Emergency crews responded to the Allen Benedict Court public housing complex in Columbia, S.C., Thursday. They found two men dead in the morning and later discovered gas leaks in multiple buildings.
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Augustin Dieudomme looks toward the flooded entrance of his apartment complex near the Cape Fear River in Fayetteville, N.C., on Tuesday, as the river continues to rise in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.
Hurricane Florence will bring tropical storm conditions to North Carolina and South Carolina on Thursday and hurricane conditions on Friday. This satellite image was captured around 1:45 p.m. ET Wednesday.
Tropical Storm Florence is expected to approach the U.S. East Coast next week. Emergency officials have told residents to expect immediate threats of ocean swells, dangerous rip currents and coastal flooding.
National Hurricane Center and NPR
South Carolina's Department of Agriculture claimed on Twitter this week that the state harvests three times more peaches than Georgia does. Numbers say otherwise.
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Progressive challenger Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez celebrates with supporters at a victory party in the Bronx after upsetting incumbent Democratic Rep. Joseph Crowley on Tuesday night.
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Then-candidate Donald Trump is introduced by then-South Carolina Lt. Gov. Henry McMaster at a campaign rally in Florence, S.C., in 2016. Now Trump is president and McMaster is governor and campaigning for a full term.
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An undated mugshot shows Bobby Paul Edwards of Conway, S.C., a South Carolina restaurant manager who has pleaded guilty to enslaving a mentally challenged employee.
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