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 is pounding parts of the East Coast (all times local): 5:15 a.m. Officials across South Carolina are imploring people to donate water to residents in the state's flood-ravaged capital city area. Spartanburg County Sheriff Chuck Wright said in a news release overnight that his officers took 7,000 bottles of water to Lexington County on Monday, and they were all distributed in two hours.
(NEW YORK) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has ordered at all flags in New Jersey be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday to mourn the victims of last week's shooting in Oregon. On Monday, Gov.
(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.
Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is expected to miss an extended period of time after an MRI revealed he has a torn labrum in his right shoulder. The team made the announcement Monday, but would not say if he needed surgery or how long he will be out. On Sunday, the team announced he had a separated shoulder, but an MRI upon returning to Charlotte confirmed additional a torn labrum too.
(SEATTLE) -- A high school football player died at a Seattle hospital Monday, days after he suffered an injury while playing, officials said. Kenney Bui, a high school senior, died before noon PST Monday, a rep for Harborview Medical Center told ABC News. Bui, who played wide receiver and defensive back, was injured during the fourth quarter of a Friday night football game, according to ABC affiliate KOMO-TV in Seattle.
(NEW YORK) -- You might receive a lot of emails from networking website LinkedIn, but you might want to save one particular message from Oct. 2. In that message, the company says it agreed to pay $13 million in a proposed settlement for a lawsuit that claimed the company spammed customers without their consent.
LUXEMBOURG (AP) -- The European Union's highest court ruled Tuesday in favor of an Austrian law student who claims a trans-Atlantic data protection agreement doesn't adequately protect consumers, a verdict that could have far-reaching implications for tech companies doing business in Europe. Student Max Schrems launched the case following revelations two years ago by former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden about the NSA's surveillance programs.
(NEW YORK) -- Emily Blunt is finally coming clean on why she decided to become a U.S. citizen earlier this year. "It's mainly for tax reasons," Blunt told the U.K.'s Sunday Times' Style magazine. "I didn't want to renounce my Queen." Blunt said the process required much effort. "You have to learn all about the Constitution.
(WASHINGTON) -- Hillary Clinton's campaign on Monday released its first national television ad, set to hit airwaves on Tuesday -- featuring comments made by Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) about how the committee investigating Benghazi and her emails has led to a drop in her poll numbers.