Two hawksbill turtle nests are the first for North Carolina

Among the record 289 sea turtle nests logged this year on the beaches of Cape Hatteras National Seashore, scientists found the first two nests ever recorded in modern times in North Carolina for a creature that usually likes warmer waters: the critically endangered hawksbill sea turtle.

DeCock: State-Carolina rivalry shakes Djibouti

When Richard Vinroot arrived last September at Camp Lemonnier, a small U.S. military installation in Djbouti, on the east coast of Africa, he quickly found out that being a North Carolina alumnus was a powerful connection in that part of the world.

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NC State point guard Cat Barber and his mother Pam Barber sit down for an interview with News & Observer reporter Joe Giglio and photojournalist Ethan Hyman.
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