Mobile homes on Lake Drive in Lower Swatara Twp., Pa., are flooded on Sept. 8. The remnants of tropical storm Lee poured water on the already soaked Northeast, closing hundreds of roads and forcing evacuation orders for more than 100,000 people from the Susquehanna River's worst flooding in nearly 40 years. Christine Baker/The Patriot-News/AP
The ramps from Route 42 going on and off Route 11 in Bloomsburg, Pa., just disappear into the flood waters from Fishing Creek which cover Route 11 on Sept. 8. Jimmy May/Bloomsburg Press Enterprise/AP
Pennsylvania Army National Guard members rescue residents from their homes in West Pittston, Pa., surrounded by flood waters of the Susquehanna River on Sept. 8. Ralph Francello/The Citizens' Voice/AP
From the top of the image, the second and the sixth home in the 900 block of West Main Street in Bloomsburg, Pa., have been moved off their foundations by flood waters from Fishing Creek on Sept. 8. Jimmy May/Bloomsburg Press Enterprise/AP
Members of Cambria County Water Rescue help Donna Macloed out of the boat after rescuing her from her home in Swatara Township, Pa., on Sept. 8. The remnants of slow-moving tropical storm Lee were dumping more rain this week on an already waterlogged Pennsylvania, with forecasters warning residents across the state to brace for more potential flooding. Daniel Shanken/AP
Bruce Shade is evacuated from his mobile home park along Zimmy's Drive in Conewago Township, Pa., on Sept. 7. Paul Kuehnel/Sunday News/York Daily Record/AP
Cars drive through high water on Route 50 in Cheverly, Md., on Sept. 7. As the leftovers from tropical storm Lee brought welcome wet weather to farmers in the Southeast, many areas of the East Coast were getting soaked, bringing new concerns about flooding. Susan Walsh/AP
Looking north into Manheim, Pa., flood water from the Chickies Creek traps vehicles and causes Route 72 to be blocked on Sept. 8. The Pennsylvania National Guard was called in to help with evacuations and to transport emergency workers. Dan Marschka/Lancaster Newspapers/AP
Jorge Garcia bails rainwater from his row boat in preparation for the expected cresting of the Passaic River following an overnight storm in Wayne, N.J., on Sept. 8. Residents along the Passaic River are still cleaning up after Irene with the remnants of Lee expected to drop anywhere from two to five inches of rain. Forecasters say New Jersey's streams and rivers remain at or in flood stage. Julio Cortez/AP
Six people are stranded on the back of a pickup truck awaiting rescue as flood waters rise around them in Mount Joy, Pa., on Sept. 7. The rainy aftermath of tropical storm Lee set off flash flooding across a wide swath of Pennsylvania, snarling traffic amid closed-off roads and forcing evacuation of some low-lying areas. Blaine Shahan/Intelligencer Journal/AP
An abandoned vehicle is stranded less than a mile away from the Penn State Milton Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pa., on Sept. 8. The medical center is experiencing difficulties with emergency vehicles getting to the facility due to the numerous flooded roads. Daniel Shanken/AP
Pictured is the Susquehanna River from the fifth floor of the Guard Insurance Building in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., on Sept. 8. The Susquehanna was projected to crest in northeastern Pennsylvania at 41 feet – the same height as the levee system protecting riverfront communities including Wilkes-Barre and Kingston, officials said. More than 100,000 residents were ordered to flee the rising Susquehanna River. Mark Moran/The Citizens' Voice/AP
A man turns back from crossing flood waters in the Manayunk neighborhood of Philadelphia on Sept. 8. Widespread flooding brought on by the remnants of tropical storm Lee was being blamed for two deaths in Pennsylvania, where inundated communities were evacuated and state offices closed down because of the rising waters. Matt Rourke/AP
Waterlogged furniture sits along Riverside Drive in Wayne, N.J., where the Passaic River has overflowed its banks and reached a community for the fourth time in six months on Sept. 8. Residents along the Passaic River are still cleaning up after Irene with the remnants of Lee expected to drop anywhere from two to five inches of rain. Julio Cortez/AP
The five women, all veteran activists, were arrested in Beijing last month for planning a public campaign against sexual harassment. China has previously resisted criticism from abroad towards its detention policies.
Sidestepping a snowballing international public relations disaster, China on Monday evening freed five women who had been detained since early March for organizing a campaign against sexual harassment.