As diplomats rush to reach an agreement to curb Iran’s nuclear program, the U.S. military is stockpiling conventional bombs so powerful that strategists say they could cripple Tehran’s most heavily fortified nuclear complexes, including one deep underground.
The Grateful Dead is closing the lid on its storied half-century of concerts this weekend in Chicago, where a museum has captured the band's prankster heart by displaying its artifacts, skeletons-and-roses iconography included, in the shadow of a world-famous dinosaur.
For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same medicine patients inject every day could also prevent the disease?
A man suspected in the shooting death of a woman at a busy San Francisco tourist destination has seven felony convictions and has been deported five times, most recently in 2009, a federal agency said Friday.
Since the discussion of removing the Confederate flag from state capitols and license plates, as well as from major stores and online retailers, sales of southern battle flags are on the rise at shops that still sell them. G.I. Joe's Army Surplus store in Clayton, N.C. is still able to get sporadic supplies of them. In 2014, the store sold 37 Confederate flags, since June they have sold over 90. In order to be fair, store manager Eric Stallings has limited sales to two flags per customer.
Spend a relaxing day in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Ashe County, N.C., located in the far north-western corner of the state. Its 427 square miles is home to countless picturesque views and dozens of quaint towns.
It was the rain that got people out of the water at Wrightsville Beach on Friday morning. Before the scattered showers, several children were jumping waves, and surfers were catching them to ride to shore.
Taiwan marched out thousands of troops and displayed its most modern military hardware Saturday to spotlight an old but often forgotten claim that its forces, not the Chinese Communists, led the campaign that routed imperial Japan from China 70 years ago.
Gov. Pat McCrory said in an interview it is wrong that his major jobs plan is now a part of ongoing negotiations over the state budget, saying the issue has him “the most impatient” six months after the current lawmaking session began.
A new Domecast, our weekly podcast that looks at government and politics in North Carolina, is ready for the weekend of July 4-5. This week’s show includes an extended interview with Gov. Pat McCrory that focused on the state budget and related topics, including his bond proposal and jobs plan.
After a heated debate that featured accusations of deception and Senate coercion, the N.C. House rapidly changed course Thursday on legislation that would change how the Greensboro City Council is elected.