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LA Fire team in Houston has rescued 50, expects to help more

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| The waters are receding, but there are still more people who are stranded. According to LA Fire Department Captain Brian Wall, those folks may be low on supplies

​2 explosions rock flooded Houston-area chemical plant

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Authorities have not released information on how dangerous the explosions were or whether they sparked a fire at the Arkema plant in Crosby, Texas.

Here's how you can help people affected by Harvey

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As the storm continues to dump rain on the Gulf Coast, many organizations are working to help save lives and give comfort. Here's how you can support those efforts.

Harvey makes landfall in Louisiana as Houston copes with record rainfall

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The storm hit west of Cameron, La., at 4 a.m. local time and is finally moving north — away from the catastrophic flooding it left in Houston and other parts of Texas.

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Flood of 'Texas Navy' private citizens help in Houston rescue efforts

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Houston remains in rescue mode as Hurricane Harvey continues to dump water on the flooded region. About 5,500 people have been brought to emergency shelters in the city, the mayor said Monday.

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Trump heads for Texas to inspect storm damage

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The president says he waited to visit until he could do so "without causing disruption." He will sidestep Houston and instead visit the Corpus Christi area, where Harvey made landfall on Friday.

OC’s elite disaster team split during Hurricane Harvey

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One half of the team, outfitted with rescue vehicles, became stuck close to Houston while making water rescues and couldn’t return to meet the rest of their group in Katy, Texas without leaving the vehicles.

Houston braces as 2 swollen reservoirs are opened

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Reservoirs swollen by rain from Hurricane Harvey were opened early Monday, a move that was expected to flood more homes — but one the Army Corps of Engineers says is needed to limit the disaster.

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DACA: ​Trump to decide soon on fate of young immigrants

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Advocates on both sides of the issue are bracing for the possibility that Trump will halt the issuance of new work permits under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.