Attorneys for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl are trying to send his court case "off the judicial cliff" by arguing that U.S. Sen. John McCain improperly swayed military decision-makers with public comments on the case, prosecutors said Tuesday.
The German U-boats stationed off the coast of the North Carolina during World War II were extremely successful in early 1942. The unique, offshore environment gave them a distinct advantage and they were able to wreak havoc on the merchant ships that travelled along the busy shipping lanes off of the Outer Banks. The area soon became known as Torpedo Junction because of the hundreds of ships that were sunk there.
A Kure Beach man sentenced to life in prison for the deaths of two people in a 2014 condominium fire has been sentenced in the deaths of two men struck by his car during a snow storm earlier that year.
In a story Aug. 22 about a new study about climate change and increased smog in the Southeastern U.S., The Associated Press reported erroneously the source of an emailed quote. The quote, "Climate change is more about sea ice and polar bears," should have been attributed to Ashley Lawson, a senior fellow at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, not Laura Rehrmann, the center's spokeswoman.
A federal judge in Texas has blocked the Obama administration's order that requires public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity.