Russia surprises with cruise missile attack on Syria

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.

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Scenes from the South Carolina floods

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)