Nation Jan 07U.S. governors push back against mandates, closures amid omicron surge
Governors across the U.S. took sweeping action during earlier surges of the COVID-19 pandemic, but are taking a much different approach during the record-setting caseloads caused by the omicron variant.
Nation Nov 18Following defense lawyer’s comments, Black pastors rally outside trial over Arbery’s killing
Hundreds of pastors are rallying at the Georgia courthouse where three white men are on trial in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery.
Nation Nov 18WATCH: Shooter testifies Ahmaud Arbery never threatened him as trial continues – Day 10
The man who fatally shot Ahmaud Arbery has testified that the 25-year-old Black man did not speak, show a weapon or threaten him in any way before he raised his shotgun and pointed it at him.
Health Jun 23South Carolina beaches fill, but COVID-19 takes no vacation
The state now has the fourth-highest new infection rate in the nation when adjusted for population, trailing just Arizona, Arkansas and Alabama.
Health Mar 22New York to shut down as it becomes next virus hot spot
New York City's mayor prepared Monday to order his city behind closed doors in an attempt to slow a pandemic that has swept across the globe and threatened to make the city of 8.5 million one of the world's biggest…
Nation Sep 07Stranded North Carolinians take stock of Dorian’s damage
As the sky cleared and floodwaters receded Saturday, residents of North Carolina's Outer Banks began to assess the damage wrought by Hurricane Dorian.
Nation Sep 06Hurricane Dorian howls over North Carolina’s Outer Banks
Forecasters said large and destructive waves could reach nearly to the ceilings of one-story structures along the 200-mile string of barrier islands and spits.
Nation Jan 21Videos shape different interpretations of tense encounter at Washington rally
Three groups met for just a few minutes Friday at the base of the Lincoln Memorial, an encounter captured in videos that went viral over the weekend — and again cast a spotlight on a polarized nation that doesn't appear…
Nation Sep 21Unending disaster: Florence floods prompt new evacuations
New evacuation orders Friday forced residents to flee to higher ground amid a sprawling disaster that's beginning to feel like it will never end.
Nation Sep 19Frustration mounts as Carolina residents wait to go home
Exhaustion and frustration are building in the Carolinas as thousands of people wait to go home days after Hurricane Florence unleashed epic floods blamed for nearly three dozen deaths, including two women who drowned when a sheriff's van taking them…