Coal ash probably entering North Carolina river, environmentalists say
Coal ash is likely entering the Cape Fear River in Wilmington, North Carolina, environmentalists said Friday. Rising water in the area, due to heavy rain and storm surge from Hurricane Florence, is still a problem.
Satellite image shows Florence's floodwaters polluting the Atlantic
As the Carolinas' swollen rivers crest, their "polluted floodwaters" are dumping out into the Atlantic, visibly discoloring the water offshore, federal experts have noted.
Pig poop and coal ash are real concern in floods
Even after a hurricane's immediate threat of flooding goes away, North Carolina residents could face a host of potential health problems from the water brought by Hurricane Florence -- and from what that water leaves behind. In addition to the usual physical and mental challenges floodwaters can typically bring, there is a potential problem for human health that involves some of the state's key industries: hog farming and coal power generation.
See Florence's destruction in the Carolinas
Even as Hurricane Florence became a tropical depression and moves inland, officials say the danger of extreme flooding is high.
Before-and-after aerial photos show beach erosion on North Carolina coastline
Aerial images captured the destruction Hurricane Florence inflicted on the North Carolina coastline, from lines of houses shorn of their shingles to sand-covered streets.
Why Booker's groping incident is different than Kavanaugh allegations
As Washington continues to play a game of wait and see on whether Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, will testify in Washington next week, an old-but-new-again incident involving a prominent Democratic senator -- and potential 2020 challenger to Trump -- has reemerged.
US sanctions Chinese military over Russian arms
The US imposed sanctions Thursday against China's military for its purchases of Russian military equipment in a move US officials said is meant to punish Moscow for its "malign activities," including attacks on American elections.
Trump: Why didn't accuser call FBI?
In an interview with Fox News before a rally in Las Vegas, President Donald Trump questions why Brett Kavanaugh's accuser didn't contact the authorities 36 years ago after the alleged assault.
Trump hints release of Russia docs worries allies
President Donald Trump suggested that some of the information related to the Russia investigation that he sought to publicly release may not be disclosed, at the request of US allies -- a stark reversal just four days after issuing an unprecedented directive for "immediate declassification."
Chef: We reacted to Carolinas, not Puerto Rico
Renowned chef and humanitarian José Andrés traveled to the Carolinas and Puerto Rico in the aftermath of two major hurricanes. Andrés tells CNN's Chris Cuomo America showed up for the people in one instance, but not the other.
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