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Baltimore residents fearful amid rash of homicides
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Antoinette Perrine has barricaded her front door since her brother was killed three weeks ago on a basketball court near her home in the Harlem Park neighborhood of West Baltimore. She already has iron bars outside her windows and added metal slabs on the inside to deflect the gunfire.... 5/28/2015 11:30 AM

Floods in vulnerable Houston no surprise, despite controls
HOUSTON (AP) -- The flooding, property damage and loss of life as torrential rains this week hit the Houston area should be no surprise.... 5/28/2015 6:54 AM

Swollen rivers cause Texas cities to worry about flooding
HOUSTON (AP) -- While the barrage of deadly thunderstorms that hit Texas has tapered, many cities remain in danger, and officials have warned about the possibility of more flooding from rain-swollen rivers as the week goes on.... 5/28/2015 1:27 PM

Twice-caught fugitive's clean life led to decades of freedom
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- In 55 years as a fugitive, Frank Freshwaters got caught twice.... 5/28/2015 1:21 PM

Atlantic City sues over failed community loan program
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- A loan program that was supposed to lend as much as $40 million to struggling homeowners and businesses in this cash-strapped resort city has given out nothing and has instead led to a federal lawsuit.... 5/28/2015 2:15 PM

Deaths highlight hidden danger from municipal storm drains
The drowning of an Oklahoma firefighter and a Texas teenager in storms that swept through those states highlight the persistent dangers posed by storm drains that help protect neighborhoods during flash flooding but can suck in unsuspecting residents and rescue workers.... 5/28/2015 3:33 AM

Is rent out of reach? Study shows how 11 US cities stack up
NEW YORK (AP) -- Renters are on the rise in America's biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies, according to a study being released Thursday.... 5/28/2015 10:31 AM

Georgia man pleads guilty to seeking to join Islamic State
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Leon Nathan Davis had a family and a sales job - and says he left them behind last fall with a one-way ticket overseas and a plan to join the Islamic State group.... 5/28/2015 8:25 AM

Army chief: Human error likely not cause of anthrax mistake
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Army's top general says human error probably was not a factor in the inadvertent shipping of live anthrax to research laboratories.... 5/28/2015 2:21 PM

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