Video: How people trapped by Florence rescued by helicopter

U.S. 09/16/18, 10:19

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued people affected by the flooding from Hurricane Florence via helicopter in Onslow County, North Carolina. The Coast Guard said they currently have seven helicopters in New Bern, North Carolina, that are coordinating with state emergency operators ...

Officer helped others as his home burned after gas blasts

U.S. 09/15/18, 13:40

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Ivan Soto's home was engulfed by flames, but the police officer was too busy helping other residents evacuate after a series of natural gas explosions to worry about his own loss. After making sure his family was ...

4,000 strong: The Federal storm response

U.S. 09/13/18, 22:03

President Donald J. Trump and senior officials are monitoring multiple storms this week, including Florence, Olivia, Mangkut, and Isaac. The Administration began putting precautionary measures in place for these weather events before Labor Day. More than 4,000 Federal employees, including more than ...

Photos: Multiple Explosions, Fires In Lawrence, Boston

U.S. 09/13/18, 21:36

A series of gas explosions left at least four people injured and ignited fires in at least 39 homes in three communities north of Boston on Thursday, forcing entire neighborhoods to evacuate as crews scrambled to fight fires and turn ...

Honolulu may evacuate 10,000 as water levels rise in dam

U.S. 09/13/18, 17:45

HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu officials on Thursday prepared for the possible evacuation of 10,000 people from a residential neighborhood after rains from a tropical storm dangerously elevated water levels in a reservoir. Olivia crossed the state Wednesday, dumping heavy rains on ...

Time nearly up: Fierce Hurricane Florence aims at Southeast

U.S. 09/13/18, 07:04

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Time is running short to flee Hurricane Florence, a monster of a storm zeroing in on the Southeastern coast with more than 10 million people in its potentially devastating sights. Florence's top sustained wind speeds dropped ...