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People evacuate a neighborhood inundated by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 28, 2017 - 4:25 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Volunteers have used a dump truck to rescue about 20 people from a flooded Houston-area neighborhood. The rescue effort happened Monday after some residents of Sugar Land got a constable's attention to say they needed...
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This April 25, 2016, photo shows an electric Fiat plugged into a charging station in a parking lot in Los Angeles. California could spend up to $3 billion under a bill that would widely expand its consumer rebate program for zero-emission vehicles. The Legislature is pushing forward a bill that could lift rebates from $2,500 to $10,000 or more for a compact electric car. Current rebates have done little to boost sales. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
August 28, 2017 - 4:23 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California would spend up to $3 billion under a bill to widely expand its fledgling consumer rebate program for zero-emission vehicles. The state has already spent nearly $450 million in subsidies, but the Los Angeles Times reported ( http://lat.ms/2xC52Ij ) that so far,...
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Volunteers use their boat to help evacuate residents as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Spring, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 28, 2017 - 3:59 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 3 p.m. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner says the city is working on opening another "major" shelter for people fleeing flooding from Harvey as the George S. Brown Convention Center reaches capacity. Turner toured the convention...
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Alexendre Jorge evacuates Ethan Colman, 4, from a neighborhood inundated by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 28, 2017 - 3:57 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Floodwaters reached the roof lines of single-story homes Monday and people could be heard pleading for help from inside as Harvey poured rain on the Houston area for a fourth consecutive day after a chaotic weekend of rising water and rescues. The nation's fourth-largest city was...
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This image released by HBO shows Vladimir Furdik as The Night King on the season finale of "Game of Thrones." The series set yet another audience record Sunday with its seventh-season finale. Nielsen says an all-time high of 12.1 million viewers were tuned in to the wildly popular fantasy drama. An additional 4 million caught the episode on streaming channels. (HBO via AP)
August 28, 2017 - 3:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — HBO's "Game of Thrones" set yet another audience record Sunday with its seventh-season finale. Nielsen says an all-time high of 12.1 million viewers were tuned in to the wildly popular fantasy drama. An additional 4 million caught the episode on streaming channels. The seven-episode...
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People push a stalled pickup through a flooded street in Houston, after Tropical Storm Harvey dumped heavy rains, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. The remnants of Harvey sent devastating floods pouring into Houston on Sunday as rising water chased thousands of people to rooftops or higher ground. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 28, 2017 - 3:41 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Officials are preparing to evacuate one of the nation's busiest trauma centers as flooding from Harvey threatened to compromise the hospital's supply of medicine and food. A spokesman at Houston's Office of Emergency...
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August 28, 2017 - 3:39 pm
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota officials, seeking a path for states to collect billions of dollars each year in sales taxes from internet retailers, will ask the state's highest court Tuesday for a speedy defeat in pursuit of their true goal: an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. South Dakota is...
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August 28, 2017 - 3:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — HBO's "Game of Thrones" set yet another audience record Sunday with its seventh-season finale. Nielsen says an all-time high of 12.1 million viewers were tuned in to the wildly popular fantasy drama. An additional 4 million caught the episode on streaming channels. The seven-episode...
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People push a stalled pickup through a flooded street in Houston, after Tropical Storm Harvey dumped heavy rains, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. The remnants of Harvey sent devastating floods pouring into Houston on Sunday as rising water chased thousands of people to rooftops or higher ground. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 28, 2017 - 3:27 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 2:30 p.m. The Federal Emergency Management Agency says its response to Hurricane Harvey is "quickly drawing down" the reserves in the agency's disaster fund. FEMA says it's prioritizing its response to Harvey over earlier...
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In this Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017 photo, two community members hold up signs as they speak to a crowd in the Martin Luther King Jr. Performing Arts Center during a community meeting organized by the Department of Justice's Community Relations Service in Charlottesville, Va. Charlottesville residents told city leaders at an emotional community meeting they were traumatized by a white nationalist rally and dissatisfied with the way officials handled the event and the violence that unfolded. (Zack Wajsgras/The Daily Progress via AP)
August 28, 2017 - 3:25 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A white nationalist rally here earlier this month has brought to the surface more than just anger over the response by city officials and police to the violence that resulted in three deaths. It has also forced residents to confront some of the ugly realities of racism,...
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