NPR’s Tamara Keith and Thelisha Eaddy of South Carolina Public Radio join Lisa Desjardins to discuss the latest political news, including Pete Buttigieg’s response to a shooting in his city, how Joe Biden’s comments about working with segregationists were received…
Almost the entire sprawling Democratic presidential field of more than 20 candidates took the same stage Friday in the South's first primary state, looking to make connections in a primary battleground.
By Meg Kinnard, Associated Press
Ernest F. “Fritz” Hollings, the silver-haired Democrat who helped shepherd South Carolina through desegregation as governor and went on to serve six terms in the U.S. Senate, has died. He was 97.
By Associated Press
Governors and local officials in several states declared emergencies ahead of the storm, freeing up funds and manpower to help mitigate its effect.
Along the Florida Panhandle, Hurricane Michael wreaked catastrophic damage. Winds of 155 miles per hour slammed into Mexico Beach and Panama City. Over a million people are without power, emergency responders are challenged by the loss of cell phone service…
By Gary D. Robertson, Martha Waggoner, Alan Suderman, Associated Press
Authorities are urging 8,000 people on the South Carolina coast to be prepared to flee flooding that is expected to being Tuesday.
In our news wrap Friday, Duke Energy says surging water breached a dam at a closed power plant near Wilmington, North Carolina, and could be spilling toxic coal ash into the Cape Fear river. Also, Tanzanian officials say at least…
By Meg Kinnard, Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press
New evacuation orders Friday forced residents to flee to higher ground amid a sprawling disaster that's beginning to feel like it will never end.
In our news wrap Thursday, the death toll from Hurricane Florence rose to 41, as the long and slow recovery continues in the Carolinas. Also, today marked one year since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico. It’s estimated that nearly 3,000…
Celebrity chef Jose Andres has been on the ground in the Carolinas this week, helping victims of Hurricane Florence. As a "food first responder," Andres was also in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria tore through the island a year ago.
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