'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Nicole to pummel Bermuda

HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) — The British territory of Bermuda hunkered down overnight as Hurricane Nicole rapidly strengthened into a major Category 4 storm and took aim at the tiny island in the northern Atlantic Ocean.

  • Written by JOSH BALL, Associated Press

Samsung woes show how dependent we've become on smartphones

NEW YORK (AP) —€” Tethered as we are to our smartphones, Samsung asking users of its fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 to "power down and stop using the device" is not just an inconvenience. It's crazy.

Samsung Halting Note Krou

  • Written by BARBARA ORTUTAY, AP Technology Writer

North Carolina urges more to flee from floods after Matthew

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities made fresh appeals Wednesday for people in eastern North Carolina to leave low-lying areas as rivers swollen with rainwater caused flooding days after Hurricane Matthew passed.

  • Written by JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press

Haitians rebuild lives as food, water, supplies arrive

LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — Food, water and building supplies began to reach remote corners of Haiti on Wednesday as tens of thousands of people slowly rebuilt their lives after a devastating Category 4 storm hit last week.

  • Written by BEN FOX, Associated Press DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press