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Trump returns to Texas and meets with Hurricane Harvey victims

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| The Trump administration is asking Congress for nearly $8 billion in Hurricane Harvey aid as the search-and-rescue phase is slowly giving way to recovery more than a week after the storm slammed into southeastern Texas.

DACA's fate is in limbo until Tuesday

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Trump has told immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children to "rest easy," but now supporters of the Obama-era program fear it could soon be phased out.

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Harvey affected at least 100,000 homes. Moving back in won't be easy

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Tens of thousands of flood victims are going to need housing. It could be months, even years, before they'll be able to return home.

US shutters Russia's San Francisco consulate in retaliation

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The Trump administration said the move constituted its response to the Kremlin's "unwarranted and detrimental" decision to force the U.S. to cut its diplomatic staff in Russia.

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

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​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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