Thousands of teachers are set to hit the streets of North Carolina’s capital on Wednesday, determined to force a political showdown over wages and funding priorities for public school classrooms in this conservative, tax-cutting state.
Six U.S. states on Tuesday sued the maker of the opioid OxyContin of using deceptive marketing to boost drug sales that fueled opioid overdose deaths.
The case exposed a practice by a child welfare agency that illegally removed potentially hundreds of children from their homes in this poverty-stricken mountain community.
By his final crusade in 2005 in New York City, he had preached in person to more than 210 million people worldwide. No evangelist is expected to have his level of influence again.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — When Kelly Smith thought about when to hold her kickoff event for a county commission campaign in suburban Florida, she chose a day symbolizing women supporting women: Galentine’s Day.
Ski back in time and rock the 1980s like never before during the Totally ’80s Retro Ski Weekend at Beech Mountain.
“I definitely didn’t think we would make a Tide Pod doughnut. But I also didn’t think people would eat Tide Pods” — Wake N Bake Donuts owner Danny Tangredi.
The company’s announcement last fall that it was looking for a second home launched a fierce competition among cities looking to lure Amazon and its promise of 50,000 new jobs and construction spending of more than $5 billion.
ATLANTA — The South awoke Wednesday to a two-part Arctic mess. First came a thin blanket of snow and ice, and then came the below-zero wind chills and record-breaking low temperatures in New Orleans and other cities.
SEATTLE — Kyle Juhl made one last attempt to patch things up with his fiancee, then took back his ring, put a gun to his head and pulled the trigger as she and her mother ran from the apartment. The bullet went through a wall and narrowly missed a neighbor’s head as she bent to pick up her little boy.
Currie held the role for less than a year, returning to Tennessee as the athletic director on April 1.
When the snow begins to fall in Western North Carolina, thousands of skiers and snowboarders travel to Sugar Mountain and Beech Mountain resorts for the winter season.
Local residents along the Nolichucky River and members of American Whitewater have recently started working to “keep the Nolichucky free-flowing” for generations to come.
In Gainesville, Florida, workers hired by the Daughters of the Confederacy chipped away at a Confederate soldier’s statue, loaded it quietly on a truck and drove away with little fanfare.
DURHAM, N.C. — Protesters in North Carolina toppled a nearly century-old statue of a Confederate soldier Monday at a rally against racism.