- Twister kills 10 in Mexico border city
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A tornado raged through a Mexico border city early Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant from its mother's arms. At least 10 people were killed, authorities said.
- The Latest on weather: 12 people missing in Texas floods
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- California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought
SYDNEY (AP) — California has turned to the world's driest inhabited continent for solutions to its longest and sharpest drought on record.
- Actress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated for 4 Emmys, dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died.
- 'Ugly' potential fallout from Supreme Court health care case
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Supreme Court ruling due in a few weeks could wipe out health insurance for millions of people covered by President Barack Obama's health care law. But it's Republicans — not White House officials — who have been talking about damage control.
- Man convicted in 1985 cult killings dies in Nebraska prison
TECUMSEH, Neb. (AP) — A man who had spent three decades on Nebraska's death row for the 1985 cult killings of two people, including a 5-year-old boy, has died in prison, officials said Monday.
- Forgotten for decades, fallen NY soldier finally honored
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Carroll Heath didn't have it easy growing up in the Great Depression. His father wasn't around, his mother was a patient in a mental hospital and he kept largely to himself. Soon after graduating high school, he enlisted in the Army and wound up in the Philippines, where he's believed to have died sometime in 1942.
- Fewer students study botany, more plant collections closing
MOUNT IDA, Ark. (AP) — Scientists say the knowledge of the world's plants is disappearing as fewer students choose to study botany.
- In Rhode Island, residents gush about paid family leave
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — As President Barack Obama pushes for a federal law to get paid leave to care for a new baby or an ailing relative, residents of one of the three states that already provide it sing its praises, hinting at the reception it could receive if rolled out nationally.
- Questions raised over slaying by retired guard in NYC subway
NEW YORK (AP) — The killing of an unarmed man in a New York City subway station by a retired city jail guard has devastated the man's family and raised questions about the line separating self-defense from vigilantism.