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Trump to Visit Houston as Harvey Death Toll Rises Under 'Historic' Flooding

Donald Trump will visit Texas on Tuesday, the White House said as tropical storm Harvey brought intense rainfall that threatened “historic” flooding in Houston, freeways turning into rivers and water rushing into homes in America’s fourth-largest city.

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Houston's New District Attorney Stands By Her Bold Move to Decriminalize Marijuana

In February, the newly-appointed US attorney general, Jeff Sessions, indicated he backed a hardline stance against marijuana.

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Arkansas School District Apologizes for Black-Student-Only Assembly on Gang Dangers

An Arkansas school district has apologized after singling out black students to attend an assembly about gangs.

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Families of Americans Killed by Mexican Cartels Sue HSBC for Laundering Billions

Four families of Americans killed by Mexican drug cartels are suing British banking giant HSBC for allegedly contributing to their deaths by allowing the gangs to launder billions of dollars.

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San Bernardino Shooting: What We Know About the Suspects

The motives of anyone who plans a mass shooting are necessarily murky and complex. But the actions of Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik, the young couple who seemingly left their infant daughter with a relative the morning before they shot dead 14 people at a Christmas work party, seem more incomprehensible still.

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Welcome to a Texas Hell House, Where Wayward Christians Are Scared Back Into Jesus' Arms

A mother of three who sent her husband off to work with a smile and a bag of homemade chocolate chip cookies, Carol Endicott seemed to have the perfect life. Until she was killed in a car crash, denied entry to heaven and dispatched by demons to spend eternity in the broiling pits of hell.

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The Texas County Where Sandra Bland Died: 'Racism From Cradle to Grave'

Waller County, Texas, where Sandra Bland was found dead in a jail cell three days after she was arrested at a traffic stop, is known for its watermelon festival – and its long history of racial tension.

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Texas City Tired of Border Drug War Sees Push to Legalize Marijuana

Of all the weekends for Colt DeMorris to be pulled over by the cops for a broken tail-light, it had to be the one before 4/20.

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Bid to Legalize Marijuana in Arizona Has Some Advocates Seeing Red

Family propelled JP Holyoak into the weed business: his daughter, Reese, has a rare illness, and Holyoak believes in the power of medical marijuana.

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The Federal Govt's Highest Agency for Fighting Disease Finds US Ebola Outbreak 'Deeply Concerning'

Federal health officials in the US admitted on Sunday they were deeply concerned by a “breach in protocol” after it was revealed that a healthcare worker who treated Thomas Eric Duncan in Dallas had become the second person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the US.

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