look at which states allow recreational and medical marijuana use.


14 places to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Here are 14 places to celebrate the holiday in style.

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Where are 'Boy Meets World' stars today?

Tuesday marks not only 15 years since the series finale of "Boy Meets World," but also the 34th birthday of one of its stars, Danielle Fishel. To mark the occasion, take a look at where the stars of the show are today.

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Celebrity breakups of 2015

Breaking up is hard to do, even for celebrities. Take a look at the notable celebrity splits of 2015.

Popular baby names 2015

The website BabyCenter has released their updated list of the popular baby names for 2015. Check out the popular boys and girls names in this slideshow.

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Royals welcome Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named the royal baby Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, according to a statement released by Kensington Palace,

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'Star Wars' stars: Where are they now?

Today is national "Star Wars" Day in honor of the pun spoken on this date: "May the forth be with you." Find out what the stars of the blockbuster films are up to today.

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Biggest opening weekends for movies

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Fashion at the Kentucky Derby

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2015 Kentucky Derby preview

The 2015 Kentucky Derby is this Saturday. Click through to see the top contenders for "the most exciting two minutes in sports."

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Officers charged in Gray case

Six police officers have been charged in the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore.

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Most valuable athlete brands in sports

Forbes has compiled a list of the world's most valuable sports brands by calculating how much sports figures' endorsement income exceeded the endorsement income earned by their athletic peers during 2014.


Kentucky Derby: Facts and history

With this year's edition of the Kentucky Derby running Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, take a look at some facts and history about the first leg of horse racing's Triple Crown.