As of Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at least 2,174 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
Despite teachers' concerns about its implementation, North Carolina public school educator pay raises ultimately will shift toward rewarding individual performance, a key state lawmaker predicted Tuesday.
Uganda's president on Monday signed an anti-gay bill that punishes gay sex with up to life in prison, a measure likely to send Uganda's beleaguered gay community further underground as the police try to implement it amid fevered anti-gay sentiment across the country.
Detectives with the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office are searching for the person who stole a disabled veteran's motorcycle before he could go on his honeymoon.
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has spoken in person to a second member of President Barack Obama's Cabinet this month about efforts to expand offshore energy exploration off the coast.
Fayetteville authorities say two women have been taken to a hospital after opening a package that police described as containing heroin laced with a potent synthetic opiate.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have charged a Charlotte man in connection with the death of his 2-year-old son.
Officials with the N.C. Department of Transportation say off-road vehicles will be able to drive on the beach to detour around culvert repairs on N.C. 12.
Investigators say a 29-year-old man shoved a woman out of his truck at a gas station in Gastonia and then ran her over.