COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Hundreds were rescued from fast-moving floodwaters Sunday in South Carolina as days of driving rain hit a dangerous crescendo that buckled buildings and roads, closed a major East Coast interstate route and threatened the drinking water supply for the capital city. The powerful rainstorm dumped more than a foot of rain overnight on Columbia, swamping hundreds of businesses and homes.
The latest on the rainstorm that is pounding parts of the East Coast (all times local): ____ 10:45 p.m. Police in the flooded South Carolina capital of Columbia say they and other emergency crews will continue with "concentrated search and rescue operations" early Monday. Columbia Police Chief William Holbrook issued a statement saying the operations would check for any people in the city and nearby Richland County still needing evacuation from flooded areas.
(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- The Coast Guard joined rescue efforts on Sunday near Charleston, South Carolina, as rain continued to fall on the area, part of a storm system causing flash flood emergencies and power outages along the East Coast. Gov.
(NEW YORK) -- Officials are still searching for the cargo ship that went missing near the eye of Hurricane Joaquin. The vessel, El Faro, is carrying 33 crew members including 28 Americans and heading from Florida to Puerto Rico. Coast Guard officials found a life ring, floating containers, and life jackets that officials say are consistent with what might have come from the missing El Faro.
(LONDON) -- American football brings together international fans in London. National Football League fans from around the world were at Wembley Stadium on Sunday for a huge sell-out game between the New York Jets and the Miami Dolphins. In the first half the Jets (2-1) outplayed the Dolphins (1-2), 20-7, and though the Dolphins tried hitting back the Jets came out on top, finishing 27-14.
(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.
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.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Kim Kardashian is protective over her little sister, Khloe, especially when it comes to matters of the heart. A preview of the upcoming episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians , shows how Khloe was caught flirting with her ex-husband, Lamar Odom, after taking his phone call. Kim, who was standing with her in their kitchen, gets visibly annoyed. In her confessional interview, Kim shares her wariness about Khloe speaking to Lamar again after their divorce.
(WASHINGTON) -- With Russia conducting airstrikes in Syria this week, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump told ABC News he'd wait to see how the situation develops before taking action, suggesting that Russian President Vladimir Putin may be falling into a trap, much like the Soviet Union did with its invasion of Afghanistan several decades ago.
(NEW YORK) -- A 14-year-old boy was bitten by a shark while surfing in waters off of Volusia County, Florida Sunday, officials said, marking the 11th shark bite reported in the county this year. The teen was in the water in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, about 15 miles south of Daytona Beach, with four other people, Volusia County Beach Safety Capt. Aaron Jenkins told ABC News.