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Oct. 15, 2014 @ 12:47 PM

Connecticut man accused of 'mopping aggressively'

A Connecticut man is facing charges after police said he grabbed a mop out of a hotel employee's hands and was "mopping aggressively" over the worker's shoes


Oct. 13, 2014 @ 01:08 PM

Judge: City remains in control of airport

A North Carolina judge says Charlotte will maintain control of one of the nation's busiest airports instead of a commission pushed by state Republican lawmakers.


Oct. 13, 2014 @ 01:04 PM

McCrory calls for more job-focused higher ed

Gov. Pat McCrory says North Carolina's higher education institutions need to focus more on teaching the skills that employers need.


Oct. 13, 2014 @ 12:59 PM

Ebola deflating hopes for 3 poor African economies

Just as their economies had begun to recover from the man-made horror of coups and civil war, the West African nations of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone have been knocked back down by a terrifying force of nature: the Ebola virus.


Oct. 13, 2014 @ 12:36 PM

UN chief chastises Netanyahu on settlements

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon chastised Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday over the issue of Jewish settlements and challenged him to show "leadership" and make compromises for peace.


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 05:46 PM

Judge strikes down NC gay marriage ban

A federal judge in North Carolina has struck down the state's gay marriage ban, opening the way for the first same-sex weddings in the state to begin immediately.


Oct. 07, 2014 @ 11:52 AM

NC woman gets 75 days in jail in toddler's death

A Jacksonville woman has been sentenced to more than two months in jail for the drowning death of her toddler daughter.


Oct. 07, 2014 @ 11:50 AM

Third arrest in NC discovery of skeletal remains

A third person has been arrested in the discovery of skeletal remains in Forsyth County.


Oct. 07, 2014 @ 11:44 AM

Same-sex marriages begin in the South

Gay and lesbian couples are getting legally married in the South for the first time, crossing a threshold in a conservative region long opposed to the marriages.


Oct. 07, 2014 @ 11:38 AM

Ebola in Spain raises questions about protection

Three more people were under quarantine Tuesday for possible Ebola at a Madrid hospital after a Spanish nursing assistant became infected there, authorities said. More than 50 others were being monitored as experts pressed to figure out why Spain's anti-infection practices failed.