Chief of Police George Brothers walks along what used to be a four-lane national scenic byway that's now covered in sand after Hurricane Matthew hit the beach community of Edisto Beach, S.C., Saturday.
People bike on the beach ahead of Hurricane Matthew in Atlantic Beach, Fla., on Wednesday. Droves of people in the U.S. have begun evacuating coastal areas ahead of the storm, which tracked a deadly path through the Caribbean in a maelstrom of wind, mud and water.
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A satellite image shows Tropical Storm Hermine forming in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday. The storm is expected to make landfall north of Tampa late Thursday night or early Friday morning, the National Hurricane Center says.
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Pat Conroy, author of best-selling novels including The Great Santini and The Prince of Tides, died Friday of pancreatic cancer. He had revealed the diagnosis — and vowed to fight it — just weeks ago.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at his election night party February 20, 2016 in Spartanburg, South Carolina. The New York businessman won the first southern primary decisively.
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Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., raises his arm with Gov. Nikki Haley and Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., during a town hall Thursday in Greenville, S.C.
Barbie Byrd, of Columbia, S.C., joins a group of demonstrators on the grounds of the South Carolina State House calling for the Confederate battle flag to remain on the Capitol grounds in June 2015.
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An attendee wears a Hillary Clinton campaign sticker at a rally in Columbia, S.C., last month. Young voters in Iowa and New Hampshire have helped fuel Bernie Sanders' candidacy, but as the race moves to South Carolina, a lot could change.
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