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Crews rescuing people as torrential floods hit Ellicott City - Washington Post

A flash flood raged through historic Ellicott City on Sunday evening, sending residents and tourists scrambling for higher ground and sparking a massive response by rescuers. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) declared a state of emergency in Howard County ...

US and North Korean Officials Race to Resurrect Trump-Kim Meeting - New York Times

A surprise meeting between President Moon Jae-in of South Korea, right, and Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, on Saturday appeared to produce some progress toward a summit meeting between President Trump and Mr. Kim.CreditPresidential Blue ...

Storms turn Memorial Day weekend dangerous on East Coast - NBCNews.com

Subtropical storm Alberto was expected to make landfall sometime Monday on the northern Gulf Coast, where white sandy beaches emptied of their usual Memorial Day crowds. In a 2 a.m. ET update, the National Hurricane Center said that Alberto was ...

'Spiderman' granted French citizenship after rescuing child from Paris balcony - CNN

(CNN) A young Malian migrant who rescued a child dangling from a balcony will be made a French citizen and has been offered a job by the Paris fire brigade, the office of the French presidency said. Video of the rescue showed 22-year-old Mamoudou ...

Italy's president calls in former IMF official amid political turmoil - Reuters

ROME (Reuters) - Italy's president is expected to ask a former International Monetary Fund official on Monday to head a stopgap government amidst political and constitutional turmoil, with early elections looking inevitable. FILE PHOTO - Italian ...

Does the NHL have a national anthem policy? Not specifically - Sporting News

A new policy by the NFL that would fine players who don't “show respect for the flag" and stand during the national anthem isn't mirrored in the NHL, which has adopted a stance of indifference as it relates to potential acts of protest before games ...

There are no winners in Trump's economy, only non-losers and big losers who are getting clearer by the day - Business Insider

It seems clear now that Trump's populist base has lost the war for control of his economic agenda. But that doesn't mean its supposed rival, the globalists, have won either. The biggest non-loser in Trump's economic is big business. I say non-loser ...and more »

Clorox won't cut it. Volcanologists explain what it takes to clean up after Kilauea - Digital Trends

Plumes of smoke, geysers of orange and yellow, fields of red lava rushing over rocks. These are likely what springs to mind when you think of a volcano, dazzling yet devastating. What happens when the eruption is over, though? In 1973, Heimaey, an ...and more »

Inside Mueller's FBI team - Politico

President Donald Trump has repeatedly hurled insults at the FBI agents working on special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the 2016 campaign. Rudy Giuliani, a former U.S. attorney who's now Trump's lawyer, has attacked them as “stormtroopers.”.and more »

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea - Washington Post

BEIJING — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas ...