North Carolina residents consider fleeing as rivers rise
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The river seethed a quarter-mile away, bulging from its banks, so the patrol cars circled the neighborhood three times.
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 so lucky.
Floodwaters of Florence put North Carolina dams under stress
Devastating flooding in North Carolina in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence has raised concerns about whether dams across the state, some of them already in poor condition, will be able to hold up under the strain.
New York Giants off to 0-2 start under new coach Pat Shurmur
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Different year. Different coach. Different general manager. Different players.
Actress Diane Neal wins appeal, gets on congressional ballot
KINGSTON, N.Y. (AP) — Actress Diane Neal will be on the November ballot as an independent congressional candidate in a sprawling upstate New York district after winning a court case over her petition signatures.
Foundation being set up for victims of gas explosions
BOSTON (AP) — A relief fund is being set up to help Massachusetts residents whose lives were disrupted Thursday by a series of natural gas fires and explosions.
Ex-Honolulu chief’s wife resigns as prosecutor before trial
HONOLULU (AP) — The wife of a former Honolulu chief is resigning as a deputy prosecutor nearly a year after a grand jury indicted the couple on corruption-related charges.
S. Carolina gov spots men on flooded road, summons rescue
CHERAW, S.C. (AP) — As South Carolina continues its wait to see how the rains of Florence will impact the state's low-lying communities, Gov. Henry McMaster's flight over soggy parts of the state Monday turned from an observation trip to a rescue mission when he spotted two people stranded atop ...
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 Monday.
Tractor-trailer hits NYC houses; no major injuries
NEW YORK (AP) — A tractor-trailer carrying metal construction material careened into three homes on Staten Island.
Jets’ Darnold focused on now, not being passed on by Browns
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Sam Darnold appeared destined to go to Cleveland in the months leading up to the NFL draft.
Rangers win in David Quinn’s preseason debut as coach
Neal Pionk scored 1:20 into overtime to lift the New York Rangers to a 4-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils, giving David Quinn a win in his preseason coaching debut Monday night.
Mets may shut down Wheeler after strong start vs Phillies
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — If this was it for Zack Wheeler, he finished strong and — probably most importantly — healthy.
Latest: SpaceX moon passenger to invite artists on journey
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on SpaceX's announcement of the first private moon flight passenger (all times local):
Northern California deputy killed by gunfire, second wounded
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. (AP) — One Sacramento County sheriff's deputy was killed Monday and another wounded after exchanging gunfire with a suspect at an auto shop just outside of the capital city.
Man who walked near boiling-hot Old Faithful geyser ticketed
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park officials have ticketed a man caught on video wandering close to Old Faithful geyser, where he risked burns from the boiling-hot water that erupts every hour or so.
Man caught shaving on train in viral video says don’t judge
NEW YORK (AP) — A man who was mocked online after he was recorded shaving at his seat on a commuter train headed out of New York City said he was just trying to clean up after days spent in a homeless shelter.
After Hurricane Florence: 20,000 Federal and Military personnel in recovery effort
American resiliency is on full display in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. Over the weekend, America watched as brave first responders put their own lives at risk to help others across the Carolinas and elsewhere. As the flooding continues in North and South Carolina, rescue workers remain on the job ...
US slashes number of refugees to 30,000 for next year
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept for a second straight year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday, insisting amid criticism from human rights groups that the country is still committed to providing sanctuary to people fleeing the world's danger zones.
Trump honors contributions of Latino entrepreneurs
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is recognizing the contributions of Latino entrepreneurs to the United States during a White House event for the Hispanic Heritage Month celebration.