Russian forces supporting embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad fired 26 cruise missiles from ships based in the Caspian Sea into western Syria on Wednesday in a new sign of Russian commitment to its involvement in Syria.
A political action committee formed to encourage Joe Biden to get into the presidential race is releasing its first national TV ad, calling on the vice president to seek the Democratic presidential nomination.
Flooding from heavy rains in South Carolina during the first weekend in October displaced thousands and left even more without water. Amidst the chaos, neighbors pitched in to help save wedding dresses and couches, while the fire department distributed bottled water. (video from The State and The Sun News, produced by Natalie Fertig/McClatchy)
U.S. Coast Guard Captain Mark Fedor addresses journalists about the search for survivors of El Faro, the cargo ship that disappeared during Hurricane Joaquin. The Coast Guard now believes the ship has sunk, but the search continues for survivors. The Miami Herald