More chaos in Houston as floodwaters rise to roof lines

 

HOUSTON (AP) — Floodwaters reached the roof lines of single-story homes Monday, and people could be heard pleading for help from inside as Harvey kept pouring rain on Houston after a chaotic weekend of rising water and rescues.

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  • Written by By MICHAEL GRACZYK , Associated Press

APNewsBreak: Abuse in nursing homes unreported despite law

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 1 in 4 cases of possible sexual and physical abuse against nursing home patients apparently went unreported to police, says a government audit that faults Medicare for failing to enforce a federal law requiring immediate notification.

  • Written by By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press

Trump rolls back limits on military gear for police

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed an executive order reviving a program that provided local police departments with surplus military equipment such as high-caliber weapons and grenade launchers, despite past concerns that armored vehicles and other gear were inflaming confrontations with protesters.

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  • Written by By SADIE GURMAN , Associated Press

MTV VMAs full of emotional, political moments; Lamar wins 6

 

NEW YORK (AP) — Kendrick Lamar was the king of the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards, winning six awards on a night full of emotional performances, political moments and a new, eye-popping Taylor Swift music video.

  • Written by By MESFIN FEKADU , AP Music Writer