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.
The Carolina Hurricanes didn’t get lucky like the Edmonton Oilers, didn’t win the NHL draft lottery and won’t have the No. 1 pick this year. The Canes will pick fifth in the NHL Draft, which may or may not be such a good thing.
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.
Italian Coast Guard and commercial vessels came to the rescue of at least 16 boats of migrants, saving hundreds of them and recovering 10 bodies off Libya’s coast, as smugglers took advantage of calm seas to send packed vessels across the Mediterranean.
The order for residents to stay home after 10 p.m. had been in place since Tuesday, and officials had planned to keep it in place through Sunday. Protests since Monday’s riots have been peaceful, and the announcement of charges against six officers involved in Gray’s arrest eased tensions.
Britain’s newborn princess, the second child of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, has spent her first night at home in London’s Kensington Palace, but the guessing game continues over what her name will be.
David Goldberg, chief executive officer of SurveyMonkey.com and husband of Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, died unexpectedly Friday night, his brother, Robert Goldberg, wrote in a Facebook post. He was 47.
For many young African Americans who grew up seeing Carson as the embodiment of black achievement, his emergence as a conservative hero and unabashed critic of the United States’ first black president has been jarring.