Authorities say emergency officials are responding to an explosion and fire possibly caused by a gas leak in downtown Durham, North Carolina.
The country’s largest electric company was ordered Monday to excavate coal ash from all of its North Carolina power plant sites. Coal ash contains toxic metals like mercury, lead and arsenic.
A North Carolina charter school promoting traditional values engaged in unconstitutional sex discrimination by requiring girls to wear skirts, a federal judge has ruled.
A school in North Carolina is thinking about lowering the threshold of a failing grade. On My Take, Clinton Yates thinks this is not a good idea.
A Virginia man found armed at a North Carolina school has been indicted on federal charges including crossing state lines with the intent to kill, injure, harass and intimidate former domestic partners.
A petition to save the job of a beloved Walmart greeter with cerebral palsy in North Carolina has garnered thousands of signatures.
Citing a National Park Service release, news outlets report that the vessel named Big John was found overturned and broken apart early Monday.
Authorities say no one was injured when a small private airplane crashed in the marsh of a North Carolina island.
A 3-year-old boy found alive two days after he went missing was “meant to survive” as he endured heavy rains and cold temperatures by himself in the woods, the local sheriff said.
From Russian war games to lava flows on Hawaii to raging fires in California, images gathered from high above Earth by satellites in 2018 delivered a unique perspective on humanity, geopolitics, and the forces of nature that have upended lives and landscape.
A set of twin sisters received an early Christmas gift, as their military father surprised them while disguised as a school mascot. See video of their reunion.
Travis Wilmoth, 31, was arrested after sending sexually explicit images of himself and driving to Baltimore County, Maryland, with the intent of having sex with a 15-year-old girl.
The D.C. area may see some snow flurries or showers during Sunday’s winter storm, though accumulation will be less than significant. The greatest impact will be felt in southern Maryland and central Virginia. Still, what forecasters have dubbed “conversational wintry weather” could make for slippery roadways and an icy start to the workweek. Here’s what you need to know.
A storm spreading snow, sleet and freezing rain across a wide swath of the South has millions of people in its path, raising the threat of immobilizing snowfalls, icy roads and possible power outages.
North Carolina elections officials as well as local and state prosecutors are investigating allegations of fraud that could involve tampering with or suppressing absentee ballots in a close congressional race there.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.