Thousands of cars will be damaged by Florence's floods

As flooding continues in the Carolinas after Hurricane Florence's massive rainfall, experts say high water will damage thousands of vehicles. But auto industry analysts say the numbe...

'Up in the air': If displaced by storm, where to call home?

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. (AP) — As the pounding rains from Hurricane Florence finally ended, Lutrice Garcia left the shelter where she had spent several nights on a cot and tried to head home. But floodwat...

AP PHOTOS: Survivor, Lucky and other pets get help in floods

NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A bedraggled kitten in North Carolina got a new nickname — "Survivor" — when it was pulled with its owner from floodwaters unleashed by Florence. That wasn't th...

Florence's water, not winds, will be the long-term problem

Like Hurricanes Harvey and Katrina before it, most of Hurricane Florence's damage will not be from the wind but the water. Yes, some people died when they were crushed by trees felle...

S. Carolina town worries plan to save road will flood homes

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Year ago, floodwaters from hurricanes Floyd and Matthew came close to entering Joe Holmes' house in South Carolina, but he dodged those bullets. Now, with Florence, he doesn't feel...

Pollution fears: Swollen rivers swamp ash dumps, hog farms

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Flooded rivers from Florence's drenching rains have swamped coal ash dumps and low-lying hog farms, raising pollution concerns as the swollen waterways approach their crests Monda...

North Carolina says it's opened a major route into city of Wilmington, previously cut off by Florence's floods

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina says it's opened a major route into city of Wilmington, previously cut off by Florence's floods.

The Latest: Floods raise concerns about dams holding up

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Depression Florence (all times local): 9:30 a.m. The devastating flooding in North Carolina from Florence has raised ...

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Rain, floods still in Florence's forecast

MIAMI (AP) — The forecast for Florence has not changed, unfortunately: It's still raining, and rivers are still rising. All roads in and out of a North Carolina city of 120,000 people are underwater. ...

Typhoon pounds south China after killing 64 in Philippines

HONG KONG (AP) — Typhoon Mangkhut barreled into southern China on Sunday after lashing the northern Philippines with strong winds and heavy rain that left at least 64 people dead and dozens more...

Florence likely to expose gaps in flood insurance

NEW YORK (AP) — The number of Americans with flood insurance is on the rise, yet Hurricane Florence is likely to make it painfully clear that too many homeowners in the Carolinas and other vulnerable ...

Florence likely to expose gaps in flood insurance

NEW YORK (AP) — The number of Americans with flood insurance is on the rise, yet Hurricane Florence is likely to make it painfully clear that too many homeowners in the Carolinas and other vulnerable ...

The Latest: Florence expected to weaken as flood risk rises

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Florence (all times local): 2:06 a.m. Tropical Storm Florence is expected to weaken into a depression soon bu...

Fearsome new stage begins as Florence floods inland rivers

NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — As the death toll from Florence mounted and hundreds of people were pulled from flooded homes, North Carolina is bracing for what could be the next stage of a still-unfolding dis...

Deluged by Hurricane Matthew, rural town waits for Florence

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — She takes a break from hauling rugs and family heirlooms into the attic to look out the front door and watch it rain and rain and rain some more. Nichole Worle...