(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- The Coast Guard joined rescue efforts on Sunday near Charleston, South Carolina, as rain continued to fall on the area, part of a storm system causing flash flood emergencies and power outages along the East Coast. Gov.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- The latest on the rainstorm affecting North Carolina (all times local): 9:30 a.m. The National Weather Service is warning of the dangers of heavy rains, high winds and flooding in the southeastern corner of the state. Forecasters said Monday morning that high winds with gusts of up to 35 mph were possible form Lumberton to Wilmington to Southport.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Another day of heavy rain drenched an already inundated South Carolina on Monday as rescue teams went door-to-door to check on people in swamped neighborhoods and authorities surveyed a statewide road system torn apart by historic flooding. At least nine weather-related deaths in two states were blamed on the vast rainstorm, the latest coming when a sedan drove around a barricade and stalled in rushing waters.
(NORTHFIELD, Vt.) -- Four passengers were hospitalized after an Amtrak train derailed over an embankment in Northfield, Vermont, Monday morning, the Vermont State Police said. Train 55 -- the Vermonter -- was traveling from Saint Albans, Vermont, to Washington, D.C., when it derailed after reportedly striking a rock slide on the tracks, Amtrak said. A total of five cars, all occupied, were involved, according to the Montpelier Fire Department.
(NEW YORK) -- The cargo ship that was last heard from on Thursday morning has sunk, but Coast Guard officials are holding out hope that they can find the 33 crew members who were on board. The container ship, called El Faro, was en route from Jacksonville, Florida, to San Juan, Puerto Rico, when it went missing.
(DOVER, Del.) -- Kevin Harvick advanced to the second round of the Sprint Cup Series' Chase on Sunday with a win at Dover International Speedway. He led 354 laps in taking the AAA 400 in Dover, Delaware. The defending Cup champ is now part of the 12-driver "Contender Round" of NASCAR's playoffs.
(NEW YORK) -- Jack is back! Jack Dorsey, 38, the former CEO of Twitter and one of the founders of the site, is taking over once again as chief executive, according to an announcement Monday from Twitter. Dorsey's appointment to his old position comes three months after Dick Costolo stepped down from the top job. Dorsey will also continue to serve as CEO of mobile payments company Square.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Jeb Bush follows Donald Trump on Twitter but that's a one-way street: Trump mainly follows people with a connection to himself. Ted Cruz's follow list is a big tea party, though he keeps an eye on President Barack Obama, too.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Lady Gaga says she felt "alive" while filming her part in the upcoming season of American Horror Story . Season five of the FX anthology series, dubbed American Horror Story: Hotel , features Gaga as a bloodthirsty hotel owner, The Countess. It proved to be a rewarding role for the pop star.
(NEW YORK) -- Where will the 2016 presidential candidates be on Monday? Read below to find out their schedules: Hillary Clinton Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton has a busy day in the first-in-the-nation primary state of New Hampshire. She's participating in a town hall meeting Monday morning and a childhood education conference in the afternoon. Martin O'Malley Just more than a week away from the first Democratic debate, former Maryland Gov.