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) -- Tomas Lindahl was eating his breakfast in England on Wednesday when the call came -- ostensibly, from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. It occurred to him that this might be a hoax, but then the caller started speaking Swedish. It was no joke: Lindahl and two others had won the Nobel Prize in chemistry for pioneering studies into the way our bodies repair damage to DNA.

South Carolina still on edge from floods; 2 die in truck

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 search teams found the bodies of two people who died after they drove around a barricade and into standing water. At least 19 people in South Carolina and North Carolina have died in the storm.

Search for Cargo Ship Survivors to End Wednesday, Relatives Say

(NEW YORK) -- Relatives of the 33 crew members who are missing after a cargo ship sank near the path of Hurricane Joaquin said the search for the crew members will be suspended on Wednesday. The U.S. Coast Guard has been in charge of the search for survivors and relatives of the missing confirmed that they had been told by authorities that the search will stop at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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.

What You Should Know About Possible UAW Strike Against Fiat Chrysler

(NEW YORK) -- A potential strike by the United Automobile Workers union against Fiat Chrysler could have a lasting impact on car buyers. A midnight deadline looms over Fiat Chrysler after the United Auto Workers notified the Italian-American carmaker on Tuesday that the union is ending its labor contract at 11:59 p.m. ET Wednesday night. Last week, 65 percent of the union's members rejected a tentative agreement with Fiat Chrysler.

Led by Seinfeld show, Sony's Crackle carving online niche

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Sometimes what worked in the old days of TV can work online. A celebrity star. A funny show brought to you by a major sponsor. The ability to seep into the nation's collective cultural consciousness. That's what's happening at Crackle, Sony Pictures' online network. It's been on a roll lately, riding on the coattails of Jerry Seinfeld's hit show, "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.

Report: Carey Mulligan and Rocker Marcus Mumford Welcome First Child

(LOS ANGELES) --  Carey Mulligan and her husband, rocker Marcus Mumford, are parents for the first time. After appearing on the British Film Institute's London Film Festival red carpet without her baby bump,  US Weekly  confirmed that indeed the actress had given birth. "The baby is healthy," a source told the magazine. "They have been loving being parents and their friends and family are thrilled." There's no word yet on the gender of the baby or its name.