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Flood-weary Colorado awaits more rain; more than 270 'unaccounted for'

The mission for emergency responders in northern Colorado Saturday: "To bring order to a chaotic situation," as an incident commander put it.

'A little creepy': Montana bride's custom wedding song talks of falling

It was written as a moving tribute to what seemed a promising love affair.

Colorado floods: Sound the alert, more flash floods possible

The water rose and the people fled.

Flames consume New Jersey boardwalk that survived Superstorm Sandy

Billows of smoke rolled gently out over the ocean early Friday in New Jersey after firefighters defeated the behemoth blaze that spawned them.

Brain amoeba found in tests of water supply where boy died in Louisiana

Tests of a Louisiana parish's water supply confirmed the presence of a rare brain-eating amoeba blamed for last month's death of a 4-year-old boy.

Rocket frog takes a flying leap

Frogggsss in spaaaccceee! Or frog, at least. And maybe not in space, but for certain a wild ride.

Rescued! Crews save man from racing currents of Colorado flood

Emergency crews in Colorado braved racing flood waters early Friday, rescuing a man from a partially submerged car, live on television.

Kali Hardig, brain-eating amoeba survivor, to begin school next week

By nearly all accounts, 12-year-old Kali Hardig should not be alive.

Trayvon Martin medical examiner fired

Shiping Bao, the medical examiner who changed his mind on crucial aspects during his testimony at George Zimmerman's trial, has been fired. But he's not going down without a fight.

Man plotted to kill and eat children, feds say

A Boston-area man, who was planning to kidnap children, lock them in a basement dungeon, rape and eat them, should be imprisoned for at least 27 years, federal authorities said in court documents filed this week.