Thousands more Rohingya refugees flee Myanmar by land, sea

SHAH PORIR DWIP, Bangladesh (AP) — Tens of thousands more people have crossed by boat and on foot into Bangladesh in the last 24 hours as they flee violence in western Myanmar, the UNHCR said Saturday.

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  • Written by By BERNAT ARMANGUE , Associated Press

Post-Harvey problems plague Texas as funerals for dead begin

HOUSTON (AP) — One week after Harvey roared into the Gulf Coast, a Texas city struggled with no drinking water, fires kept erupting at a stricken chemical plant and funerals began for some of those who drowned in the floodwaters.

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  • Written by By JEFF AMY and JUAN A. LOZANO , Associated Press

No decision yet on who gets Trump's pledge of disaster aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is still trying to decide who will get President Donald Trump's pledged $1 million donation for Harvey storm relief efforts, one of the largest gifts ever given by a president but one that has evoked his checkered charitable past.

  • Written by By JONATHAN LEMIRE and MARCY GORDON , Associated Press

We're still fighting, more than 150 years after Appomattox

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — When the Civil War was over, when the dead were buried and the union was reunited, it came time to tell tales and write history. In reunion gatherings and living rooms alike, differing versions of the causes of the conflict became as hardened as sunbaked Georgia clay.

  • Written by By JAY REEVES and FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press

For Trump, chance to return with empathy for Harvey victims

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump brought plenty of optimism and swagger to Texas on his first visit to survey Harvey's devastation. He's getting a chance to return with empathy.

  • Written by By KEN THOMAS , Associated Press