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The late Sen. Daniel K. Inouye was remembered Sunday as an American hero whose legacy as a war veteran and senator would be felt across Hawaii for years to come.
A laid-off clothing designer fatally shot an executive at his former company outside the Empire State Building on Friday, setting off a chaotic showdown with police in front of one of the world's best-known landmarks. Officers killed the gunman and at least nine others were wounded, some by stray police gunfire, authorities said.
Twenty-five Egyptians left a jail in southern Israel on Thursday and were being bused to the border with Egypt ahead of a swap for a U.S.-Israeli citizen jailed in Cairo on suspicion of espionage.
An American-Israeli citizen arrested in Egypt as a suspected spy flew to freedom in Israel and into his mother's arms on Thursday after more than four months in jail, after a prisoner swap that has eased friction between the two countries.
Senate Democrats turned the tables and scored a victory Tuesday in a bid to pass $7 billion in emergency disaster relief.
Early settlers called the Susquehanna River "a mile wide and a foot deep." It's just a folk saying, but it hints at the forces behind a river that is, in fact, exceptionally likely to flood.
Nasty floodwaters from the remnants of storms Lee and Irene _ tainted with sewage and other toxins _ threaten public health in parts of the Northeast by direct exposure or the contamination of private water wells.
Nature is pummeling the United States this year with extremes.