At least eight are dead and hundreds displaced. A flash flood watch is still in effect for parts of southeast Texas.
Recovering from its strongest and deadliest earthquake in decades, Ecuador endured the strongest aftershock yet before dawn Wednesday. The 7.8-magnitude earthquake over the weekend killed more than 500 people.
Hindu devotees celebrated the festival of Ram Navami, the birth anniversary of Lord Rama, on April 15, which also marks the end of the nine-day long fasting and Navaratri festival. Three days each of Navratri are devoted to the worship of the goddess of valor Durga, the goddess of wealth Lakshmi, and the goddess of knowledge Saraswati.
On opposite ends of California last night, the exit of one of the league’s most singular stars and a record set by one of its most singular teams made for a spectacular end to the NBA regular season. In Los Angeles, Kobe Bryant ended his 20-year career with a 60-point, 50-shot performance. In Oakland, the Golden State Warriors became the first team to win 73 games in one campaign.
In the weeks following the arrest and death last year of Freddie Gray, who sustained fatal injuries while in police custody, Devin Allen followed the action.