Photo of a submerged RV in the flood waters of the Russian River

California River Receding After Flooding 2,000 Buildings

GUERNEVILLE — Floodwaters that turned two Northern California wine country communities into islands reachable only by boat began receding Thursday after a rain-engorged river finally peaked after swamping thousands of homes and businesses. No injuries were ...
Photo of a member of the North Carolina Task Force search and rescue team wading through flooded neighborhoods

Florence Flooding Spreads as Storm Heads Northeast

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Emergency workers delivered truckloads of food and water to Wilmington, a city of 120,000 people cut off from the rest of North Carolina by Florence's still-rising floodwaters, as helicopters and boat pulled people from homes swamped by swol...