South Carolina flood: Door-to-door searches, swamped roads

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.

Floods in Southeastern France Kill at Least 17

(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.

Kevin Harvick Wins at Dover to Keep Championship Hopes Alive

(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.

TiVo Feature Allows Users to Skip Commercials

(NEW YORK) -- You may not have to see another commercial ever again with the click of just one button. TiVo's latest DVR, the Bolt, which was recently unveiled, features a button that will allow users to skip commercial breaks, reports the International Business Times . Additional features of the Bolt include adjusted audio and users will be able to play recordings about 30 percent faster. Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio.

The Twitter follow lists of the 2016 candidates

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.

Video Debuts for Sam Smith's Bond Theme "Writing’s on the Wall"

(NEW YORK) -- After some delay, the video for "Writing's on the Wall," Sam Smith's theme song for the new James Bond film, Spectre , premiered online Sunday night. The video contains footage of Sam singing interspersed with clips from Spectre , including a steamy scene with Daniel Craig as 007 and Monica Bellucci as the new Bond girl.

How Hillary Clinton Plans to Tackle Gun Control

(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.

Kuwaiti with Gulf plates nabbed for 1,645 driving violations

KUWAIT CITY (AP) -- A Kuwaiti driver who apparently thought having license plates from another Gulf country would help avoid more than 1,600 traffic citations has been hit with a huge fine. The state-run Kuwait News Agency says the driver racked up 1,645 different driving violations while traveling under the unnamed Gulf country's plates. KUNA quoted a statement from an Interior Ministry official, Maj. Gen.