COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The Carolinas saw sunshine Tuesday after days of inundation, but it could take weeks to recover from being pummeled by a historic rainstorm that caused widespread flooding and 14 deaths. Tuesday was the first completely dry day in Columbia, South Carolina's capital, since Sept.
(NEW YORK) -- The National Transportation Safety Board launched its go-team to Florida on Tuesday and will be joining the investigation into the sunken cargo ship, El Faro. The NTSB investigators will be hoping to gather any perishable evidence first, but they will also be looking at the logs, maintenance records and the fitness of crew and captain, just as they do in plane or train crashes, officials said on Tuesday.
(WASHINGTON) -- Gen. John Campbell, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, on Tuesday called the recent airstrike on an Afghan hospital in the northern city of Kunduz a mistake. He told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the U.S. decided to conduct the airstrike and that the hospital was "mistakenly struck." Although the airstrikes on the Doctors Without Borders hospital were requested by Afghan forces, Campbell said, they were approved by the U.S.
(NEW YORK) -- Ayesha Alexander didn't know anything about basketball when she finally went to her first game at the age of 19. Alexander had started dating the star player at a small school in North Carolina and wanted to see what all the fuss was about, while showing her support.
(NEW YORK) -- Microsoft has continued to up its game when it comes to making devices that function as both tablets and laptops. The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 made its debut Tuesday at the company's Windows 10 devices event in New York City boasting a 12.3-inch screen with five million pixels, making the resolution even higher with an even thinner screen. "We have this goal, this dream," said Panos Panay, head of Microsoft's Surface team.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Cybercrime costs are climbing for companies both in the U.S. and overseas amid a slew of high-profile breaches, according to research released Tuesday. A sixth-annual study by the Ponemon Institute pegged the average annual cost of cybercrime per large U.S. company at $15.4 million. That's up 19 percent from $12.7 million a year ago. It also represents an 82 percent jump from Ponemon's inaugural study six years ago.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Earlier this year, Kelly Rowland announced that she's landed her own BET reality-based show, titled Chasing Destiny . Now, it looks like Rowland wants find aspiring artists to take part. The singer took to Twitter to reveal that there's an open casting call for the show, which is designed to find next great female superstar group.
(MANCHESTER, N.H.) -- At an early childhood education conference in Manchester Monday, Clinton spent a lot of time talking about the importance of talking -- and singing -- to your children. At one point, she talked about her granddaughter, tying it to her appearance on Saturday Night Live . "She's a little over 1, so we've got a long way to go. She's so over-stimulated it's embarrassing," the Democratic frontrunner said.
(NEW YORK) -- Days after YouTube celebrity Caleb Logan Bratayley died at the age of 13 from an "undetected medical condition," his parents tell ABC News that the family has a history of "hypertrophic cardiomyopathy," a heart condition where the heart muscle "becomes abnormally thick," according to the Mayo Clinic. The disease can go undetected and people suffering from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy "have few, if any, symptoms," the Mayo Clinic adds.
LAKEWOOD, N.Y. (AP) -- It's a role "Scary Lucy" was born to play: Frightening people at Halloween. A bronze statue of Lucille Ball that drew worldwide scorn earlier this year for its unflattering depiction of the "I Love Lucy" star has provided inspiration for an annual haunted house event in a mall near her western New York town.