• U.S. President Barack Obama has declared a state of emergency in North Carolina, as rescue workers toil hard to evacuate hundreds of people, stranded after Hurricane Matthew struck the state over the weekend. 

    Crews assist with Hurricane Matthew restoration efforts.
    LAST UPDATE : Oct 11, 2016, 5:05 AM EDT
  • An earlier storm in Haiti

    According to the latest update from the Haitian government, the death toll as a result of Hurricane Matthew, the deadliest Caribbean storm in nearly a decade, reached 339 on Friday.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 07, 2016, 2:59 AM EDT
  • Black Lives Matter protests sparked by alleged police brutality against African-Americans

    The governor of North Carolina declared a state of emergency in the city of Charlotte on Wednesday, as protests over police shooting of a black man spun out of control on the second night after the incident.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 22, 2016, 3:48 AM EDT
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    Investigators say that the crudity of the devices used in the attacks and the low level of planning indicate that the assaults may have been carried out to test the surveillance and response in New York.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 19, 2016, 1:23 AM EDT
  • Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at an interview on the ABC Television Network.

    Republican nominee Donald Trump, who has recently claimed that the U.S. election may be “absolutely rigged,” suggested on Wednesday that he may not accept the poll result if he loses the race to the White House. 

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 20, 2016, 12:49 AM EDT