Carolinas

Residents of the Boardwalk RV Park discuss the path of a possible waterspout or tornado, generated by Hurricane Dorian, struck the area.
Julia Wall/The News & Observer via AP
AP News
September 05, 2019 - 7:25 am
As Hurricane Dorian blows off the coast of the Carolinas, forecasters are predicting high storm surges and drenching rains that could trigger flooding and unleash environmental hazards in areas still recovering from last year's Hurricane Florence.
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Gavin Grimm
Kristen Zeis/The Daily Press via AP
July 23, 2019 - 10:02 am
UPDATED: 3:30 p.m. ___ NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Gavin Grimm, the transgender man who sued after being barred from using boys bathrooms in high school, remains female today, no matter what his birth certificate or a Virginia judge might have said, a lawyer for the school board argued in federal court...
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This June 18, 2018, file photo shows an aerial view of the Amelia neighborhood in the municipality of Catano, east of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Dennis M. Rivera/AP Photo
May 10, 2019 - 4:33 pm
By Andrew Taylor WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases, as Democrats try to dislodge the legislation from a Senate logjam over aid to...
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A Duke Energy crew works to restore power in Raleigh, N.C,. as snow continues to fall Sunday morning, Dec. 9, 2018.
Travis Long/The News & Observer via AP
December 09, 2018 - 10:17 am
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (AP) — A storm spreading snow, sleet and freezing rain across a wide swath of the South has millions of people in its path, raising the threat of immobilizing snowfalls, icy roads and possible power outages. Governors and local officials in several states declared...
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Michael leaves tens of thousands without power
CNN
October 15, 2018 - 6:46 am
By Ray Sanchez, Nicole Chavez and Susannah Cullinane, CNN (CNN) -- Florida and Georgia are reeling from the brutal effects of Hurricane Michael, which slammed into the Florida Panhandle Wednesday. The widespread destruction has left many people living in dire conditions. Residents have been waiting...
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Hurricane Michael
Glenn Fawcett/U.S. Customs & Border Protection via CNN
October 12, 2018 - 7:02 pm
By Nicole Chavez and Jason Hanna, CNN (CNN) -- The devastation left by Hurricane Michael in several states is still coming into focus, with coastal Florida cities destroyed beyond recognition, and homes, businesses and agriculture torn or swamped from Georgia to Virginia. More than 1 million...
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Damaged boats sit among debris in a marina in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla., Friday, Oct. 12, 2018.
AP Photo/David Goldman
October 12, 2018 - 6:45 am
MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities fielded a barrage of calls about people missing in Hurricane Michael's aftermath as search-and-rescue teams Friday made their way through ravaged neighborhoods, looking for victims dead or alive. The death toll stood at 13 across the South. The number...
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Firefighter Austin Schlarb performs a door to door search in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018.
AP Photo/Gerald Herbert
October 11, 2018 - 7:06 am
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — The devastation inflicted by Hurricane Michael came into focus Thursday with rows upon rows of homes found smashed to pieces, and rescue crews struggling to enter stricken areas in hopes of accounting for hundreds of people who may have stayed behind. At least three deaths...
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Kayaks are paddled up Long Avenue past flooded sections of the Sherwood Drive community of Conway, S.C., Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018 as homes were submerged deeper than ever in flood waters that have already set historic records.
Jason Lee/The Sun News via AP
September 24, 2018 - 4:28 pm
BLADENBORO, N.C. (AP) — Ten days after Hurricane Florence came ashore, the storm caused fresh chaos Monday across the Carolinas, where rivers kept rising and thousands more people were told to be ready to evacuate. Authorities urged up to 8,000 people in Georgetown County, on the South Carolina...
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President Donald Trump hands out prepackaged meals at Temple Baptist Church in an area impacted by Hurricane Florence, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, in New Bern, N.C.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
September 19, 2018 - 8:01 pm
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — Eager to show heart in a moment of crisis, President Donald Trump handed out hot dogs, hugs and comforting words in the Carolinas on Wednesday as he surveyed the wreckage left by Hurricane Florence. With residents still recovering from...
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