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North Carolina

Trump encourages supporters to try to vote twice, sparking uproar

The US president has repeatedly asserted that mail-in voting would increase fraud and disrupt the November election

04 Sep 2020 8:57 AM

US woman ties up her husband, cut off his penis; arrested

When deputies recovered the 61-year-old's penis, they quickly placed on ice and transported to medical personnel.

13 Sep 2019 2:40 PM

Agreement affirms North Carolina transgender restroom rights

'Nationally, this decree sends an important signal that targeting transgender people for discrimination is unacceptable.'

24 Jul 2019 2:46 PM

22-yr-old worker killed by lion at North Carolina wildlife sanctuary

A sheriff's deputy shot and killed the lion so that Black's body could be retrieved, the Conservators Center said.

31 Dec 2018 1:43 PM

North Carolina fails to land Apple site, thousands of jobs

Apple said it plans to build a new campus in Austin with 5,000 jobs to start and the potential to grow to 15,000 employees.

16 Dec 2018 4:08 PM


Hurricane Florence: At least 10 dead, Carolinas brace for widespread flooding

Rising river levels have led to thousands being asked to evacuate, fearing what can be the most destructive floods in N Carolina history.

16 Sep 2018 12:39 PM

Hurricane Florence turns deadly, unleashes torrential floods on Carolinas

Four deaths were confirmed by officials, hundreds trapped by a storm surge of up to 10 feet.

15 Sep 2018 10:46 AM

Risk of being a crime victim goes up with mental illness diagnosis

Overall, 234,000 people with no mental illness diagnosis were crime victims, which is about 12 incidents per 1,000 people per year.

02 Jun 2018 2:07 PM

Disabled boy to receive experimental therapy using little brother's stem cells

Seven-year-old Jay Shetty is all set to fly to the United States for an experimental stem cell treatment using his little brother's cells.

05 Mar 2018 8:47 PM

US childhood obesity rates rising again

Parents can create a bastion of protection for children in the home, by keeping junk foods out.

28 Feb 2018 9:06 PM


Cancer risk elevated with severe gum disease

Odds of developing colorectal cancer were increased particularly for nonsmokers with severe gum disease.

31 Jan 2018 2:32 PM

Instagram receives flak for account selling knives disguised as combs, lipsticks

Under UK's knife crime laws, importing of such knives in the UK is illegal.

21 Jan 2018 7:59 PM

Post cyber attack, North Carolina county pushed into dark ages

Computer systems that manage property taxes, building permits and jail inmates were out of commission, officials say fixes to take days

08 Dec 2017 9:09 AM

Brain pathway makes head and face pain very draining

Pain signals in the face travel to a different place in the brain than pain stimuli in other parts of the body, researchers say.

22 Nov 2017 10:57 AM

Corals developing taste for plastics: Study

Researchers conducted their two-part study using corals collected from waters off the North Carolina coast.

25 Oct 2017 7:53 PM


Indian-American develops handheld device for cervical cancer

Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women.

11 Jul 2017 12:55 PM