4 Things To Know: Hurricane Matthew Aftermath, Samsung, WNBA Finals & More

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – From rescue crews continuing operations in the Carolinas and Haiti to Game 2 of the WNBA finals, here is a look at the top four stories from Oct. 11, 2016.

Rescue Operations Continue Following Hurricane Matthew

Search and rescue operations continue in parts of southeastern U.S. that were ravaged by Hurricane Matthew.

In North Carolina, crews are being hampered by historic flooding that killed several people in the state.

On Monday, President Obama signed a disaster declaration for 10 of the state’s hardest hit counties.

Galaxy Note 7 Production Halted

Samsung is now halting production and sales of the Galaxy Note 7 because of fire hazards.

Federal regulators are telling owners to turn off and return the phone.

This is the second time in less than two months they’ve pulled the phone from shelves.

Officials in South Korea suspect a new defect in the replacement phones that may not be related to the battery.

Ginsburg Calls Out Kaepernick

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had some strong words to say about Colin Kaepernick’s protest.

The 83-year-old said not standing during the national anthem is “dumb and disrespectful.” Ginsburg added there’s no law preventing people from being stupid or arrogant.

The San Francisco 49ers quarterback started the protest in August, angry over race relations in America.

WNBA Finals Game 2

Tuesday is Game 2 of the WNBA finals at Target Center.

The Lynx will get a chance to even their best of five series against the L.A. Sparks. They lost their first game Sunday.

The Lynx are trying to become the first WNBA team in 15 years to win back to back titles.


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