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Government offers plan to release more endangered red wolves

Government wildlife officials released two more critically endangered red wolves into the wild in North Carolina and could place several more captive-bred wolves into the habitat this year, according ...

Man who played Duke Chapel bells for 50 years dies

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A musician who played the bells at Duke University’s iconic chapel at the end of each academic day, marking the end of class for countless students over five decades, died Thursday...

Vaccine appointments canceled amid confusion over supply

An increasing number of COVID-19 vaccination sites around the U.S. are canceling appointments because of vaccine shortages in a rollout so rife with confusion that even the new CDC director admitted s...

Capitol riot: Confederate flag photo leads to man's arrest

A Delaware man photographed carrying a Confederate battle flag during a deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol was arrested Thursday after authorities used the image to help identify him, federal prosecutors...

Judge delays ruling on N. Carolina absentee ballot procedure

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge in North Carolina criticized an absentee ballot procedure giving voters more leeway to fix incomplete witness information, but said he’d issue a written ruling ...

Judge halts new North Carolina absentee witness info rule

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge has blocked updated North Carolina absentee voting rules that gave voters more leeway to fix witness problems and extended the period when elections boards could a...

Court: Money owed can't block voting rights for NC felons

A North Carolina court ruled Friday that outstanding restitution, fees or other court-imposed monetary obligations can't prevent convicted felons from voting if they've completed all other portions of...

Trump faces pushback for urging people to vote twice as test

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is facing a backlash for urging voters in North Carolina to vote by mail and then try to vote again in person to test the mail-in ballot system in the Nov. 3 e...

North Carolina governor: RNC hasn't submitted safety plan

North Carolina's governor said Thursday that his administration hasn't received the written safety plan for the upcoming Republican National Convention requested by his health secretary in response to...

Trump demands immediate answer from governor on RNC capacity

President Donald Trump demanded Monday that North Carolina's Democratic governor sign off “immediately” on allowing the Republican National Convention to move forward in August with full attendance de...

Tropical Storm Arthur spins out to sea, will drench Bermuda

Tropical Storm Arthur moved further out to sea Tuesday and was expected to dissipate into a depression before dumping heavy rain on Bermuda later in the week. The first named storm o...

Virus restrictions reimposed amid patchwork re-openings

As coronavirus-induced economic pain grew around the world, some U.S. states moved forward Friday with plans to reopen their economies, while European countries held muted commemorations to mark the e...

Sheriff: Gunman killed outside North Carolina courthouse

A gunman exchanged fire with officers outside a North Carolina courthouse on Tuesday before authorities shot and killed him, a sheriff said. A deputy responding to the scene in the ...

Man who killed 6 family members had prior assault charges

A North Carolina man who authorities say gunned down six relatives and killed himself was previously accused of assault in two cases, according to electronic court records. The 1993...

Targeting rich neighborhoods, man stole 1,300 people's mail

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man was sentenced to more than three years in prison for roaming neighborhoods after dark, stealing mail from mailboxes and then cashing thousands of dollars in p...