A slow-moving storm in South Carolina left parts of Charleston underwater and dumped a more than a foot of rain on parts of Columbia.

Andrew Shain
When Shell announced it would end its entire program in the offshore U.S. Arctic, the hyperbole and finger-pointing began in earnest. But the record shows that much of the blame-placing and credit-taking is based on misunderstandings and myths.Yereth Rosen
People sniffled in the pews of New Hope Church in Roseburg, Oregon, on Sunday as Pastor David Ewert read the names of the nine people killed in this week's shooting at Umpqua Community College. Nine candles flickered at the Communion table near the...Marisa Gerber and Matt Pearce
In its search for the El Faro, a missing cargo ship with 33 people aboard that sailed into the path of Hurricane Joaquin last week, the U.S. Coast Guard reported finding a large field of debris about 100 miles northeast of Samana Cay in the southeastern Bahamas.Daniel Chang
At least 300 people were still missing in a mudslide on the outskirts of Guatemala City Sunday as rescuers pulled more bodies from the muck and rubble Sunday.Amafredo Castellanos and Denis Duettmann
A Mono County, Calif., doctor has been indicted on 21 felony counts related to the alleged looting of Native American artifacts from tribal and public lands including Death Valley National Park.Louis Sahagun
Alaska’s congressional delegation and visitors from the state were getting ready Tuesday for the visit of Pope Francis as he embarks on a tour of the Eastern Seaboard, including Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and New York City. Erica Martinson
Having battered the central and southern islands of the Bahamas, Hurricane Joaquin continued to veer away from the East Coast on Sunday night and out toward the North Atlantic -- brushing by the British territory of Bermuda.Jacqueline Charles
In Oregon, the divide between urban places, which are booming — especially the state’s largest city, Portland — and rural ones, which are largely struggling, has often shaped the debate over guns and other social issues. Kirk Johnson
Royal Dutch Shell will abandon its Arctic drilling efforts in Alaska’s Chukchi Sea after spending billions of dollars on test drilling, finding reserves were “insufficient” to continue further, the company announced Monday in London.  Erica Martinson