North Carolina

Salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey in Illinois and 25 other states

Public health officials are investigating a salmonella outbreak in 26 states linked to raw turkey.<p>According to the Centers for Disease Control and …

Public Health

GOP Awards Its 2020 Convention to the Only City That Sorta Kinda Wanted It

One of these days one or both of the major U.S. political parties will find a way to ditch the atavistic spectacle of national political conventions. …

San Antonio

Three more cities will get super-fast AT&T 5G this year

AT&T promised to bring the next generation of cellular wireless technology to a dozen cities before the end of this year. It just hasn’t revealed which ones yet.<p>The carrier started the teasing process a few months ago, announcing that Atlanta, Dallas and Waco, Texas, will get mobile 5G.<p>Today it …

Tech Trends

Former UGA player Mohamed Massaquoi turns losing a hand into a win

Football season is almost here. Fulton County invited a special guest, former UGA and Cleveland Brown player Mohamed Massaquoi, to motivate players …

College Sports

Scott Pruitt Left Us All a Little Going Away Present

<i>Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.</i><p>I think Mike Pence is putting towel charms on …

News (U.S.)

Meet the 47-Year-Old CEO Behind Fortnite, a 'Weird Computer Guy' Who Spends His Millions Saving Forests

The smash game recently crossed the $1 billion mark.<p>Ask any male with a pulse and and a Wi-Fi connection between the ages of 10 and 40 and they’ll …

Freebies

My Wife Cheated, So I Cheated, So She Cheated, So I Cheated…

I was in a very dark place.<p>While it’s nearly impossible to get a sense of how many people cheat on their partner (data is scarce because, well, …

Relationships

AT&T Adds Three More U.S. Cities to 5G Plans as It Races Verizon

AT&T Inc. will roll out 5G service to three additional U.S. cities, a sign that the industrywide push to adopt the speedier standard is finally …

Telecoms

The confusing, impossible mystery of the lost colony of Roanoke

<i>Gregory S. Schneider covers Virginia from The Washington Post’s Richmond bureau.</i><p>The lost colony of Roanoke Island will always be one of the weirdest episodes in American history. It has managed to stay in the news, off and on, for 431 years: the case of 100-plus English settlers vanishing in the …

Outer Banks

NC State's secret weapon in 2018 - CBSSports.com

More Videos<p>1:35<p>PackPride's Cory Smith shares who will be NC State's best offensive NFL prospect on the ro...<p>1:21<p>PackPride's Cory Smith shares what …

NC State Wolfpack

This little boy trying to dive into the pool and belly flopping is all of us

This 2-year-old's attempt to dive into a swimming pool is so adorable that we can't look away.<p>Corina Casanova, mom to Deacon, shared a recent video …

Swimming Pools

NC officials issue lottery scam warning

Video<p>RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - The North Carolina Education Lotter issued a warning Friday concerning a new scam, a press release said.<p>It said players …

Identity Theft

Republicans Choose Charlotte for Their 2020 Convention

The 2020 Republican National Convention will be held in Charlotte, N.C., the party announced on Friday.<p>The gathering has been a subject of fierce debate in Charlotte. Though the city — North Carolina’s largest, with about 860,000 residents — hosted the Democratic National Convention in 2012, many …

U.S. Politics

North Carolina’s jobless rate in June drops to 4.2 percent

North Carolina companies continued adding jobs in June, pressing the state's unemployment rate down to 4.2 percent.<p>The U.S. Bureau of Labor …

Unemployment

This week's top stories on NC Policy Watch | The Progressive Pulse

<b>1. Powerful new hog trial testimony puts Smithfield back on the defensive</b> <i><br>By Lisa Sorg</i><p>As a former police officer and firefighter, Wesley Sewell has …

North Carolina Politics

Two Very Big And (Not So) Shocking Tax Victories For Business Owners

In prior articles in this column, we have discussed a particular type of trust that — if structured correctly — can help a business owner eliminate state-level income tax on the sale of one’s company. (No one is hiding the ball. A simple Google search of “NING trust” — for example — would yield …

Income Tax

McKinney shelter tapped for new ASPCA program meant to make for some very good dogs

MCKINNEY -- Pippin, a tiny white chihuahua mix, eats bits of cheese and hot dog off Kelly Atkins’ hand in a shaded play area at the SPCA of Texas' …

SPCA

Alligator spotted near North Carolina Marine barracks, officials warn

An alligator was spotted near the barracks of the Marine Corps Air Station New River in Jacksonville, North Carolina, officials said.<p>A video posted on the air station’s Facebook page shows the gator emerging from the water, quickly moving toward the videographer as he or she throws a blade of grass …

U.S. Marines

RNC Picks Charlotte for Convention

“The Republican National Committee announced Friday that it will hold its 2020 convention in Charlotte, making official a decision that had long been …

Donald Trump

Charlotte 2020: An Insider’s Guide to the GOP Convention Host City

Passing through Charlotte, North Carolina, in 1791, George Washington is said to have been unimpressed. He described the city in his diary as “a very …

Conservative View

North Carolina Police Find Guns, 100 Pounds of Marijuana in Daycare Center

A home daycare center in North Carolina has been swept up in a pair of sting operations that netted marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and weapons this …

Child Care

Durham businessman pledges $1M in scholarships to NC’s historically black colleges

A wealthy Durham businessman has pledged scholarships totaling $1 million over five years to North Carolina students who enroll in the state’s …

HBCUs

Liverpool FC confirm 29-man squad for US tour

<b>Jurgen Klopp has taken a 29-man squad for Liverpool’s pre-season tour of the United States, with their first of three games to come on Sunday …

Soccer

The two Champions League rivals Liverpool beat for Naby Keita - and how Jurgen Klopp convinced midfielder to join

Naby Keita has revealed how the chance to play for Jurgen Klopp convinced him to turn down interest from Bayern Munich and Barcelona.<p>The Guinea …

Soccer

Highway shut down after deadly motorcycle crash in Asheville, police say

One person was killed Friday in a motorcycle crash in Asheville, police said.<p>Police said the motorcycle and a vehicle were involved in the crash near …

Asheville

Python Gains on SAS, R

Python is gaining on R and SAS as the language of choice among data scientists and analytics pros, according to a new survey from recruitment firm …

Big Data

22k-Mile 2001 Honda S2000

This 2001 Honda S2000 is finished in Spa Yellow Pearl over black leather and shows 22k indicated miles. Power is from a 2.0L VTEC four paired with a …

Classic Cars

Wake County bus driver charged in child sex crimes

A Wake County Public School System employee is suspended without pay after being accused of sex crimes against a child.<p>Todd Van Nguyen, 61, is a bus …

Sex Crimes

Branson Tourists Killed in Duck Boat Sinking

At least 13 people were killed when a tourist duck boat sailing across a lake in Missouri sank during a storm Thursday night at around 7 p.m. local …

Universal Orlando

Race and Identity in Medieval Europe

<i>*This post is part of our new blog series on Black Europe. This series, edited by Kira Thurman and Anne-Marie Angelo,</i> <i>explores what it means to bring</i> …

Cambridge University