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Health May 11Veterans groups, government brace for surge in mental health needs
As job losses and increased social isolation take an extended toll, veterans advocates worry VA medical facilities won’t be able to meet demand for mental health services and that telehealth isn’t enough.
Nation Jan 04More U.S. troops deploy to Mideast amid tensions with Iran
Hundreds of U.S. soldiers deployed Saturday from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to Kuwait to serve as reinforcements in the Middle East amid rising tensions following the U.S. killing of a top Iranian general.
Nation Jul 14Gulf Coast keeps guard up as Barry continues drenching
Weakened but still potent, Barry inundated the Gulf Coast as it continued its slow advance Sunday morning, bringing fresh fears of flash flooding to Mississippi's capital city even as it appeared unlikely to deluge New Orleans.
Nation May 012 dead, motive unclear in North Carolina campus shooting
A student with a pistol and no immediately apparent motive killed two people and wounded four others at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte before campus police disarmed and arrested him, authorities said. The campus police chief said the suspect had…
Politics Mar 04North Carolina Democrats see opportunity in do-over election
A ballot-fraud scandal that brought down a Republican candidate and led North Carolina to order a do-over congressional election could give the Democrats a strong shot at taking back a seat that has been held by the GOP since John…