(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.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Days of torrential rains kept much of South Carolina and its capital gripped by floodwaters early Monday as emergency responders promised renewed door-to-door searches for anyone still trapped after a weekend deluge and hundreds of rescues. At least seven weather-related deaths have been blamed on the vast rainstorm.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The latest on the rainstorm that is pounding parts of the East Coast (all times local): 8:15 a.m. Floodwaters are starting to recede in Charleston, one of the areas hardest hit as days of torrential rain gripped South Carolina. But public schools and government offices in Charleston remained closed Monday. City officials say about 30 streets and intersections are still closed because of standing water.
(NEW YORK) -- At least 17 people are dead after devastating storms and flooding in southeastern France, according to the BBC . The storms and heavy rain hit the region on Saturday night. Many died in underground car parks as well as in tunnels as the waters continued to rise, says BBC News. Three elderly people died at their retirement from the floods.
(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) -- A new study indicates that the fear of paying back student loans is reducing the number of students applying to college. According to InsideHigherEd.com , more than 75 percent of admissions directors believe the high cost of education is cutting down applications.
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.
(NEW YORK) -- The first season finale of Fear the Walking Dead opens with the blowback from Daniel's torturing of Cpl. Adams: Travis blasts Maddie for allowing Daniel to do it, and Ofelia is disgusted by her father's actions. Still, after Travis frees the soldier, they, Alicia, and Chris mount up to rescue their loved ones from the military compound.
(MANCHESTER, N.H.) -- Less than one week after the deadly shooting at the Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, Hillary Clinton is set to propose a series of gun control measures she would enact if elected president, her campaign said Monday.
(NEW YORK) -- A new study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics found that elderly people who interact with their relatives in person -- and not on the phone or by email -- are less likely to suffer from depression.