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Mother of High School Senior Killed in Texas Floods: 'She Shouldn't Have Died So Soon'

Mother of High School Senior Killed in Texas Floods: 'She Shouldn't Have Died So Soon'

Originally posted 05/29/2015 02:50PM

Alyssa Ramirez woke up every day with a smile – and she died with one across her face, too.

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Austin Community Supports Shelter Animals Rendered Homeless by Floods

Austin Community Supports Shelter Animals Rendered Homeless by Floods

Originally posted 05/28/2015 06:25PM

As heavy rain poured off the roof of her house in Austin, Texas, late Monday afternoon, Kim Griffin learned on Facebook that her local animal shelter, Austin Pets Alive, had been flooded by the severe storms over the weekend and was in desperate need of volunteers to take in homeless pets.

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Brother-in-Law of Missing Mom Swept Away by Texas Floods: 'We Are Hopeful, but It's Beyond Frightening'

Brother-in-Law of Missing Mom Swept Away by Texas Floods: 'We Are Hopeful, but It's Beyond Frightening'

Originally posted 05/28/2015 03:15PM

David McComb woke up to a nightmare on Sunday morning.

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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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