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Boy on unicorn raft drifted into ocean off North Carolina

A boy floating on a unicorn-shaped raft drifted into the ocean off the coast of North Carolina and needed to be saved, a report said. The child was visiting from Ohio las...

Boy on unicorn raft drifted into ocean off North Carolina

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North Atlantic Ocean productivity has dropped 10 percent during Industrial era Virtually all marine life depends on the productivity of phytoplankton — microscopic organisms that work tirelessly at the ocean’s surface to absorb the carbon dioxide that gets dissolved into the upper ocean from the atmosphere. Through photosynt...
22:51, 05/06/2019

North Carolina edges Virginia 3-2 in 10 innings in ACC DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Angel Zarate scored the winning run on a hit batsman with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting North Carolina past Virginia 3-2 on Wednesday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. Aaron Sabato dre...
06:34, 05/23/2019

North Carolina rallies in 9th to beat UNC Wilmington 7-6 North Carolina rallies in 9th to beat UNC Wilmington 7-6 in NCAA regional game that featured three-hour rain delay        ...
04:17, 06/01/2019

University of North Carolina at Charlotte shooting: What We Know Now The latest: The alleged gunman has been identified as a former student Trystan Andrew Terrell. A vigil is planned for Wednesday. Exams are postponed.        ...
23:34, 05/01/2019

Three reported shot at North Carolina university A suspect opened fire at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte on Tuesday, and local media reported that three people were wounded before a suspect was taken into custody....
01:00, 05/01/2019

Jackpot: More than 2,000 winners in North Carolina lottery RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Turns out that zero can be a lucky number. North Carolina’s state lottery Saturday said it set a record payout after the winning numbers in a Pick 4 game came back “0-0-0-0.” The lottery said about 1,000 tickets...
18:51, 06/23/2019

North and South Carolina Teachers Are Protesting Again On May Day, thousands of teachers in North and South Carolina took to the streets yet again to protest low pay and unacceptable conditions in their schools, according to CNN....
15:51, 05/02/2019

Motive unclear in North Carolina campus shooting Authorities say a student with a pistol and no apparent motive killed two people and wounded four others at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte while the mood is somber among students. (May 1)        ...
02:17, 05/02/2019

North Carolina: Where ‘No’ Doesn’t Mean ‘No’ When It Comes to Rape and Sexual Assault In this era of #MeToo and laws forcing women to have their rapists’ babies, a North Carolina bill that would have made it illegal to continue having sex with someone who told them to stop failed to even make it out of committee for a vote in that sta...
12:17, 05/18/2019

North Carolina man busted with weapon of mass destruction A man in a North Carolina town has been arrested for possessing a weapon of mass destruction with a “huge potential for disaster,” sheriff officials said. Owen Gregory Dean, 44, was arrested Thursday after a search of his Murphy home by b...
22:00, 05/07/2019

North Carolina man sentenced for raping unconscious wife A North Carolina man has been sentenced to four years in prison for raping his wife, who was a service member at a military base in Washington state....
23:00, 06/05/2019

Suspect in shooting at North Carolina university indicted CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a 22-year-old man on murder and other charges in the shooting attack at a North Carolina university that left two students dead and four others wounded. The Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s...
03:51, 05/08/2019

Student drowns during after-school dip with friends in North Carolina A high school student from North Carolina drowned on Friday — with reports claiming that he spent more than an hour underwater — after going for a swim with his friends in a private lake. “Our hearts are heavy with grief for the family and frie...
10:00, 05/18/2019

Shark bites 8-year-old boy off North Carolina, reports say The bite occurred around 4 p.m. on Bald Head Island, about 40 miles south of Wilmington, the village manager told local TV stations.        ...
14:00, 06/17/2019

North Carolina moves to help offenders clear their records RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Every time 28-year-old Poet Williams applies for a job, his arrest record comes up: three nonviolent misdemeanors. Those drug charges have followed the Durham resident since he was 21, barring him from jobs, apartments and opport...
15:34, 05/26/2019

Arizona marine drowns off North Carolina coast EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities on the North Carolina coast say a Camp Lejeune Marine has drowned. Emerald Isle police say 28-year-old Lance Cpl. Justin A. Hinds of Avondale, Arizona, was pulled from the surf by friends last Saturday. He was pr...
21:00, 05/07/2019

North Carolina GOP pushes back on redistricting allegations RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Attorneys for North Carolina Republican lawmakers are pushing back hard in state court over accusations the legislators misled federal judges in an earlier redistricting lawsuit. Republican legislative leaders filed in court on M...
03:51, 06/18/2019

Sheriff: Five-year-old North Carolina boy killed by crossfire RED SPRINGS, N.C. — A 5-year-old North Carolina boy has been killed by crossfire between people fighting near state Highway 72. Robeson County Sheriff Burnis Wilkins tells news outlets that Alva Paisley Oxendine was wounded Wednesday night near Red S...
10:34, 06/06/2019

North Carolina student drowns in lake near school GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina high school student has drowned in a lake across the street from his school. Assistant Chief Dwayne Church of the Greensboro Fire Department tells news outlets that three students were swimming Friday afternoo...
03:17, 05/19/2019

North Carolina teen's leg amputated after shark attack A teenage girl who survived a shark attack had her leg amputated due to injuries sustained in the incident at a North Carolina beach, she confirmed Monday....
09:17, 06/04/2019

North Carolina’s Special Election: When Do the Polls Close? Primary voters will thin a field of more than two dozen candidates running to replace Walter B. Jones Jr., a longtime congressman who died in February....
15:17, 04/30/2019

North Carolina wants to know who owns voting-machine makers RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s elections board is delaying a decision on certifying voting-machine makers until learning more about who owns them as worries grow about foreign interference. Elections board chairman Robert Cordle said Fri...
20:17, 06/14/2019

Boy bitten in third North Carolina shark attack this month An 8-year-old boy was bitten by a shark on a North Carolina beach over the weekend — marking the third shark attack in the state so far this month. The boy, whose name was not released, was in the water at Bald Head Island around 4 p.m. Sunday ...
14:51, 06/17/2019

North Carolina beats Georgia Tech 10-2 for ACC title Aaron Sabato and Ashton McGee each hit 2-run homers during 4-run 6h inning, North Carolina wins Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament title by beating Georgia Tech 10-2        ...
22:17, 05/26/2019

Is North Carolina really committed to returning women's basketball to the top? From the way it handled Sylvia Hatchell's exit to its announcement of Courtney Banghart's hiring, UNC doesn't seem truly invested in women's basketball....
15:17, 05/02/2019

Devastated North Carolina town still reeling from Florence TRENTON, N.C. (AP) — Nine months after Hurricane Florence inundated North Carolina, communities such as Trenton illustrate the slow and uneven pace of recovery. With hurricane season starting June 1, the courthouse and jail have yet to reopen as judg...
19:34, 06/22/2019

Democrat Cal Cunningham enters North Carolina Senate race RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former state senator tells The Associated Press he’s running for the U.S. Senate seat held by Republican incumbent Thom Tillis. Democrat Cal Cunningham had been campaigning for lieutenant governor in North Carolina, but h...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Gunman kills two, injures four at University of North Carolina, Charlotte A gunman reported to have been a student opened fire in a building at the University of North Carolina's Charlotte campus on Tuesday, killing two people and wounding four others, three of them critically, officials said....
09:17, 05/01/2019

Suspected North Carolina burglar caught after being fought off by boy with machete North Carolina police arrested a suspected burglar on Sunday who was fought off by an 11-year-old boy with a machete and sought treatment at a hospital for a head wound, but managed to flee before police could arrest him....
04:00, 06/17/2019

Two dead, four injured in shooting at University of North Carolina, Charlotte Two people were killed and four others wounded, three critically, in a shooting on Tuesday at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, officials said....
03:17, 05/01/2019

Two North Carolina men, dad killed in ATV crash at Tennessee adventure park Two North Carolina men and one of their fathers were killed Sunday after their all-terrain vehicle plummeted more than 100 feet down an embankment, according to Tennessee investigators....
09:34, 05/28/2019

He broke into a North Carolina home and was hit in the head with a machete. That was just the beginning A suspect in a North Carolina break-in who police say was hit in the head by an 11-year-old with a machete has been captured.        ...
03:00, 06/17/2019

North Carolina Republicans Have Bad Excuses For Why They Can't Insure 1 Million People North Carolina is among the 14 states in the nation that have still yet to adopt any sort of Medicaid expansion plan, leaving over one million people—or one-tenth of the entire state’s population—to rely on emergency rooms and urgent care facilities ...
20:51, 06/18/2019

North Carolina university lifts curfew after shooting that killed two Several people seriously wounded at UNC Charlotte campusSuspect Trystan Andrew Terrell, 22, taken into custodyThe University of North Carolina at Charlotte lifted a campus lockdown on Wednesday morning, a day after a gunman killed two people and woun...
16:17, 05/01/2019

Shark bites child in third North Carolina attack this season BALD HEAD ISLAND, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina officials say a shark bit an 8-year-old boy in what is now the third attack this season along the North Carolina coast. News outlets report the boy was swimming in open water Sunday afternoon when a shark ...
15:51, 06/17/2019

Bill directing immigration holds advances in North Carolina RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina sheriffs would be forced to honor federal requests to hold jail inmates who may be in the country unlawfully, under a bill that has advanced at the General Assembly. Some recently elected black Democratic county sh...
00:17, 06/20/2019

11-year-old North Carolina boy stops home invasion with a machete An intruder was stopped by an 11-year-old North Carolina boy wielding a machete. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
19:34, 06/18/2019

North Carolina man charged with 1985 murder of top Hollywood director A North Carolina man has been charged in the long-unsolved murder of a top Hollywood television director and world-class bridge player who was found slain at his Los Angeles home in 1985, prosecutors said on Friday....
23:00, 05/10/2019

North Carolina student died while tackling gunman to save others Riley Howell died in his classroom after charging a gunman who would kill him and another studentDavid Belnap stood on his North Carolina college campus aching from the latest US school shooting as he held a candle and wore a homemade T-shirt with “R...
15:17, 05/02/2019

Feds to test North Carolina election computers for hacking RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than two years after a 2016 Election Day technical failure, federal computer sleuths will scour North Carolina polling equipment supplied by a company targeted by Russian military intelligence. The U.S. Department of Homelan...
19:51, 06/05/2019

North Carolina to Investigate After Concerns Raised at Children’s Hospital The state health secretary announced an inquiry after a report in The New York Times revealed doctors’ fears that children seemed to fare poorly after heart surgery....
02:17, 06/01/2019

3rd Shark Attack in North Carolina This Month Injures 8-Year-Old Only three shark attacks were reported in the state in all of 2018, according to the International Shark Attack File. But experts say there is often year-to-year variation....
23:51, 06/17/2019

1-year-old killed when golf cart overturns in North Carolina A 1-year-old died Sunday after the golf cart he was riding in with his family hit a pothole which caused a steering malfunction before it overturned, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol....
15:34, 05/28/2019

University Of North Carolina Identifies Victims In Deadly Shooting The University of North Carolina at Charlotte on Wednesday revealed the identities of the two people killed and four injured in a shooting that prompted an all-night lockdown lifted slightly before......
19:00, 05/01/2019

Scientists found a tree in North Carolina that’s a jaw-dropping 2,624 years old Humans have a habit of shortening the lifespan of trees. We just love to cut them down, and we do so with startling efficiency, damaging or wiping out forests that have been around for centuries and some for much, much longer. The United States is no...
02:17, 05/11/2019

Chain closes North Carolina stores over racist receipts CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A national chain has closed two of its North Carolina stores and two workers were fired after racist names were added to two customer receipts. News outlets report Smoothie King announced that it closed the stores in Charlotte ...
22:17, 06/03/2019

North Carolina Rep. Walker declines Tillis primary challenge RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Rep. Mark Walker’s announced Thursday that he won’t challenge Sen. Thom Tillis in North Carolina’s Republican primary next year, a move that shows President Donald Trump’s influence on state politics and t...
17:00, 06/13/2019

North Carolina Steps Toward Changing Sexual Assault Laws RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Prosecutors in North Carolina can have a tough time proving a rape case if the victim is drunk. That’s because it is not illegal to have nonconsensual sex with someone who is incapacitated if the victim is responsible for b...
23:34, 05/05/2019

North Carolina Accuses Juul of Targeting Teens in Lawsuit North Carolina officials are suing Juul Labs, accusing the e-cigarette maker of targeting teenagers and misrepresenting the strength and health risks from the nicotine in its products....
05:34, 05/16/2019

Tim Tebow meets North Carolina college shooting survivor A student who was wounded in a shooting at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte in April finally got to meet his hero in person before their game at BB&T Park in Charlotte....
23:51, 06/21/2019

North Carolina wealth manager guilty in $15M Ponzi scheme RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina jury has found an investment adviser guilty of lying to clients, forging documents and swindling people out of more than $15 million in a Ponzi scheme. News outlets report 46-year-old Stephen Peters was found gui...
21:51, 06/07/2019

Suspect Charged With Murder After North Carolina Campus Shooting The police charged a man with murder early on Wednesday after a gunman opened fire in a University of North Carolina (UNC) building during final exams, killing two people and wounding four....
12:51, 05/01/2019

Barry Manilow gifts North Carolina high school $100,000 LAS VEGAS (AP) — Barry Manilow gifted $100,000 worth of new band gear to a North Carolina high school in an area still recovering from Hurricane Florence. News outlets report the band at East Duplin High School couldn’t afford new instruments a...
15:51, 06/21/2019

North Carolina officials cast spotlight on ‘zombie snakes’ Parks officials in North Carolina are alerting the public about a “zombie snake,” a mild-mannered critter indigenous to the state that often plays dead to defend itself from predators. The Eastern Hognose snake — usually brown or gray with dark...
23:00, 06/11/2019

North Carolina Senate panel OKs bill for voter ID denial fix RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Altered rules on how North Carolina student and employee identification cards must be authenticated before they qualify as voter identification required for next year’s elections are advancing through the state legislature....
21:34, 05/21/2019

North Carolina man admits murdering Muslims, gets life in prison A North Carolina man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after pleading guilty on Wednesday to the murders of three young Muslims in a 2015 case that drew the condemnation of then-President Barack Obama....
19:51, 06/12/2019

Bulls draft North Carolina’s Coby White with No. 7 pick CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls drafted North Carolina point guard Coby White with the No. 7 overall pick on Thursday. Executive vice president of basketball operations John Paxson had said the Bulls would look for an upgrade at the position after K...
05:17, 06/21/2019

North Carolina accuses JUUL of targeting children in lawsuit North Carolina filed a lawsuit against JUUL on Wednesday, accusing the e-cigarette maker of targeting children in its marketing and failing to clearly state the risks associated with the product....
00:51, 05/16/2019

Student hailed hero for tackling North Carolina university gunman A student killed in the North Carolina university shooting has been hailed a hero after it emerged that he tackled the gunman and attempted to disarm him....
12:51, 05/02/2019

North Carolina lawyer Cheslie Kryst takes the Miss USA crown On Thursday, Cheslie Kryst of North Carolina was crowned Miss USA. The Wake Forest MBA works as an attorney who works to reduce sentences for inmates.        ...
12:51, 05/03/2019

North Carolina to hold congressional primary after race tainted by fraud North Carolina voters on Tuesday will start the process of picking a new Republican candidate for Congress after state officials ordered a rerun of a November 2018 race marred by an absentee-ballot fraud scheme....
14:00, 05/14/2019

Bizarre deep-sea tubeworms discovered off North Carolina: Popped out 'like a jack in the box' A bizarre deep-sea tubeworm has been discovered off the coast of North Carolina, the first time the creature has ever been found this far north in the Atlantic Ocean....
18:17, 05/09/2019

North Carolina man pleads guilty to 2015 murders of three Muslim students Judge said Craig Stephen Hicks agreed as part of his plea to accept three consecutive life sentences without paroleA North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to gunning down three Muslim university students, as one of the victims’ relatives fainted in c...
02:00, 06/13/2019

Mack Brown thinks North Carolina can beat Clemson this season Mack Brown has big plans for the first season of his second tenure at North Carolina. That includes beating national champion Clemson.        ...
22:00, 05/10/2019

‘Zombie snake’ found in North Carolina can 'play dead,' officials say A snake that plays opossum? The eastern hognose snake is famous for flipping over on its back and playing dead, the North Carolina State Parks and Recreation said....
04:17, 06/11/2019

North Carolina businessman will challenge Sen. Thom Tillis in Republican primary Garland S. Tucker III, chief executive of a Raleigh investment company, filed paperwork Monday with the Federal Election Commission to run against Tillis....
00:17, 05/07/2019

North Carolina lawyer Cheslie Kryst named Miss USA 2019 Cheslie Kryst, a North Carolina lawyer who represents some prison inmates for free, won the 2019 Miss USA title Thursday night in a diverse field that included teachers, nurses and members of the military. Miss New Mexico and Oklahoma were next...
04:51, 05/03/2019

Student who confronted North Carolina gunman to be buried with military honors The slain student hailed as a hero for tackling a gunman during last week's shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) will be buried on Sunday with full military honors....
23:51, 05/05/2019

Study: Heavy metals in North Carolina lake bottom extensive RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Duke University scientist says a toxic stew of coal ash has spilled repeatedly from storage pits at a Wilmington power plant into an adjoining lake, and flooding from Hurricane Florence was only the latest example. Duke geochem...
22:17, 06/03/2019

North Carolina man arrested for 1985 slaying of TV director Barry Crane Los Angeles police on Friday charged a North Carolina man with murder nearly 35 years after the slaying of prominent television director Barry Crane, law enforcement officials said....
01:17, 05/11/2019

Student drowns in private lake across from high school in North Carolina A ninth grade student in North Carolina has been pronounced dead after it was revealed he drowned while swimming with classmates on Friday afternoon....
22:00, 05/19/2019

Slain North Carolina student gets Purple Heart, Bronze Star WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A University of North Carolina student who was killed when he tackled a gunman who opened fire inside a classroom has been posthumously awarded the highest military honors. Twenty-one-year-old Army ROTC cadet Riley Howell was...
14:17, 05/24/2019

Burned Down Colonial Tavern that May Have Doubled as a Brothel Found in North Carolina Archaeologists examining a recently discovered colonial tavern in eastern North Carolina were stunned to discover that when the 18th Century building burned to the ground a “treasure trove of merchandise” was trapped beneath the charred floorboards, ...
01:00, 06/17/2019

North Carolina man charged with animal cruelty after killing turtle in video Police say they were notified of the disturbing video via Facebook, with notices coming from as far away as South Africa.        ...
22:34, 06/06/2019

North Carolina Attorney General sues Juul for targeting youth North Carolina's Attorney General filed a lawsuit against Juul Labs Inc on Wednesday, piling more pressure on the biggest U.S. e-cigarette maker that is already under intense scrutiny for its products' usage among teenagers....
00:34, 05/16/2019

Slain North Carolina college student awarded police honor CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina police department has honored a college student who was killed when a gunman opened fire inside a classroom. News outlets report the family of UNC Charlotte student Riley Howell was awarded the Civilian Medal o...
02:34, 05/16/2019

Military plane crashes in North Carolina; pilot ejects safely A military plane crashed near Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point in North Carolina Monday evening, but no injuries or property damage was reported....
03:51, 05/21/2019

State senator wins North Carolina congressional primary in redo North Carolina State Sen. Dan Bishop won the Republican nomination in the 9th congressional district in a special election Tuesday after last year's results were thrown out because of fraud allegations....
06:17, 05/15/2019

North Carolina police charge suspect with murder after college shooting Police charged a man with murder early on Wednesday after a gunman opened fire in a University of North Carolina (UNC) building during final exams, killing two people and wounding four....
12:51, 05/01/2019

University of North Carolina at Charlotte updates: Who are the victims? The suspected shooter? The latest: The alleged gunman has been identified as a former student Trystan Andrew Terrell. A vigil is planned for Wednesday. Exams are postponed.        ...
13:00, 05/01/2019

Hero student who tackled North Carolina gunman remembered as 'selfless' The North Carolina college student credited with saving lives by tackling a gunman firing at his classmates was remembered on Sunday as a person who died, the way he lived, "putting others first."...
05:34, 05/06/2019

Suspect in killing of three North Carolina Muslims expected to plead guilty A man charged with killing three North Carolina Muslims in a 2015 case that drew the condemnation of then-President Barack Obama is expected to plead guilty to murder charges next week, a spokeswoman for the prosecutor's office said on Friday....
00:34, 06/08/2019

North Carolina Politician Abruptly Resigns, Saying He's Been Subjected to Homophobic Bullying Jerry Windle, a former town council member of Morrisville, NC, abruptly resigned his position this week, saying he had been the victim of intense, homophobic bullying over the past several years....
11:00, 05/17/2019

North Carolina man arrested in 1985 slaying of TV director Barry Crane Los Angeles police on Friday charged a North Carolina man with murder nearly 35 years after the slaying of prominent television director Barry Crane, law enforcement officials said....
18:17, 05/11/2019

Software firm may have exposed North Carolina to election hackers in 2016 Voting system security is problematic enough, but one company might have unintentionally laid out a welcome mat for hackers. Politico claims VR Systems, a voting software firm targeted by Russians, took a gigantic risk in 2016 by using remote access...
01:17, 06/06/2019

'Heart-wrenching' - Profiles of the University of North Carolina shooting victims Riley Howell loved "Star Wars," snowboarding and his high school sweetheart, Lauren - but most of all, his family said, the 21-year-old student at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte loved taking care of others....
22:51, 05/01/2019

North Carolina coach Mack Brown has knee replacement surgery done by former player North Carolina Tar Heels football coach Mack Brown underwent knee replacement surgery Monday and the operation was done by one of his former players, the team announced....
17:51, 06/04/2019

‘Weird’ worm-like object found on North Carolina shore has experts puzzled A North Carolina National Park service is having trouble identifying a mysterious, spiny object that washed up on a beach over the weekend and has asked for the public’s help....
02:00, 06/05/2019

North Carolina Film Office denies that tax screw-ups are what killed the Swamp Thing Earlier this week, the minds behind the DC Universe streaming service made a somewhat surprising announcement: The Swamp Thing TV show, initially presented as one of the big flagship series of the superhero-themed subscription offering (complete with...
01:34, 06/09/2019

‘Weird’ worm-like object found on North Carolina beach baffles experts A North Carolina National Park service is having trouble identifying a mysterious, spiny object that washed up on a beach over the weekend and is asking for the public’s help. A passerby found the “weird” worm-like object covered in what appeared to ...
00:17, 06/07/2019

North Carolina shark attack victim’s father reveals how he saved daughter: 'I hit it with everything I could' The father of a 17-year-old girl who was attacked by a shark earlier this month opened up about the horrifying incident and detailed how he freed the teen from the fish’s jaws....
21:17, 06/15/2019

Teen girl bitten by shark at North Carolina state park beach ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. — A park ranger says a 17-year-old girl was bitten by a shark at a North Carolina beach and suffered severe injuries. Fort Macon State Park ranger Paul Terry tells WCTI-TV that the teen was attacked by a shark while swimming arou...
06:34, 06/03/2019

Deceased Strategist’s Files Detail Republican Gerrymandering in North Carolina, Advocates Say A group challenging North Carolina’s state legislative maps says that documents from the files from the late Thomas Hofeller show that Republicans misled a federal court to avoid a special election....
01:17, 06/07/2019

North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students in possible hate crime The North Carolina man charged with killing three much-admired Muslim university students pleaded guilty Wednesday, four years after the slayings.        ...
18:17, 06/12/2019

Accused gunman in North Carolina college shooting skips court appearance A former student at the University of North Carolina in Charlotte waived his right to a court appearance on Thursday, a prosecutor said, after police say the suspect opened fire in a crowded classroom on Tuesday, killing two students and injuring fou...
01:34, 05/03/2019

North Carolina lawsuit against Juul creates new legal fight for maker of e-cigarettes The suit, filed in state court, alleges that Juul caused addiction in consumers by “deceptively downplaying the potency and danger of the nicotine” and employed advertising campaigns that targeted people under the legal smoking age....
05:00, 05/16/2019

North Carolina Village Used as District 12 in Hunger Games Movie Now a ‘Historic Place’ (RALEIGH, N.C.) — What would the folks in the Capitol think? District 12 is now on the National Register of Historic Places. The Henry River Mill Village, which served as the home of the three main characters from the movie The Hunger Games, wa...
02:34, 06/22/2019

North Carolina beaches see 20 rip current rescues on Memorial Day, 8 fatalities this year, officials say At least 20 people were rescued from rip currents on Memorial Day at two different beaches in North Carolina as the dangerous waters have already claimed eight lives this year....
21:00, 05/28/2019

Voters in North Carolina’s 9th District to choose nominees in do-over election after fraud scandal Ten candidates are facing off in the Republican special primary to replace 2018 nominee Mark Harris on the ballot. Dan McCready is running unopposed on the Democratic side....
17:17, 05/14/2019

North Carolina Student Fought, Tried To Disarm Gunman, Saved Lives: Cops A 21-year-old student killed in a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte saved some of his classmates' lives by charging the gunman and attempting to disarm him, the city's top......
04:51, 05/02/2019

Slain North Carolina college student confronted gunman, saved lives A 21-year-old student killed in a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte saved some of his classmates' lives by tackling the gunman and attempting to disarm him, the city's top law enforcement official said on Wednesday....
04:34, 05/02/2019

University of North Carolina student killed in campus shooting hailed as hero A North Carolina college student tackled a gunman who opened fire in his classroom, saving others’ lives but losing his own in the process, police said Wednesday....
01:17, 05/02/2019

North Carolina Republicans to Pick Candidate for Congress in Fraud-Tainted District State officials ordered a new election in the Ninth Congressional District, so Republicans must select one of 10 candidates in the last unsettled House race of the midterms....
18:17, 05/14/2019

Florida man arrested 47 years after North Carolina mom was found murdered beside her shivering baby North Carolina’s oldest cold case has been solved after new DNA technology helped lead to the arrest of a homeless Florida man for the 1972 killing of a woman found bound and shot beside her 4-month-old baby, authorities said Tuesday....
21:51, 05/02/2019

North Carolina day care closing after children wander off, found on busy highway A day care in North Carolina is set to close after six of the children being cared for at the center wandered away from teachers in December and onto a busy highway, officials said Monday....
17:17, 05/22/2019

North Carolina AG sues e-cigarette maker Juul, says it 'downplayed' dangers of nicotine to children North Carolina sued e-cigarette maker Juul Wednesday, accusing the vaping company of targeting young consumers and misrepresenting the potency and danger of nicotine in its products....
22:34, 05/15/2019

North Carolina Senate Fails to Override Governor’s ‘Born Alive’ Bill Veto RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republicans failed on Wednesday to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of legislation that would have created a new crime against doctors and nurses who fail to care for an infant delivered during an ...
02:51, 06/06/2019

North Carolina county euthanizes family’s dog by mistake, offers $300 and replacement animal from shelter The North Carolina Department of Agriculture is investigating after a family’s pet dog was euthanized by mistake by a county-run animal shelter, according to reports....
19:17, 06/15/2019

North Carolina father punches shark in the face to save teen daughter, who loses her leg When Paige Winter, 17, was attacked by a shark, her dad, Charlie Winter, punched the shark repeatedly. Paige survived but had her leg amputated.        ...
09:34, 06/05/2019

Free to fly the big flag? North Carolina city considers rule change in fight with RV store The city of Statesville, North Carolina is considering a change in an ordinance that would allow an RV company to fly a giant flag outside of its store, a matter that previously sparked a lawsuit....
07:51, 05/30/2019

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' sponsor wins Republican nod for rerun of 2018 House race A state senator who was a leading sponsor of North Carolina's much-maligned "bathroom bill" was headed for victory on Tuesday in a special primary to choose the Republican nominee for a rerun of a 2018 congressional race marred by election fraud....
05:00, 05/15/2019

Slain North Carolina college student confronted gunman, saved lives: police chief A 21-year-old student killed in a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte saved some of his classmates' lives by charging the gunman and attempting to disarm him, the city's top police official said on Wednesday....
22:51, 05/01/2019

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' sponsor wins Republican nod for rerun of 2018 U.S. House race A state senator who was a leading sponsor of North Carolina's much-maligned "bathroom bill" won a decisive victory on Tuesday in a special primary to choose the Republican nominee for a rerun of a 2018 congressional race marred by election fraud....
08:00, 05/15/2019

A North Carolina city is suing an RV retailer over its ‘gigantic’ American flag. They still won't take it down A North Carolina city says Gander RV's American flag is too big. CEO Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit," says he will not remove it.        ...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Girl loses 'one leg above the knee' in North Carolina shark attack, father punched fish 5 times: grandmother A teenage girl who lost part of her leg and suffered severe hand injuries after a shark attack at a North Carolina beach Sunday was freed from the fish's jaws when her father jumped into the fray and began beating the sharp-toothed terror....
17:34, 06/03/2019

North Carolina firefighter honors newborn daughter, fallen heroes in touching Memorial Day photo shoot A North Carolina firefighter celebrated the birth of his daughter amid a sea of American flags in a viral Memorial Day photo meant to honor those who ensured Capt. Kevin Phillips' newborn grew up in the land of the free....
21:00, 05/28/2019

Army soldier allegedly opened fire in North Carolina home while on active duty, in uniform: police An active-duty soldier was arrested after he allegedly — while wearing his military-issued ballistic gear — shot into a home in North Carolina on Sunday, leaving him injured in the process....
21:17, 06/13/2019

Held for More Than a Year in a Men’s Prison, North Carolina Finally Agrees to Transfer Trans Inmate to Women’s Facility After holding a trans woman inmate for more than a year in a men’s prison, North Carolina has announced that it will finally move Kanautica Zayre-Brown to a women’s facility....
23:00, 05/28/2019

Miss North Carolina Cheslie Kryst Crowned Miss USA 2019 And the winner of the Miss USA 2019 pageant is... Miss North Carolina Cheslie Kryst! On Wednesday, the beauty queen beat 50 other contestants to capture the coveted title at the 68th......
05:51, 05/03/2019

Miss USA 2019: 5 Things to Know About Miss North Carolina Cheslie Kryst Ladies and gentlemen, it's time to meet your new Miss USA. Earlier tonight, Nick Lachey and Vanessa Lachey hosted the annual beauty pageant live from the Grand Sierra Resort and......
05:51, 05/03/2019

'0-0-0-0' lottery drawing breaks North Carolina record with $7.8 million in winnings In the largest amount ever won in a single drawing in the game – $7.8 million – 2,014 winning tickets were sold in Saturday's Carolina Pick 4.        ...
18:34, 06/24/2019

North Carolina Dem candidate vows to 'get tough' with China - despite investing in company that outsourced to China A Democratic Congressional candidate trying to win a seat in September’s special election has promised to “get tough with China,” even as he invested in a solar power company that outsourced production to China and imported devices from a Chinese com...
14:51, 05/28/2019

How's this for good fortune? North Carolina man wins $344.6M Powerball with numbers from a fortune cookie A North Carolina man said he chose the winning Powerball numbers from a fortune cookie his stepdaughter had years ago.        ...
10:17, 06/05/2019

Alive before Jesus' birth, a 2600-year-old tree in North Carolina is one of USA's oldest While wars and storms roar around it, the tree has been alive for over 2,600 years, quietly growing along the banks of a river near Raleigh.        ...
22:00, 05/10/2019

North Carolina city files lawsuit against RV company for flying American flag out of city ordinance A battle between a North Carolina city and an RV company continues as the city fights to remove the large American flag that flies high outside of the business....
19:51, 05/22/2019

North Carolina hires Princeton's Courtney Banghart to replace Syliva Hatchell as women's basketball coach Banghart replaces Sylvia Hatchell, a Hall of Fame coach who resigned April 18 after an external investigation.        ...
00:51, 05/01/2019

The Mother's Day 'gift of a lifetime': North Carolina woman wins $1.3M lottery prize Vielka Roman won the third-largest jackpot in Carolina Cash 5 history, according to North Carolina lottery officials.        ...
05:34, 05/16/2019

North Carolina dad on teen driver in crash that killed his son: 'I'm just praying for her' "I don't even know the girl's name," the father, Scott Belue, said. "I'm just praying for her, and I love her."        ...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Public Markets Expose the Myth of the Unicorn Some Silicon Valley’s unicorns have achieved lofty valuations in private markets where well-heeled optimists could readily buy, but skeptics couldn’t easily sell—much less short. The public market, as Lyft and Uber have discovered, is different....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Sparkly unicorn ice cream: Kroger’s bid to win grocery wars Kroger Co has room to improve on sales and is looking to its Deluxe Unicorn Swirl ice cream and other store-brand products to boost growth, Chief Executive Rodney McMullen said on Thursday....
20:51, 06/20/2019

Justin Amash is the GOP’s unicorn: A lawmaker who stands up to Trump — and actually sticks by it Despite getting attacked relentlessly for his impeachment comments and a new poll showing him trailing a little-known primary challenger, Amash isn't backing down. That's basically unprecedented....
23:00, 06/13/2019

South Carolina: Tax break for Carolina Panthers near passage COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina legislators are expected to clear the final hurdle to giving the Carolina Panthers up to $120 million in tax breaks to move their practice fields and team headquarters out of North Carolina. The Senate voted 23-16...
20:17, 05/20/2019

AI photography platform Meero raises $230 million to become France’s newest unicorn Paris-based Meero raised $230 million in venture capital for its AI-driven photography platform, pushing the company past a valuation of $1 billion. Read More...
01:17, 06/19/2019

REFILE-FOCUS-Sparkly unicorn ice cream: Kroger’s bid to win grocery wars Kroger Co has room to improve on sales and is looking to its Deluxe Unicorn Swirl ice cream and other store-brand products to boost growth, Chief Executive Rodney McMullen said on Thursday....
19:17, 06/21/2019

Naked German 'unicorn' politician creates stir at flower show A local politician appearing body-painted but half-naked as a unicorn proved a hit at a gardening exhibition in southwestern Germany. But not everyone was amused....
16:34, 05/16/2019

French photo startup Meero joins unicorn club after $230 million fundraising French startup Meero, which offers online editing and production tools for photographers, has raised $230 million in a boost for the country's technology and start-up scene that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will boost the overall economy....
13:51, 06/19/2019

You can build a billion-dollar unicorn and still go on maternity leave. These female CEOs prove it Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman is out on maternity leave, and 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki's due date is nearing. These female leaders of 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 start-ups are offering broad family-leave benefits to employees....
16:51, 05/15/2019

U.S. religious centers buy more insurance after raft of shootings U.S. religious centers are buying special insurance to protect them from the financial consequences of an armed intruder opening fire in their buildings....
17:00, 05/01/2019

Meghan has given birth to a raft of royal experts Thank heavens they are on hand to share their awe-inspiring insights into the meaning of the new baby’s name and the choice of paint for Archie’s nurseryIn light of new information, I hope the government will consider immediately reclassifying at lea...
21:34, 05/09/2019

Raft carrying migrants overturns in Rio Grande Several people are missing and one is dead after a raft overturned on the Rio Grande during an attempt by smugglers to get migrants from Mexico into the United States, according to officials....
05:17, 05/03/2019

4 missing after migrant raft overturns in Rio Grande WASHINGTON (AP) — Border agents are searching for three children and an adult after their raft flipped on the Rio Grande as they tried to cross the U.S.-Mexico border, a law enforcement official says. The missing included a 10-month-old baby, a 7-yea...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Police: 2 members of Amish community die in raft accident STOCKBRIDGE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say two young members of an Amish community drowned after their small raft apparently capsized on a pond in central New York. Madison County Sheriff Todd Hood tells WSYR television that a 12-year-old boy and a 21-year-...
17:17, 05/02/2019

One Infant Dead, More Missing After Rio Grande Raft Overturns A ten month old infant died and several more went missing when an inflatable raft overturned on the Rio Grande river as smugglers attempted to cross the river from Mexico to the U.S. with migrants on Wednesday night, according to CNN....
04:51, 05/03/2019

German aid group releases video of migrant raft in distress MILAN (AP) — The German aid group Sea-Watch has released video from its aircraft showing a sinking raft packed with dozens migrants off Libya with some people scattered in the sea. Sea-Watch said Thursday that its aircraft immediately tried to contac...
23:00, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Baby found dead after raft flips on Rio Grande WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on migrants missing after their raft flipped on the Rio Grande (all times local): 4:35 p.m. A law enforcement official says a 10-month-old baby has been found dead after a raft carrying the child and eight others flipped ...
23:51, 05/02/2019

Dutch save migrant trying to reach Britain on makeshift raft BERLIN (AP) — Dutch sea rescue services say they have saved a migrant trying to cross the English Channel on a makeshift raft. The Royal Netherlands Sea Rescue Institution, or KNRM, tweeted that the man was picked up Sunday morning near Ijmuiden, wes...
19:00, 06/02/2019

Mexican troop deployment may halt Guatemala’s thriving raft industry Clutching a folder holding his ID documents, Steven Martinez stood uncertainly in no man’s land — the middle of the Rodolfo Robles bridge connecting Guatemala to Mexico — in this frontier outpost named for a Mayan warrior. Martinez, a Honduran migran...
01:17, 06/09/2019

A Raft, a Laminated Paper and Nearly 8 Months in Custody: A 7-Year-Old’s Border Odyssey José came to the United States as what the government calls an “unaccompanied minor,” and it would be eight months before he reunited with his mother....
20:51, 05/11/2019

Baby's body recovered, three missing, after raft carrying migrants capsizes in Rio Grande The body of a 10-month-old boy was recovered on Thursday and three other migrants, including two children, were still missing after their raft capsized as they crossed the Rio Grande in Texas, U.S. Border Patrol said....
01:34, 05/03/2019

10-month-old baby dead, 3 missing after migrant raft overturns in Rio Grande along Mexico border A man told a border official that a raft carrying nine people had overturned and his baby son and nephew had been swept away.        ...
16:17, 05/03/2019

Ocean Vuong: ‘As a child I would ask: What’s napalm?’ How did a Vietnamese refugee come to write what many are hailing as the great American novel?While he was an undergraduate, Ocean Vuong formed the habit of writing at night. During the day, he studied literature at Brooklyn College and worked in a ca...
14:17, 06/09/2019

Your Synthetic Clothes May Be Polluting the Ocean Our actions carry consequences, and that includes the clothes we buy. Off the coast of Tarragona in northeastern Spain, the waters are full of microplastics. Most come from clothing fibers, according to new research.Read more......
17:00, 06/12/2019

Designing ocean ecological systems in the lab Researchers from MIT have discovered simple rules of assembly of ocean microbiomes that degrade complex polysaccharides in coastal environments. Microbiomes, or microbial communities, are composed of hundreds or thousands of diverse species, making i...
18:51, 04/28/2019

North Pole and Polar Worlds review – why Inuit don't worry about north Exciting tales of heroic polar explorers make a great exhibition, but a book on the North Pole shows that times are too changed not to seek deeper narratives...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Scientists Discover Nearly 200,000 Kinds of Ocean Viruses Far more viruses appear to populate the seas than was previously thought, a discovery that could help clarify viruses' role in the global carbon cycle....
20:51, 04/28/2019

Ocean activity is key controller of summer monsoons Each summer, a climatic shift brings persistent wind and rain to much of Southeast Asia, in the form of a seasonal monsoon. The general cause of the monsoon is understood to be an increasing temperature difference between the warming land and the com...
07:34, 05/07/2019

Macquarie Gets a Foothold in U.S.-Asia Ocean Trade The Australian investment group’s purchase of a multiyear concession to run the Long Beach Container Terminal in California comes with a guaranteed $9 billion in revenue....
20:17, 05/05/2019

| 72-year-old crosses Atlantic Ocean ... in a barrel! A 72-year-old Frenchman arrived on the Caribbean island of Martinique to celebrate crossing the Atlantic in four months carried by the currents in a custom-made barrel....
15:17, 05/09/2019

G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on a global scale, the Japanese government said after hosting the two-day ministerial meeting....
14:17, 06/16/2019

North Korea calls the U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship an “unlawful robbery” and demands it be returned SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea calls the U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship an “unlawful robbery” and demands it be returned....
07:17, 05/14/2019

Now Ocean Plastics Could Be Killing Oxygen-Making Bacteria The toxins that plastics leach into seawater severely affect the bacteria that provides perhaps 20 percent of Earth's oxygen. That's when things get complicated......
18:34, 05/17/2019

Ocean Bacteria Colonize Your Skin After Just 10 Minutes of Swimming If sharks and sunburns don’t scare you at the beach, perhaps this will: According to preliminary research out this week, it only takes a 10-minute swim in the ocean to get your skin covered in a fresh coat of bacteria. While that’s not necessarily ba...
20:17, 06/22/2019

Florida man scared raccoon off his boat, left it to die in the ocean A Florida lawyer admitted that he chased a raccoon off his boat while 20 miles offshore, leaving it to die in the water, a report said. Thomas Cope posted a video to Facebook that showed what he referred to as a “trash panda” roaming arou...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Europa’s salty surface may indicate an ocean that’s good for life Jupiter’s moon Europa has an ocean buried beneath its icy shell which may be full of regular table salt. That’s a good sign for the possibility of life there...
22:34, 06/12/2019

Scientists Think They Know How Pluto's Hidden Ocean Stays Liquid Recent results suggest that Pluto has a liquid water ocean buried beneath its icy shell. But how could such a thing be possible at the frigid outer edges of the solar system? Scientists from Japan and the United States might have an answer.Read more....
11:00, 05/21/2019

Big Ocean Cargo Carriers Join Blockchain Initiative Two major European ship operators have joined a blockchain platform, in a significant boost for the adoption of the technology across the logistics industry....
18:00, 05/28/2019

Audubon intervenes to protect ocean monument for puffins PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The National Audubon Society is getting involved in a lawsuit over the future of a national monument located in the ocean off New England because of the area’s importance to birds. Fishing groups sued in federal court aga...
19:17, 06/15/2019

The Galapagos of the Indian Ocean: Voyage to a forgotten paradise Celebrated for their biodiversity, the islands of Socotra could unlock secrets of humans' journey out of Africa – but war and weather hamper the journey there...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Max Muncy to angry Madison Bumgarner: Get my homer ‘out of the ocean’ Max Muncy and Madison Bumgarner have themselves some Bay Area beef. Bumgarner left a 92 mph fastball high over the plate to Muncy, who crushed the ball 426 feet into the waters past the walkway beyond the right field wall in the first inning for the ...
04:51, 06/10/2019

A deer leaped into the ocean, and tried to ride waves. Then, surfers had to rescue it A deer leaped into the ocean at a New Jersey beach and swam nearly 25 yards from shore. A video shows the epic rescue.        ...
14:51, 05/09/2019

Trash found littering ocean floor in deepest-ever sub dive On the deepest dive ever made by a human inside a submarine, a Texas investor found something he could have found in the gutter of nearly any street in the world: trash....
22:51, 05/13/2019

Underwater volcano explains mysterious ocean hum heard around the world Months ago, a bizarre hum rippled through the waters far off the coast of Africa, traveling around the world and drawing the attention of scientists who managed to capture it using seismic sensors. Its origins were a mystery, but the discovery of a n...
19:34, 05/24/2019

'Pieces of human society': deep ocean may be riddled with microplastics Quantity of particles hundreds of meters underwater off California is on par with Great Pacific Garbage Patch, study findsAnela Choy, a biological oceanographer, had been noticing something odd while studying the diets of tuna and other deep-diving f...
13:00, 06/06/2019

Plastic pollution found at every depth of the ocean by deep-sea survey A deep-sea survey has found more tiny particles of plastic far below the surface of the Pacific than floating on its surface, with the highest levels around 300 metres down...
21:00, 06/06/2019

Atlantic City’s Ocean Casino is finally making money ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A perennially challenged Atlantic City casino says it will finally turn a profit after months in the red. The Ocean Casino Resort says it has greatly reduced its debt and will return to profitability in May. A new marketing...
17:00, 05/05/2019

Right whale population decline linked to ocean warming, research says A report shows that the animal’s food supply shifted, causing them to travel farther for food and moving them closer to shipping lanesThe endangered North Atlantic right whale faces increased odds because its main food supply has shifted due to ocean...
21:51, 05/27/2019

Funding crisis threatens crucial UK ocean monitoring project The array of moorings monitoring a weakening in the Atlantic conveyor belt risk being left in the lurch when funding expires in 2020, leaving key questions about the climate unanswered...
10:00, 05/18/2019

T.I. and his 3-year-old take in the ocean views in an adorable daddy daughter moment The Atlanta-based rapper shared a video to Instagram of him and his 3-year-old daughter hanging out at the beach and it was really cute.        ...
20:34, 06/10/2019

Splitting tectonic plate could eventually shrink Atlantic Ocean Europe and Canada may one day smash into each other if dramatic new research is to be believed. Scientists say one of Earth’s tectonic plates, the massive shelves of crust that carry the continents and seafloor, is gradually splitting apart off...
17:17, 05/08/2019

Wrecker truck slides into ocean in Maine after ground beneath it gives way A wrecker truck was pulled from the Atlantic Ocean after plunging into the water when the ground beneath it collapsed Tuesday morning in Harpsell, Maine. The wrecker was in the process of delivering a dock system to the property waterfront, according...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Pebble Beach aims to keep harmful golf balls out of ocean Pebble Beach Golf Links, which hosts the U.S. Open this week, hopes the world's best golfers will keep their balls on the fairways and out of the sensitive coastal waters, which have been overwhelmed by decades of golf ball pollution....
05:17, 06/13/2019

Coca Cola and Pepsi among the biggest ocean polluters : Report An analysis by 24/7 Wall Street has listed the corporations which contribute the most to ocean pollution worldwide.       ...
20:34, 06/18/2019

This Extraordinary Home Will Hang From Cliff Side, Suspended Above Ocean Australian prefab architecture specialists Modscape Concept have designed a five-storey home that clings to a cliff's edge, suspended above the ocean....
09:34, 04/30/2019

Impact that formed the Moon might have splashed into Earth’s magma ocean Enlarge / An early version of the collision model, showing a head-on impact. The Earth and its moon are unique in our Solar System. Earth is the only rocky planet with a large moon, and only the dwarf planet Pluto has a moon that's so similar in s...
11:51, 05/02/2019

Pluto could have a liquid ocean hiding underneath a shell of nitrogen ice Scientists think Pluto has liquid oceans under a shell of nitrogen ice. An ocean would be possible due to a layer of gas that exists underneath the ice and above the ocean. The gas acts as a barrier, insulating the two from each other. Visit INSIDER'...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Profiles in Science: How Do You Find an Alien Ocean? Margaret Kivelson Figured It Out For forty years, the physicist at U.C.L.A. has been uncovering the outer solar system’s secrets. Few scientists know more about the mysteries of Jupiter and its icy moons....
03:00, 04/29/2019

| Capsized ocean rescue vessel leaves three dead in French storm Three rescuers from the French ocean rescue service have died after their vessel capsized in rough seas as a giant storm pummelled the country's Atlantic coast....
11:17, 06/08/2019

Radioactive remnants of nuclear bomb tests found on ocean floor Nuclear weapons testing dates back to the mid-1940s and ramped up significantly starting in the early 1950s. Several countries, including the US, Soviet Union, China and France spent decades testing new versions of the incredibly destructive arms and...
18:51, 05/10/2019

Cate Blanchett Is 50! Look Back at All Her Iconic Roles From Elizabeth to Ocean's Eight to Celebrate Today is Cate Blanchett's birthday so we've renamed it Cate Blanchett Day! It has a nice ring to it, don't you think? The Oscar-winning actress is basically Australian......
17:51, 05/14/2019

Creative thinking: Researchers propose solar methanol island using ocean CO₂ Enlarge / Artist's rendering of solar methanol islands. (credit: Novaton) Imagine an open ocean, Sun beating down overhead, with 70 islands of solar panels, each 100 meters (328 feet) in diameter, bobbing silently out toward the horizon. The cluste...
20:17, 06/06/2019

G20 to tackle ocean plastic waste as petrochemical producers expand in Asia Japan wants to make reducing the glut of plastic waste in the oceans a priority at the Group of 20 summit it is hosting this month as governments around the world crack down on such pollution....
12:00, 06/13/2019

In World's Deepest Dive, Trash Found On Floor Of Pacific Ocean On the deepest dive ever made by a human inside a submarine, a Texas investor and explorer found something he could have found in the gutter of nearly any street in the world: trash....
05:51, 05/14/2019

Scientists find gigantic freshwater reservoir beneath Atlantic Ocean “We knew there was fresh water down there in isolated places, but we did not know the extent or geometry,” explained lead researcher Chloe Gustafson, a PhD. candidate at Columbia's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory....
01:34, 06/25/2019

Evidence of Arsenic-Breathing Microbial Life Found in Pacific Ocean Researchers working off the coast of Mexico have discovered evidence of arsenic-breathing life in oxygen-starved waters. These resilient microbes are a vestige of Earth’s ancient past, but they could also be a sign of things to come under the influen...
01:51, 05/04/2019

Coca-Cola, Pepsi highlight the 20 corporations producing the most ocean pollution About 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered by oceans, and some corporations treat them better than others.       ...
01:17, 06/18/2019

Rescuers search for pilot after small plane crashes into ocean off New Jersey A single-engine plane crashed Wednesday in the Atlantic Ocean off Cape May in New Jersey, where rescuers were searching for the sole occupant, according to reports. The Mooney M20J departed from Trenton-Robbinsville Airport in Robbinsville Township, ...
05:51, 05/30/2019

New Navy ocean attack plan combines air, surface and undersea drones Should an enemy submarine surface well beyond undersea or surface drone detection range and send intelligence to attack platforms - US Navy platforms could be vulnerable in some instances. Fortified by targeting data from well beyond the horizon, ene...
21:00, 06/05/2019

Pacific Ocean coup: how Ronald Reagan helped bury a Beach Boy at sea The US president had promised the band that if they ever needed his help, he would be on hand. So when Dennis Wilson died, he started making some callsMinutes after sunset on 4 January 1984, the body of Beach Boys drummer Dennis Wilson entered the Pa...
12:51, 05/22/2019

Radioactive remnants of decades-old nuclear bomb tests have settled on the ocean floor Nuclear weapons testing dates back to the mid 1940s and ramped up significantly starting in the early 1950s. Several countries, including the U.S., Soviet Union, China and France spent decades testing new versions of the incredibly destructive arms a...
02:34, 05/10/2019

Southeast Asian nations, among worst ocean polluters, aim to curb plastic debris Thai zero-waste advocate Thanaboon Somboon never leaves his home without what he calls a full "weaponry" of reusable shopping bags, coffee tumblers and stainless steel straws for his daily battle against single-use plastic....
17:51, 06/21/2019

Teams autonomously mapping the depths take home millions in Ocean Discovery Xprize There’s a whole lot of ocean on this planet, and we don’t have much of an idea what’s at the bottom of most of it. That could change with the craft and techniques created during the Ocean Discovery Xprize, which had teams competing ...
00:17, 06/01/2019

Good news everyone! The deepest manned sea dive has discovered our trash on the ocean floor A true testament to humanity’s indomitable spirit, a record-setting underwater expedition has just been completed that not only brings our species deeper into the ocean ever before, but proves, too, that we’re fucking awesome at destroying conceivabl...
18:51, 05/14/2019

Two Florida teens stranded in the ocean prayed for help. A boat named Amen saved them Two Florida teenagers prayed for a miracle from God while stranded in the ocean for two hours. The crew from a boat named Amen rescued them.        ...
03:51, 05/03/2019

'Bomb carbon' from Cold War nuclear tests found in deep ocean trenches A new study has found that the nuclear tests performed during the Cold War during the 1950s and 1960s have left a very disturbing legacy on our planet — they have infiltrated the bodies of crustaceans in deep ocean trenches....
18:17, 05/13/2019

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote island group in Indian Ocean Debris on Cocos (Keeling) Islands was mostly bottles, cutlery, bags and straws, but also included 977,000 shoes, study saysOn the beaches of the tiny Cocos (Keeling) Islands, population 600, marine scientists found 977,000 shoes and 373,000 toothbrus...
15:51, 05/16/2019

By 2021, Prada’s Cult Nylon Bags Will Be Made From Recycled Ocean Plastic To kick start the sustainability effort, Prada has launched a Re-Nylon collection of six bags crafted from reclaimed ocean plastics, fishing nets and textile fibre waste...
15:17, 06/24/2019

The Hidden Ocean Beneath Europa’s Frozen Crust May Contain Basic Table Salt Observations from the Hubble Space Telescope point to the presence of sodium chloride on the surface of Jupiter’s icy moon Europa. This is potential evidence that sodium chloride, otherwise known as table salt, exists within Europa’s subsurface ocean...
00:00, 06/13/2019

Ocean life faces ‘onslaught of threats’ from human activity, but tools exist to save it Underwater life is severely impacted by an “onslaught of threats,” but we already have the tools to positively influence ocean conservation, the UN said in a statement marking 2019 World Wildlife Day which, this year, is celebrated under the theme “L...
23:34, 04/28/2019

Monday’s News Brief: World population, Desertification Day, ocean protection, Nigeria, Yemen and Gaza To start this week, we cover: food aid diversions in Yemen; 9.7 billion of people on earth by 2050; Law of the Sea Convention; World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought; triple suicide bombing in Nigeria; and a solar power plant for health care...
00:00, 06/18/2019

Dr. Marc Siegel advises passengers aboard quarantined cruise ship not to panic: 'Look out on the ocean' A Church of Scientology cruise ship has been quarantined on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia due to a confirmed case of the measles, but NYU medical professor Dr. Marc Siegel says the best thing the passengers can do is keep their cool....
06:17, 05/04/2019

Turns out there's more plastic pollution in the deep ocean than the Great Pacific Garbage Patch The problem of plastic in the ocean is worse than feared. There’s actually more microplastic 1,000 feet down than there is in the Great Pacific Garbage.        ...
01:51, 06/07/2019

Canada needs to ramp up ocean protection by 30% to give marine animals ‘hope of survival’: report The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society says in a report that while there has been progress in recent years, recommendations from international scientific bodies suggest there's more work to do....
14:34, 06/03/2019

Carnival’s tiny Ocean Medallion wearable brings tech luxury to cruise ships Carnival, the operator of more than 100 cruise ships, is taking luxury cruise life to a new level, thanks to a tiny little tech wearable called the Ocean Medallion.Read More...
20:00, 05/23/2019

$2.5 trillion breathing problem? Ocean plastic endangers bacteria that create oxygen necessary for life It's already been cast as an economic villain, to the tune of $2.5 trillion, disrupting "almost all marine ecosystem services" and suffocating every industry it touches. Now, plastic pollution in oceans could actually be suffocating the planet – by h...
17:01, 05/15/2019

Royal Ascot: Double delight for Frankie Dettori as Crystal Ocean lands knockout blow Frankie Dettori proved yet again he is the king of Ascot as he ruled the waves with a memorable double - highlighted by a masterful ride on Crystal Ocean to take the Prince Of Wales's Stakes....
19:51, 06/19/2019

Texas explorer Victor Vescovo completes deepest ocean dive in history in Mariana Trench A Dallas-based explorer has set a record for the deepest dive ever made in a submersible -- in the world's deepest ocean trench, his organization announced Monday....
00:00, 05/14/2019

UN chief outlines ‘intertwined challenges’ of climate change, ocean health facing Pacific nations on the ‘frontline’ Visiting Fiji for the first time as Secretary-General, António Guterres outlined two “fundamental challenges” facing leaders attending the Pacific Islands Forum on Thursday, namely climate change and the world’s rising ocean, which threatens to subme...
03:51, 05/15/2019

Greenpeace vessels begin pole-to-pole ocean journey - in pictures The Arctic Sunrise and the Esperanza, two Greenpeace vessels, are in Svalbard, Norway, on the first leg of a voyage from the Arctic to the Antarctic. Their mission is to highlight the threats facing the oceans and to campaign for a global treaty cove...
18:51, 06/07/2019

Deepest dump? American explorer spots plastic garbage in world's deepest ocean We know Mount Everest is littered with tons of trash. Now we know garbage has also been spotted at the world's deepest ocean depth.        ...
20:17, 05/14/2019

How the Carolina Hurricanes hit back against the NHL's war on fun The ‘Canes have taken a stand in the name of silliness, and have ended up winning a battle of values in a league that often takes itself too seriouslyAmong the unexpected victors emerging from the bizarre first-round of this year’s Stanley Cup playof...
13:34, 05/08/2019

N Carolina man released after serving more than 40 years RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who served more than 40 years in prison for a shopkeeper’s slaying in a failed robbery attempt is heading home. Attorney Theresa Newman of the Duke Wrongful Convictions Clinic says 81-year-old Charles R...
01:34, 05/24/2019

Coastal Carolina stays alive with 9-4 win over Florida A&M ATLANTA (AP) — Jake Wright and Parker Chavers each homered to help lead Coastal Carolina to a 9-4 victory Saturday over Florida A&M in an elimination game of the Atlanta regional. Coastal Carolina (36-25-1), the 2016 College World Series champion, bu...
00:51, 06/02/2019

The Trailer: What we learned in South Carolina this weekend In this edition: The lessons of a hot South Carolina weekend, the Iran (and ICE) debate that never happened, and the presidential candidate with Pennsylvania roots named "Joe" (not that one)....
05:51, 06/24/2019

The Latest: Finalists from Oklahoma, N. Carolina, New Mexico RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on the Miss USA pageant in Reno, Nevada (all times local, PDT): 6:45 p.m. The three finalists in this year’s Miss USA competition are from North Carolina, Oklahoma and New Mexico. Miss North Carolina Cheslie Kryst e...
04:00, 05/03/2019

3rd South Carolina airman dies in as many weeks SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. (AP) — Officials at a South Carolina military installation say a third airman has died in as many weeks. Authorities at Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter tell news outlets 30-year-old Senior Airman Aaron Hall died Saturday morni...
22:17, 06/03/2019

‘SEC on CBS’ schedules starts with Alabama-South Carolina Alabama at South Carolina on Sept. 14 will start CBS’ SEC football schedule this season; Notre Dame’s trip to Georgia the next week positioned to be prime-time game for network...
20:00, 05/29/2019

Dad sentenced to die, but executions rare in South Carolina COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A jury in South Carolina sent a father to death row for killing his five children but when — or even if — Timothy Jones Jr. will be executed is unsure. South Carolina has no drugs to carry out lethal Injections and companies ref...
20:17, 06/14/2019

N Carolina man accused of killing, dismembering roommates WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A grand jury indictment has revealed more about a grisly killing in North Carolina, where a man is accused of stabbing his roommates, chopping up their bodies, wrapping them in carpet and dumping them in the woods. The Wins...
15:17, 05/07/2019

LSU rallies to beat South Carolina 8-6 in SEC Tournament HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Josh Smith homered and scored three times as No. 5 seed LSU erased an early four-run deficit and defeated No. 12 seed South Carolina 8-6 in a Southeastern Conference Tournament game that ended early Wednesday morning. LSU (35-22) ...
11:34, 05/22/2019

South Carolina inmates to be charged for livestreaming BISHOPVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Department of Corrections says several inmates were able to livestream on Facebook using contraband cellphones inside their maximum security prison. The agency tweeted Tuesday that the phones were confiscat...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Ocean Vuong's 'On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous' a transcendent queer immigrant story Ocean Vuong's autobiographical debut novel is a transcendent and gorgeously written account of a queer Vietnamese immigrant growing up.        ...
16:17, 06/05/2019

Gorillas hilariously try to avoid rain at South Carolina zoo A viral video from a South Carolina zoo showed a group of gorillas behaving just like humans as they tried to take shelter from the rain. The primates at the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in Columbia were seen huddling beneath an overhang. Each of two fe...
23:34, 05/13/2019

South Carolina man found guilty of murdering his five children A South Carolina man was found guilty on Tuesday of murdering his five children after he confessed to killing them at their mobile home in 2014 before driving their decomposing bodies through several states and dumping them in Alabama....
23:51, 06/04/2019

South Carolina looks to weed its way into hemp farming boom COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is projecting a 1,200% increase in hemp farming acreage, as the state looks to join in on the booming market with others in the region. The Post and Courier reports South Carolina has 113 permitted growers this ye...
21:17, 06/24/2019

Service thanks N Carolina student who charged campus gunman WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Family and hundreds of friends and neighbors are remembering a North Carolina college student credited with saving classmates’ lives by rushing a gunman firing inside their lecture hall. A memorial for 21-year-old Riley...
01:00, 05/06/2019

South Carolina guard A.J. Lawson withdraws from NBA draft COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina freshman guard A.J. Lawson has withdrawn his name from the NBA draft. Lawson announced his choice on Tuesday, a day before the deadline for those who want to return to college to pull out of the draft pool. Lawson...
04:00, 05/29/2019

Boston Bruins take 3-0 series lead over Carolina Hurricanes The Boston Bruins picked up a 2-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals, and are one win away from reaching the Stanley Cup final....
18:00, 05/15/2019

A Top Executive at Boeing’s Troubled South Carolina Plant Is Out David Carbon’s departure follows a New York Times article that detailed shoddy production and weak oversight at the company’s 787 Dreamliner factory in North Charleston....
04:17, 05/23/2019

XFL’s Rod ‘He Hate Me’ Smart found safe in South Carolina Rod Smart — aka “He Hate Me” — has been “found safe” in South Carolina, according to police. The former XFLer and NFL running back had been missing for nearly a week after vanishing on June 12. He was apparently located on Tue...
02:51, 06/19/2019

Bruins vs. Hurricanes: Expect Carolina to rebound on home ice The Carolina Hurricanes hope the friendly confines of PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C., for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals will reboot the storm surge and help get themselves back into the series against the Boston Bruins. Boston leads it 2-0, out...
00:34, 05/15/2019

SC Carolina Panthers HQ, practice fields bid faces key vote COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Senate appears to be preparing for a key vote on whether to give the Carolina Panthers tax breaks and incentives to move their practice fields out of North Carolina. State Sen. Dick Harpootlian removed his obj...
20:34, 05/07/2019

N Carolina teacher accused of storing student’s gun in class WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A North Carolina teacher is accused of storing a student’s gun in her classroom. The Winston-Salem Journal reports Paisley Magnet School teacher Sarah Melissa Wilson was arrested Monday and charged with helping a minor pos...
11:17, 05/14/2019

Warrant: N Carolina campus suspect may have recorded carnage CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — New court documents say the attacker in a fatal North Carolina university shooting may have recorded video of the classroom carnage on his cell phone. WSOC reported Saturday an arrest warrant described former student Trystan An...
21:51, 06/01/2019

Ex-Texas guard Littleton lands at South Carolina COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Texas guard Destiny Littleton is transferring to South Carolina. Littleton is a 5-foot-9 guard who came to the Longhorns as a McDonald’s All-American and five-star recruit. She announced her latest college choice Mo...
05:51, 05/07/2019

Julian Castro to join McDonald’s strikers in N Carolina DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro plans to join McDonald’s workers who are striking on the same day as the fast food giant’s annual shareholder meeting in Dallas. The Fight for $15 says in a news release ...
16:51, 05/23/2019

N Carolina transgender inmate to transfer to women’s prison RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Prison officials in North Carolina are honoring the wishes of a transgender inmate and transferring her to a women’s prison. The state’s Department of Public Safety on Friday told lawyers for the ACLU of North Carolin...
02:34, 05/25/2019

Quinnipiac stuns East Carolina 5-4 in NCAA Tournament Liam Scafariello hit a tiebreaking two-run home run in the seventh inning, and Quinnipiac upset East Carolina 5-4 in the teams' rain-delayed NCAA Tournament opener        ...
05:17, 06/02/2019

South Carolina man who killed his five children sentenced to death A South Carolina jury sentenced a man to death on Thursday after convicting him of murdering his five young children at their mobile home in 2014 before driving their decomposing bodies through several states and dumping them in Alabama. ...
05:51, 06/14/2019

South Carolina dad sentenced to death for killing his 5 kids The South Carolina dad convicted of murdering his five young children was sentenced to death on Thursday, with jurors voting unanimously to kill him. Timothy Jones Jr., 37, had been convicted by the same Lexington County jury a week ago after being c...
02:00, 06/14/2019

Police: South Carolina mom abandoned 2nd baby 30 years ago COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a mother already facing a murder charge for abandoning her baby daughter in 1990 is now charged with dumping the body of her infant son nearly a year earlier. Greenville County Sheriff’s Lt. Ryan Flood said...
18:17, 05/17/2019

| WATCH: Democratic hopefuls descend on South Carolina More than 20 Democratic presidential hopefuls have descended on South Carolina, which is a critical primary state, to make their case to voters on who will be the strongest candidate to defeat Donald Trump. WATCH NOW....
13:00, 06/23/2019

MSNBC deal with S. Carolina Dems rankles other media outlets South Carolina’s Democratic leader says he granted MSNBC exclusive live rights to this weekend’s party convention because the network agreed to show 21 presidential contenders speak...
04:51, 06/20/2019

Watch: Alligator resists being removed from South Carolina pool An alligator that decided to take a swim in a South Carolina resident's pool resisted a security guard's attempts to remove it and ended up breaking a capture lasso....
22:34, 05/29/2019

The Latest: Primary polls close in N. Carolina redo election RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a Republican primary election for a still-vacant North Carolina congressional seat (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Votes are being counted in the Republican primary as a North Carolina congressional district tries agai...
01:51, 05/15/2019

South Carolina Eager to Throw $115M at Billionaire NFL Owner On Thursday, the South Carolina Senate voted 27-15 to approve $115 million in tax breaks for the Carolina Panthers, an NFL team that plays its homes games at its stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina....
02:51, 05/10/2019

Heat forces South Carolina bridge to close for several hours SULLIVANS ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The extreme heat that’s been scorching the Deep South prompted the closure of a swinging bridge to a South Carolina beach town for several hours. The state Department of Transportation says the heat caused the stee...
17:51, 05/28/2019

'Bathroom bill' sponsor Bishop wins N. Carolina GOP primary A state senator best known as the sponsor of a headline-grabbing "bathroom bill" that voided anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people won Tuesday's Republican primary in a special election for a congressional seat vacant since last year's elec...
07:34, 05/15/2019

South Carolina boy, 8, fatally shot during home invasion, investigators say An 8-year-old boy in South Carolina died Tuesday after he was shot during an apparent home invasion in which the homeowner and intruder both fired their weapons at each other, investigators said....
07:34, 05/15/2019

De Blasio’s first endorsement comes from small town South Carolina mayor Drumroll, please! Mayor Bill de Blasio got his very first endorsement for president of the United States from … wait for it … the mayor of Orangeburg, SC. That’s right — Orangeburg, population 13,000. Hizzoner had to work hard for the end...
03:00, 06/02/2019

East Carolina routs Quinnipiac 13-3 in NCAA elimination game GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Jake Washer hit two of East Carolina’s four home runs, and the Pirates beat Quinnipiac 13-3 on Sunday night in an NCAA Tournament elimination game. Bryant Packard and Bryson Worrell also hit two-run homers to help the to...
08:51, 06/03/2019

A group of gorillas tried to avoid getting caught in the rain at a zoo in South Carolina Brooke Hunsinger/Facebook A group of gorillas at the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in Columbus, South Carolina, appear to dislike getting caught in the rain just as much as humans do. A viral video shows the gorillas trying to avoid the rain as they ma...
08:00, 05/14/2019

McCann leads Georgia Tech past Coastal Carolina, 10-8 ATLANTA (AP) — Kyle McCann drove in four runs and Georgia Tech rallied from a 7-4 deficit and beat Coastal Carolina 10-8 in an NCAA tournament elimination game. McCann’s bases-loaded triple highlighted a 5-run seventh inning that gave the Yello...
23:17, 06/02/2019

Agnos, Washer lead East Carolina past Wolfpack, 9-2 GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Jake Agnos allowed just four hits and pitched into the ninth inning and Jake Washer homered and drove in three runs Sunday as East Carolina beat North Carolina State 9-2 in an elimination game in the NCAA tournament. Agnos (11...
23:17, 06/02/2019

Toddler nearly impaled by flying umbrella at South Carolina beach A day at the beach for a North Carolina family nearly turned into tragedy when their toddler was almost impaled by a beach umbrella that was launched in the air by a gust of wind. ...
22:17, 06/18/2019

Carolina Panthers offered $120M to move practice field to SC The South Carolina Senate has agreed to provide $120 million in tax breaks to the Carolina Panthers to move their practice fields and team headquarters out of North Carolina        ...
23:17, 05/09/2019

South Carolina forum pushes abortion into 2020 spotlight COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Nearly every Democratic presidential candidate is addressing a Planned Parenthood Action Fund forum. It’s the campaign season’s first such event focused on abortion, an issue already roiling the packed filed of White...
19:34, 06/22/2019

Carolina's Ron Brind'Amour calls for expanded video review Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour called for expanded video review following another officiating controversy in the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs....
00:17, 05/17/2019

Deluge of Democratic presidential hopefuls descends on South Carolina South Carolina is at the epicenter of the Democratic presidential primary contest this weekend as 22 candidates descend on the state's capital to make their pitch for the party's nomination for president of the United States....
15:51, 06/22/2019

Searching Out the Hidden Stories of South Carolina’s Gullah Country The South Carolina Sea Islands and the Gullah Geechee people who have endured there are increasingly buffeted by economic and social change — not to mention lethal storms....
01:51, 04/29/2019

4 Florida residents killed in N Carolina small plane crash NASHVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Four Florida residents and two dogs are dead after their private plane dropped off the radar and crashed into a wooded area of central North Carolina. North Carolina’s State Highway Patrol said Saturday the four victims l...
22:00, 06/08/2019

Boeing’s South Carolina Plant Subject to Increased Scrutiny The factory, which makes the 787 Dreamliner, faces an unusually high level of oversight, a sign of Federal Aviation Administration concerns about the plant....
12:34, 05/02/2019

Biden, Buttigieg are keeping 2020 focus on South Carolina Democrat Joe Biden's visit to a South Carolina church Sunday is part of his 2020 presidential campaign's outreach to black voters, who play a pivotal role in the early-voting state's primary....
15:00, 05/05/2019

Democrats aim their fire at Trump in South Carolina, vie for frontrunner status Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls took to the stage in South Carolina on Saturday to take a series of swings at President Trump, and position themselves as the front runner in a packed race for the Democratic nomination in a vital primary state....
03:51, 06/23/2019

Man found with apparent gator bite marks in South Carolina KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man has been found dead in a pond, apparently bitten by an alligator. News outlets reports Charleston County deputies found the body Saturday afternoon on Kiawah Island. The man was reported missing that mo...
17:17, 06/24/2019

East Carolina seeks 1 of NCAA Tournament's top 8 seeds East Carolina remains in mix for one of NCAA Tournament's top eight seeds as it chases elusive College World Series berth        ...
22:17, 05/06/2019

Mexico accuses fashion house Carolina Herrera of cultural appropriation The Mexican government has called out fashion house Carolina Herrera for the "cultural appropriation" of indigenous patterns and textiles from Mexico in its latest collection....
02:00, 06/13/2019

Lesbian couple sues over South Carolina's foster care waiver South Carolina is again at the center of federal litigation spawned by a waiver allowing a state-contracted foster care agency to deny services to same-sex and non-Christian families....
19:51, 05/31/2019

South Carolina teachers take off for capital rally, seek more funds, reforms Thousands of teachers in South Carolina gathered outside the state's Department of Education on Wednesday calling for more funding and reforms to the school system....
22:17, 05/01/2019

Four Democratic 2020 candidates court South Carolina's black voters Four of the two dozen Democrats vying for their party's 2020 U.S. presidential nomination appeared at a Black Economic Alliance forum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, with an eye on the key role black voters will play in the early-voting s...
23:34, 06/15/2019

Boston Bruins sweep Carolina Hurricanes to advance to Stanley Cup Final Even without captain Zdeno Chara, the Bruins finished off the Hurricanes in Game 4 to advance to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 2013.        ...
08:17, 05/17/2019

Democratic 2020 candidates court South Carolina's black voters Four of the two dozen Democrats vying for the party's 2020 U.S. presidential nomination will appear at a Black Economic Alliance forum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, with an eye on the key role black voters will play in the early-voting...
14:17, 06/15/2019

Biden Makes First Campaign Appearance in South Carolina, Key Primary State The speech indicated how Mr. Biden will bring his “working-class Joe” brand to a more diverse Democratic electorate, with black voters playing a dominant role....
03:17, 05/05/2019

Carolina Panthers' Christian McCaffrey drives Internet wild with jacked look The Carolina Panthers on Tuesday released a fresh photo of running back Christian McCaffrey performing on-field workouts and his new look drove the internet wild....
22:34, 05/01/2019

Biden labels Trump a 'clown' during campaign stop in South Carolina Former Vice President Joe Biden took a page out of President Trump’s playbook on Saturday when asked at a South Carolina fundraiser if he had a nickname for the president....
23:51, 05/05/2019

Lesbian couple sues over South Carolina’s foster care waiver COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is again at the center of federal litigation spawned by a waiver allowing a state-contracted foster care agency to deny services to same-sex and non-Christian families. The lawsuit filed in federal court Thursday ...
19:34, 05/31/2019

South Carolina Will Host 21 Presidential Candidates, and C-Span Can’t Do Live Coverage After the state Democratic Party cut an unusual deal granting MSNBC live broadcasting rights, the public affairs network and Fox News lodged complaints....
01:34, 06/20/2019

Retired teacher admonishes de Blasio at South Carolina campaign event Mayor Bill de Blasio got thrown his first curveball in the early days of his quixotic presidential campaign Saturday as a local, prominent Democratic activist urged him not to battle President Trump in the gutter....
00:17, 05/19/2019

A South Carolina woman was pulled over for driving drunk ... in a motorized toy truck South Carolina woman Megan Holman avoided a DUI after police found her driving drunk because of her unconventional ride: a toy truck.        ...
05:51, 06/21/2019

Joe Biden’s South Carolina Trip Will Test Whether His Recent Stumbles Matter Joe Biden has sat atop the crowded Democratic presidential field from virtually the moment he joined the race, leading the polls, raking in money and campaigning with the air of an inevitable nominee. But his recent fumbles on abortion and race are a...
02:34, 06/22/2019

Fox, CNN, C-SPAN barred from live coverage of South Carolina 2020 convention In a first, only one TV outlet — MSNBC — will be allowed to deliver live coverage of Saturday’s South Carolina Democratic Convention where 21 presidential candidates are expected to speak, drawing heated complaints from other networks....
21:34, 06/18/2019

Former Carolina Panthers WR Steve Smith rips Arizona Cardinals' Josh Rosen Former Carolina Panthers wideout Steve Smith lit into Arizona Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen after he unfollowed the Cardinals' social media channels....
18:51, 04/28/2019

South Carolina man found guilty of killing his 5 children could face death penalty The Lexington County jury considered the case for about six hours over two days before returning the five guilty verdicts for murder against Timothy Jones Jr., who showed no reaction....
09:17, 06/05/2019

Woman sees shark lurking several feet away from South Carolina beach goers A woman vacationing in South Carolina said she was horrified Friday when she looked outside her resort window and spotted a shark lurking close to the shore -- only a few feet away from unsuspecting swimmers....
00:17, 06/21/2019

Registered sex offender attempts to kidnap child at South Carolina Walmart, cops say Authorities in South Carolina said they arrested a registered sex offender on Friday who allegedly attempted to abduct a child inside a Walmart bathroom, reports said....
08:51, 06/24/2019

Buttigieg receives 0 percent support from likely black voters in South Carolina: poll Democratic Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg received zero percent support among likely African African primary voters in South Carolina, according to a new poll. Buttigieg — a previously little-known Indiana mayor who otherwise is getting en...
07:34, 05/14/2019

South Carolina police K-9 attacks suspect hiding in dishwasher, video shows A suspect was trying to evade arrest by hiding in a dishwasher underneath a porch in South Carolina when a police K-9 found him and began to attack, authorities said....
22:17, 06/12/2019

Boston Radio Host Hangs Up On Carolina Hurricanes Reporter Because Of His Southern Accent To preview the upcoming Carolina Hurricanes–Boston Bruins playoff series, Boston sports radio show Toucher & Rich had Chip Alexander, Canes beat writer for the Raleigh News and Observer, call in Wednesday to talk hockey. It wasn’t long before one...
23:17, 05/09/2019

Watch: Carolina Hurricanes goalie Curtis McElhinney extends for dazzling save Carolina Hurricanes goalie Curtis McElhinney reached out his left leg for a sensational skate save on a breakaway from New York Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Democratic presidential hopefuls seek black support at South Carolina fish fry A fish fry in South Carolina on Friday will draw the largest crowd of Democratic presidential candidates yet and give them a chance to gauge their support among black voters who will be a crucial voting bloc in the early primary state next year....
12:51, 06/21/2019

Beto O'Rourke backs slavery reparations in South Carolina campaign stop Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke kicked off a campaign swing through South Carolina on Friday by pledging support for reparations for descendants of slaves and addressing climate change at a town hall with members of the Gullah Ge...
06:17, 06/15/2019

South Carolina woman arrested for cruising down the road in a child’s toy truck while impaired South Carolina police charged a woman with public intoxication after finding her cruising down the road in a child’s motorized toy truck, according to reports....
19:17, 06/15/2019

Dem candidates descend on South Carolina, as Biden grapples with backlash over segregationist remarks Democratic presidential candidates are descending on South Carolina this weekend for campaign events to court black voters, as former Vice President Joe Biden grapples with the furor over his comments about his history working with segregationist sen...
01:00, 06/22/2019

Democratic Candidates Talk Black Money Matters at South Carolina Forum With more than 20 (at last count) Democrats in the running to win the party’s presidential nomination, it’s probably more important than ever to differentiate oneself, especially among black voters, one of the most important voting blocs in the Democ...
06:17, 06/18/2019

2 South Carolina teens arrested for kidnap, rape of 14-year-old girl: police Two teens are behind bars for kidnapping a 14-year-old girl from a South Carolina bus stop earlier this year then raping her at gunpoint, authorities said....
10:51, 06/03/2019

Supreme Court says it won’t hear appeals case of South Carolina ex-cop who shot unarmed black man The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said it wouldn’t hear the case of Michael Slager, the white North Charleston police officer who received 20 years in prison for fatally shooting an unarmed black man in 2015, according to a report....
16:34, 06/04/2019

South Carolina dad guilty of killing 5 young children, prosecutors seek death penalty A South Carolina father accused of killing his five young children by exercising one to death and strangling the other four was found guilty and mentally viable on Tuesday, allowing prosecutors to seek the death penalty....
14:51, 06/05/2019

Gorillas make hilarious attempts to avoid rainfall at South Carolina zoo in viral video Gorillas may share only 98 percent of their DNA with humans, but they didn’t let that stop them from behaving like their distant cousins when it comes to staying out of the rain....
00:34, 05/13/2019

South Carolina man caught with over $200G of stolen items in 'sophisticated' tunnel network: police A South Carolina man was arrested last week after authorities discovered a complex network of subterranean tunnels allegedly used to conceal more than $200,000 worth of stolen items....
16:51, 05/21/2019

Dominating Louisville sweeps East Carolina, gains College World Series berth Louisville is heading back to the College World Series after a dominating performance against East Carolina in NCAA Super Regional.       ...
01:00, 06/09/2019

South Carolina man who mistakenly shot, killed daughter arrested on drug charges, police say A man in South Carolina who shot and killed his daughter after mistaking her for a potential intruder was arrested Monday on drug charges, according to police. ...
20:17, 05/21/2019

‘The Black Vote Is Not Monolithic’: 2020 Democrats Find Split Preferences in South Carolina Though many African-Americans in South Carolina have favored Joseph R. Biden Jr. they are taking a hard look at several other candidates and considering all issues, not just race....
19:00, 06/22/2019

Country star Travis Tritt's tour bus involved in fatal crash in South Carolina Travis Tritt's tour bus was involved in fatal crash in South Carolina Saturday that left two people dead.        ...
20:17, 05/21/2019

South Carolina Sen. Jim Clyburn Defends Biden’s ‘Boy’ Comments, Accuses Nancy Pelosi of ‘Tokenism’ in Staffing House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC) has gone on record as the first black man to run to former Vice President and current Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden’s defense for controversial comments that caused quite a stir amongst black fol...
20:17, 06/20/2019

South Carolina pastor, buddy killed in DUI accident while helping to change a flat tire: cops A South Carolina pastor and father of four died the night before Father’s Day after he was struck by a suspected drunken driver while helping to change a flat tire on the side of the highway....
09:00, 06/18/2019

Tiger shark with stomach, teeth removed found on South Carolina beach, gruesome photo shows A 9-foot juvenile tiger shark that had its stomach cut open and its teeth and jaw apparently removed was photographed on a South Carolina beach this week....
05:00, 05/18/2019

Jury finds South Carolina father guilty of murder in deaths of 5 kids; jurors will now decide if he gets life or death COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Jury finds South Carolina father guilty of murder in deaths of 5 kids; jurors will now decide if he gets life or death....
21:00, 06/04/2019

Former Carolina Panthers RB, XFL 'He Hate Me' star Rod Smart reported missing Rod Smart, who rose to fame in the XFL with his "He Hate Me" moniker and later played for the Panthers, has not been seen in more than six days.       ...
19:34, 06/18/2019

South Carolina father Timothy Jones Jr. found guilty of 'obscene, outrageous' murders of his five children Jones murdered his five children after grappling with substance abuse and living as a single father.        ...
10:17, 06/05/2019

Hurricanes 2, Islanders 1 | Carolina leads series, 2-0: Clanging Metal May Haunt Islanders After Another Home Loss to Hurricanes The Islanders, who hit the post or crossbar four times in the third period, will try to overcome a 2-0 deficit as the Eastern Conference semifinal series heads to North Carolina....
04:34, 04/29/2019

|North-WestUniversitycancelsSteveHofmeyrperformance The North-West University has put an end to plans by one of its residences to have singer and right-wing activist Steve Hofmeyr perform at one of their events....
14:34, 06/23/2019

NBA: 'We The North' says Canada is not just about hockey Toronto has long considered itself the center of the hockey universe but the Raptors, for the moment at least, are the shiniest object in city's sporting cosmos grabbing the imagination of an entire country....
19:34, 05/30/2019

HTC Vive Pro Eye is now out in North America for $1,599 At CES earlier this year, HTC showed off an updated Vive Pro headset with eye-tracking capabilities that can follow a user's eyeballs in real time. Now, the company has finally made the device available in North America after rolling it out in o...
07:34, 06/07/2019

Did the Denisovans Walk to North America? For a people from whom one 41,000 year old finger bone fossil from a nine year old girl, along with a bracelet she wore, were (until recently) the only authenticated known artifacts, the mysterious Denisovans sure received lots of publicity. ...
20:51, 05/18/2019

Greenpeace activists halt BP's North Sea oil rig Greenpeace activists said on Sunday they halted the progress of an oil rig destined for BP Plc's North Sea exploration program off the coast of Scotland....
14:34, 06/10/2019

China's Xi in North Korea: It's the economy Speaking at a banquet in his honor, Chinese President Xi Jinping wrapped up his visit to North Korea by praising economic development. However, he also issued a warning over efforts to denuclearize the peninsula....
09:51, 06/21/2019

Focals by North Review: The future is (almost) here The concept of an IRL heads-up display has been a part of science fiction since basically the beginning. Big players have tried their hand at it with less than stellar results — most notably Google with Glass, and more recently Intel’s Vaunt. B...
18:17, 06/18/2019

Greenpeace activists stop BP oil rig in North Sea A group of environmentalists have occupied a 27,000 ton oil rig to prevent it being installed off the coast of northern Scotland. They are demanding that BP shut down drilling operations and invest in renewable energy....
10:17, 06/10/2019

Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea Chinese president Xi Jinping became the first leader of his country to travel to Pyongyang in 14 years. The trip comes as he and Kim Jong Un seek to improve their bilateral relations....
08:00, 06/20/2019

What to watch for at Kim-Xi summit in North Korea? From nuclear weapons to huge food aid shipments to a shared skepticism about the United States, Chinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will have a long list of topics to discuss when Xi heads to North Korea on Thursday....
14:51, 06/19/2019

Third U.S.-North Korea summit possible, up to Kim: Bolton A third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is possible but the ball is in Pyongyang's court, White House national security adviser John Bolton said on Tuesday....
17:34, 06/11/2019

Valentine Takes Over at North Laurel Photo by Lexington Christian Academy North Laurel has hired Nate Valentine away from Lexington Christian to be its next head basketball coach. For Valentine, it’s a chance to go home. The London native will be formally introduced at the school ...
05:51, 06/08/2019

Greenpeace activists scale 27,000-ton oil rig bound for North Sea Environmental activists have climbed on board a 27,000-ton BP oil rig being towed off the coast of Scotland, vowing to stay put until the company halts its plans drill new wells....
13:51, 06/10/2019

| Famine on rise in Near East and North Africa: FAO Famine is on the rise in the Near East and North Africa with more than 52 million people undernourished, most of them in conflict zones, the UN food agency says....
04:34, 05/10/2019

Greenpeace activists board BP oil rig heading for North Sea Campaigners call on firm to abandon plans for new oil wells in face of climate emergencyGreenpeace activists have boarded an oil rig in the Cromarty Firth in protest at plans by BP to drill new oil wells in the North Sea.Two protesters climbed on to ...
11:17, 06/10/2019

Flood warning issued for North Bay area The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is advising residents in the area near the Ottawa River that a flood warning is in effect until Monday....
22:17, 05/09/2019

Pioneering sailmaker Lowell North dies at 89. SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lowell North, a pioneering sailmaker who won an Olympic gold medal and four world championships in the venerable Star Class, has died. He was 89. North suffered a stroke Saturday night and died late Sunday night at his home in Point ...
04:34, 06/04/2019

US seizes North Korean cargo ship U.S. officials have confiscated North Korea’s second-largest cargo vessel in a crackdown on the smuggling operations that finance the regime’s nuclear weapons program, the Justice Department announced Thursday....
05:34, 05/10/2019

As North Dakota oil soars, so does waste of natural gas BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Natural gas is being burned off and wasted at record levels in North Dakota because development of the pipelines and processing facilities needed to handle it has not kept pace. Natural gas production hit a record in March. But ...
17:34, 05/27/2019

North Koreans 'forced to pay bribes' to survive North Koreans are forced to pay bribes to officials to survive and are living in a "vicious cycle of deprivation, corruption and repression", a UN report says. ...
13:51, 05/28/2019

Canada makes a claim to the North Pole The mystique of the North Pole, at the very top of the world, has long driven explorers to risk their lives in the Arctic — while those of us not so adventurously inclined look on in awe. Now, three northern nations are vying to stake their claim to ...
12:51, 06/10/2019

Feature: Where North and South Korea Meet: On TV A popular show gives “defector beauties” a chance to tell stories from the North. It’s loud and gaudy — and changing the conversation about reunification....
13:34, 05/08/2019

North Korea Says No More Nuclear Talks Unless US Changes Stance North Korea said on Friday its deadlocked nuclear talks with Washington "will never be resumed" unless the US adopts a new approach, again blaming it for the collapse of the Hanoi summit in February....
03:17, 05/25/2019

North Korea launches 'unidentified' projectile North Korea has fired at least one unidentified projectile, South Korea's military said Thursday, adding yet another complication into the stalled negotiations with the United States and peace talks with South Korea....
11:51, 05/09/2019

Still Have "Confidence" In North Korea's Kim Jong Un: Trump US President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to express his "confidence" in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un despite Pyongyang's recent weapons tests and deadlocked nuclear talks....
05:51, 05/26/2019

North Korea says talks won’t resume unless US changes position SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Friday that nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what Pyongyang described as unilateral demands for disarmament. The statement by an unname...
19:34, 05/24/2019

BP rig zigzags North Sea in chase with Greenpeace ship A BP drilling rig heading to an oilfield in the British North Sea has been forced to turn away twice over the past two days as a Greenpeace vessel protesting climate change tries to hamper its progress....
19:51, 06/17/2019

North Korea's Kim says will consider letter received from Trump North Korean leader Kim Jong Un received a personal letter from U.S. President Donald Trump and will put serious thought into its content, state-run North Korean news agency KCNA said....
23:51, 06/22/2019

Empty North Sea gas fields to be used to bury 10m tonnes of C02 Ports of Rotterdam, Antwerp and Ghent to pipe greenhouse gas into vast under-sea cavities Three of the largest ports in Europe – Rotterdam, Antwerp and Ghent – are to be used to capture and bury 10m tonnes of CO2 emissions under the North Sea in wha...
15:34, 05/09/2019

Smart cars are disappearing from North America Daimler is no longer going to sell its eye-catching small Smart Fortwo electric cars in North America. The company told TechCrunch that the 2019 model will be the last to be available in the United States and Canada, just two years after deciding to....
01:17, 04/30/2019

North Korea says no more talks on denuclearization until U.S. changes stance North Korea said Friday that nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what Pyongyang described as unilateral demands for disarmament....
15:17, 05/24/2019

North Korea warns it is losing patience with US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he still believes North Korea "would like to make a deal" and left the door open for a third summit with Kim Jong Un despite a new warning from Pyongyang urging the US to change the course of its negotiation...
23:51, 06/05/2019

UN investigator says North Korea cracking down on escapes The United Nations’ independent investigator on human rights in North Korea says there are signs it and China are strengthening their efforts to track down people who have escaped from the North...
11:34, 06/21/2019

South Korea to donate $8M in humanitarian aid to North The South Korean government has decided to send $8 million in humanitarian aid to North Korea, days after Pyongyang claimed the country is experiencing extreme drought....
15:00, 05/17/2019

North Korea says it won't resume talks unless US changes position North Korea says it will never resume nuclear talks with the U.S. unless the Trump administration modifies its position on unilateral demands for disarmament....
14:00, 05/24/2019

Pendarovski sworn in as new North Macedonia president Stevo Pendarovski has been sworn in as the new president of North Macedonia, promising he will serve all citizens in a deeply divided society and will lobby European Union leaders to approve the start of his country's accession talks in June....
14:34, 05/12/2019

Trump says he sent North Korea's Kim friendly letter U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a "very friendly letter" in response to birthday greetings he received last week from Kim....
22:00, 06/24/2019

North Korea: US should consider consequences of ship seizure North Korea's U.N. ambassador says the Trump administration should consider the possible consequences its seizing of a North Korean cargo ship could have on relations between the two countries and immediately return the vessel....
07:34, 05/22/2019

Arson investigators looking into cause of fire in north Phoenix PHOENIX (KPNX) — A large fire which burned overnight Wednesday destroyed the St. Joseph Catholic Church in north Phoenix. Phoenix police said Wednesday afternoon that cause of the fire was under investigation. Earlier in the day, fire officials had s...
14:00, 05/02/2019

China's Xi says hopes North Korea, U.S. can keep talking Chinese President Xi Jinping told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday that he hopes North Korea and the United States can keep talking and make progress, Chinese state media reported after the two men met in Pyongyang....
14:17, 06/20/2019

North Korea Wants Its Seized Ship Back North Korea demanded the return of a ship that the U.S. seized for allegedly violating sanctions, and accused the U.S. of breaching the “underlying spirit” of the countries’ pledge to forge new ties....
13:00, 05/14/2019

Report: North Korea executes envoy to US A South Korea paper citing an anonymous source said that Kim Hyok Chol was accused of being a US spy and killed. Several officials who also worked on the meeting with the US have been killed or jailed, the paper said....
18:51, 05/31/2019

Factbox: The ups and downs since Trump first met North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the first time at a historic summit in Singapore on June 12 last year and there have been ups and downs in the North's foreign relations since then....
08:00, 06/12/2019

Bribes help criminals get away with murder in North Korea Murderers could be going unpunished in North Korea where bribes are greasing the wheels of informal commerce, according to a new report from the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights....
01:17, 05/29/2019

North Korea’s new missile has Russian fingerprints ‘all over’ it FILE – This May 4, 2019, file photo provided by the North Korean government shows a launch of a missile in the east coast of North Korea. Experts say North Korea’s latest launches suggest it may have acquired or cloned a short-range missile t...
18:51, 05/10/2019

Trump says he will not allow CIA informants to spy on North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Trump's remarks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House represented a fresh attempt by the president to cozy up to theNorth Korean leader, a policy that has drawn criticism for seeming to overlook Kim's autocratic rule....
04:17, 06/12/2019

| South Africa: Now lock factory for the north Rob Houwing on the swelling trend of SA unwittingly priming robust young second-rowers, especially, for eventual Test duty on the wrong side of the equator....
18:00, 05/29/2019

Switzerland becomes No. 1 donor of foreign aid to North Korea Switzerland is emerging as the No. 1 donor of humanitarian assistance to North Korea as concerns grow over the deteriorating food situation in the isolated country....
05:17, 05/23/2019

North Korea launches second projectile in less than a week For the second time in less than a week, North Korea launches suspected short-range missiles, according to South Korea's military.        ...
15:17, 05/09/2019

Oliver North won't serve second year as NRA president National Rifle Association President Oliver North has lost his nomination for a second year as NRA president after the CEO alleged he tried to extort him....
18:34, 04/28/2019

A new fire has started on the north end of the Tumacacori Mountains A new fire has started on the north end of the Tumacacori Mountains. The Hell’s Gate fire is about 600 acres and growing. Coronado National Forest officials say the cause of the fire is under investigation but lightning was present in the area....
07:17, 06/12/2019

North Macedonia police detain 50 migrants within days SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Police in North Macedonia say they apprehended 50 Europe-bound migrants who allegedly entered the country from Greece. A police statement said officers chasing a jeep Saturday on the main north-south highway in central ...
23:17, 06/16/2019

HTC’s launches Vive Pro Eye in North America at a massive discount HTC today launched its latest and greatest virtual reality headset, the Vive Pro Eye, to the North American market. The new device features Tobii eye-tracking, which gives the headset two keen features: users can navigate menus just by looking at thi...
04:00, 06/07/2019

A daily take on life in north-west England – in pictures In June 2013, artist John Hewitt started making daily drawings inspired by his dog-walking encounters, and posting them on Instagram. Six years later, he has 2,400 sketches, not missing a single day. “I set up a system and I can’t escape,” he says. H...
19:17, 06/08/2019

China's President Xi to visit North Korea this week Chinese President Xi Jinping will go to North Korea on Thursday for two days, state media in both countries reported on Monday, making him the first Chinese leader to visit the reclusive country in 14 years....
14:51, 06/17/2019

North Korea calls Biden 'fool of low IQ' over Kim criticism North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after the Democratic presidential hopeful during a recent speech called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyrant....
07:34, 05/22/2019

North Korea says it’s fighting swine fever with quarantine SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it’s actively fighting the spread of highly contagious African swine fever weeks after it reported an outbreak near its border with China. The North’s official Rodong Sinmun newspaper on Wednesda...
05:00, 06/12/2019

North Korea calls Biden a ‘fool of low IQ’ for criticizing Kim North Korea criticized Joe Biden as a “fool of low IQ” after the presidential hopeful called the country’s leader Kim Jong Un a “dictator and tyrant.” The country’s official state news agency released a statement t...
11:17, 05/22/2019

North Korea Fires Insults at U.S., Spares Trump A year after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s historic first meeting with President Trump, his government is once again hurling insults at the U.S.—while keeping Mr. Trump out of the rhetorical line of fire....
14:00, 06/15/2019

Police Investigating Shooting On North Side Of Lexington LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)- A man is in serious condition in the hospital this morning after police say he was shot on the north side of Lexington late last night. The shooting happened on Alice Drive off Georgetown Road. Police are looking for multiple...
12:51, 05/23/2019

Marlin jumps into boat, seriously injuring two men off NSW north coast 100kg fish lands in brothers’ five-metre vessel north of Coffs Harbour, slicing man’s arm openA large marlin weighing up to 100kg jumped into a small boat off the New South Wales coast, seriously injuring two brothers, with one of them suffering a fr...
13:17, 05/23/2019

Raptors fever explodes in Nunavut: ‘We the real North’ In the tiny hamlet of Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, more than 3,000 kilometres northwest of Scotiabank Arena, the Toronto Raptors' famous slogan takes on a whole new meaning....
14:17, 06/10/2019

Xi heads to North Korea to break cycle of mistrust Chinese President Xi Jinping is in Pyongyang on Thursday for talks with Kim Jong Un, part of a two-day state visit to North Korea that's the first by a Chinese leader in 14 years....
17:51, 06/20/2019

North Macedonia lawmaker resigns over taped conversation A lawmaker in North Macedonia is resigning after an illegally taped phone conversation in which he appeared to be ordering cannabis oil from a private dealer was posted on social media....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Governor in Russia’s North Caucasus quits following protests MOSCOW (AP) — A governor in Russia’s North Caucasus responsible for an unpopular land swap deal has stepped down. Yunus-Bek Yevkurov said in a televised address on Monday that he was resigning as governor of Ingushetia. He did not mention the u...
20:34, 06/24/2019

Trump says he received a 'beautiful' letter from North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had received a very warm letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, calling the correspondence "beautiful."...
20:34, 06/11/2019

'Toy Story 4' tops North American box office with $118M The animated adventure "Toy Story 4" is the No. 1 movie in North America, earning $118 million in receipts this weekend, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced Sunday....
21:51, 06/23/2019

Greenpeace continues anti-drilling protest on BP North Sea oil rig Oil firm accused of hypocrisy by claiming it accepts Paris agreement while still drillingTwo more Greenpeace climate protesters have climbed onboard a North Sea oil rig the environmental campaign group has occupied since Sunday in a protest against i...
15:00, 06/11/2019

Bolton says potential third US-North Korea summit in Kim’s hands ​National security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday said a possible third summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is in Pyongyang’s hands. “We’re ready when they are,” ​he told a business forum hosted by the Wall Street...
21:34, 06/11/2019

| North Korean leader's brother was CIA informant - report Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, was a CIA informant, the Wall Street Journal has reported....
22:51, 06/11/2019

US and 25 nations accuse North Korea of violating sanctions UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States and 25 other countries are accusing North Korea of violating U.N. sanctions by importing far more than the annual limit of 500,000 barrels of refined petroleum products. A complaint seen Wednesday by The Associ...
03:34, 06/13/2019

Hundreds of North Korean 'execution sites' identified A human rights group claims to have identified 323 public execution sites in North Korea where the state has carried out its aggressive use of the death penalty. ...
00:00, 06/11/2019

Bolton Says North Korea Missile Tests Broke U.N. Ban North Korea violated United Nations’ restrictions by testing ballistic missiles recently, U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said, breaking with an effort by the Trump administration to play down the launches as it tries to kick-start diploma...
16:17, 05/25/2019

Fire damages north side storage facility TUCSON –Crews responded to a storage unit fire early Thursday morning. Northwest Fire District units were dispatched to the 6900 block of N. Camino Martin, near Interstate 10 and Ina Road. Fire officials say 32 storage units were involved, 14 of them...
16:00, 06/06/2019

EU urged to open more doors to Albania, North Macedonia The European Commission has implored EU nations to start membership talks with Albania and North Macedonia. But while the two countries may have taken "major steps," some existing EU members aren’t keen to welcome them....
19:34, 05/29/2019

Xi heads to North Korea as fate of US nuclear deal still up in the air More than 15 months after Kim Jong Un traveled to Beijing and invited the Chinese President to visit Pyongyang, Xi Jinping is finally heading to the North Korean capital for a two-day state visit this week....
14:17, 06/19/2019

S. Korea urges restraint after North’s missile test SINGAPORE (AP) — South Korea’s Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo is fending off calls to step up pressure on North Korea after it test-fired missiles last month. Jeong told an annual security conference in Singapore Saturday that the tests are ...
14:17, 06/01/2019

North Little Rock urges evacuations over flooding fears LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials are knocking on doors in a North Little Rock, Arkansas, neighborhood and telling residents they should probably leave for higher ground due to the threat of flooding from the Arkansas River. Officials say in a Faceb...
18:17, 06/01/2019

Norway wants to open two new North Sea areas to offshore wind Norway will seek to open two areas for the construction of floating offshore wind parks, which combined could hold a turbine capacity of up to 3.5 gigawatts(GW), the Norwegian oil and energy ministry said in a statement on Tuesday....
13:00, 06/19/2019

NATO secretary-general in North Macedonia for 2-day visit NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has arrived for a two-day visit to North Macedonia before this tiny Balkan country officially becomes the alliance's 30th member by the end of the year....
21:00, 06/02/2019

Car blast hits rebel-held north Syria A car bomb exploded in a north Syrian town held by Turkey-backed rebels on Sunday, killing at least 10 people, rescue workers and medics said, after a war monitor had reported blasts hitting other insurgent-held areas in the northwest....
03:51, 06/03/2019

A Top North Korean Official Reappears, but With His Status Damaged Kim Yong-chol, a North Korean party vice chairman, resurfaced in the public eye this week, despite reports that he had been banished to a labor camp....
05:17, 06/03/2019

North Korea's former top nuclear envoy reportedly seen with Kim Jong Un North Korean senior official and former top nuclear envoy Kim Yong Chol reportedly accompanied leader Kim Jong Un to a Sunday art performance signaling that the former spymaster is alive and remains a force in North Korea's power structure....
06:51, 06/03/2019

China’s Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea for talks Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived amid pomp and pageantry in North Korea on Thursday, the first time a Chinese leader has traveled to the Hermit Kingdom in 14 years. North Korean President Kim Jong Un and his wife, Ri Sol Ju, greeted Xi and other ...
18:17, 06/20/2019

New study finds North East is UK’s motoring nirvana Scotland's amazing driving roads are ranked the nation's safest Comparison of statistics highlights best and worst regions for traffic, insurance, fuel costs and dangerous driving Drivers in the North East of England enjoy the best conditions for ...
23:51, 05/31/2019

North Koreans Survive By Paying Bribes: UN Report North Koreans are forced to pay bribes to officials to survive in their isolated country where corruption is "endemic" and repression rife, the U.N. human rights office said on Tuesday in a report......
20:34, 05/28/2019

China's Xi holds talks with North Korean leader Kim China's President Xi Jinping held talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang as part of his two-day state visit, Chinese state media said on Thursday, without saying what they discussed....
10:17, 06/20/2019

North Face Apologizes for Showing Us the Future of Marketing This week The North Face pulled off a clever marketing stunt that continues to deliver. Even following the company’s retraction and apology, the glittering underhandedness of the campaign will inspire marketing scum for generations. Read more......
04:00, 05/31/2019

Pompeo looking into reports that North Korea executed envoy to the U.S. North Korea has previously executed scapegoats to atone for high-profile political flops, and the most recent summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump ended in failure, leaving Kim embarrassed on the world stage....
13:00, 05/31/2019

China’s Xi holds talks with Kim Jong Un in North Korea The leaders of China and North Korea were meeting in the North Korean capital, with stalled nuclear negotiations with Washington expected to be on the agenda...
12:17, 06/20/2019

Greece, North Macedonia open embassies after name deal Greece has upgraded its diplomatic mission to North Macedonia's capital of Skopje to an embassy, following a deal to normalize relations with its neighbor — which renamed itself from Macedonia....
18:51, 05/31/2019

China's Xi, North Korea's Kim Meet, Both Seeking Leverage With the U.S. Chinese President Xi Jinping kicked off a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that could advance the two allies’ separate—and stalled—negotiations with the U.S., one over trade and the other over denuclearization....
15:17, 06/20/2019

REI Outlet's The North Face Sale Has More Than Just Winter Clothes The North Face might be best known for coats and jackets, and you’ll certainly find plenty of them in REI Outlet’s limited time sale. But you’ll also find shorts, hiking packs, hiking boots, and a lot more....
23:00, 05/28/2019

The Latest: China’s Xi arrives in North Korea to meet Kim BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit to North Korea (all times local): 11 a.m. Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has arrived in North Korea for first visit since taking office in 2013. The Xinhua Ne...
07:17, 06/20/2019

Mexico first to ratify new North American trade agreement Mexico has become the first country to ratify the new trilateral trade deal pushed by U.S. President Donald Trump as a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement....
22:51, 06/20/2019

North Korea's former top nuclear envoy seen with Kim Jong Un: KCNA North Korea's former top nuclear envoy, Kim Yong Chol, accompanied leader Kim Jong Un to an art performance, state news agency KCNA said on Monday, signaling that the former spymaster is alive and remains a force in the power structure....
07:00, 06/03/2019

| Purged no more: North Korean official appears at show A senior North Korean official reportedly purged after talks collapsed between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared at an arts performance with the country's top brass, official media reports....
20:17, 06/03/2019

The Latest: 42 reported killed at 3 prisons in north Brazil The latest on deadly violence at prisons in northern Brazil (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Brazilian authorities say 42 inmates have been found dead at three different prisons in the capital of the northern state of Amazonas, a day after 15 prisoners d...
07:34, 05/28/2019

China's Friendship With North Korea "Irreplaceable", Says Xi Jinping Chinese President Xi Jinping has written a rare opinion piece in North Korea's official newspaper Wednesday, just a day before his scheduled visit to Pyongyang, saying Beijing's friendship with the......
08:17, 06/19/2019

Magnitude-8 earthquake strikes north-central Peru LIMA, Peru (AP) — A large earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 struck north-central Peru early Sunday, the U.S. Geological survey reported. The quake, at a moderate depth of 114 kilometers (71 miles) struck at 2:41 a.m., 80 kilometers (50 m...
12:17, 05/26/2019

4.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Parts Of North Gujarat A magnitude 4.3 earthquake shook parts of Banaskantha and adjoining districts in north Gujarat Wednesday night, though no damage to property or casualties were reported....
02:51, 06/06/2019

Wire damage causes huge delays on Metro-North Metro-North Railroad service in Connecticut is being delayed Monday morning on the New Haven line because of wire damage between Bridgeport and Stratford, officials said. Residual delays of up to 30 minutes into Grand Central Terminal are reported du...
16:17, 06/17/2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit North Korea Xi Jinping is set to become the first Chinese president to travel to North Korea in 14 years. The visit comes as denuclearization talks between North Korea and the United States appear to be at a standstill....
16:00, 06/17/2019

Trump downplays North Korean missile treat In an apparent contradiction of his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday downplayed recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan....
05:34, 05/26/2019

Trump downplays North Korean missile tests President Donald Trump is downplaying recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan....
02:51, 05/26/2019

Trump publicly opposes using CIA informants against North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump took a public stance against the use of CIA informants to spy on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday, saying it would not happen on his watch and possibly taking away a valuable tool of the U.S. intelligence communi...
08:00, 06/12/2019

‘Executed’ North Korean diplomat is apparently still alive Reports of the death of North Korea’s special envoy to the United States — who South Korean media claimed was executed for the failed Hanoi summit — were greatly exaggerated. Kim Hyok Chol is in state custody while being investigated for his in...
19:17, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Helicopter saves 6 climbers in Pakistan’s north ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on a climbing expedition’s rescue in Pakistan after being hit by an avalanche (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A Pakistani mountaineering official says an army helicopter has rescued four Italian and two Pakistani climbe...
13:00, 06/18/2019

North Koreans paying bribes to survive: U.N. report North Koreans are forced to pay bribes to officials to survive in their isolated country where corruption is "endemic" and repression rife, the U.N. human rights office said on Tuesday in a report that Pyongyang dismissed as politically motivated....
11:17, 05/28/2019

China's Xi arrives in North Korea for talks with Kim Jong Un Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday morning for a two-day state visit to North Korea, where he is expected to talk with leader Kim Jong Un about the stalled negotiations with Washington over North Korea's nuclear weapons....
01:17, 06/21/2019

427 Tourists Stranded After Cloudburst Evacuated From North Sikkim Altogether 427 tourists were evacuated from North Sikkim on Thursday, four days after they got stranded in the district as torrential rain damaged road infrastructure, an official said....
03:00, 06/21/2019