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GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Two federal judges said they are concerned that North Carolina legislative leaders have taken few if any steps to draw new election maps since they were struck down last year, and one judge suggested they don't appear to be taking their duty seriously. A...
An estimated 10,000 tourists were ordered to evacuate an island on North Carolina's Outer Banks on Thursday after a construction company caused a power outage, leaving people searching for a place to eat, stay cool or resume interrupted vacations. The Cape Hatteras Electric...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — As many as 10 workers in Yellowstone National Park's maintenance division will be disciplined after an investigation found they subjected female employees to derogatory comments and other sexual harassment, the park's superintendent told The Associated...
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Diana Macharia never knew Sri Lanka was an island shaped like a teardrop when she was growing up in Kenya. Now, after meeting fellow victims of terror from the tiny Asian country, its shape makes so much sense to her. Macharia is among a group of dozens...
NEW YORK (AP) — A presidential aide's explosion of profanity while talking to a reporter about his new White House colleagues tested newsroom leaders Thursday, forcing decisions about whether to use the graphic language or leave much of what he said to the imagination of readers...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey agreed to put in place new rules regarding quarantines after a nurse who was quarantined in 2014 after working in Sierra Leone during the deadly Ebola outbreak filed a lawsuit against the state, according to the American Civil Liberties Union of...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas prisoner was executed Thursday evening for killing a San Antonio woman after breaking into her apartment more than 13 years ago. TaiChin Preyor, 46, was put to death after his attorneys failed to convince courts that he had deficient legal help...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A police officer died after being shot multiple times while responding to a traffic crash on the south side of Indianapolis, authorities said Thursday. Lt. Aaron Allen of the Southport Police Department was responding to a call about a crash with people...
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A man already charged in a blaze that killed seven people in May has been indicted on aggravated murder charges in that fire and in a second fire that killed two people on the same Ohio street last year, prosecutors said Thursday. A Summit County grand jury on...