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Texans-Cowboys preseason game moved to AT&T Stadium

FRISCO, Texas -- Due to the flooding from Hurricane Harvey, Thursday's preseason game between the Houston Texans and Dallas Cowboys, originally …

NFL

Baltimore Took Down Confederate Monuments. Now It Has To Decide What To Do With Them

If you walked into Baltimore's Wyman Park Dell two weeks ago, a statue of Confederate Gens. Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson on horseback would have towered above you.<p>There's an inscription on the base that reads, "They were great generals and Christian soldiers and waged war like gentlemen." …

Rights & Freedoms

Fire destroyed their home during Harvey. But a Virgin Mary statue survived

<b>(CNN) —</b> It wasn't just wind and rain that caused damage when Hurricane Harvey blasted through the Texas coast. Fires did their share too.<p>A family in Robstown, just west of Corpus Christi, lost their homes to a fire just as Harvey was hitting the area. The Rojas family had evacuated their three …

Extreme Weather

Transgender service members sue over Trump military ban

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Transgender service members filed suit in federal courts on Monday challenging President Donald Trump's memorandum directing the secretary of defense to bar transgender Americans from military service.<p>The lawsuits are the first filed in federal courts since the President's …

Trump says 'all options on table' after North Korea fires missile over Japan

<b>Tokyo (CNN) —</b> US President Donald Trump has warned Pyongyang that "all options are on the table" after North Korea fired a missile over Japan early Tuesday.<p>Tuesday's launch was particularly provocative as it was North Korea's first ballistic missile to fly over Japan. Kim Jong Un's regime regularly …

North Korea

Civilians and strangers become heroes for Harvey victims

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the thick of disaster, help doesn't always come from a helicopter or a rescuer in a uniform. Sometimes, it's a makeshift fleet of pickup trucks and johnboats, speeding toward danger as almost everyone else is trying to get out.<p>The Cajun Navy, the famous volunteer rescue group that formed …

Extreme Weather

First 'IT' Movie Reviews Praise 'Loud, Scary, Funny' Horror Film

Based on the early reactions to "IT," fans are going to get exactly what they want from the Stephen King adaptation -- especially if what they want is to be freaked out, lose some sleep, and start counting the days till the sequel.<p>Critics saw the film in a screening over the weekend and took to …

Gridlock Predicted For Total Solar Eclipse On Nation’s Highways

Another prediction brought on by the total solar eclipse has to do with the amount of traffic that will be on the roads on Monday, August 21. This is …

The Son Of Venezuela’s President Threatens To Attack The White House If Trump Sends Troops To His Nation

There’s all kinds of threats flying around these days — North Korea threatening Guam, China threatening to cut off trade to North Korea, and Donald Trump threatening pretty much everyone. Now you can add a new ultimatum to the list, this one from Nicolás Maduro Guerra, the son of the Venezuelan …

Where did El Nino go? Heat, dry spell stoke drought worry

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Where did El Nino go?<p>Winter has suddenly switched off the rain and flipped on heat up to 95 degrees in California, raising …

Weather