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Groups aim to combat child abuse

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Child abuse affects hundreds of children in Eastern Carolina every year. More>>

Tarboro remembers officer killed in accident Video included

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An off duty Tarboro police officer is dead after an accident with a DOT vehicle. More>>

Non-emergency calls tie up 911 lines

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In the case of an emergency, when you call 911, the first voice you hear in a dispatcher.
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Three years later, a look back at the 2011 tornado outbreak Video included

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Wednesday is the anniversary of a day many here in the east will never forget. More>>

Ferry sinks off South Korea; 6 dead, 290 missing

Koo Bon-hee could see the exit. For half an hour, as the doomed ferry filled with water and listed severely on its side, the crew told passengers to wait for rescuers. More>>

2011 Tornado Outbreak Remembered

Storm Team 9 tornado and severe weather safety tips

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The tornado outbreak of April 6th, 2011 is a day that will forever be etched in a lot of people's memory across eastern North Carolina.
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NC governor proposes new coal ash plan after spill

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North Carolina's governor says he will propose new legislation aimed at strengthening government oversight of coal ash dumps following the massive Feb. 2 spill at a Duke Energy plant that coated 70 miles of the Dan River in toxic sludge.
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New SAT: What will those questions look like?

Calculate the foreign exchange rate a vacationing American would pay in India. Estimate from a random sample the number of 18- to 34-year olds who voted for a candidate. These are sample questions from the newly redesigned... More>>

Two victims held at gunpoint in Jacksonville home invasion

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The Onslow County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Tuesday home invasion in Jacksonville.
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Mt. Olive man arrested on drug, firearm charges

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A Wayne County man was arrested Tuesday on multiple charges, including possession of a firearm by a felon.
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Residents tied up, robbed in Winterville home invasion Video included

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Winterville Police are investigating a late night home invasion. It happened around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday at 2631 Jasmine Drive. More>>

Former Greenville patrol officer arrested Video included

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The Greenville Police Department arrested and charged a former patrol officer Tuesday following the investigation of a case he was working this year. More>>

Teddy Bear Hospital treats patients at Belvior Elementary Video included

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Kindergarten and first graders at Belvoir Elementary experienced some hands on learning this morning at the school’s ‘Teddy Bear Hospital’.
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Ex-NC teacher accused of showing obscene videos

A former middle school teacher in Cleveland County has been arrested and accused of sending obscene videos and pictures of herself to students. More>>

UNC investigator meets with Willingham Video included

The reading specialist who questioned the literacy level of athletes being admitted to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has met with an investigator looking into academic fraud at the school. More>>

More NC Senate candidates release money totals

Two more Republicans running for U.S. Senate in North Carolina have announced how much they've raised heading into the final weeks before the May 6 primary. More>>

NC officials urge caution after Hepatitis A cases

Officials at the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services are reminding residents to always take precautions when preparing food regardless of where they are. More>>

2 ships collide, cargo ship grounded in Virginia

Two vessels collided in a main shipping channel and a 751-foot cargo ship ran aground in the lower Chesapeake Bay on Tuesday in high winds gusting up to 70 mph, the Coast Guard said. More>>

Wayne County teacher wins STEM Teacher of the Month Video included

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Norwayne Middle School Teacher Paul Casey remembers when he used to take shop class, he still has the gun rack and baseball he made.  More>>

2 Backpacks shutdown block near Boston Marathon finish line

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Police destroy two unattended backpacks left near the Boston Marathon finish line one year after the deadly bombings.  More>>

DHHS meets USDA deadline to clear food stamp backlogs

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North Carolina is in the clear from government threats over pulling more than $88 million dollars in funding to the Department of Health and Human Services Department. The USDA said today the state department met the March 31st deadline to clear its backlog of food stamp applications. At one point over 30,000 pending cases plagued the state.Regional administrator Robin Bailey said the state will still be monitored for the next two months and expects to get weekly reports to make sure the depa... More>>

North Carolina and EPA win in controlling emissions Video included

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A federal appeals court upholds the power of the Environmental Protection Agency in controlling polluted emissions from power plants.  More>>

Raleigh named as least open minded city for daters

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North Carolina's capital fails at being a great place to pick up certain types of dates. More>>

Coast Guard offloads $110 million of cocaine

A crewmember aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Legare offloads a bale of cocaine at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Fla., April 15, 2014. The crew of the Legare offloaded a total of $110 million of cocaine that was seized in the southwest Caribbean Sea. A crewmember aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Legare offloads a bale of cocaine at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Fla., April 15, 2014. The crew of the Legare offloaded a total of $110 million of cocaine that was seized in the southwest Caribbean Sea.
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The Coast Guard offloaded about 3,300 kilograms of cocaine worth about $110 million Tuesday at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Fla. More>>

Corps: Part of Oregon Inlet too shallow to dredge

The Army Corps of Engineers says part of the Oregon Inlet is too shallow to dredge. More>>

Pitt County Senior Games Program celebrating 31st year Video included

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The Greenville-Pitt County Senior Games program held its 31st opening ceremonies at Alice F. Keene Park on Tuesday. More>>

Boston Marathon: One Year Later Video included

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On the anniversary we reflect on the 12 seconds that changed the lives of many. Among them, a Greenville woman taking part in the race. More>>

Volunteer EMS worker wins $250,000 in lottery scratch-off game

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A Martin County EMS volunteer from Pitt County wins the top prize in the $250,000 Cash Money lottery game. More>>

Celebrating animal control officers Video included

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9 On Your Side says "thank you" to the many animal control officers in Eastern North Carolina as it’s Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week. More>>

Dudley man busted for trafficking heroin

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Deputies say they took a Dudley man into custody for trafficking heroin. More>>

9OYS helps Strive Program participants dress for success

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9 On Your Side’s Angela Green visited a classroom at the Strive Program in Greenville on Tuesday.
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LCPS turns to survey to improve school system Video included

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Public schools are increasingly trying to compete with alternative education and for Lenoir County, school officials are turning to the community for help. More>>

Emerald Isle Police seek fugitive

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Police in Emerald Isle need your help to locate a fugitive. More>>

Stephen Colbert to visit CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman"

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Stephen Colbert, who will succeed David Letterman as host when he retires, will visit the LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN, Tuesday, April 22 (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. More>>

Century old tombstones found damaged, disposed of in Dare County dumpster Video included

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Deputies have charged a suspect after tombstones more than a century old were found damaged and tossed into a Dare County dumpster. More>>

Smoke inhalation cause of Kinston man's death Video included

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A man is dead after a weekend fire. More>>

New phone app to help during school emergencies

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An Oklahoma middleschooler, Genesis Franks, came up with an idea for an App last year to help out in case of a school shooting. More>>

Morehead City woman charged with child abuse Video included

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A Morehead City mom has been charged with child abuse after a kid was burned with hot water. More>>

ECU student picked to join Cisco 'Dream Team' in San Francisco

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An East Carolina University student has been selected as one of 10 students nationwide to serve on a “Dream Team” at an international education and training event. More>>

Four in custody in Morehead City drive-by shooting

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Police have made 4 arrests in a drive-by shooting in Morehead City. More>>

Surprise proposal marks ECU spring football game Video included

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The Pirate's spring football game featured a little bit of everything, big plays, big hits and one big proposal. More>>

Farmers' Market opens Tuesday at Camp Lejeune

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The Onslow County Farmers’ Market is opening a new location on base at Camp Lejeune Tuesday. More>>

Greenville-Pitt County Senior Games events begin Tuesday

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Tuesday the Greenville-Pitt County Senior Games Program kicks off its Local Games. More>>

Mitchell pulls out of 12th District race

Former Charlotte City Councilman James Mitchell has dropped out of the race to fill the 12th Congressional District seat vacated when Mel Watt became head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. More>>

5 accused in NC abduction to have bond hearing

Five people accused in the abduction of a North Carolina man last week are due in federal court in Atlanta Tuesday for a bond hearing. More>>

McCrory, tax overhaul opponents talk on filing day

Conservatives are using the April 15 deadline to celebrate tax changes that North Carolina lawmakers argue will keep more money in family wallets and encourage job creation. More>>

South Carolina biologist track Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnakes

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Teams at the Francis Marion National Forest are using technology to tag and track the rattlesnakes, not all that different, but much bigger, than a microchip in your pet. More>>

NC LGBT group to hold rally over tax filing policy

North Carolina's largest LGBT advocacy group is holding a rally to protest a new state tax policy regarding same-sex couples. More>>

Push for a human relations council Video included

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Activists are calling upon Pitt County Commissioners to ease tension in the community.  More>>

Police: Known drug dealer tried to run over police personnel

From February 2014 booking at Pitt Co Detention Center From February 2014 booking at Pitt Co Detention Center
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Greenville Police catch a man after they say he tried to run officers over.  More>>

Greene Co possible water line scam

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A letter circulating in Greene County about water line repair coverage is not associated with the Greene County Water Regional Water System.  More>>

Marine awarded for saving couple

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Sergeant Stephen Lowe, an armory custodian with 2nd Marine Division has been awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal. More>>

Sterilization victims asked to come forward

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The state is asking victims of the 1933 Eugenics Board come forward to be compensated after North Carolina doctors wrongfully sterilized them. More>>

Teacher pay report leaves teachers frustrated

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State lawmakers met Monday to discuss teacher pay proposals but some on the committee felt left out. More>>

Better Business Bureau warning Netflix customers of scam Video included

Fake Netflix Scam Fake Netflix Scam
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The Better Business Bureau said con artists claiming to work for Netflix are trying to get money and private information from unsuspecting victims. More>>

Kansas shooting suspect had no record of violence Video included

Never one to keep his hatred to himself, Frazier Glenn Cross for decades sought out any soapbox to espouse his white-supremacist beliefs, twice running for federal office with campaigns steeped in anti-Semitism. More>>

GPD calls Piratefest a success with no major incidents Video included

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The Greenville Police Department's calling Piratefest a success.
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"Superblock" changing face of Uptown Greenville Video included

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The look and feel of Uptown Greenville is changing.
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Inside the first regional state school in Plymouth Video included

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A new public high school in the East is completely focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
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"No Need to Speed" campaign kicks off

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Highway Patrol and local law enforcement are gearing up for the "No Need to Speed" and "Operation Slow Down" campaigns. More>>

911 Call: Unconscious man found in Dare Co. driveway Video included

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There’s a follow-up to an assault investigation along the Outer Banks as we get our first listen to the 911 call.   More>>

'It was like time stopped,' says Salter Path man on $750,000 lottery win

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A Salter Path man says he’ll use $750,000 won playing Jumbo Bucks to save for his daughter’s college fund and invest in the future. More>>

First appearances for students arrested in shooting outside Conley High Video included

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Two students arrested for firing a gun near a Pitt County high school made their first appearances in court Monday morning. More>>

Wanted man turns himself in to Duplin Co. deputies

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A man wanted for a number of crimes has turned himself in. More>>

Armed robbers pistol whip Goldsboro McDonald's manager

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One man is behind bars and another wanted in a fast food armed robbery. More>>

3-year-old shot to death in Charlotte Video included

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say a 3-year-old boy has died after an apparently accidental shooting. More>>

Capital punishment back before NC Supreme Court Video included

North Carolina's highest court is again looking into the state's capital punishment laws. More>>

NC legislators talk teacher pay as session nears Video included

There's only a month to go before the North Carolina legislature reconvenes in Raleigh and more ideas are floating around to improve public school pay beyond just the youngest teachers. More>>

Highway Patrol cracking down on distracted drivers Video included

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The North Carolina Highway Patrol is cracking down on speeders and texters this week for Operation Slow Down. More>>

2 die during Raleigh Rock 'n' Roll half-marathon Video included

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Two men in their 30s died Sunday during the Rock ‘n’ Roll half-marathon, race officials confirmed. More>>

Cops check for link between body in bin and fire Video included

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Investigators in Alamance County are trying to figure out if a woman found dead in a plastic storage bin is linked to a suspicious fire at a Burlington home. Police say two women are missing from the house which burned Friday. Authorities say the fire was reported about two hours after a highway worker found the body in the bin about 6 miles away. Burlington Police say they aren't certain the woman in the bin was a resident of the home and they haven't determined her identity. They also hav... More>>

"Amanda" text message scam hits Eastern North Carolina Video included

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A new text message scam has reached eastern North Carolina. More>>

New Details: Motorcycle crash victim identified Video included

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The Jacksonville Police Department says a motorcyclist is dead after a Saturday morning accident. More>>

Grifton's Shad Festival closes out its 44th year Video included

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The 44th Shad Festival wrapped up on Sunday in Grifton.
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Man dies after vehicle backs into him at Fayetteville church

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A pedestrian was seriously injured outside Village Baptist Church in Fayetteville Sunday morning after a vehicle backed into the man. More>>

Police arrest two men on felony drug charges Video included

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A special operation initiative by the Bethel Police Department leads to the arrests of two accused drug dealers. More>>

Highway Patrol responds to overturned truck on highway

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The North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to an accident on Highway 264 Sunday evening.
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More than 1,000 get hepatitis A shots in Charlotte

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Health officials say more than 1,000 people have been given vaccinations against hepatitis A after an employee at a Charlotte pizza restaurant was hospitalized with the disease.
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Partially decomposed body found in Alamance County Video included

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Authorities are trying to determine the identity of a woman whose partially decomposed body was found inside a storage container in Alamance County south of the town of Graham.
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Baseball player, 12, dies after hit by line drive

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A middle school baseball player from Wilmington has died after being hit by a line drive during practice. More>>

7th Annual Piratefest wraps up Video included

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On Saturday, the 7th Annual Piratefest wrapped up in Uptown Greenville. More>>

Motorcyclist killed during cancer benefit ride Video included

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A motorcyclist was killed during a Saturday morning benefit ride for cancer patients in Craven County. More>>

Pakistan judge frees baby in attempted murder case

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A Pakistani lawyer says a judge has freed a nine-month old boy accused of attempting to murder police in the eastern city of Lahore after police withdrew charges.
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NC inmate charged in kidnapping of DA's father

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A North Carolina inmate described as a high-ranking member of the Bloods street gang faces a federal kidnapping charge after authorities say he used a smuggled mobile phone to help orchestrate the abduction of a prosecutor's father.
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Deputies: Man arrested after two county car chase Video included

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A man faces several charges after a two county car chase. Tyrrell County deputies say the chase satrted in Nags Head.
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Study: America becoming less white, turning gray

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The United States of America is in the midst of a major shift. Caucasians are becoming the minority at a time when a record number of people are aging. More>>

Heroin Investigation Leads to Arrests

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An undercover narcotics investigation has lead to the arrest of two additional people. Pantelis Gregory Mendonis, 23, and Kerry Marie Boulet, 23, both of Jacksonville were both taken into custody after Special Operations Division Officers observed a heroin trafficking transaction. The arrest was made on Friday, April 11, in a retail parking area near Piney Green Road. In a press release, Chief Mike Yaniero, Director of Public Safety says, “We will not tolerate drug activity in our community.”... More>>

NC agency apologizes for exposing victims' info

Officials with the N.C. Department of Public Safety have worked to take down a website that included names and personal information of thousands of crime victims who applied for financial assistance from the state, More>>

Review: UNC athlete literacy findings flawed

By AARON BEARD AP Sports Writer Three outside experts hired by the University of North Carolina say research data from a reading specialist doesn't support claims of low athlete literacy levels at the... More>>

New Hanover authorities say 3 bodies found in home

Investigators in New Hanover County are looking into the deaths of three people whose bodies were found in a home inside a retirement community. More>>

Some North Carolinians eligible for collection agency refunds

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North Carolina customers of the collection agency AllianceOne Receivables Management may be eligible for refunds. More>>

State lawmakers attempt to restore school vouchers Video included

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Two state lawmakers are planning to appeal an injunction in order to get thousands of children from low-income families into private schools.  More>>

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  • US readies sanctions on Russia, aid for Ukraine

    US readies sanctions on Russia, aid for Ukraine

    The United States is working on a package of non-lethal aid for Ukraine that could include medical supplies and clothing, but would stop short of providing body armor and other military-style equipment, U.S....
    The Obama administration is preparing to ratchet up sanctions on Russia and boost assistance for the Ukrainian military in the coming days, U.S. officials said Wednesday, as Ukraine struggles to contain a pro-Russian...
  • Apology for UN refusal to stop Rwanda genocide

    Apology for UN refusal to stop Rwanda genocide

    The diplomat who was president of the U.N. Security Council in April 1994 apologized Wednesday for the council's refusal to recognize that genocide was taking place in Rwanda and for doing nothing to halt the...
    The diplomat who was president of the U.N. Security Council in April 1994 apologized Wednesday for the council's refusal to recognize that genocide was taking place in Rwanda and for doing nothing to halt the slaughter...
  • Ferry sinks off South Korea; 6 dead, 290 missing

    Ferry sinks off South Korea; 6 dead, 290 missing

    More than 100 people were still unaccounted Wednesday several hours after a ferry carrying 476, most of them high school students, sank in cold waters off South Korea's southern coast, killing at least two and...
    Koo Bon-hee could see the exit. For half an hour, as the doomed ferry filled with water and listed severely on its side, the crew told passengers to wait for rescuers.
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  • US judge overturns 6-week abortion ban

    US judge overturns 6-week abortion ban

    A federal judge on Wednesday overturned a North Dakota law banning abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy and before many women know they're pregnant.
    A federal judge on Wednesday overturned a North Dakota law that bans abortions when a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which can be as early as six weeks into pregnancy and before many women know they're pregnant.
  • US readies sanctions on Russia, aid for Ukraine

    US readies sanctions on Russia, aid for Ukraine

    The United States is working on a package of non-lethal aid for Ukraine that could include medical supplies and clothing, but would stop short of providing body armor and other military-style equipment, U.S....
    The Obama administration is preparing to ratchet up sanctions on Russia and boost assistance for the Ukrainian military in the coming days, U.S. officials said Wednesday, as Ukraine struggles to contain a pro-Russian...
  • Obama, Biden announce $600M for job grants

    Obama, Biden announce $600M for job grants

    President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are hitting the road to trumpet $600 million in new competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs that could help people...
    Emphasizing skills training as key to a growing middle class, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced $600 million in competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs to help...
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  • US readies sanctions on Russia, aid for Ukraine

    US readies sanctions on Russia, aid for Ukraine

    The United States is working on a package of non-lethal aid for Ukraine that could include medical supplies and clothing, but would stop short of providing body armor and other military-style equipment, U.S....
    The Obama administration is preparing to ratchet up sanctions on Russia and boost assistance for the Ukrainian military in the coming days, U.S. officials said Wednesday, as Ukraine struggles to contain a pro-Russian...
  • Obama, Biden announce $600M for job grants

    Obama, Biden announce $600M for job grants

    President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are hitting the road to trumpet $600 million in new competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs that could help people...
    Emphasizing skills training as key to a growing middle class, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced $600 million in competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs to help...
  • US stocks close higher for third day in a row

    US stocks close higher for third day in a row

    By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer U.S. stocks moved higher in early trading on Wednesday, extending their gains into a third day. Investors welcomed solid earnings from Yahoo as well as some...
    By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Investors drove stock prices to their highest level in a week Wednesday, encouraged by a crop of corporate earnings and reassuring U.S. and Chinese economic data.
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  • US stocks close higher for third day in a row

    US stocks close higher for third day in a row

    By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer U.S. stocks moved higher in early trading on Wednesday, extending their gains into a third day. Investors welcomed solid earnings from Yahoo as well as some...
    By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Investors drove stock prices to their highest level in a week Wednesday, encouraged by a crop of corporate earnings and reassuring U.S. and Chinese economic data.
  • IBM posts lower 1Q earnings amid hardware slump

    IBM posts lower 1Q earnings amid hardware slump

    IBM says its first-quarter earnings fell because of a large charge related to reorganizing its work force. Revenue fell amid an ongoing decline in its hardware business.
    IBM's first-quarter earnings fell and revenue came in below Wall Street's expectations amid an ongoing decline in its hardware business, one that was exasperated by weaker demand in China and emerging markets.
  • Google's 1Q earnings disappoint as ad prices slip

    Google's 1Q earnings disappoint as ad prices slip

    Google's first-quarter earnings growth faltered as the Internet company dealt with a persistent downturn in advertising prices while spending more money to hire more employees and invest in daring ideas.
    Google's first-quarter earnings growth faltered as the Internet company dealt with a persistent downturn in advertising prices while spending more money to hire employees and invest in daring ideas.
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