Tens of thousands of people prepared to spend the night in the open under a chilly and thundery sky after a powerful earthquake shook Nepal on Saturday, killing more than 1,180 people, collapsing modern houses and centuries-old temples, and triggering a landslide on the slopes of Mount Everest. Officials said the death toll will rise as more reports from far-flung areas come in.
Two of the Triangle’s three remaining video rental stores will be closing in coming months. North American Video owner Chip Williams announced he plans to close the Cameron Village location on May 31 and one on Western Boulevard by July.
Top-seeded North Carolina earned a spot in the 2015 Women’s Lacrosse Championship finals on Friday, defeating fifth-seeded Notre Dame, 18-4, in a record-setting semifinal that offered a sharp contrast to the regular-season meeting between the teams.
A task force of federal, state and local officials will hold a public information meeting in Hillsborough on Wednesday to describe a two-year project to use an herbicide to kill the invasive plant hydrilla in a section of the Eno River.
Former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner told the world that "for all intents and purposes, I am a woman" in an extraordinary television interview aired Friday about gender confusion he first felt as a youngster trying on his mother's and sister's dresses.
Gregory Bourke and his husband, Michael DeLeon married in Canada in 2004. They are among several dozen men and women whose challenges to same-sex marriage restrictions in four states will be considered next week.