Slaves' descendants have long history of enduring hurricanes

ST. HELENA ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — As a potentially catastrophic Hurricane Florence steamed toward the Carolinas, Josh Dais watched the weather reports on the television in his barber shop and listened fo...

Slaves' descendants have long history of enduring hurricanes

ST. HELENA ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — As a potentially catastrophic Hurricane Florence steamed toward the Carolinas, Josh Dais watched the weather reports on the TV in his barber shop and listened for update...

Florence set to become major hurricane, aims at US Southeast

Tropical Storm Florence is expected become a "major hurricane" Monday as it continues to approach the southeastern U.S. East Coast. In its 11 p.m. EDT advisory, the National Hurrican...

Gunman 'clearly targeted other gamers' at Florida tournament

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A California man who played video games to earn money for college and a West Virginian whose e-sports winnings helped support his young family were slain at a Florida tournam...

Georgia woman facing 'longest sentence' for leaking to media

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Georgia woman who pleaded guilty to mailing a secret U.S. report to a news organization faces the "longest sentence" ever for a federal crime involving leaks to ...

Charlottesville gave momentum to Confederate monument foes

Pressure to take down America's monuments honoring slain Confederate soldiers and the generals who led them didn't start with Charlottesville. But the deadly violence that rocked the Virginia college ...

Charlottesville gave momentum to Confederate monument foes

Efforts to take down America's monuments honoring slain Confederate soldiers and the generals who led them gained explosive momentum following the deadly violence a year ago in Charlottesville, Virgin...

Pentagon to release details of Niger ambush, response

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it's preparing to lay out how an Army Special Forces mission in Niger unfolded last fall and led to a gruesome ambush in which four soldiers died. ...

Pentagon to unveil Niger attack investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Thursday is releasing the final report on the Niger attack that killed four Americans last October. Officials say it concludes that the Army Special...

911 callers reported seeing military plane fall from sky

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — In frantic calls to 911, witnesses reported a fiery tragedy that dropped suddenly from above: a military cargo plane, one of its engines apparently not working, crashing nose-firs...

'It just fell out of the sky': Frantic calls followed crash

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Recordings of 911 calls made moments after a large military plane crashed in Georgia show rattled motorists describing the aircraft plunging nose-first into a state highway. ...

Georgia executes killer of off-duty prison guard

JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia inmate executed for a 1996 shotgun slaying twitched briefly as the lethal injection flowed into his body and groaned, "It burns, man." Robert Earl Butts...

Georgia executes killer of off-duty prison guard

JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia inmate executed for a 1996 shotgun slaying twitched briefly as the lethal injection flowed into his body and groaned. Forty-year-old Robert Earl Butts J...

Puerto Rico demands answers, mourns loss of 9 airmen

MANATI, Puerto Rico (AP) — The nine men came from across the island, joined by a mission to retire one of the oldest planes in the U.S. National Guard. Together, they had nearly 170 ...

Bring your unloaded gun: Gun rights supporters plan rallies

Organizers are encouraging gun rights supporters to bring unloaded rifles to rallies at state capitols across the U.S. this weekend to counter a recent wave of student-led protests against gun violenc...