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Snowed-in South makes the best of day off from work, school

Published Dec. 11 2018

eDURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Snowed-in Southerners made the best of a day without work or school Monday while officials warned...

African-American North Carolina voting rights activist dies

Published Dec. 10 2018

LOUISBURG, N.C. (AP) — Rosanell Eaton, an African-American voting rights activist who successfully helped challenge voting restrictions supported by North...

China summons US envoy to protest detention of Huawei exec

Published Dec. 10 2018

BEIJING (AP) — China summoned the U.S. ambassador to Beijing on Sunday to protest Canada's detention of a senior executive...

Funeral for ‘Baby Jane Doe’ found near California highway

Published Dec. 10 2018

CORONA, Calif. (AP) — Dozens of people bearing flowers or stuffed animals attended a funeral for a newborn girl found...

Teachers union: Tentative deal to end charter schools strike

Published Dec. 10 2018

CHICAGO (AP) — The nation’s first teachers’ strike against a charter school operator will end after their union and management...

Swath of South faces wintry mess

Published Dec. 10 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A massive storm brought snow, sleet, and freezing rain across a wide swath of the South...

Newtown shooter described ‘scorn for humanity’

Published Dec. 10 2018

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Documents from the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut are shedding...

US states to meet at deadline on Colorado River drought plan

Published Dec. 10 2018

LAS VEGAS (AP) — With drought entering a second decade and reservoirs continuing to shrink, seven Southwestern U.

Elder Bushes are gone but family Maine retreat to stay alive

Published Dec. 10 2018

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — "Poppy" and "Bar" are gone, but the passing of George H. W. and Barbara Bush won't...

SpaceX Christmas delivery arrives at space station

Published Dec. 9 2018

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX delivery full of Christmas goodies arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday,...

Items belonging to Sinatra make $9M hit at Sotheby’s auction

Published Dec. 9 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — The private treasures of Frank Sinatra and his wife, Barbara, were a multimillion-dollar hit at auction.

Virginia city seeks healing after man’s murder conviction

Published Dec. 9 2018

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Civil rights activists in Charlottesville, Virginia, say they hope the first-degree-murder conviction of a man who...

Rise up: Female voices take center stage at Grammys

Published Dec. 9 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — After being nearly muted at this year’s ceremony, the 2019 Grammys are shaping up to be...

Dog that survived California wildfire guarded home for weeks

Published Dec. 9 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A dog that survived the catastrophic wildfire in Northern California apparently protected the ruins of his...

US to shut down Idaho nuclear waste processing project

Published Dec. 9 2018

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal officials will shut down an Idaho nuclear waste treatment project after determining it would not...

Southern states brace for wintry storm

Published Dec. 9 2018

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Millions of people in Southern states braced for a harsh wintry storm that could bring immobilizing...

FBI: Man charged in kidnapping, death of teen

Published Dec. 9 2018

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — Police have arrested and charged a man with killing a 13-year-old girl who was kidnapped last...

South Carolina ups its relief request

Published Dec. 9 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's congressional delegation will be able to ask for more funds to provide relief following...

Comey: Russia investigation initially looked at 4 Americans

Published Dec. 9 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI’s counterintelligence investigation into potential ties between the Trump campaign and Russia initially focused on four...

Trump says chief of staff John Kelly to leave at year’s end

Published Dec. 9 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday chief of staff John Kelly will leave his job by year’s end...

Border security underfunded, Trump says

Published Dec. 8 2018

President Donald Trump urged Congress to fund more border security and law enforcement officials to continue working together to enforce...

Foie gras off Amazon’s offerings in California in settlement

Published Dec. 8 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amazon has agreed not to sell foie gras in California from birds that have been force-fed...

Senate passes bill making it easier to kill sea lions

Published Dec. 8 2018

SEATTLE (AP) — A bill that would make it easier to kill sea lions that feast on imperiled salmon in...