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CORRECTS BYLINE - Robert Spooner, a U.S. Customs and Border patrol officer, center, and other volunteers work to prepare boats to help people in the aftermath of Harvey, Wednesday, Aug.30, 2017 in Houston. Harvey's floodwaters started dropping across much of the Houston area, but many thousands of homes in and around the nation's fourth-largest city were still swamped and could stay that way for days or longer. (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle via AP)
August 30, 2017 - 4:54 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Forecasters predict a wobbling and weakening Harvey will be downgraded to a tropical depression late Wednesday or early Thursday and that the killer storm will completely dissipate within three to four days. But with 40...
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CORRECTS BYLINE - Robert Spooner, a U.S. Customs and Border patrol officer, center, and other volunteers work to prepare boats to help people in the aftermath of Harvey, Wednesday, Aug.30, 2017 in Houston. Harvey's floodwaters started dropping across much of the Houston area, but many thousands of homes in and around the nation's fourth-largest city were still swamped and could stay that way for days or longer. (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle via AP)
August 30, 2017 - 3:21 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Authorities in Houston have been stressing that people will not be questioned about their immigration status at Harvey flood shelters. Despite those assurances, some people who aren't in the country legally have...
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CORRECTS BYLINE - Robert Spooner, a U.S. Customs and Border patrol officer, center, and other volunteers work to prepare boats to help people in the aftermath of Harvey, Wednesday, Aug.30, 2017 in Houston. Harvey's floodwaters started dropping across much of the Houston area, but many thousands of homes in and around the nation's fourth-largest city were still swamped and could stay that way for days or longer. (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle via AP)
August 30, 2017 - 2:44 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Authorities in the Houston-area say they are investigating 17 more deaths to see whether they qualify as storm-related. Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences spokeswoman Tricia Bentley says that the medical...
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Evacuees escaping the floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rest at the George R. Brown Convention Center that has been set up as a shelter in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
August 30, 2017 - 1:54 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Forecasters are looking at a weather system off the Mexican coast just south of Texas that they say has a one-in-five chance of developing into something tropical in the next five days. Dennis Feltgen, a meteorologist...
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A currency trader looks at computer monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. Asian stocks were higher on Wednesday as investors hunted for bargains and shrugged off geopolitical tensions a day after North Korea fired a missile that flew over northern Japan. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
August 30, 2017 - 3:48 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stocks were higher Wednesday as investors hunted for bargains and shrugged off geopolitical tensions a day after North Korea fired a missile that flew over northern Japan. KEEPING SCORE: European markets opened higher. Britain's FTSE 100 advanced 0.4 percent to 7,...
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The flag of Texas flies outside the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in New York. The exchange has committed more than $1 million for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. U.S. stocks are following other global market indexes lower Tuesday after investors were shaken up by North Korea's launch of a midrange ballistic missile that crossed over northern Japan and fell into the Pacific Ocean. (AP Photo Peter Morgan)
August 29, 2017 - 10:35 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks were higher on Wednesday as investors hunted for bargains and shrugged off geopolitical tensions a day after North Korea fired a missile that flew over northern Japan. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.6 percent to 19,468.73 and South Korea's Kospi was...
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FILE - In this April 5, 2009 file photo, the Department of Health and Human Services building is seen in Washington. A government audit finds that more than 1 in 4 cases of possible sexual and physical abuse against nursing home patients apparently went unreported to police. The Health and Human Services inspector general's office faults Medicare for failing to enforce a federal law that requires nursing homes to immediately notify police. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
August 28, 2017 - 9:51 am
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. The Health and Human Services...
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FILE - In this April 5, 2009 file photo, the Department of Health and Human Services building is seen in Washington. A government audit finds that more than 1 in 4 cases of possible sexual and physical abuse against nursing home patients apparently went unreported to police. The Health and Human Services inspector general's office faults Medicare for failing to enforce a federal law that requires nursing homes to immediately notify police. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
August 28, 2017 - 6:25 am
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. The Health and Human Services...
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FILE - In this April 5, 2009 file photo, the Department of Health and Human Services building is seen in Washington. A government audit finds that more than 1 in 4 cases of possible sexual and physical abuse against nursing home patients apparently went unreported to police. The Health and Human Services inspector general's office faults Medicare for failing to enforce a federal law that requires nursing homes to immediately notify police. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
August 28, 2017 - 2:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A government audit is faulting Medicare after investigators discovered that more than 1 in 4 cases of possible sexual and physical abuse against nursing home patients apparently went unreported to police. The Health and Human Services inspector general's office says corrective...
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FILE - In this April 5, 2009 file photo, the Department of Health and Human Services building is seen in Washington. A government audit finds that more than 1 in 4 cases of possible sexual and physical abuse against nursing home patients apparently went unreported to police. The Health and Human Services inspector general's office faults Medicare for failing to enforce a federal law that requires nursing homes to immediately notify police. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
August 27, 2017 - 11:33 pm
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. The Health and Human Services...
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