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Record Rains Spawn Epic Floods Of Texas's Blanco River

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Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas

A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant from its mother's arms.

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For Women's World Cup, U.S. Soccer Fans Kick It Up A Notch

American Outlaws, seen on the big screen, cheer for the U.S. women's national team more than half an hour before kickoff during a match with Mexico on May 17.

For the first time, the American Outlaws — a growing and influential U.S. soccer fan group — will cheer for the women's national team at a World Cup.

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100 day check in: VA doesn't know if it kept promise

Veterans Secretary, Entrepreneur Feed Homeless Vets

In February, the Department of Veterans Affairs officials promised to meet 13 goals in 100 days to improve service to local veterans. Did they keep their word?

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NSA winds down once-secret phone-records collection program

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The NSA has begun winding down its collection and storage of American phone records after the Senate failed to agree on changes to the program soon to expire.

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TPP: Senate passes fast-track trade authority bill


The bill still must clear the House. The measure would clear the way for President Obama's Trans-Pacific Partnership, which is unpopular with labor groups and some Democrats.

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Expected cost for ethnic studies graduation requirement: $73M

LAUSD's school board approved an ethnic studies graduation requirement last year. The latest estimate for it is pegged at far more than first suggested.