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Hurricane Florence downgraded to Cat 1, lashes North Carolina coast

Hurricane Florence was downgraded late Thursday to a Category 1 storm, as the North Carolina coast was battered by hurricane-force winds and a life-threatening storm surge. State officials are bracing for the worst. A tattered American flag seen flying on ...

Hurricane Florence still poses grave threat despite weaker winds

WILMINGTON, N.C. (Reuters) - Hurricane Florence, growing in size despite its weakening winds on Wednesday, crept closer to the U.S. East Coast as disaster mobilizations expanded south from the Carolinas into Georgia to counter the deadly threat of high ...

Gunman kills 5, self in Southern California rampage

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) -- A gunman killed five people, including his wife, before turning the gun on himself as a Kern County sheriff's deputy closed in Wednesday, authorities said. There was no immediate word on what sparked the shootings that took ...

McCain Family Slams GOP's Use Of Late Senator In Attack Ads

“The family is disappointed that John’s image is being weaponized" by the National Republican Congressional Committee, a friend said. The family of the late Sen. John McCain said Wednesday it was “disappointed” that the lawmaker’s image was being ...

CBS investigators interview Phyllis Golden-Gottlieb, alleged Leslie Moonves sexual assault victim

For more than 30 years, Phyllis Golden-Gottlieb has been unable to erase the memories of encounters with Leslie Moonves, the once-powerful chief executive of CBS Corp. Golden-Gottlieb was a TV show development executive in the mid-1980s when she worked ...

Evacuate or stay? For nursing homes in storm's path, the decision isn't easy

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE At Trinity Grove, a 100-bed skilled nursing facility in Wilmington, North Carolina, residents will be riding out Hurricane Florence ...

New iPhones and More: Here's Everything Apple Just Announced

Apple on Wednesday introduced a trio of new iPhones and an upgraded, health-focused Apple Watch. If you missed the big event, here’s a quick recap of Apple’s new gadgets and their most notable ...

Snap’s Strategy Chief Imran Khan to Leave Company

A top Snap Inc. executive is leaving a month after the company reported its first quarterly decline in daily users, reviving Wall Street’s concerns about social-media sites’ growth prospects and handing the company a significant challenge as it ...

U.S. Holds Talks With U.K., France on Possible Syria Strikes

WASHINGTON—The U.S. is working with France and the U.K. on plans for a coordinated military strike in Syria if the regime uses chemical weapons in an expected offensive against the country’s last major rebel haven, President Trump’s national security ...

9/11 victim identification: Seventeen years later, the largest forensic investigation in U.S. history continues

The bone had been cleaned, cut, pulverized, chemically treated and incubated five times before it produced enough DNA for a positive identification. The first two attempts were nonstarters. Forensic scientists with the Bode Technology Group in Virginia ...