Much of Lumberton, N.C. is underwater, and neighborhoods are islands, trapping residents who didn’t think the river would rise as much as it did.
As Florence’s rains inundate North Carolina, evacuations and water rescues increase in riverfront towns such as Lumberton, where floodwaters are rising.
As Florence stalls out on its march westward, record rainfalls threaten to flood bodies of water across a large region.
Florence was downgraded to a tropical storm Saturday. But its slow forward movement means that coastal and southeastern areas will still get the brunt of its deluge.
Officials warn that this is a slow-motion natural disaster that could last for weeks.
Mayor London Breed trades liberal-laboratory governance for practical approaches: “I want people to walk around this city and think, ‘Wow, it’s so clean here.’ ”
Some bail reform advocates worry that judges will now detain more people before trial if the only alternative is to release them.
Gentrification and calls to charge the suspect in a hate crime affect a California city with a long history of civil rights activism.
The Southern California congressman stands to benefit from GOP loyalty and discomfort with voting for a Democrat who could help flip the House.
Les Bleus defeated upstart Croatia, 4-2, in one of the highest-scoring finals in World Cup history. France became the sixth country to win multiple World Cup titles.