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Live Updates: Parts of Charleston underwater as Ian nears

Sep. 30, 2022 12:29 PM EDT

The Latest on Hurricane Ian: CHARLESTON S.C. — Many areas on Charleston’s downtown peninsula were underwater midday Friday and officials reported widespread power outages across the historic city as Hurricane Ian approached. Officials said power had been knocked...

Nobel Prize season arrives amid war, nuclear fears, hunger

Sep. 30, 2022 11:12 AM EDT

This year's Nobel Prize season approaches as Russia's invasion of Ukraine has shattered decades of almost uninterrupted peace in Europe and raised the risks of a nuclear disaster. The secretive Nobel committees never hint who will win the prizes in medicine, physics, chemistry,...

S. Korea, US and Japan hold anti-N. Korean submarine drills

Sep. 30, 2022 05:01 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea, U.S. and Japanese warships launched their first trilateral anti-submarine drills in five years on Friday, after North Korea renewed missile tests this week in an apparent response to bilateral training by South Korean and U.S. forces. The...

Former NFL player, 2nd rock climber found dead in California

Sep. 30, 2022 02:48 AM EDT

IDYLLWILD, Calif. (AP) — Two rock climbers, including a former NFL player, were found dead near a Southern California peak after rescue crews responded to reports of injuries, authorities said. The climbers were identified Thursday as Chelsea Walsh, 33, and Gavin Escobar, 31. ...

Live Updates: Hurricane Ian wallops Florida, heads north

Sep. 29, 2022 21:32 PM EDT

The Latest on Hurricane Ian: SANIBEL, Fla. — The U.S. death toll from Hurricane Ian’s passage has risen to four overall after an official said late Thursday that two people were confirmed dead on a hard-hit barrier island on Florida’s western coast. Dana Souza,...

Bodies and floatplane parts recovered from Puget Sound

Sep. 29, 2022 21:11 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The bodies of some of the 10 victims and most of a floatplane that crashed in Washington state’s Puget Sound earlier this month have been recovered. Island County Emergency Management confirmed Thursday that multiple bodies were recovered, but Deputy Director Eric...

California care home sued over resident's poisoning death

Sep. 29, 2022 20:53 PM EDT

SAN MATEO, Calif. (AP) — The family of a woman who died after she was accidentally served dishwashing liquid as drinking juice at a San Francisco Bay Area care home sued the facility on Thursday. Trudy Maxwell, 93, was served an alkaline liquid “more toxic than Drano," Niall...

Denver police officer hurt, suspect killed in shooting

Sep. 29, 2022 20:51 PM EDT

BROOMFIELD, Colo. (AP) — A police officer is expected to survive after being shot in the neck during a confrontation that left a suspect dead at a busy intersection just north of Denver. Investigators with the Broomfield Police Department say Denver's fugitive unit located a...

Navy judge to rule if sailor caused warship fire

Sep. 29, 2022 20:01 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — No one disputes that the Navy shares blame for the loss of the USS Bonhomme Richard, the $1.2 billion amphibious assault ship that was consumed by flames in San Diego in July 2020 as officers failed to respond quickly and its crew struggled with broken equipment. ...

Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

Sep. 29, 2022 18:37 PM EDT

Post and Courier. September 24, 2022. Editorial: SC legislators should help local governments wrestling with short-term rentals Early last week, the S.C. Department of Revenue sent out a public notice with tax tips for people renting rooms in South Carolina, noting...