COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The family of Miss South Carolina 1954 found her flood-soaked pageant scrapbook on a dining room floor littered with dead fish on Tuesday, as the first sunny day in nearly two weeks provided a chance to clean up from historic floods. "I would hate for her to see it like this.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is expected to miss six months after having right shoulder surgery Tuesday night. The team's top defensive player tore his labrum and dislocated his shoulder in a preseason game Saturday night against Orlando. Kidd-Gilchrist elected to have surgery after consulting with team orthopedist Marcus Cook earlier in the day. Had he not opted for surgery, the chances of reinjuring the shoulder were much higher.
(NEW YORK) -- While rain has stopped falling in South Carolina, the deadly storm continues to bring devastation, with numerous dams breached and damage expected to top $1 billion. Numerous dams have been breached, bridges collapsed and hundreds of roads were inundated with floodwaters, causing emergency evacuations. President Obama has signed a disaster declaration for federal aid to help with recovery efforts, and more than 1,300 National Guard members have been deployed in the state.
Vatican Family Synod Poll: Catholics in Italy Want to Church to Include Divorced and Remarried People
(ROME, Italy) -- A new poll shows that the vast majority of praciticing Catholics in Italy want the church to include divorced and remarried people in the church. The poll showed that 85 percent of active Catholics in Italy think their church should start allowing divorced and remarried followers receive the sacraments, something they are now banned from taking part in.
(NEW YORK) -- The Houston Astros have won the American League wild card, ending the New York Yankees season. In Tuesday night's game, the Astros beat the Yankees 3-0. The Astros will advance to the American League Division Series round where they will face the Kansas City Royals in a best of 5 series. Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio.
(NEW YORK) -- Getting cash from an automated teller machine not affiliated with your bank has never been so expensive. Out-of-network fees -- the price a consumer must pay for withdrawing from an ATM that's not in their bank's network in addition to the fees their own bank may charge -- are at an all-time high. A consumer can face a fee of $4.52 on average per out-of-network ATM withdrawal, according to a Bankrate.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Cybercrime costs are climbing for companies both in the U.S. and overseas amid a slew of high-profile breaches, according to research released Tuesday. A sixth-annual study by the Ponemon Institute pegged the average annual cost of cybercrime per large U.S. company at $15.4 million. That's up 19 percent from $12.7 million a year ago. It also represents an 82 percent jump from Ponemon's inaugural study six years ago.
(NEW YORK) -- Tom Hanks is a regular guy. Not only is he known to use the subway while traveling around New York City, fans have also spied him strolling around any one of New York City's many parks. Which may be why when a local Fordham University student lost her student identification card, Hanks was there to the rescue. "Lauren! I found your Student ID in the park.
(HAVANA) -- U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker is in Havana for two to discuss how new regulations will allow Americans to more easily do business in Havana. The secretary will meet with Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment, Rodrigo Malmierca. She'll also visit Mariel Port, a billion dollar Brazilian port located about 30 miles outside of Havana. The 2,300 foot dock hopes to become a hub of shipping within the Caribbean.
(NEW YORK) -- The family of Brittany Maynard is speaking out one day after California Governor Jerry Brown approved controversial "right-to-die" legislation. Tuesday also marks the one-year anniversary of Maynard's public battle to pass the legislation. Maynard, who suffered from brain cancer, grabbed headlines last year after she announced that she moved to Oregon in order to take advantage of the state's "Death With Dignity" Act.