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WASHINGTON (AP) — A one-year travel ban is expiring for five senior Taliban leaders held in U.S. detention at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, until they were released last year in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl — raising the possibility that the five can move freely around the world as early as Monday.
Torrential rain left much of Texas swamped Wednesday after wild weather killed at least 28 people in the United States and Mexico, and Houston's mayor warned more flooding could be in store. The southern US states of Texas and Oklahoma, and northern Mexico, have borne the brunt of several days of violent weather, including tornadoes, which have left scores dead, missing or injured on both sides of the border. More than 10 inches (25 centimetres) of rain fell in just a few hours in the Texas city of Houston Tuesday, triggering the worst flooding there in at least a decade.