Water distribution delayed in north Alabama after scare

DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — Officials are delaying plans to distribute bottled water in two north Alabama counties where a utility is warning residents not to drink tap water because of chemical contamination.


Japanese plutonium arrives in SC, despite Haley's objections

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A shipment of plutonium from Japan arrived Monday at a South Carolina nuclear site, despite objections from Gov. Nikki Haley to her state being used as storage for such materials.

  • Written by MEG KINNARD, Associated Press

Southeast gets more rain as Tropical Storm Colin heads east

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tropical Storm Colin was expected to continue dropping heavy rains over the Southeast on Tuesday after moving across northern Florida, knocking out power and flooding roads.

  • Written by TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press JASON DEAREN, Associated Press