Millie Dunn Veasey: military and civil rights pioneer dies at 100
Millie Dunn Veasey, a military and civil rights pioneer, gives advice gleaned from a life that included service in the military and as a civil rights leader. Veasey died on March 9, just a month after celebrating her 100th birthday.
Baxter, a kinkajou, is examined at Carolina Tiger Rescue in Pittsboro, NC June 19, 2018. Native to the tropical forests of Central and South America, kinkajous survive on fruit and whip-quick instincts.
State Rep. Tim Moore, the Republican House speaker, says states with voter ID laws have seen “zero decrease” in participation. As legislators consider a referendum on the issue, PolitiFact checks Moore's claim.
The newsroom interns set out to see what would melt in the heat. The most promising contenders, a strawberry popsicle, chocolate gelato, and a stick of butter went head-to-head to see which would melt first.
A News & Observer / Charlotte Observer investigation found that low-income students with high test scores were often missing out on advanced classes. Lawmakers responded by approving a bill to address the problem. #ReadLocal at nando.com/readlocal.
The U.S. Border Patrol released video of a brief tour they gave reporters inside a detention facility in McAllen, Texas, where it holds families arrested at the southern U.S. border. The video shows adult and children housed in cages.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography graduate student Joshua Stewart recently discovered the world’s first known manta ray nursery ground in the Flower Gardens National Marine Sanctuary in the Gulf of Mexico.
Audio from a dashcam video shows SHP Sgt. R.W. Goswick instructing troopers Tabithia L. Davis and Michael G. Blake to not mention their use of force in the April 3 beating of a homeless man north of downtown Raleigh.