Soaked South Carolina residents still knee-deep in deadly floodwaters were warned it was going to get worse before it gets better.
Obama's visit Friday with families of victims of last week's shootings at Umpqua Community College will be private, a White House official said.
Several passengers were hurt, but there were no reported deaths.
A pilot died Monday morning on a red eye flight from Phoenix to Boston, American Airlines said.
A student who survived last week's deadly community college shooting told NBC News that she doesn't "hate" the gunman believed to have killed nine people.