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Raging Flood Waters in Colorado

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Take an aerial tour of Colorado’s flooding - Video on NBCNews.com

>>> as you saw very briefly there we found the view from the air is the only real way to explain the dimension of this natural disaster that's being felt over more than a hundred miles in and around boulder. we get the perspective from above tonight from nbc's miguel almaguer.>> reporter: wow, look …

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Colo. Clear Skies Allow Rescue of People, Pets

The view from above CO's deadly flood was unreal. See what we saw tonight on @nbcnightlynews @NBCNews http://t.co/gUx0A30evt

5 things you need to know about Colorado’s 1,000 year flood (with epic photos)

Boulder may record more rainfall this past week than it usually gets in a year<p>Colorado’s Front Range has been ravaged by heavy rain and flooding since last week, with 15 counties now impacted: Boulder, El Paso, Larimer, Adams, Arapahoe, Broomfield, Clear Creek, Denver, Fremont, Jefferson, Logan, …

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As Colorado Floodwaters Recede The Damage Becomes Clear

This morning's top headline from <i>The Denver Post</i> is encouraging:<p>"Nature finally cooperates as Colorado floodwaters begin to recede"<p>According to the <i>Post</i>:<p>"For the first time since Colorado's historic flooding began last week, nature gave residents and rescuers a rain-free day, allowing emergency crews …

Coloradans told to stay out of floodwater following chemical and sewage fears

As attention turns to the aftermath of Colorado’s record floods, people have been warned to stay out of the lingering water because it may contain harmful chemicals and sewage, officials said.<p>Emergency airlifts waned Wednesday as the number of people still unaccounted for continued to decrease, …

Colorado flooding makes for an unforgettable vacation

Estes Park, Colo., has been devastated by heavy flooding. Here, water pours… (Kathryn Scott Osler / Denver…)<p>Emily and Steve Goldfield spent the last week in Colorado celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary -- amid biblical rains.<p>That wasn’t quite what they had in mind.<p>They arrived in Denver on …

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Colorado's problem turns from water to sludge

Colorado's floodwaters carry tons of mud and silt into residential areas, inundating a trailer park and threatening Nebraska towns along the South Platte River.<p>September 18, 2013|By Matt Pearce<p>Insurance claims adjustor Mike Howard inspects a flooded home in Loveland,… (Chris Schneider / Associated…)<p>…

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Scenes from Syria - Photos - 63 of 68

Members of the Free Syrian Army take cover in Saif al-Dawla district of Aleppo on Aug. 23.<p>(Photo: Reuters)<p>An activist wearing a gas mask is seen in the Zamalka area, where activists say chemical weapons were used by forces loyal to President Bashar Assad in the eastern suburbs of Damascus on Aug. …

Syria's chemical stockpile easy to find, hard to get to

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Syria's arsenal is concentrated in government-held zones, but routes to these sites are unsafe.<p>September 14, 2013|By Patrick J. McDonnell<p>A fighter allied with Syrian President Bashar Assad's government… (Anwar Amro / AFP/Getty Images )<p>BEIRUT — U.S. officials …

Clashes rage on in Syria despite chemical arms deal

Opposition leaders and human rights advocates try to shift the focus back to the ongoing bloodshed caused by bullets, artillery shells, bombs and rockets.<p>September 15, 2013|By Patrick J. McDonnell<p>An opposition fighter runs past an area known for sniper fire in Dair Alzour… (Abo Shuja / AFP/Getty …

Syria: West vows to increase backing for rebels

Britain, France and the United States agreed to strengthen the Syrian opposition and increase pressure on President Bashar al-Assad to respect a deal to give up his chemical weapons arsenal to avoid military action.<p>But Russia warned that talks between the three powers in Paris on a “strong” United …

Sarin: the deadly history of the nerve agent used in Syria

The UN has confirmed that the chemical used in Damascus last month was sarin – a lethal poison with no taste, no smell and no colour. Which makes it one of the most murderous weapons in modern warfare<p>Now we know. On the morning of 21 August, as the air above Damascus cooled, rockets filled with the …