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In Alaska, Obama depicts stark future without climate action
Submerged countries, abandoned cities and floods of refugees await the world barring urgent action on climate change, President Barack Obama warned Monday, painting a doomsday scenario as he opened a historic visit to Alaska.
Clinton, aides stressed protecting State Dept info in email
Hillary Rodham Clinton and her aides at the State Department were acutely aware of the need to protect sensitive information when discussing international affairs over email and other forms of unsecure electronic...
Gov. Marvin Mandel, who fell from political grace, has died
Marvin Mandel, a former Maryland governor whose 26-year career in state government ended with his 1977 conviction on political corruption charges, has died. He was 95.
Judge sides with anti-abortion group in birth control case
A federal judge on Monday sided with an anti-abortion group in its challenge of a key birth control provision of the Obama administration's health care overhaul.
Group still standing watch outside Monroe recruitment center
O'Neal and a few others have posted up on the shopping center sidewalk determined to protect the people who they say aren't being allowed to protect themselves.
Man arrested after SWAT situation in Gaston County
A man was arrested Monday after SWAT teams were called to a Gaston County home.The incident began just before 4 p.m. when officers got a call about a possible suspect with a weapon on the 2500 block of Linwood Road in Gastonia.According to the Gastonia Police Department's Assistant Chief of Police Travis Brittain, initial negotiations didn’t provide police with any additional information, so they called in the regional SWAT team.Linwood Road was shut down while officers assessed ...
Gaston County animal shelter improvements near completion
The renovations began in early August, after the state informed the shelter that changes were needed.
Hometown mourners celebrate life of slain TV cameraman
The scene inside a Virginia high school auditorium sounded more like a celebration of life Monday than a visitation after a death as the family of a cameraman who was slain on live TV greeted well over 1,000 mourners at a...
Global warming carving changes into Alaska in fire and ice
Global warming is carving measurable changes into Alaska, and President Barack Obama is about to see it.
Golf pro at the top of his game with only one hand
"There's no difference with my golf swing than anybody else's except maybe they swing with two hands."
"Under the Dome" not renewed for a fourth season by CBS
The Stephen King-inspired series "Under the Dome" will not return for a fourth season on CBS. The production shot at EUE Screen Gems Studio, and on location across the Wilmington area.
Suspect in Houston-area deputy's death had mental evaluation
The man accused of shooting and killing a suburban Houston officer has a history of mental illness and once lived in a homeless shelter, authorities said Monday.