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Oct. 15, 2014 @ 12:59 PM

Judge: GOP can intervene in gay marriage cases

Republican lawmakers can intervene in a pair of challenges to North Carolina's now-defunct gay marriage ban, potentially enabling them to appeal the issue to the U.S. Supreme Court, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.

Oct. 15, 2014 @ 12:56 PM

2nd Texas health worker tests positive for Ebola

A second Dallas hospital worker who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has tested positive for the disease, and officials on Wednesday began reaching out to passengers who had been on a flight with her the day before she fell ill.

Oct. 15, 2014 @ 12:52 PM

2nd Texas health worker with Ebola was on flight

Health officials are alerting airline passengers who were on the same flight as a Texas nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola the next day.

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.