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Texas Grandmother Reunited with Poodle After Being Separated During Floods

Texas Grandmother Reunited with Poodle After Being Separated During Floods

Originally posted 05/27/2015 02:50PM

Lena Givens, 84, was at a Houston Rockets game Monday night when the skies opened, submerging multiple counties in record-breaking rains.

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18 Dead in Texas and Oklahoma Floods, 40 Still Missing

18 Dead in Texas and Oklahoma Floods, 40 Still Missing

Originally posted 05/27/2015 07:50AM

Widespread flooding has left at least 18 people dead in Texas and Oklahoma.

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Texas Woman Rescues Seven People from Flood: 'Fear Wasn't Going to Serve Anyone in that Moment'

Texas Woman Rescues Seven People from Flood: 'Fear Wasn't Going to Serve Anyone in that Moment'

Originally posted 05/26/2015 11:45PM

Malaika Muhammad was home alone on Monday night when the flood that killed at least three people struck her neighborhood of South Houston, Texas.

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Another Powerful Earthquake Strikes Nepal, Killing Dozens and Injuring More Than 1,000

Another Powerful Earthquake Strikes Nepal, Killing Dozens and Injuring More Than 1,000

Originally posted 05/12/2015 08:20AM

At least 36 people are reported dead and more than 1,000 injured as another powerful earthquake rocked Nepal on Tuesday, just two weeks after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake devastated the region and killed more than 8,000.

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Everest Avalanche Survivor Garrett Madison: 'I Was Powerless to Help'

Everest Avalanche Survivor Garrett Madison: 'I Was Powerless to Help'

Originally posted 04/30/2015 11:15AM

The brave climbers who were stranded on Mount Everest after Saturday's massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake in Nepal are finally making their way home.

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Nepal Earthquake: 4-Month-Old Baby Rescued After 22 Hours Buried Beneath Rumble

Nepal Earthquake: 4-Month-Old Baby Rescued After 22 Hours Buried Beneath Rumble

Originally posted 04/30/2015 07:25AM

As the death toll in the Nepal earthquake continues to climb, more amazing stories of survivors are emerging.

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From TIME: Death Toll from Nepal Earthquake Crosses 5,000 as Rescue Teams Arrive at Remote Villages

From TIME: Death Toll from Nepal Earthquake Crosses 5,000 as Rescue Teams Arrive at Remote Villages

Originally posted 04/29/2015 08:30AM

Periodic landslides and relentless rain continue to hamper rescue efforts

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Friends Gather to Remember Everest Avalanche Victim Dan Fredinburg

Friends Gather to Remember Everest Avalanche Victim Dan Fredinburg

Originally posted 04/28/2015 06:20PM

On the steps of Union Square in New York City, a group of Dan Fredinburg's close friends gathered to share memories of the 33-year-old Google executive, who was killed by an avalanche on Mount Everest this Saturday.

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'We Were the Lucky Ones,' Says Everest Avalanche Survivor

Everest Avalanche Survivor Nick Cienski: 'We Were the Lucky Ones'

Originally posted 04/27/2015 10:50PM

Nick Cienski couldn't believe his eyes. "It was huge, this huge wave of snow," he says of the avalanche that engulfed climbers in ice and rock on Mount Everest on Saturday. Cienski survived – many others weren't so lucky.

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Dan Fredinburg Sends Tragic Final Message from Mount Everest as Girlfriend Shares Heartbreaking Letters, Calls Him 'Magical'

Originally posted 04/27/2015 04:55PM

Dan Fredinburg made a video that would be his last message to friends and family as he was climbing Mount Everest to raise money for two Nepali orphanages.

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