VIDEO: The chief justice of the state Supreme Court, Raleigh's mayor and four other prominent Triangle citizens talk about Orage Quarles III, who retired last week as president and publisher of The News and Observer.
Named after best-selling mystery writer Agatha Christie, the infant is the first aye-aye born at the Duke Lemur Center in six years, and one of only 24 of her kind in the United States.
She was born on June 7, 2017.
After leaving Puerto Rico without power and with catastrophic flooding, the category 3 storm moves to the Dominican Republic. Maria is also expected to impact the Turks and Caicos and the Bahamas on Thursday.
A tribute to the four individuals lost in the Sept. 8 Duke Life Flight crash, featuring an address from Duke University Hospital President Kevin Sowers, a Sept. 20 flyover tribute at Duke Chapel, and notes from a memorial near the Life Flight helipad on the hospital roof.
Emergency services helped to rescue a man who had become trapped in a collapsed textile factory in Mexico City, after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit the area, killing more than 200 on September 19. Genaro Lozano, who filmed these videos, said he overheard the man saying that more people were still alive in the building as he was being led away.
The wiggling fingers of a young girl trapped in the rubble of her collapsed school in Mexico City raised hopes among hundreds of rescuers working furiously Wednesday to try to free her. Dozens of buildings were toppled by the powerful earthquake that killed at least 230 people, but it was the rescue operation at the Enrique Rebsamen school that was seen as emblematic of Mexicans' rush to save survivors before time runs out. Helmeted workers spotted the girl buried in the debris early Wednesday and shouted to her to move her hand if she could hear. Hours later the crews were still trying to free her.