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A man walks past a television screen showing a news broadcast with file footage of a North Korean missile test, at a train station in Seoul on July 1, 2024. — Jung Yeon-je/AFP via Getty Images (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea test-launched on Monday two ballistic missiles, one of which may have failed and […]

Ryan Herron/Getty Images (NORTH CAROLINA) — Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh, North Carolina, is in an ongoing battle with the IRS and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Board of Trustees after the historically Black school’s previous finance department “mismanaged” a $34 million budget, according to university officials. Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), […]

Getty Images – STOCK (BISMARCK, N.D.) — It’s caucus day in North Dakota, where former President Donald Trump aims to maintain his large lead in the Republican race versus former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley. Twenty-nine delegates are up for grabs in the GOP caucuses. In the caucus, which is a party-run election different from […]

Greensboro Police Department (GREENSBORO, N.C.) — A 25-year-old mother made a distressed call to 911 before she vanished in Greensboro, North Carolina, and police are asking for the public’s help in locating her. Marissa Carmichael was last seen in the early hours of Sunday, Jan. 14 at the Exxon on 809 East Market St. in […]

krisanapong detraphiphat/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — More than a decade after the Affordable Care Act was passed, more than 600,000 adults in North Carolina are now eligible to receive benefits through an expansion of Medicaid that the state, like 10 others, long resisted. The change in policy was bipartisan, since North Carolina, a perpetual battleground […]

omersukrugoksu/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — North Korea’s military again tested an in-development strategic cruise missile, launching it from a submarine on Sunday, state media said. The secretive country’s leader, Kim Jong Un, supervised the test along with other military officials, the official Korean Central News Agency said on Monday. The test was part of his […]

K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal/Tribune News Service via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Western North America has experienced an unprecedented “hot drought” over the last century, according to new research that shows the amplification of heat in the region over recent decades. “Hot drought,” a climate phenomenon that occurs amid concurrent heat and drought conditions, has […]

People watch a television screen showing a news broadcast with file footage of a North Korean missile test, at a railway station in Seoul on Jan. 24, 2024. (JUNG YEON-JE/AFP via Getty Images) (NEW YORK) — North Korea launched a test flight for a new type of missile, state media outlets said Thursday. The test […]

fstop123/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — A North Dakota state court denied a request to temporarily block the state’s strict abortion ban on Tuesday. Plaintiffs challenging the ban had asked the court to allow doctors to resume performing abortions to preserve the life or health of a pregnant person, based on their “good-faith medical judgment.” While […]

omersukrugoksu/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — North Korea conducted a test of its underwater nuclear weapon system in response to the United States, Japan and South Korea’s “joint military exercises,” state-run media Korean Central News Agency said on Friday. The “joint maritime exercises” conducted by the three countries, which took place in the waters around Jeju […]