S. Carolina gov spots men on flooded road, summons rescue

U.S. 09/17/18, 23:53

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 ...

US slashes number of refugees to 30,000 for next year

U.S. 09/17/18, 19:16

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.