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.

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.

The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and a woman accusing him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local): ___ 9:30 a.m. President Donald Trump is challenging by name the woman accusing his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault, saying if the attack she alleges were that “bad” then she would have […]