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2 skiers defy death in descent of Yosemite’s Half Dome

Professional skiers say there's no margin for error, and a small misstep could lead to death.

Seattle ups its outdoor dining game, Seahawks-style

Tickets are $100 per person, plus tax and a service charge. Diners eat their meals under an open-sided tent on the field, near the north end zone.

With no crowds, Louvre gets rare chance to refurbish

It’s uncertain when the Paris museum will reopen, after being closed on Oct. 30 in line with the French government’s virus containment measures.

With Carnival scrapped, Rio’s Sambadrome hosts vaccinations

The great celebration has been put on hold until next year as Rio struggles to quash a rise in COVID-19 cases.

Music to my fears: Man swallows earbud while sleeping

He realized something was blocking his esophagus when he tried to drink water but it wouldn't go down.

Police: Man shot, killed after ‘prank’ robbery for video

Witnesses told detectives that Wilks and a friend were participating in a “prank” robbery when they approached a group of people with butcher knives.

Largest dinosaur drive-thru experience in North America coming to zMAX Dragway

In addition to the lifelike dinosaur exhibits, guests will have opportunities to visit with one-of-a-kind baby dinosaurs and Jurassic Quest’s team of dino trainers.

Couple charged with filming sex acts for porn sites around Myrtle Beach area arrested again

The couple most recently has been accused of sex acts in a Food Lion parking lot and on a bench near Floral Lake Playground.

‘Barney Miller,’ ‘Sanford and Son’ actor Gregory Sierra dies

Gregory Sierra, who had memorable roles in the 1970s sitcoms “Barney Miller” and “Sanford and Son,” has died after battling cancer. He was 83.

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More federal coronavirus relief funds debated by NC House

North Carolina legislators are working on how to distribute more money from the federal government’s most recent coronavirus relief package.

Goodbye gas: Volvo to make only electric vehicles by 2030

Volvo says it will make only electric vehicles by 2030. But if you want one, you’ll have to buy it online.

Woman allege sexual misconduct against North Carolina GOP lawmaker

Republican Rep. Madison Cawthorn is facing allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct by several women who say he put them in uncomfortable situations when he was a college student.

PCSO: Burgaw man arrested following months-long drug investigation

A Pender County man was recently arrested after a months-long drug investigation.