Top headlines: Wails, vows of revenge at Iran funeral after parade attack, Florence: Evacuations continue as North Carolina rivers rise, Mandela statue unveiled at UN: ‘a reminder’ and inspiration

Hurricane Florence is by no means done with the Carolinas, where some rivers are still rising and thousands of people were told to plan to leave their homes on Monday before rivers reach their crest.

Amid wails and vows of revenge, thousands of Iranians on Monday attended a mass funeral service for victims of a weekend attack targeting a military parade that killed at least 25 people.

U.N. leaders honored Nelson Mandela as an inspiration for the world body, an example for democracy and a reminder that “differences are to be celebrated” as a statue of the late South African leader was unveiled at the organization’s headquarters Monday.