Clearing skies reveal Florence's wrath in hard-hit counties

The sun is finally shining over parts of the Carolinas, but the clearing skies are only revealing the extent of Florence's wrath . Though the hurricane packed 90 mph (145 kph) winds as it came ashore,...

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...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. SHOWDOWN BETWEEN KAVANAUGH, ACCUSER SET Their sworn testi...

Puppies found with severed heads in remote Greek village

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Police in northeastern Greece say they are investigating the killing of seven puppies that were found dumped on the side of a road with their heads cut off. ...

Florence death toll at 14, including 2 from carbon monoxide

The death toll attributed to Florence stands at 14, including 10 in North Carolina and four in South Carolina. —23-year-old Michael Dalton Prince died Sunday after the truck he was r...

'The water kept rising': Residents overwhelmed by flooding

NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — An ominous tweet appeared on a historic North Carolina community's Twitter feed about 2 a.m. Friday. It came as rivers swelled, tides crested and the rain would...

Feeling your pain: Presidents tread tricky disaster politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The politics of natural disasters can be tricky for a president. Long before President Donald Trump tossed paper towels to storm-stricken Puerto Ricans and denied H...

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Rain still in the forecast from Florence

MIAMI (AP) — How do you measure a disaster like Florence? In sum, the storm is turning out to be every bit as devastating as forecasters expected, with trillions of gallons of rain still in the foreca...

Nearly stalled, Florence besieges Carolinas with floodwaters

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Florence already has proven deadly with its nearly nonstop rain, surging seawater and howling winds, and the threat is days from ending as remnants of the once major hurrican...

Feeling your pain: Presidents tread tricky disaster politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The politics of natural disasters can be tricky for a president. Long before President Donald Trump tossed paper towels to storm-stricken Puerto Ricans and denied H...

Hundreds rescued in North Carolina city as waters rose

City officials in one North Carolina community sent out an ominous tweet sometime around 2 a.m. Friday. It came as rivers swelled, tides crested and the rain wouldn't stop. And that's when people foun...

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Hurricane Florence looms over East Coast

MIAMI (AP) — A big one. A monster. A once-in-a-lifetime storm. Hurricane Florence deserves all the names it's being called as it threatens to cause historic flooding, blow catastrophic winds and idle ...

Virginia families to be cooped up with chickens during storm

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman says she and some neighbors have decided to be cooped up with their chickens and other pets as Hurricane Florence approaches. Grace Hoss is ho...

Speedways, makeshift shelters offer rest to storm evacuees

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Some of the Southerners escaping Hurricane Florence have found refuge in makeshift shelters, including campgrounds at three of the nation's largest motor speedways. ...

Storm evacuees find refuge at speedways, makeshift shelters

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Pieces of hurricane evacuee Melody Rawson's South Carolina life are now spread out on a grassy field, a slab of concrete and a picnic table at a campground outside Atlanta Motor Sp...