Swollen river feeds flooding near Houston as residents flee

RICHMOND, Texas (AP) — Residents of some rural southeastern Texas counties were bracing for more flooding along a river that reached a record high Tuesday as more rain was expected in the coming days.

  • Written by JOHN L. MONE, Associated Press

Testy Trump takes his war with the press to a new level

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's heated war with the media reached new heights as he turned the brag-worthy feat of raising $5.6 million for veterans' charities into a sparring match with reporters pressing him on the issue.

  • Written by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press JILL COLVIN, Associated Press STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press

Oregon students get bottled water; lead found at 2 schools

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A third-party, independent investigation will be conducted after high amounts of lead were found in water sources at two schools, which led the district to close all water fountains, Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith said Tuesday.

  • Written by KRISTENA HANSEN, Associated Press

Egypt says signals picked up from doomed plane's black box

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt said Wednesday that a French ship has picked up signals from deep under the Mediterranean Sea, presumed to be from one of the black boxes of the EgyptAir plane that crashed last month, killing all 66 passengers and crew on board.

  • Written by MAGGIE MICHAEL, Associated Press SYLVIE CORBET, Associated Press

Civil rights inquiry due in Minneapolis police shooting

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Federal officials in Minneapolis will announce Wednesday whether they believe the civil rights of a 24-year-old black man were violated last November in a confrontation with two police officers that led to his death.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS