The World's Marco Werman speaks with Kevin Hamilton and Clay Ross from Gullah music ensemble "Ranky Tanky."
Flooding from Hurricane Florence swept across the Carolinas early on Friday as the massive storm surged toward the coast. And, Philippine authorities evacuated more areas on Friday warning an estimated 5.2 million people in the path of a powerful typhoon to stay indoors.
The storm had winds of 130 miles per hour and was due to gain strength before making landfall, which the US National Hurricane Center said was likely to occur early Thursday in the Carolinas.
After years of having difficulty passing legislation relating to greenhouse gas emissions, a group consisting of both Democrats and Republicans believe they have a plan that can make their constituents happy.
Some Americans think major flooding will not affect the country until decades from now. A recent report says major implications may be arriving much sooner.
In January, the Trump administration announced plans to open nearly all US coastal waters to offshore oil and gas drilling. Since then, governors and legislators of both parties have strongly opposed drilling near their coasts.
Behind the scenes, ahead of a day of action, young undocumented immigrants assign roles and prepare to risk arrest to remind Congress they are still active.
When you think of the world’s great tea-growing regions, you might think of parts of India, Sri Lanka, China or Kenya. Odds are, though, you don’t think of Pickens, South Carolina, a small, economically depressed town in Appalachia. But one man in Pickens is on a mission to change that.
Former South Carolina Congressman Bob Inglis has big problems with the incoming president, but sees some flickers of hope on climate policy despite all the red flags.
Just one day before the killing of Emmett Till, a championship black Little League team from South Carolina was invited to the Little League World Series — but wasn't allowed to play.
Donald Trump has famously dismissed concern about climate change as a hoax and a con job. And on that point, he's well within the GOP mainstream, but a former GOP congressman says his party's all wrong on the science, economics and politics of the climate threat.