COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- South Carolina was expecting sunshine Tuesday after days of inundation, but it will still take weeks for the state to return to normal after being pummeled by a historic rainstorm. Even as the rain tapered off, officials warned of the likelihood of new evacuations -- such as one ordered Monday afternoon in one of two towns east of downtown Columbia where two dams were breached.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local): 9:25 a.m. Authorities say another dam has failed in the Columbia area as historic flooding continues throughout South Carolina. Richland County authorities said Tuesday morning that the Upper Windsor Dam failed near the intersection of Interstate 20 and Two Notch Road.
(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.
(ROME, Italy) -- A court in northern Italy has given a father a one year, four month suspended sentence for the psychological mistreatment of his video game-addicted son. The father apparently berated his son, calling him a lazy ne'er do well and even threw his computer out the window. The 55-year-old fisher told the court he was at his wits' end because his son had failed high school three times.
(NEW YORK) -- Ayesha Alexander didn't know anything about basketball when she finally went to her first game at the age of 19. Alexander had started dating the star player at a small school in North Carolina and wanted to see what all the fuss was about, while showing her support.
(NEW YORK) -- Never-before-seen video footage of Steve Jobs emerged on the fourth anniversary of the Apple co-founder's death. The videos -- played Monday for Apple employees, and obtained by ABC News -- feature Jobs in conversations with his colleagues. "The greatest thing is when you do put your heart and soul into something over an extended period of time, and it is worth it," he says in one of the video clips.
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) -- Tracy Morgan has scheduled another public appearance, this time for a Washington, D.C. gala honoring Eddie Murphy on October 18. The former 30 Rock actor, who presented at the Emmy Awards last month, has been added to the lineup for the Kennedy Center event saluting Murphy as the 2015 recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Supreme Court justices took the bench Monday and like last term, this one is shaping up to be a blockbuster -- with affirmative action in college admissions, unions and legislative districts at issue.
(NEW YORK) -- General Mills said that it's recalling some Cheerios cereal products, because some boxes may be mislabeled gluten-free that contain wheat. The company said Monday that it's voluntarily recalling Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios products made at its facility in Lodi, California, due to an incident that allowed wheat flour to enter its gluten-free oat-based system.