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  • Abused kids die as officials fail to protect them

    At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities – many of them beaten, starved or left alone to drown while agencies had good reason to know they were in danger, The Associated...

  • NC Rules Review Commission approves fracking standards

    North Carolina's proposed fracking safety standards sailed through a rules review Wednesday despite a recommendation from a staff attorney that several of the rules failed to meet state standards and should be put out for public hearing.


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Photos from Miami and Havana in the wake of President Obama's announcement

Holiday Faces 2014 12.04.14

A collection of images by N&O photojournalists featuring people in the area that capture the...