South Carolina cleans up, but worries remain amid floods
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The family of Miss South Carolina 1954 found her flood-soaked pageant scrapbook on a dining room floor littered with dead fish on Tuesday, as the first sunny day in nearly two weeks provided a chance to clean up from historic floods.
Did US strike on Afghan clinic exceed combat authority?
WASHINGTON (AP) — The deadly U.S. attack on a hospital in Afghanistan, which U.S. officials have called a "mistake," leaves open the possibility that the decision to open fire exceeded the authority under which American forces have operated since their combat mission ended nearly a year ago, officials say.
Thousands of drug inmates approved for early prison release
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Associated Press review shows drug criminals once described by prosecutors as unrepentant repeat offenders are among those benefiting from new sentencing guidelines that are easing punishments for thousands of federal prisoners.