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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on early voting plans being decided by the North Carolina State Board of Elections (all times local): 5:40 p.m. North Carolina's Board of Elections has greatly expanded early in-person voting in more counties, including the state's largest by...
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S special operations forces launched a rescue mission to retrieve two men kidnapped by insurgents in Afghanistan last month, but the hostages were not there when the rescue team arrived, U.S. defense officials said Thursday. Pentagon press secretary Peter...
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Two North Carolina men were arrested Thursday and charged in connection with a computer hacker network that allegedly targeted CIA Director John Brennan and other senior government officials. Federal prosecutors in Alexandria said Andrew Otto Boggs, 22,...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The growth of the U.S. Latino population — once the nation's fastest growing — slowed considerably over the past seven years and slipped behind that of Asian Americans amid declining Hispanic immigration and birth rates, a study released Thursday found...
ALPINE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a shooting inside a high school in West Texas (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Authorities say the girl who shot and injured a female student at a West Texas high school was 14-year-old freshman. Brewster County Sheriff Ronny Dodson said during a...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Marine Corps says a recruit committed suicide in March amid a widespread culture of hazing and abuse in his battalion at Parris Island. The investigation could lead to punishments for as many as 20 officers and enlisted leaders. In a statement released...
NEW YORK (AP) — The demand has been so overwhelming that the manufacturer ran out of raw material in just a few days. Enthusiasts extol its virtues all over the internet. Millennials are clamoring for it. It's not a new video game, or some fancy food craze, or even Apple's...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fading Congressional efforts to approve the first major energy bill in nearly a decade have been revived — for now. Lawmakers convened a long-delayed meeting Thursday aimed at finding a bipartisan agreement by the end of the year. Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski...
ALPINE, Texas (AP) — A female student died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound Thursday after shooting and injuring another female student inside a high school in West Texas, according to the local sheriff. "The shooter appears to have shot herself," Brewster County...