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NICHOLS, S.C. (AP) — One woman left town. Another prays her house might somehow be spared again. And one man will just wait and watch and hope the water doesn't rise. Few places in South Carolina are more worried about the possibility of disastrous inland flooding from Hurricane...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Former President Barack Obama delivered a simple message Thursday headed into the fall midterm elections: Vote. Speaking to an enthusiastic crowd of several thousand in Cleveland, Obama said the consequences of sitting on the sidelines during November's midterm...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on former President Barack Obama speaking in Ohio (all times local): 8:47 p.m. Former President Barack Obama says he has a simple message headed into the fall midterm elections: Vote. Obama told a crowd of thousands at a school auditorium in Cleveland...
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on gas explosions in Massachusetts (all times local): 6:55 p.m. At least four people are being treated for injuries after a series of fires north of Boston that authorities blame on a natural gas issue. Lawrence General Hospital says it has...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' move to delay Obama-era protections for students defrauded by for-profit colleges was dealt a setback when a federal judge found her actions to be "arbitrary and capricious." U.S. District Judge Randolph Moss ruled Wednesday in...
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A series of gas explosions caused fires at more than 20 homes across three communities north of Boston on Thursday, forcing entire neighborhoods to evacuate as crews scramble to douse the flames and shut off gas and electric lines in an attempt to prevent...
LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for an Arizona state lawmaker who was seen on video bragging about driving more than 120 mph (193 kph) earlier this year. The Today's News-Herald newspaper reported Thursday that the warrant was issued Sept. 6...
NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH, N.C. (AP) — Richard Barnett spent his week boarding up the windows of million-dollar homes perched precariously at the northern tip of Topsail Island, a narrow spit of North Carolina ringed with sandbags to offer some armor against the pounding surf. A local...
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Mercedes O'Neill lives just two blocks from the Atlantic Ocean in a zone so imperiled by Hurricane Florence that it has been marked for mandatory evacuation. But for now, she plans to ride out the hurricane in her home with her boyfriend, her 6-...