Flooding from historic rainfall in South Carolina claimed two more lives on Wednesday, and the threat of further inundation from swollen rivers and vulnerable dams put already ravaged communities on edge. Emergency responders in Richland County, a hard-hit area in the central part of the state, recovered the bodies of two people missing after a truck driven around road barriers was caught in floodwater, said Lieutenant Curtis Wilson. The death toll from the widespread storm that dumped more than 2 feet (60 cm) of rain in parts of South Carolina is at least 17, including people who drowned or were killed in car crashes.
Nobel Prize in literature: What to look out for
STOCKHOLM (AP) — After three days of science awards the Nobel spotlight turns to the art of writing Thursday when the Swedish Academy will announce the winner of the Nobel Prize in literature.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Reuters) - A U.S. jury on Wednesday awarded a cancer patient $1.6 million after finding DuPont was liable for leaking a toxic chemical used to make Teflon into drinking water near one of its plants. Following a three-week trial, jurors in Columbus, Ohio, found DuPont liable to plaintiff Carla Marie Bartlett, who is the first to go to trial among approximately 3,500 plaintiffs who say they contracted one of six diseases linked to perfluorooctanoic acid, known as PFOA or C-8. (Reporting Kathy Lynn Gray in Columbus, Ohio, and Jessica Dye in New York; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)
MIAMI (Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard said on Wednesday that it was ending its search for the missing crew of an American cargo ship that sank off the southern Bahamas last week after sailing into the path of Hurricane Joaquin. The search and rescue effort would end at sunset on Wednesday, six days after communication was lost with the ship and the 33 people aboard, officials told a news conference in Jacksonville. ...
High School Football returns to 97 GOLD for it's 46th season! We'll be broadcasting both The Permian Panthers & The Odessa Bronchos. We'll have you covered from end zone to end zone with all the action on air, online or on your smartphone or tablet so you won't miss a single play! To get all the info on how to stream the game and the complete boradcast schedule, click here.
AARP The Magazine is the world's largest circulation magazine and the definitive lifestyle publication for nearly 40 million members and Americans 50 and over. As America's good-life guide for grownups, the award-winning publication adds value to readers' lives by delivering practical tools and innovative approaches for men and women who want to live their lives to the fullest. AARP The Magazine offers in-depth celebrity interviews, moving profiles, columns written by experts in their fields, features on health and finances, consumer information and how-to tips, and book and movie reviews. AARP Magazine
is dedicated strictly to baby boomers, and will address the challenges of the members of this vast generation and the challenges of the generations to follow. This generation encompasses 75 million adults in their most productive years. The impact of this group on the economy and the nation cannot be disputed. All are joined by an increased social awareness and deep concern for not only their baby boomer generation, but the nation and the world as a whole. The objective of BabyBoomers.com is to unite the Boomers in the same way that AARP has united retirees. The Baby Boomer generation is the generation of today. This is the largest group of consumers in the nation.