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Floodwaters rise in Houston; search goes on for the missing

Floodwaters kept rising yesterday across much of Texas as storms dumped almost another foot of rain on the Houston area, stranding hundreds of motorists and inundating the famously congested highways that…

Today at 07:15PM
State House could be open on weekends starting next summer

The State House could open its doors to weekend visitors for the first time in roughly two decades starting next summer if a proposal approved by Senate budget writers yesterday becomes law. The Senate…

Today at 01:59PM
Mistrial declared in case of officer charged with assault

BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) - A judge has declared a mistrial in the case of a former Seabrook police officer accused of assaulting a suspect by slamming him into a wall.

Today at 12:14PM
Senate budget writers approve business tax reductions

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Business tax rates will begin dropping in 2017 under a plan endorsed Tuesday by Senate budget writers.

Today at 12:09PM
Driver dies in fiery Canterbury car crash

Damon Goss heard the "boom" sometime around 8:30 p.m. He doesn't remember the exact time, only the chaos that ensued: the smoldering wreckage across the street; the cries for help; the adrenaline pounding…

Today at 12:53AM
Ayotte, Shaheen holding health care forum for veterans

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - U.S. Sens. Kelly Ayotte and Jeanne Shaheen are inviting New Hampshire veterans to attend a forum at Saint Anselm College to discuss the Veterans Choice Card program.

Today at 12:37AM
Brides for sale: European women lured for sham marriages

Klara Balogova was 18, penniless and heavily pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met. She knew he did not want her, or her child. He wanted…

Today at 12:35AM
Harsh winter puts proposed bobcat trapping season on hold

This past year's especially harsh winter has prompted the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department to rethink a proposal to bring back the state's bobcat trapping season. In January, the state Fish and…

Today at 12:34AM
Contoocook fire damages house, claims the lives of five pets

A second alarm fire in Hopkinton's Contoocook Village damaged a house and claimed the lives of five pets Monday afternoon. Homeowners Deborah Young and Scot Raney were enjoying Memorial Day afternoon in…

Today at 12:34AM
PHOTOS: Concord Memorial parade changes course this year

The Concord Memorial Day parade headed up North Main Street yesterday with the downtown project changing the usual route. Above left: The Concord Girl Scouts, led by Abbey Carrol (center), 6, heads up…

Today at 12:13AM
In Rhode Island, residents gush about paid family leave

As President Obama pushes for a federal law to get paid leave to care for a new baby or an ailing relative, residents of one of the three states that already provide it sing its praises, hinting at the…

Today at 12:13AM
Police: 3 kids injured when waterspout uproots bounce house

A waterspout uprooted an inflatable bounce house with three children inside it on a South Florida beach yesterday, but the children were ejected before it flew above palm trees across four lanes of traffic…

Today at 12:13AM
Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas

A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border yesterday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant away from its mother. At least 13 people were killed, authorities…

Today at 12:13AM
Cleveland reaches deal with Justice on policing

The city of Cleveland has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by the police department, and the agreement could be announced…

Today at 12:11AM
A better life

Malaysia has been a sort of promised land for Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar. The tens of thousands who endured perilous journeys to get here find more work opportunities than in Indonesia…

Today at 12:11AM
Biden reassures Iraqi PM of support

Vice President Joe Biden reassured Iraq's government yesterday of U.S. support in the fight against the Islamic State, telephoning Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi with thanks for "the enormous sacrifice…

Today at 12:11AM
Obama pays tribute

President Obama marked Memorial Day by laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery and thanking American soldiers and their families for sacrifices made from World…

Today at 12:11AM
Fiorina returns to New Hampshire

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) AAA" Former technology executive Carly Fiorina is returning to New Hampshire as she campaigns for the Republican presidential nomination.

Today at 12:03AM
Police say man was selling fireworks at Hollis flea market

New Hampshire fire officials say a Massachusetts man faces charges after selling fireworks at the Hollis Flea Market. Authorities say 74-year-old Timothy Donovan of Danvers, Mass., was arrested Sunday…

Today at 12:03AM
Hike Safe cards being offered to support searches, rescues

As the summer hiking season gets underway, New Hampshire's Fish and Game Department is offering Hike Safe cards for people to support search and rescue efforts, and be exempt from liability for repaying…