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'Once in 1K Years' Flood Hits Maryland City Again

After floods devastated Ellicott City in 2016, killing two people, it was called a "once in 1,000 years flood." But the Maryland city around 13 miles west of Baltimore was hit Sunday by flooding that was even worse than 2016. Flooding that the National Weather Service called "catastrophic and...

George HW Bush Hospitalized With Low Blood…

George HW Bush has been hospitalized for the second time since the death of wife Barbara Bush last month. The 93-year-old former president was taken to a hospital in Maine after suffering low blood pressure and fatigue, reports USA Today . Spokesman Jim McGrath says Bush is not experiencing any discomfort...

Shortage expected after floods smother Hawaii…

Farmers say Hawaii should brace for a shortage of its traditional crop taro after record-breaking rains flooded their fields on the island of Kauai last month

EU wants new Venezuela elections, prepares more sanctions

European Union foreign ministers are calling for new presidential elections in Venezuela and are preparing more targeted sanctions against those close to President Nicolas Maduro

Lava covers plugged well at Hawaii geothermal…

Lava from the Kilauea volcano covers at least one well at a geothermal power plant on the Big Island

Are captive dolphins happy?

Scientists have been studying the welfare of captive dolphins.

Subtropical Storm Alberto Gains Strength as It…

Subtropical Storm Alberto gained the early jump on the 2018 hurricane season as it headed toward anticipated landfall sometime Monday on the northern Gulf Coast.

Science Could Bring the Endangered Northern White…

Scientists have sequenced the frozen DNA from a dozen northern white Rhinos and have found that the species could be saved. Tony Spitz has the details.

Eyes on Italy's president after he vetoes…

All eyes are on Italian President Sergio Mattarella after he vetoed the proposed euroskeptic economy minister of what would have been Western Europe's first populist government

Indiana teacher who tackled shooter scheduled to…

A science teacher who was shot while tackling an armed student at a suburban Indianapolis middle school is scheduled to speak about the incident.

Falling oil prices weigh on S&P 500, Dow

The S&P 500 and Dow eased on Friday after a steep drop in oil prices pressured energy stocks. Fred Katayama reports.

World shares higher as markets mull North Korea…

Asian, European shares mostly higher as investors weigh North Korea, Italian politics, oil

Bloody but forgotten WWII battle still haunts…

The only World War II battle fought on North American soil was waged 75 years ago this month on Attu Island in Alaska's Aleutian Islands

Former President George H.W. Bush Hospitalized

Former President George H.W. Bush went to the hospital for fatigue and low blood pressure, a spokesperson said Sunday.

FBI Says Reboot Your Internet Router ASAP

Reboot your internet router now. That's what the FBI is telling the users of some 500,000 devices believed to be infected with powerful Russian malware capable of intelligence-collecting, software monitoring, and disabling routers, according to the New York Times . Network technology company Cisco Systems and antivirus company Symantec first...

With a roar, flash flood smashes into a Maryland…

Flash flood roars through downtown Ellicott City, Maryland, sweeping away cars and leaving devastation similar to community's last flood in 2016

Memorial honors WWII Navy men who died in…

A new memorial honors a dozen Navy men killed in an aircraft collision in Southern California while doing a training exercise during World War II

Oklahoma restaurant shooting victim in good…

An Oklahoma City hospital says a 12-year-old girl is recovering after being shot at a restaurant where the gunman was later shot dead by bystanders

EU foreign ministers seek to keep Iran nuclear deal alive

European Union foreign ministers are seeking to protect the bloc's strategic and economic interests in Iran in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal of from the international nuclear deal

Police launch probe after video shows officer punching woman

Police have launched an investigation after video posted online shows an officer punching a woman on a beach in southern New Jersey