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A Houston Police Department investigator photographs a vehicle that received gunshot damage at a scene where nine were wounded in a strip mall shooting on Sept. 26, 2016 in Houston.

Gunman Shot by Police After Opening Fire at Houston Mall

Nine people were shot and wounded, one critically, in a Houston neighborhood by a lawyer who had issues with his law firm, authorities said. Police shot the man, whom authorities did not immediately identify and who later died at the scene

The tops of mailboxes barely break the surface of floodwaters from the Cedar River in the North Cedar neighborhood of Cedar Falls, Iowa, Sept. 24, 2016.

Iowa Prepares for Floods as Waters Inch Toward 23′

The Iowa floods are expected to reach levels comparable to 2008 flooding, which caused $10 billion worth of damage and left one person dead. Major flooding and mud slides have already caused damage in Wisconsin where two men died last week

Arnold Palmer Portrait

Arnold Palmer Dies at 87

Golfing legend Arnold Palmer, who took seven major titles between 1958 and 1964, died on Sunday at 87. The Associated Press named him “athlete of the decade,” and he was instrumental in turning sports into a marketing force

Protesters Demonstrate Against Police Shooting During Panthers Football Game In Charlotte

Charlotte's Mayor Lifts City-wide Curfew

Charlotte's mayor has lifted a curfew following days of protests over the killing of a black man by police. A group of around 100 demonstrators gathered to keep up the pressure in the aftermath of the death of Keith Lamont Scott

Mexico Tanker Fire

Fuel Tanker Fire Extinguished Off Mexico's Gulf Coast

As the Burgos stopped burning a day after it erupted in flames, state-owned company Petroleos Mexicanos said the tanker's double hull had prevented a fuel spill. Meanwhile a mile of containment booms were deployed to prevent fuel from reaching the coast

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, in Toledo, Ohio. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

How Trump Could Legally Make Himself Richer In Office

From his first flirtations with running for office, Trump has made no practical distinction between his political interests and his business promotion. He could be a president who is able to directly influence his net worth almost daily from the Oval Office

Police forensic experts examine the scene in central Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, after an explosion of yet unknown origin occured in a shop late Saturday night. According to an expert apparently a home made bomb went off in front of the shop. The explosion injured two patrolling policemen. (Peter Lakatos/MTI via AP)

Homemade Bomb Injures 2 Police Officers in Hungary

Hungarian authorities are searching for a man who set off a homemade bomb that seriously wounded two police officers. National police chief Karoly Papp said police were the targets in the bomb blast in Budapest

Justin Trudeau, Li Keqiang

Canada Reaches Border Deal with China

A border agreement between Canada and China should speed up deportation of Chinese nationals found inadmissible in Canada due to their criminal records, health issues or falsified information on visa applications