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Highways around downtown Houston are empty as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey overflow from the bayous around the city Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 29, 2017 - 3:00 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Gov. John Bel Edwards says Louisiana is offering to shelter storm victims from Texas while the state also helps its own residents who were rescued from Harvey's floodwaters overnight. Edwards said at a news conference...
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Lupe Tijerina, left, and Andy Guerra, center, and Felix Tijerina, right, work to salvage items from their family home that was destroyed in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Rockport, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
August 29, 2017 - 2:11 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The University of Tampa has fired a visiting assistant professor who suggested in a tweet that Harvey's destruction is "instant karma" for Texas because it voted Republican. Sociology professor Kenneth L. Storey posted...
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Lupe Tijerina, left, and Andy Guerra, center, and Felix Tijerina, right, work to salvage items from their family home that was destroyed in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Rockport, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
August 29, 2017 - 2:05 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 1 p.m. Weather forecasters expect Tropical Storm Harvey to come ashore somewhere near Louisiana's southwestern corner, following its trip through Texas and return to the Gulf. National Weather Service meteorologist Roger Erickson...
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Lupe Tijerina, left, and Andy Guerra, center, and Felix Tijerina, right, work to salvage items from their family home that was destroyed in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Rockport, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
August 29, 2017 - 1:34 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 12:35 p.m. A South Texas ferry system operated by the state is closed to the public until further notice after at least two vessels were damaged during Hurricane Harvey. A Texas Department of Transportation spokesman said Tuesday...
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Lupe Tijerina, left, and Andy Guerra, center, and Felix Tijerina, right, work to salvage items from their family home that was destroyed in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Rockport, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
August 29, 2017 - 1:30 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Kim Kardashian West and her famous siblings are donating $500,000 to help victims of Hurricane Harvey. A spokeswoman for the reality star says she and her mother and sisters have given $250,000 to the Red Cross and $...
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Lupe Tijerina, left, and Andy Guerra, center, and Felix Tijerina, right, work to salvage items from their family home that was destroyed in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Rockport, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
August 29, 2017 - 1:00 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 12 p.m. Harvey has set a new U.S. record for rainfall from a tropical system. A weather station southeast of Houston at Mary's Creek at Winding Road, reported 49.32 inches (125.27 centimeters) of rain as of Tuesday morning,...
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Lupe Tijerina, left, and Andy Guerra, center, and Felix Tijerina, right, work to salvage items from their family home that was destroyed in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Rockport, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
August 29, 2017 - 12:49 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 11:40 a.m. A spokeswoman says President Donald Trump wants to be "very cautious" about making sure that his activities in Texas don't disrupt Harvey recovery efforts. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Trump'...
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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 - 12:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slightly lower Tuesday as investors buy high-yielding stocks as well as bonds and gold. They are looking for safer assets after North Korea's launch of a midrange ballistic missile that crossed over northern Japan and fell into the Pacific Ocean. The dollar is down...
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People evacuate a neighborhood inundated by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 29, 2017 - 12:45 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 11:40 p.m. A spokeswoman for a Houston hotel says one of its employees disappeared while helping about 100 guests and workers evacuate the building. Omni Hotel spokeswoman Kristen Candenhead said in an email Monday night that a...
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People evacuate a neighborhood inundated by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 28, 2017 - 10:45 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 9:20 p.m. A Houston woman says that she presumes six members of a family, including four of her grandchildren, have died after their van sank into Greens Bayou in East Houston. Virginia Saldivar says her brother-in-law, Samuel...
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