Gulf Times - Carolina
Florence batters Carolinas with torrential rain, flooding; 8 dead

Florence batters Carolinas with torrential rain, flooding; 8 dead

Tropical Storm Florence dumped "epic" amounts of rain on North and South Carolina as it trudged inland on Saturday, triggering dangerous flooding, knocking out power in nearly 900,000 homes and businesses, and causing at least eight deaths.

Millions pour into US towns in path of total eclipse

Millions pour into US towns in path of total eclipse

On Monday, when a total solar eclipse sweeps across the United States for the first time in 99 years, people gathering in Charleston, South Carolina, will be the last on the continent to experience it.

Solar plane pilot readies for record Pacific flight

Solar plane pilot readies for record Pacific flight

The 8,500 kilometre flight from China to the US state of Hawaii is expected to take five to six days non-stop, with only a single pilot.