| Sep 1, 2012
| 8:48 PM
This summer’s brutal weather is the backdrop for a renewed battle between fuel and food interests: The meat industry and several governors want less of the nation’s corn going to make ethanol, but it’s questionable whether the pullback...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 3:41 PM
MANTEO, N.C. -- Actor Andy Griffith, the man who played folksy Sheriff Andy Taylor in the fictional town of Mayberry, died Tuesday at the age of 86, his family said.
Griffith died at about 7 a.m. at his home on Roanoke Island, according to Dare County,...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 1:05 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The four North Carolina Air National Airmen killed when their plane crashed while fighting a wildfire were remembered Tuesday as dedicated soldiers who gave their lives doing what they wanted to do: Helping people.
Lt. Col. Paul K....
| Jan 26, 2012
| 10:19 AM
In a surprise move, North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue announced Thursday afternoon that she will not seek a second term this November.
The Democrat said in a statement that she decided against a reelection bid so she could avoid further politicizing her...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 2:35 PM
A rare breed just got rarer. Rep. Heath Shuler of North Carolina, one of the few remaining white Southern Democrats in the House, has announced he will retire rather than run in what was expected to his toughest race yet.
Shuler is a leader of the so-...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 8:10 AM
New York City's tap water is regarded as world-class, in safety and taste (and subjected to a half-million tests a year by the city's Department of Environmental Protection). However, two entrepreneurs recently opened the Molecule water bar in the city,...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 9:33 PM
In a blow to Los Angeles' below-the-line community, Marvel Studios will take its next "Iron Man" movie to Wilmington, North Carolina....
| Nov 29, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Death penalty bias: North Carolina legislators have approved a bill that critics say would effectively repeal a 2009 law that allows death-row inmates to use statistics on racial bias to challenge their prosecutions....
| Dec 11, 2010
| 2:29 PM
The funeral was held at Edenton Street United Methodist, a Raleigh church that Edwards turned to after her 16-year-old son Wade died in a car crash in 1996. She was to be buried later in the day alongside her son during a private ceremony.
| Apr 17, 2011
| 12:29 PM
The death toll from three days of severe storms and tornadoes in the southern United States rose to at least 39 on Sunday, with hundreds of homes damaged or destroyed in North Carolina alone, weather and emergency officials said.
North Carolina accounted...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 1:01 PM
MIAMI, FL -- Hurricane Irene intensified into a Category 3 storm Wednesday as it battered the Bahamas and threatened to lash much of the United States' East Coast in coming days.
Irene could reach Category 4 strength by Thursday, the National Hurricane...