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  • NTSB: Navy will find sunken ship, locate key data recorder

    Updated: 37 min ago

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — U.S. safety investigators say the U.S. Navy soon will set out to find the cargo ship sunk in Hurricane Joaquin and locate a data recorder critical to determining why it went down. National Transportation Safety Board vice chair Bella Dinh-Zarr told reporters Thursday...

  • East Coast Rainstorm South Carolina

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Harris Carter, owner of Castaways & Grill in the historic section of Georgetown, walks through the beginning of floodwaters as high tide approaches historic downtown Georgetown, S.C., Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. Gov. Nikki Haley held a press conference Thursday, telling Georgetown residents to...

  • Alaska to feel remnants of tropical storm

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The remnants of a tropical storm were expected to bring heavy rains and gusty winds to parts of southeast Alaska on Friday in what is a rare weather event. Remnants of what was Hurricane Oho were being picked up by a larger low-pressure system, said David Levin, a...

  • New Jersey goes to court to seize beach lots for dunes

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Making good on a long-delayed threat that was reiterated last week by Gov. Chris Christie, New Jersey went to court Thursday to seize 87 publicly owned beach parcels to be used for a protective dune system that a South Jersey shore town and its residents bitterly oppose. The state attorney...

  • Showers tonight; OU-Texas forecast

    Bradon Long | Updated: 2 hr ago

    Just when we thought Fall had embraced us...  It's time to put aside the hot pumpkin spiced latte for a few days. Warm temperatures will continue into the weekend as showers and thunderstorms in northern Oklahoma may make their way south into the OKC metro by early Friday morning. If...

  • After the flood, a rush to preserve drinking water

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's capital city had too much water. Now, officials are racing to make sure it has enough. A canal that serves as the main source of drinking water for about half of the Columbia water system's 375,000 customers collapsed in two places following historic...

  • East Coast Rainstorm Drinking Water

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Bryan Allen works to remove wet drywall from a friend's flood-damaged home Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 in Columbia, S.C. Heavy rainfall caused severe flooding in parts of the state.

  • North Carolina National Guard to aid South Carolina cleanup

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina National Guard says it is sending more than 500 soldiers and airmen to help South Carolina in efforts to recover from record flooding. A statement issued Thursday said personnel from N.C. Emergency Management and resources along with the National Guard...

  • The Latest: National Guard asks residents to heed warnings

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local): 4:45 p.m. South Carolina National Guard commander Maj. Gen. Robert Livingston urged residents in low-lying areas on the coast to heed authorities if they tell them to evacuate. Any...

  • APTOPIX East Coast Rainstorm South Carolina

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    Harold Ancrum, a church member at Canaan United Methodist Church, checks on the floodwaters at the church near Summerville, S.C., Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. The church had some caskets come out of the ground at their cemetery beside the church during the flooding this week.

  • Scientists: Major coral bleaching crisis spreads worldwide

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The bleaching of colorful coral is spreading into a worldwide, devastating crisis, scientists say, and they predict it will likely get worse. Triggered by global warming and the El Nino, record hot ocean water is causing fragile coral to go white and often die, threatening...

  • High heat returns to Southern California

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California will experience summer-like temperatures as another early autumn heat wave moves in. The National Weather Service says a high-pressure system will push temperatures into the 90s in and around Los Angeles beginning Thursday. Valley neighborhoods could...