The Rev. John Taylor feared the worst when he learned his church was on fire, only days after a mass shooting at a black church in Charleston prompted Southern leaders to call for removing Confederate flags.
Indonesia's air force promised Wednesday to investigate whether the aging transport plane that crashed into a city neighborhood, killing 141 people, was violating rules by carrying non-military passengers who paid for their flights. A local military commander said the search for bodies has ended.
The superintendent at the prison where two killers broke out has been placed on leave along with his security chief and 10 other staff members amid an internal investigation into how the inmates pulled it off, a state official said Tuesday.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Tuesday the world should be ashamed that three years after major powers approved a blueprint in Geneva to bring peace to Syria the suffering of its people is reaching new depths and the country is "on the brink of falling apart."
If North Carolina’s 33-year-old “First in Flight” license plate no longer strikes your fancy, try “First in Freedom.” The new “First in Freedom” plate features two historic dates from the American Revolution.
Here are Triangle residents’ reactions on social media to the Rolling Stones’ visit — dealing with the traffic, celebrating before the concert and experiencing the Stones’ show with the Avett Brothers at Carter-Finley Stadium.