ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:
NEW YORK (AP) — There's at least one area of agreement among conservative, centrist and liberal leaders in the United Methodist Church: America's largest mainline Protestant denomination is on a path toward likely breakup over differences on same-sex marriage and ordination of LGBT pastors.
ATLANTA (AP) — A strong storm system barreling through the South killed an 8-year-old girl in Florida and threatened to bring tornadoes to large parts of the Carolinas and southern Virginia.
ATLANTA (AP) — A strong storm system barreling through the South on Friday killed an 8-year-old girl in Florida and threatened to bring tornadoes to large parts of the Carolinas and southern Virginia.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers are covering a statue of singer Kate Smith outside their arena, following the New York Yankees in cutting ties and looking into allegations of racism against the 1930s star with a popular recording of "God Bless America."
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — "The Late Show" host Stephen Colbert has donated proceeds from his Hurricane Florence-related book to disaster-relief efforts in North Carolina.
RIEGELWOOD, N.C. (AP) — Federal authorities say they've reached a proposed settlement with two companies for the cleanup of a former chemical plant near the Cape Fear River.
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL's 100th season will begin with its most classic rivalry and feature the Super Bowl champion Patriots hosting Pittsburgh in the first Sunday night game.
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Most campgrounds, picnic areas and roads in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park are opening just in time for Easter weekend.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal grand jury meeting in North Carolina is weighing whether to recommend criminal charges in the tainted congressional race.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's legislature gave final passage Tuesday to a bill to require doctors and nurses to care for babies born alive during a failed late-term abortion or face big penalties, a measure opponents deemed legally unnecessary and a threat to abortion providers.
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police say a man apparently fatally shot a Pennsylvania woman and wounded a Massachusetts man outside an outlet mall near Great Smoky Mountains National Park before killing himself.
DENVER (AP) — Dropping her kids off at school used to be the hardest part of Kacey Ruegsegger Johnson's day. She would cry most mornings as they left the car and relied on texted photos from their teachers to make it through the day.
NEW YORK (AP) — An Auburn University gymnast who suffered career-ending injuries to both knees says her goals now include walking down the aisle at her upcoming wedding.
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is hosting volunteer work days in April to prepare popular trails for the busy summer season.
PHOENIX (AP) — An idea floated by President Donald Trump to send immigrants from the border to "sanctuary cities" to exact revenge on Democratic foes could end up doing the migrants a favor by placing them in locations that make it easier to put down roots and stay in the country.
BOSTON (AP) — Authorities were investigating Saturday the online posting by a hacker group of the personal information of hundreds of federal agents and police officers apparently stolen from websites affiliated with alumni of the FBI's National Academy.
WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — State officials say all four lanes of Interstate 40 near North Carolina's border with Tennessee should reopen in May, more than two months after a rockslide closed the highway.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indianapolis-based company has issued a recall for melon products sold in 16 states after being linked to a salmonella outbreak.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A worker calmly says, "We have hit a gas service" in an emergency call before the deadly gas explosion that leveled a North Carolina building, according to a recording released Friday.
RALEIGH — Two proposed state constitutional amendments dealing with transferring power away from the executive office have been rewritten by the North Carolina General Assembly.
RALEIGH — A legal battle about four of the six proposed state constitutional amendments set to be on the November ballot has resulted in a three-judge panel in Raleigh weighing a decision that has all five living former North Carolina governors now involved.
RALEIGH — Two people active in Watauga County politics are among the eight individuals named by Gov. Roy Cooper on Friday, March 16, to the North Carolina State Board of Elections, the governor’s office announced.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The police chief at North Carolina's flagship public university is retiring after an investigation found campus police were unprepared for demonstrators who tore down a Confederate memorial last summer.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Six months after hurricanes devastated the Southeast, Washington infighting has shelved a widely backed disaster aid package that President Donald Trump's allies in Florida and Georgia are desperately seeking.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina lawmakers take time to honor their sports heroes almost daily, but Thursday's welcome to the Carolina Panthers carried higher stakes: Some legislators are trying to entice the North Carolina team to move its practice facility and headquarters across state lines.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A leaking gas line exploded Wednesday in a Durham shopping district, killing one person and injuring more than a dozen others as firefighters were evacuating people from buildings near the rupture, authorities said.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A state senator said Wednesday he still isn't convinced an economic incentive bill meant to lure the NFL's Carolina Panthers practice fields and team headquarters to South Carolina is a worthwhile deal for taxpayers.
NEW YORK (AP) — The heads of seven of the largest banks in the U.S. fielded sometimes contentious questions from a House committee on Wednesday, some dealing with current risks to the financial system and other focused on more politically-charged topics.
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a man involved in a deadly shootout with police in Tennessee was wanted in North Carolina on several charges stemming from a hit-and-run crash that injured an officer.
NEW YORK (AP) — The heads of some of the U.S.' largest banks will appear in front of Congress Wednesday, for a hearing expected to produce political fireworks, but few policy changes.
NEW YORK (AP) — Bank of America plans to raise its starting pay to $20 an hour over a two-year period, the bank said Tuesday, starting with a hike next month.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Facing a newly revived wrongful death lawsuit in Connecticut over the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, gun-maker Remington is going to the U.S. Supreme Court to argue it can't be sued because of a much-debated federal law that shields firearms manufacturers from …
BOSTON (AP) — "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman and a dozen other prominent parents have agreed to plead guilty in the college admissions bribery scam that ensnared wealthy families and athletic coaches at some of the nation's most selective universities, federal authorities said Monday.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Native American tribes have emerged as key players in the legislative debates over whether states should legalize sports betting, with some opposing the idea because it could threaten their casinos and others supporting legalization but only if they retain a monopoly.
BOSTON (AP) — Actress Felicity Huffman agrees to plead guilty in college admissions cheating scam that has ensnared wealthy parents.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A film whose chilling theme is known all too well by residents of coal producing states — an entrapment inside an Appalachian mine — opens in theaters this week.
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — In the shadows of the Darrell Waltrip Grandstands, ol' DW officially launched the second victory lap of his second NASCAR career.