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Anna Wilson, center, laughs as she plays with friends Madi Kois, left, and Wesli Jones on a flooded street in Charleston, S.C., Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. Rain pummeling parts of the East Coast showed little sign of slackening Saturday, with record-setting precipitation prolonging the soppy misery that has been eased only by news that powerful Hurricane Joaquin will not hit the U.S. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)Trees and power lines across the Carolinas and Virginia are vulnerable.

2015-10-04 00:27:53 -0600

Larry LevineLarry Levine, one of the victims in the Umpqua Community College shooting, loved fishing in the great outdoors and was passionate about writing.

2015-10-03 09:30:12 -0600

Photograph released by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) on October 3, 2015 shows fires burning in part of the MSF hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz after it was hit by an air strikePresident Barack Obama has pledged a full investigation into an apparent US air strike on an Afghan hospital that killed 19 people, in a bombing the UN said could amount to a war crime. Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said patients burned to death in their beds during a bombing raid that continued for half an hour after US and Afghan authorities were informed the hospital had been hit. Afghan forces, backed up by their NATO allies, claimed to have wrestled back control of the city.

2015-10-03 22:31:57 -0600