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NC river swirls with gray muck near flooded coal ash dumpDuke Energy says dam breached at plant in North Carolina; coal ash may be flowing into Cape Fear River
The Associated Press6 minutes ago
Cleanup crews work to remove storm damaged belongings, spoiled food and soaked furniture at Trent Court Apartments in New Bern, N.C., Sept. 21, 2018. Hurricane Florence brought storm surge which overflowed from the Trent River and forced many residents of Trent Court to evacuate. (Gray Whitley / Sun Journal via AP)
Small North Carolina town latest to feel Florence's furyA North Carolina town where a levee breached is among the latest to feel the punch of Hurricane Florence
The Associated Press9 minutes ago
FILE - In this May 20, 2018, file photo, lava from an open fissure on Kilauea volcano shoots high above a tree near Pahoa, Hawaii. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park will reopen its main gates Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, welcoming carloads of visitors eager to see Kilauea's new summit crater and the area where a longstanding lava lake once bubbled near the surface. The park has been closed for 135 days as volcanic activity caused explosive eruptions, earthquakes and the collapse of the famed Halemaumau crater. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File)
Hawaii volcanoes park to reopen after monthslong eruptionHawaii Volcanoes National Park will reopen its main gates Saturday, welcoming carloads of visitors eager to see Kilauea's new summit crater and the area where a longstanding lava lake once bubbled near the surface
The Associated Press10 minutes ago
Commander Aaron Johnson, of the Rohnert Park Police Department, center, discusses the arrest of Roy Charles Waller, who is suspected of committing a series of rapes, during a news conference Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Waller, 58, was arrested on Thursday, Sept. 20, by Sacramento Police, and is suspected of committing at least 10 rapes across Northern California between 1991 and 2006. At left, is Brian Staebell, Sonoma County chief deputy district attorney, and Jeff Reisig, Yolo County District Attorney, is at right. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
California man arrested in 10 'horrific' cold-case rapesSacramento authorities have arrested a 58-year-old man suspected of committing at least 10 rapes across Northern California between 1991 and 2006
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 15, 1999, file photo, people watch as a replica of the HMB Endeavour leaves Honolulu, as it embarked on a four-year, around-the-world cruise. The original vessel was commanded by Capt. James Cook in the 1700s when he became the first European to chart Australia's East Coast. Researchers said in September 2018 they've found a site where they think the ship that Cook used sank and may be located, and are planning an excavation off the coast of Rhode Island. (AP Photo/Ronen Zilberman, File)
Researchers say they're closing in on Captain Cook's shipResearchers are exploring whether a shipwreck off the coast of Rhode Island could be the vessel that 18th-century explorer Capt. James Cook used to sail around the world
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker helps box goods for Hurricane Florence victims Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, at Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina in Charlotte, N.C. The Hornets NBA basketball team and owner Michael Jordan packed food boxes as part of hurricane relief efforts. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via AP)
When will it end? Florence's floodwaters rising in CarolinasFlood-swollen rivers are continuing to overrun entire communities more than a week after Hurricane Florence slammed into the Carolinas; more than 40 deaths have been blamed on the storm.
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Flooding: Dam breach at Duke plant; coal ash could spillDuke Energy says dam breached at plant in North Carolina; coal ash may be flowing into Cape Fear River
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, March 21, 2018, file photo, Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif,. is seen during the hearing on trade policy before the House Ways and Means Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Nunes is being criticized by his rival in the November election after a photo on social media showed Nunes next to a supporter making a hand gesture that some consider racist. Nunes' campaign did not immediately respond for a request for comment. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
Rep. Nunes faulted by rival for photo with hand symbolRepublican U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes of California is being criticized by his rival in the November election after a photo on social media showed Nunes next to a supporter making a hand gesture that some consider racist
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this March 12, 2016 file photo, actor Burt Reynolds appears at the world premiere of "The Bandit" during the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas. Reynolds' friends and relatives shared memories of the late actor at a private memorial service. A family spokeswoman says Reynolds' ex-wife Loni Anderson and their son Quinton Anderson Reynolds were among the speakers at the Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, service at Quattlebaum Funeral Home in North Palm Beach, Fla. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP, File)
Burt Reynolds mourned at small private memorial in FloridaAbout 80 of Burt Reynolds' friends and relatives shared memories of the late actor at a private memorial service
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Guatemalan migrants, Arizona residents among 8 dead in crashAuthorities say Arizona residents and immigrants in the U.S. illegally from Guatemala were among the eight people killed in a head-on crash
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE -This 1989 file photo shows Father Arthur Perrault in Albuquerque, N.M. Perrault, a fugitive priest who fled the U.S. decades ago amid allegations of child sex abuse has been returned to New Mexico to face charges after being arrested in Morocco last year, federal officials said Friday, Sept. 21, 2018.  (The Albuquerque Journal via AP, File)
Fugitive New Mexico priest pleads not guilty to sex abuseA fugitive priest who fled the US amid allegations of child sex abuse has been returned to New Mexico to face charges after being arrested in Morocco
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Pallbearers, including her companion Freddy Cuevas, left front, carry the casket of Evelyn Rodriguez from Saint Anne's Roman Catholic Church, after her funeral in Brentwood, N.Y., Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. Rodriguez, 50, is a mother recognized by President Donald Trump for turning grief over her daughter's suspected gang killing into a crusade against MS-13. She was struck and killed by an SUV on Sept. 14 after a heated confrontation with the driver over the placement of a memorial to her slain daughter, Kayla Cuevas. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Mother of suspected MS-13 victim remembered as 'warrior'A mother recognized by President Donald Trump for turning grief over her daughter's suspected gang killing into a crusade against MS-13 was remembered at her funeral Friday as a hero and a warrior
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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