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Kid dancing behind TV reporter in Louisiana is the news you need today

Kid dancing behind TV reporter in Louisiana is the news you need today There hasn't been a lot of good news from the floods that have pounded southern parts of the U.But there's one little boy who remains smiling, and he's determined to get his dance moves on the news.

Nation's biggest dam overflows into emergency spillway for first time in 50 years

Nation's biggest dam overflows into emergency spillway for first time in 50 years At Lake Oroville, a major man-made reservoir, water began flowing over a never-before-used emergency spillway at the Oroville Dam.The 770-foot-tall dam — the tallest in the country — lies about 150 miles northeast of San Francisco.

Parade of storms threatens to prolong California dam crisis

Parade of storms threatens to prolong  California dam crisis Right now in California, the nation's tallest dam is facing its toughest test yet — holding back about 1.The Oroville Dam crisis has forced nearly 200,000 people located downstream to evacuate, and it's not likely to be resolved quickly, based on the latest forecasts.

Despite warnings, bros are surfing on floodwaters

Despite warnings, bros are surfing on floodwaters The brunt of Australia's Cyclone Debbie has resulted in flooding, with thousands of people told to evacute their homes.But for some risk-taking surfers, the onslaught of water down streets and hills presents an opportunity for thrill seeking.

Incredible moment reporter helps rescue man caught in Harvey floods, live on TV

Incredible moment reporter helps rescue man caught in Harvey floods, live on TV The saying "not all superheroes wear capes" feels trite at the best of times.A local TV reporter covering the flooding in Houston, Texas (as a result of Hurricane Harvey) came to the aid of a truck driver who was stranded in 10 feet of water.

People are using social media to offer food, shelter and Netflix to flood victims in Mumbai

People are using social media to offer food, shelter and Netflix to flood victims in Mumbai As rain continues to fall across India, roads have been closed, houses destroyed and thousands affected by rising floodwaters.But in the Indian city of Mumbai, many are opening up their homes and extending a helping hand to all those affected by the floods, the worst the city has seen in a decade — using social media.