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Floodwaters deepen in Houston after city gets more rain
HOUSTON (AP) -- Floodwaters deepened across much of Texas on Tuesday as storms dumped almost a foot more of rain on the Houston area, stranding hundreds of motorists and inundating the famously congested highways that serve the nation's fourth-largest city.... 5/27/2015 2:38 AM

Cleveland, US Justice Department announce police settlement
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cleveland agreed to sweeping changes in how its police officers use force, treat the community and deal with the mentally ill, under a settlement announced Tuesday with the federal government that will put the 1,500-member department under an independent monitor.... 5/26/2015 11:53 PM

AP PHOTOS: A look at aftermath of torrential rains, storms
HOUSTON (AP) -- Residents must sort through waterlogged debris after deadly and destructive storms dumped inches of rain from the Hill Country to Houston in Texas, as well as parts of Oklahoma.... 5/27/2015 1:49 AM

APNewsBreak: IRS says thieves stole tax info from 100,000
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sophisticated criminals used an online service run by the IRS to access personal tax information from more than 100,000 taxpayers, part of an elaborate scheme to steal identities and claim fraudulent tax refunds, the IRS said Tuesday.... 5/27/2015 2:28 AM

FBI, police find no threat on EVA Air plane at LA airport
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Someone called in a threat to a flight from Taiwan that landed at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday, but nothing dangerous was found on board, authorities said.... 5/27/2015 2:24 AM

Police: US airman shoots Wal-Mart workers, kills self
A U.S. airman "with no apparent motive" walked into a Wal-Mart Supercenter in North Dakota early Tuesday and opened fire with a handgun, killing one worker and injuring a second before turning the gun on himself, police said.... 5/27/2015 2:43 AM

James Holmes describes 'obsession to kill' in notebook
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- In a brown spiral notebook titled "Of Life," Colorado theater shooter James Holmes scrawled a self-diagnosis of his "broken mind" and described his "obsession to kill" since childhood.... 5/26/2015 11:47 PM

Slain Omaha officer who was new mom honored at her funeral
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Omaha police officer Kerrie Orozco was one day away from going on maternity leave to care for the daughter she had delivered prematurely three months earlier when she answered a call to help a fellow officer.... 5/26/2015 10:37 PM

Appeals panel won't lift hold on Obama immigration action
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- President Barack Obama's plan to shield as many as 5 million immigrants living in the U.S. from deportation remained on hold Tuesday after a federal appeals court panel refused to allow it to take effect immediately.... 5/26/2015 10:42 PM

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