OLIN, N.C. (AP) -- A concrete canopy collapsed Saturday on a group of band students who had gathered outside a North Carolina high school shortly before a competition, leaving 25 people injured, authorities said. Dr. Howard Bell of Iredell Emergency Medical Services confirmed the injury total to reporters after the awning collapse outside the entrance to North Iredell High School in Olin, about 55 miles north of Charlotte.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- While spared the full fury of Hurricane Joaquin, parts of the East Coast saw record-setting rain Saturday that shut down roads, waterlogged crops and showed little sign of letting up. Much of the drenching was centered in the Carolinas, but coastal communities as far away as New Jersey were feeling the effects of unrelenting rainfall. Rain and flood warnings remained in effect for many parts of the East Coast through Sunday.
(ROSEBURG, Ore.) -- The gunman who opened fire at the Umpqua Community College in Oregon Thursday died by suicide, officials said Saturday. The news was released by Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin at a news conference, on behalf of the Oregon State Medical Examiner. Ten people, including the gunman, died in the shooting spree.
(KUNDUZ, Afghanistan) -- The U.S. military is investigating an airstrike in Kunduz, Afghanistan, early Saturday that struck a hospital run by Doctors Without Borders, killing at least 19 and injuring 37. The international aid organization has condemned the attack "in the strongest possible terms" and demanded an independent investigation into the circumstances that led to the airstrike.
(LONDON) -- Will American toilet paper help the New York Jets win in London? The Jets wanted to make sure they could create a home away from home as much as possible for the game against the Miami Dolphins at Wembley Stadium on Sunday, all the way down to the toilet paper.
(ST. LOUIS, Mo.) -- Another day, another data breach; this time for Scottrade Inc. On Friday, the discount brokerage company released a statement on its website saying federal law encorment officials had informed Scottrade there were ongoing investigations into theft of company information. "Although Social Security numbers, email addresses and other sensitive data were contained in the system accessed, it appears that contact information was the focus of the incident," said the statement.
NEW YORK (AP) -- In the latest high-profile breach of a U.S. organization, hackers broke into Experian's database of information on 15 million T-Mobile customers and potential customers. But what is Experian, and why does the credit bureau keep data on a wireless carrier's customers? Here's a Q&A about what happened at Experian and what could happen next.
(NEW YORK) -- Andrew Garfield is having a hard time adjusting to life in Hollywood despite starring in two blockbuster Spider-Man films. Just ask him. "None of us are accepted in this culture," he said about Tinseltown in New York Magazine . "We're only accepted if we are...well, name it. White, handsome, charming, charismatic, thin-enough eyebrows to be beautiful, but thick enough to be still be masculine.
(WASHINGTON) -- Hillary Clinton on Saturday mocked Republican presidential candidates Ben Carson and Ted Cruz over their positions on gay rights during remarks to the Human Rights Campaign, where she also called for new laws to support and protect the rights of transgendered people.
(FLINT, Mich.) -- There's lead in Flint's water system, and state officials are working to get rid of it. On Friday, officials in Michigan released a new plan to fix the water system in Flint, Michigan, after reports last week surfaced saying the number of children in the city with elevated blood-lead levels jumped over two years. The Genesee County health department had declared the crisis a public health emergency on Thursday.