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Texas suffers massive flooding, widespread destruction

Texas suffers massive flooding, widespread destruction HOUSTON (AP) — Floodwaters deepened across much of Texas on Tuesday as storms dumped almost another foot of rain on the Houston area, stranding hundreds of motorists and inundating the famously congested highways that … Continue reading

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Americans frustrated by congressional stalemates

Americans frustrated by congressional stalemates CHICAGO (AP) – As Americans watch yet another political drama play out on Capitol Hill – this time over whether to extend the payroll tax cut and jobless benefits – they have a question for … Continue reading

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Petraeus: Progress in Afghanistan will take time

Petraeus: Progress in Afghanistan will take time WASHINGTON (AP) – Progress in Afghanistan only began this spring and needs time to take root, Army Gen. David Petraeus said in comments broadcast Sunday that were aimed at shoring up American support … Continue reading

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Sotomayor nominated to high court – first Hispanic

Sotomayor nominated to high court – first Hispanic WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama chose federal appeals judge Sonia Sotomayor to become the nation’s first Hispanic Supreme Court justice on Tuesday, praising her as “an inspiring woman” with both the … Continue reading

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Local officials to ask senators for border security funds

Local officials to ask senators for border security funds WASHINGTON (AP) — A mayor whose town sits on the U.S. border with Mexico wants federal lawmakers to provide more money for border agents and dogs to help curb cross-border trafficking … Continue reading

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