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This Morning from CBS News, May 27, 2015

Texas recovery

Across the Houston area, people are recovering from a devastating flood that paralyzed much of the city. Six hours of relentless rainfall flooded streets and highways, causing thousands to abandon their cars and trucks, reports CBS News correspondent Vicente Arenas.

Still missing

Also, a frantic search continues for nearly a dozen people ranging in age from 4 to 81. CBS News correspondent Don Dahler is along the Blanco River in Wimberley, Texas, and tells of a phone call to a family member that signaled trouble.

Soccer scandal

Nine officials from world soccer's governing body were among 14 indicted Wednesday in the United States on charges of involvement in a "24-year scheme to enrich themselves through the corruption of international soccer," according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Six FIFA officials were arrested and detained by Swiss police pending extradition at the request of U.S. authorities, in a raid at a luxury hotel in Zurich.

ISIS attacks

Iraq said Wednesday that ISIS militants had launched a new wave of deadly suicide attacks targeting troops in Anbar province. Iraqi forces said they had surrounded Ramadi, the provincial capitol, on three sides. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi claimed earlier this week that his forces would retake Ramadi within just a few days -- but CBS News correspondent Holly Williams says that seems optimistic.

ISIS recruitment

Only on "CBS This Morning," a French reporter calling herself Anna Erelle is telling her story of meeting a reputed ISIS member online. CBS News could not independently verify her story, but CBS News correspondent Anna Werner reports she says she was just trying to understand why young women and teenagers would leave their homes and families to join the extremist group in Syria by pretending to be one of them.

Strokes and age

When most people think of strokes, they probably think of the elderly. But strokes happen to young people, too. Some of them have risk factors like smoking, obesity, or high blood pressure but others, like Tara O'Kieffe, are perfectly healthy. CBS News medical contributor Dr. Tara Narula traveled to Edgewater, Maryland, to talk to O'Kieffe who, despite competing in marathons and triathlons, not smoking, and eating healthy, had a stroke at the age of 40.

Life insurance

CBS News contributor Mellody Hobson, President of Ariel investments, explains when it makes sense to get this coverage, and what types of policies are available. Many people assume you need life insurance, but that's not always the case.

Romney's rival

If history is any guide, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum should be Republican Party's nominee in 2016. After all, the GOP has a history of nominating the runner up from the previous presidential contest, and Santorum was the last person to drop out before Mitt Romney was declared the nominee in 2012. Here are five things to know about Santorum.

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