BRANCHVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- Thad Wimberly tugs on a clump of peanuts, shaking off the mud as he cracks the soggy shells to inspect his crop. But all he can do is sigh as his livelihood disintegrates between his fingers. Just a week ago, the 2,500 acres Wimberly farms with his partner, Jonathan Berry, baked in a drought that wiped out his corn crop.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- North Carolina Rep. Alma Adams has introduced a resolution to name a post office in Winston-Salem for poet and author Maya Angelou. Adams, who introduced the resolution on Friday, called Angelou an iconic figure and "an overall phenomenal woman." She said naming the post office for Angelou is a way to honor her many lifelong achievements and the mark she left on the Winston-Salem community.
LAKE CITY, S.C. (AP) -- Authorities say a 28-year-old man has been shot to death in the parking lot of a McDonald's in Lake City. The Florence County Coroner's Office said James Culick died shortly after being shot Thursday night. Lake City Police say they have a suspect in the shooting, but have not released a name or possible charges.
(HOUSTON) -- Texas Southern University lifted its lockdown on Friday after two people were shot near a school residence hall, a rep for the school told ABC News. A statement instructed staff and students to remain in their classrooms until further notice. The campus is in the heart of the city, so it is unclear whether or not the shooting involved students, the spokesperson said.
(PYONGYANG, North Korea) -- Did you know the North Korea's capital has a subway system? The metro in Pyongyang was built between 1970 and 1980 and features old subway trains that are green and red. The underground system also has painted pictures of Kim Jong-il, the former supreme leader of North Korea. Watch ABC News' Bob Woodruff get a rare tour of the subway. Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio.
(NEW YORK) -- Thabo Sefolosha was acquitted Friday of three counts stemming from an incident outside a New York City nightclub earlier this year. The Atlanta Hawks forward was arrested in April outside the nightclub, where former New York Knicks player Chris Copeland had been stabbed. Sefolosha had nothing to do with the stabbing but was charged with resisting arrest, obstruction and disorderly conduct.
(NEW YORK) -- Stocks closed slightly higher on Friday, but the markets had one of the best weeks this year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the week up 33.74 and closed at 17084.49. The Nasdaq closed at 4830.47, up 19.68 from its open, while the S&P 500 gained 1.46 to close at 2014.89. Tesla (TSLA) stock dropped 3.
NEW YORK (AP) -- California now requires police to get a court order before they can search messages, photos and other digital data stored on phones or company servers in the nation's most-populous state. Civil-liberties advocates called the new law an important advance and said it highlights the need for similar protections at the national level. The California Electronic Communications Privacy Act was signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday.
(LONDON) -- John Goodman showed off some dramatic weight loss Thursday night at the London premiere of his new movie Trumbo . The 63-year-old actor has spoken in the past about his struggles with weight, saying he once topped 400 pounds. His rep told ABC News Goodman's weight loss is due to basic exercise and diet, which the actor's focusing on now.
(WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Paul Ryan is discussing the possibility of pursuing the job as House Speaker, a source close to the Wisconsin Republican told ABC News Friday. Ryan has repeatedly declined to shut down the chatter around calls for him to run for speaker, while his congressional office maintains publicly that he is "still not running.