Neighbors living near Duke Energy's unlined coal ash pits around North Carolina are being offered payment of future water bills plus a $5,000 "goodwill" payment to households concerned their water wells could be polluted with heavy metals.
A federal judge has temporarily blocked the federal government from quickly approving any proposal by North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper to expand Medicaid to more people through President Barack Obama's signature health care law.
Ethics commissioner Mary Dawson said Monday Trudeau may have violated the federal ethics code during his holiday with the Aga Khan, a family friend, philanthropist and hereditary spiritual leader to the world's approximately 15 million Ismaili Muslims.
The official says Noor Salman was taken into custody Monday morning in the San Francisco area and is due in court Tuesday in California. She's facing charges in Florida including obstruction of justice.