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Rising water poses deadliest threat in major storms

As Tropical Storm Barry continues spinning toward the Gulf Coast, authorities fear that a massive storm surge could destroy houses, flood cities and kill indiscriminately in Louisiana.

'Veep,' 'Barry' give HBO a winning comedy ticket

"Game of Thrones" isn't the only HBO stalwart coming to an end this spring, as "Veep" begins its final campaign. The network has paired it with a worthy running mate in season two of "Barry," the dark comedy about a hit man suddenly bitten by the acting bug.

Bill Hader aims higher with HBO's 'Barry'

"Barry" invites comparisons to "Get Shorty," focusing as it does on a hit man who's suddenly and somewhat inexplicably bitten by the acting bug. But this HBO series from Bill Hader and "Silicon Valley's" Alec Berg turns into something more interesting, a bittersweet dramedy that's uncomfortably funny and simultaneously dark and tense.