As Florence drenches Carolinas, threat persists

Three boys play in floodwaters after Hurricane Florence tore through New Bern, North Carolina, on Sept. 15, 2018.Jim Lo Scalzo / EPABreaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.Florence was downgraded to a tropical depression on Sunday as it continued its slog west over the … Read more

Manafort knows Trump’s deepest secrets. And now he works for Mueller.

What Manafort’s plea deal could mean for TrumpSep.15.201806:05WASHINGTON — The decision by President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman to admit his guilt and cooperate with prosecutors could be a game-changer for special counsel Robert Mueller, while dramatically ratcheting up the pressure on the president.It wasn’t only Trump critics who were offering that assessment of Paul … Read more

Relentless rain threatens North Carolina agricultural town

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.BURGAW, N.C. — More than a day after Florence’s eye passed through southeastern North Carolina, a slower, and potentially more destructive threat emerged: pounding rains and a storm surge that pushed rivers over their banks, overflowing into small … Read more

Border agent suspected in serial murder case

Law enforcement officers gather near the scene where the body of a woman was found near Interstate 35 north of Laredo, Texas on Sept. 15, 2018. A U.S. Border Patrol agent suspected of killing four women was arrested early Saturday after a fifth woman who had been abducted managed to escape from him and notify … Read more

Massachusetts gas explosions were not intentional, feds say

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.Federal investigators said Saturday there doesn’t appear to be “anything intentional” behind the series of gas explosions that killed a teenager, injured 25 people and burned or damaged about six dozen homes in the Boston suburbs.Robert Sumwalt, chairman … Read more

Trump in Scotland for golf, quiet after dramatic week on world stage

Subscribe to Breaking News emailsYou have successfully subscribed to the Breaking News email.Subscribe today to be the first to to know about breaking news and special reports.Protests in Scotland as Trump’s UK visit continuesJul.14.201802:24Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.EDINBURGH, Scotland — After a … Read more

The timing, the proof, the details: Takeaways from Mueller’s new indictments

Subscribe to Breaking News emailsYou have successfully subscribed to the Breaking News email.Subscribe today to be the first to to know about breaking news and special reports.Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at Trump Doral golf course on July 27, 2016, in Doral, Florida.Evan Vucci / AP fileBreaking News EmailsGet breaking … Read more

U.S. refuses European requests for exemptions from its new sanctions on Iran

Subscribe to Breaking News emailsYou have successfully subscribed to the Breaking News email.Subscribe today to be the first to to know about breaking news and special reports.A woman walks past a mural on the wall of the former U.S. embassy in Tehran, Iran, on May 8, 2018.Atta Kenare / AFP – Getty ImagesBreaking News EmailsGet … Read more

Serena Williams is the greatest athlete of all time. And Wimbledon proves it.

Serena Williams celebrates her semifinal victory over Germany’s Julia Görges at Wimbledon on July 12, 2018. Neil Hall / Pool via ReutersGet the Think newsletter.There was a point during Serena Williams’ quarterfinal match against Camila Giorgi on July 10 where it looked like Williams’ run towards a possible eighth title at Wimbledon and a 24th … Read more

Refugees just want to help make America great, new report says

Subscribe to Breaking News emailsYou have successfully subscribed to the Breaking News email.Subscribe today to be the first to to know about breaking news and special reports.Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.President Donald Trump, in the earliest days of his presidency, told Australia’s … Read more