HOUSTON (AP) — Homeowners dragged soggy carpet to the curb and mopped up coffee-colored muck Wednesday after a barrage of storms and floods in Texas and Oklahoma left at least 19 people dead and a dozen others missing.
Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan avoided jail Wednesday as prosecutors said she has completed more than 100 hours of community service that were required following a reckless driving conviction. "I believe she has successfully completed her community service obligation to the court," said Santa Monica prosecutor Terry White on Wednesday. Lohan, who has been living in London, carried out the service in New York at a children's community center.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's cash-strapped government insisted Wednesday it was "very close" to reaching a vital deal with bailout lenders, but the optimism in Athens was swiftly shot down by German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble.