• Brothers Logan Froehler, 17, at left, and Lukas, 11, throw a football while kayaking in their backyard on the Isle of Palms, S.C. on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. The National Weather Service says the risk of flooding will continue through Monday morning, especially in parts of North and South Carolina that already have gotten up to 11 inches of rain this week. Forecasters say some areas could see storm totals as high as 15 inches. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

    More rain, flooding forecast along soggy East Coast

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — While spared the full fury of Hurricane Joaquin, parts of the East Coast saw record-setting rain Saturday that shut down roads, waterlogged crops and showed little sign of letting up.

  • Welsar Nazario carries the coffin of his five-month-old nephew Alezandro Macario, who died in a mudslide, to the Santa Catarina Pinula cemetery on the outskirts of Guatemala City, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. Rescue workers recovered more bodies Saturday after a hillside collapsed on homes late Thursday, while more are feared still buried in the rubble. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

    A terrible shake, then roar as Guatemala slide kills 30

    SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala (AP) — Rescue workers using shovels and pickaxes recovered more bodies from the rubble of a collapsed hillside on the outskirts of Guatemala City on Saturday as an official said the death toll had risen to 69 with another 350 people believed missing.

  • Skies begin to darken as Hurricane Joaquin passes through the region, seen from Nassau, Bahamas, early Friday, Oct. 2, 2015. Hurricane Joaquin dumped torrential rains across the eastern and central Bahamas on Friday as a Category 4 storm. (AP Photo/Tim Aylen)

    Fate of cargo ship caught in Hurricane Joaquin unknown

    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — An intensive, dawn-to-dark search Saturday turned up a life ring but no other sign of a cargo ship with 33 people on board that lost power and communications off the southeastern Bahamas during Hurricane Joaquin.

  • A car is stuck in floodwaters along Central Avenue in Sea Isle City, N.J., Friday, Oct. 2, 2015. New Jersey got pounded Friday by heavy rain and strong winds that were expected to bring coastal flooding this weekend, even though the state is no longer in the anticipated path of Hurricane Joaquin. (Lori M. Nichols/Gloucester County Times via AP)  PHILLY METRO OUT NEWS; MANDATORY CREDIT, TV OUT, NO SALES, MAGS OUT

    3 MLB games postponed as Atlantic faces rain and wind

    NEW YORK (AP) — Three major league baseball games were postponed Friday as the East Coast faced steady rain with Hurricane Joaquin swirling in the Atlantic.

  • Cars head toward the railroad underpass in Spartanburg, S.C., where 56-year-old Sylvia Arteaga was killed on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, when flood waters inundated her car as she was driving home from work. The underpass is not wide enough to accommodate two cars, so motorists must alternate going under it. (AP Photo/Skip Foreman)

    East Coast braces for more heavy rain, approaching hurricane

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Millions along the East Coast breathed a little easier Friday after forecasters said Hurricane Joaquin would probably veer out to sea instead of joining up with a drenching rainstorm that is bringing severe flooding to parts of the Atlantic Seaboard.

  • This satellite image taken Friday, Oct. 2, 2015 at 8:45 a.m. EDT, and released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), shows Hurricane Joaquin of the Bahamas. The Category 4 storm ripped off roofs, uprooted trees and unleashed heavy flooding as it hurled torrents of rain across the eastern and central Bahamas on Friday, and the U.S. Coast Guard said it was searching for a cargo ship with 33 people aboard that went missing during the storm.  (NOAA via AP)

    Joaquin lashes Bahamas; Powerful hurricane could threaten US

    ELEUTHERA, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Joaquin destroyed houses, uprooted trees and unleashed heavy flooding as it hurled torrents of rain across the Bahamas on Friday, and the U.S. Coast Guard said it was trying to reach a disabled cargo ship with 33 people aboard that lost contact during the storm.

  • Thursday, October 1, 2015

    The Latest: Oregon college cancels classes all of next week; 9 victims are identified

  • Michigan-Maryland game shifts to noon because of Joaquin

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The starting time of the Big Ten opener Saturday between Michigan and Maryland has been moved to noon because of the threat of bad weather.

  • Emergency personnel, including South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Spartanburg County Coroner's Office, work on the scene where several cars were trapped briefly under a bridge during flooding from heavy rain Thursday morning, Oct. 1, 2015, in Spartanburg, S.C. Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger told local media that a person died early Thursday when several cars were submerged in flash floods under the bridge, where flooding often occurs during heavy rain. (AP Photo/Spartanburg Herald-Journal/Tim Kimzey) MANDATORY CREDIT

    1 dies in flooding as storms threaten to move up East Coast

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Drenching rains along an already-saturated East Coast caused major flooding Thursday, drowning a woman whose car quickly filled up with water and prompting flash-flood warnings from historic Charleston to Washington, D.C.

  • Opening statements scheduled in wildfire liability lawsuit

    BERNALILLO, N.M. (AP) — Pointing to a photograph of towering ponderosa pine and fir trees being overcome by smoke and flames, an attorney for more than 300 plaintiffs told jurors Thursday during opening statements that the negligence of two electric utilities was to blame for one of the largest fires in New Mexico’s recorded history.