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Utah man may have contracted Zika from dying father's tears
A Utah man who mysteriously contracted Zika from his infected father may have got it by touching his dad's tears or sweat with his bare hands, according to new research unveiled Wednesday that found the unusual...
10 Things to Know for Thursday
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
Loved ones worry while officers face danger in the streets
While the those sworn to serve and protect police the city, their loved ones are stuck waiting for them to come home safely.
Tropical Storm Matthew heads into Caribbean
The National Hurricane Center said it is too early to determine what impact the tropical storm will have on the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf coasts.
California officer guns down refugee in 'shooting stance'
The fatal police shooting of a Ugandan refugee who drew something from his pocket and extended his hands in a "shooting stance" happened about a minute after officers in a San Diego suburb arrived at the scene where a...
Data shows few employees getting help through NC Dept. of Labor complaints
The Retaliatory Employment Discrimination Act, known as REDA, makes the NCDOL the sole state agency responsible for enforcing a number of state employment laws.
These are the most dangerous US cities
Cities with the highest poverty and unemployment rates seemed to be accompanied by higher crime rates.
Charlotte no longer under State of Emergency
The State of Emergency was issued on Wednesday, Sept. 21, after violent protests erupted in the Queen City in connection with the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott.
Senate passes stopgap spending bill, $1.1B to fight Zika
Averting an election-year crisis, the Senate on Wednesday passed a bill to keep the government operating through Dec. 9 and provide $1.1 billion in long-delayed funding to battle the Zika virus. The House was poised to act...
Hamlet first responders recall horrors of Imperial Foods fire 25 years later
Many challenges came for first responders on that day. Among the obstacle’s they had to face, separating professionalism from their personal feelings.
Imperial Foods fire survivors recall horrors from 25 years ago
While 25 were killed on that day, 54 people were injured and across this community more than 40 individuals lost a parent.
Congress rebukes Obama, overrides veto of 9/11 legislation
In a resounding rebuke, Democrats joined with Republicans Wednesday to hand Barack Obama the first veto override of his presidency, voting overwhelmingly to allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S....