Landfill builder and Duke Energy say the liners that will be used to keep coal ash out of groundwater will last 500 years. Others discount those estimates, but they say installation and monitoring is key to success.
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.
The Chapel Hill Town Council stuck with an Obey Creek plan Thursday that could put up to 1.6 million square feet of new development across from Southern Village, rejecting advisory board and consistent citizen requests.
Yasmani Grandal threw out a runner at the plate after an errant pitch in the top of the 13th inning, then homered leading off the bottom half to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Arizona Diamondbacks 1-0 on Sunday for their fourth straight win.