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Taylor Pence walks her dog at Buffalo Bayou Park, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, in Houston. Runners and bikers returning to the park in the wake of Hurricane Harvey are finding a vastly different landscape, more desert than prairie, blanketed with untold tons of sandy sediment.   (Jon Shapley/Houston Chronicle via AP)

Harvey-flooded Buffalo Bayou in Houston leaves silt at park

- Associated Press

Runners and bikers returning to Buffalo Bayou Park in the wake of Hurricane Harvey are finding a vastly different landscape - more desert than prairie, blanketed with untold tons of sandy sediment.

In this Aug. 9, 2017 photo, Tina Hope is seen harvesting basket full of calendula flower tops  in Knoxville, Ill., that she will use in her herbal homemade products. After finishing a stay with the Peace Corp, overseas, she returned to graduate school and began research on medicinal herbs. Hope has learned to create things such as balms, salves, bug sprays and even different nutritional drinks and teas. At her house in Knoxville, Ill., she and her husband have converted four acres of herbs and weeds into a usable garden in which they harvest plants for everyday use. (Mitch Prentece/The Register-Mail, via AP)/

EXCHANGE: Woman creates balms, teas with plants from garden

- Associated Press

Tina Hope remembers traveling to the rural areas of Namibia, South Africa, with the Peace Corp, where the locals used herbal remedies for their medical needs. She was brought in by the women of the community who practiced healing and was able to be a part of this tradition. After finishing her stay with the Peace Corp, she returned to graduate school and began her research on medicinal herbs.

Small changes could have big impact at Fort Robinson

- Associated Press

As Sandra Reddish wanders through the Nebraska State Historical Society's Fort Robinson History Center's museum, she points out things she would like to change to make the museum more appealing to everyone who visits.

New Arkansas exhibit honors late baseball player's career

- Associated Press

A baseball memorabilia display will be unveiled at 2 p.m. Sept. 30 in the Two Rivers Museum in Ashdown, Arkansas, honoring the late Walter Ray Matthews and his baseball career with the Houston Astros.

'Catalyst for change,' leaving Maxwell's Air University

- Associated Press

A pair of ornate brass door knobs with an American Eagle etched on each side seemed out of place as they have held a spot of honor on the glass-topped desk in Lt. Gen. Steven Kwast's office for the last three years.

Cancer project offers inspiration for patients

- Associated Press

Every cancer journey has a story, but if the story is never shared, how can it be heard? How can others cry over the story? Or laugh? How can they relate to the story? How can they benefit from it?

Backup QB helps Buffalo hold on to beat FAU 34-31

Associated Press

Drew Anderson threw his first career-touchdown pass for Buffalo, a 20-yarder to Anthony Johnson with 2:37 to play, and the Bulls held on to beat Florida Atlantic 34-31 on Saturday night.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau welcomes United States first lady Melania Trump prior to the opening ceremonies of the Invictus Games in Toronto on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

Meghan Markle appears at Prince Harry's Invictus Games

- Associated Press

Prince Harry's girlfriend, American actress Meghan Markle, sat in the stands for Saturday's opening ceremony of his Invictus Games for wounded veterans in her first appearance at a public event with him.

Boil-water advisory lifted for Artesia water system, co-op

Associated Press

A boil-water advisory has been lifted and New Mexico environmental regulators say Artesia residents can again use water from the municipal water system and the Morningside Water Users Cooperative for drinking, bathing and cooking.

Demi Lovato to help war-scarred children in Iraq

- Associated Press

Demi Lovato was named a Global Citizen ambassador at the organization's annual music festival Saturday, championing the mental health of thousands of children displaced within Iraq and other vulnerable communities.

Soul singer Charles Bradley dead at 68

- Associated Press

Charles Bradley, known as the "Screaming Eagle of Soul" for a powerful, raspy style that evoked one of his musical heroes, James Brown, died Saturday at age 68.

Health system says Iowa blocking it from new family program

Associated Press

One of Iowa's biggest health systems says the state is improperly barring all of its hospitals, clinics and health care providers from participating in a new family planning program because a few within the system perform abortions in some cases.