Executive speaks out on DowDuPont merger
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House may vote as early as next week on hurricane relief
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House Republicans could vote on a short-term funding bill to support disaster response efforts for Hurricane Harvey as soon as next week, congressional sources tell CNN.

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Nurse's arrest prompts police apology
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Salt Lake City police apologized Friday for arresting a nurse who, citing hospital policy, refused to let officers draw blood from an unconscious accident victim. The arrest of Alex Wubbels, who was later released without charge, was captured on body camera video that the police chief said was alarming.

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'I survived': How 1 woman lived Harvey on social media
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HOUSTON (AP) — Katlyn Perkins' first announcement that something was very wrong at her home in northeast Houston came at 8:19 p.m. on Aug. 24, when she updated her Facebook status….

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AP EXCLUSIVE: Toxic waste sites flooded; EPA not on scene
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HIGHLANDS, Texas (AP) — As Dwight Chandler sipped beer and swept out the thick muck caked inside his devastated home, he worried whether Harvey's floodwaters had also washed in pollution from the old acid pit just a couple blocks away….

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Mystery object found on Rhode Island beach
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There’s lots of speculation after an eight-legged metal object was finally removed from the East Beach shore on Westerly, Rhode Island.

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Powerful Hurricane Irma could be next weather disaster
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While much of the United States’ focus is still on Texas and the destruction left behind by Hurricane Harvey and its historic rainfall, powerful Hurricane Irma is rapidly intensifying in the open Atlantic and poses a major threat to the Caribbean and potentially the United States next week.

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New Houston water release could keep 20K homes flooded
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HOUSTON (AP) — Nearly a week after Harvey crashed into the Texas coastline, the storm chased more people out of their homes Friday after dumping heavy rain on Louisiana, and Houston planned a water release that could keep as many as 20,000 homes flooded for up to 15 days….

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