South Carolina still on edge from flooding; 2 people missing

GEORGETOWN, S.C. (AP) -- Rivers rose and dams bulged Wednesday as South Carolina faced another anxious day of waiting for the floodwaters to recede, and dive teams searched for two people who disappeared in waters after they drove around a barricade. Along the coast, residents prepared for a second round of flooding as rivers swollen from days of devastating rains make their way toward the Atlantic.

Trio wins Nobel Prize for mapping how cells fix DNA damage

STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Three scientists from Sweden, the U.S. and Turkey won the Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for showing how cells repair damaged DNA -- work that has inspired the development of new cancer treatments. Swedish scientist Tomas Lindahl, American Paul Modrich and U.S.-Turkish scientist Aziz Sancar shared the 8 million Swedish kronor (about $960,000) award for research done in the 1970s and '80s.

LSU-South Carolina game moved to Louisiana due to flooding

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- South Carolina is moving its home game against LSU to Baton Rouge because of massive flooding around the university. The time for Saturday's game at LSU has not been announced. South Carolina officials wanted to keep the game in Columbia, but said Wednesday that law enforcement who would direct traffic and keep Williams-Brice Stadium safe were needed elsewhere in the area to help clean up from the massive flooding.

Jury to Begin Deliberations in California Mother's Murder Trial

(SAN DIEGO) -- A California jury is set to begin deliberations Wednesday in the second trial of a woman accused of killing her husband. Julie Harper, 42, is charged with second-degree murder in the 2012 death of her husband Jason, a high school math teacher and volleyball coach. The judge for the San Diego stay-at-home mother's earlier case declared a mistrial after the jurors were deadlocked.

Doctors Without Borders Calls for Independent Probe into Deadly Airstrike

(NEW YORK) -- Doctors Without Borders called on Wednesday for an independent investigation into the airstrike that hit a hospital it runs in Kunduz, Afghanistan. At least 22 people died in the airstrike, including a dozen doctors, seven adult patients and three children, according to Doctors Without Borders, a non-governmental organization known internationally by its French name Medecins Sans Frontieres or its acronym MSF. "Today, we say enough.

VW’s Top American Exec to Face Questions About Emissions Scandal in Washington

(WASHINGTON) --  Volkswagen American division president and CEO Michael horn heads to the Capitol Thursday to testify before a House subcommittee on behalf of the company and it's attempts to circumvent U.S. emission standards. Pennsylvania representative Tim Murphy, who chairs the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee, says they demand answers as to why the so-called "defeat devices" were used by the company and why they went undetected for so long.

Google is latest tech giant to claim space in mobile news

NEW YORK (AP) -- Technology giants -- Apple, Facebook, Snapchat and now Google -- want to take charge of how we get and see news on our phones. Google on Wednesday was the latest company to announce a news-focused tool that it says will speed up how fast stories load after a Google search. Reading news is increasingly something we do from a hand-held gadget. It's not widely available yet.

How Ben Carson Appears to Be Second-Guessing Oregon Shooting Victims

(NEW YORK) -- As the GOP candidate has come under fire for his controversial gun control comments, Ben Carson has repeatedly attempted to provide the American people with a solution if a massacre -- such as the one that happened at Umpqua Community College in Oregon last week -- were to happen again. "From the indications I got, they did not rush the shooter," Carson said on CBS This Morning discussing the Oregon shooting.