Thousands of children in the Triangle will attend some kind of summer camp this year with the fees paid in part or in full by donations. Thousands more will miss out because camp organizers can’t raise enough money, or because families can’t afford the transportation needed to get their children to the camps.
Nigeria’s military said it has freed nearly 700 Boko Haram captives in the past week. Girls and women brought to a refugee camp, still finding it hard to believe they are safe, tell tragic stories of their time in captivity.
For the past 20 years, on the first Sunday in May, Carrboro residents gather on their town hall grounds to celebrate all that the things that makes the little town just south of Chapel Hill one of the most interesting destinations in North Carolina.
Police in Wilson's Mills charged a 41-year-old man with murder after an 18-year-old woman they said he was dating died of a gunshot wound to the chest at his house while they were "playing" with a gun.
Fiorina is likely to be the only prominent woman to seek the GOP nomination, with Carson the only likely African-American. They are both also political outsiders in a field likely to be dominated by governors, former governors and senators.
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials said 23 states reported combined spending of more than $1 billion on winter maintenance operations and 8 million work hours plowing or treating state roads from October to March.