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It’s a girl!: Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan welcome 2nd child

Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, are now parents of two.

US intel report on UFOs: No evidence of aliens, but…

Two people briefed on the report say it does not rule out that what pilots have seen may be new technologies developed by other countries.

‘It’s illegal to accept a duel’: South Carolina laws still on the books

In Myrtle Beach it is illegal to use “fighting words” to try to get someone to fight you.

U.S. finds no evidence UFOs came from outer space, but many of over 120 cases remain unexplained

An official who has read the report said there is no evidence the objects are extraterrestrial, but the report also says that there are still many cases in which the origin of the objects cannot be explained.

1st cruise ship sails through Venice since start of pandemic

It comes just 2 ½ months after Italy’s culture minister, Dario Franceschini, vowed a definitive stop to the passage of big ships through the heart of the city.

Replica of ship sailed by Columbus to dock in Wilmington

A replica of the ship sailed by Christopher Columbus in 1492 will dock in Wilmington starting next week.

Genetically modified salmon head to US dinner plates

The fish are genetically modified to grow twice as fast as wild salmon, reaching market size in 18 months rather than 36.

Ohio announces 1st $1 million Vax-a-Million lottery winner

Gov. Mike DeWine introduced the incentive program May 12 as a way of boosting participation in the state’s flagging vaccination efforts.

Carolina Tiger Rescue caring for 4 big cats seized from ‘Tiger King’ park

Carolina Tiger Rescue, which is located in Pittsboro, said it is caring for four of the big cats while the Justice Department seeks permanent forfeiture of the animals.

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Accident on N. Kerr Avenue near New Centre Drive

Wilmington police officers are currently closing off southbound traffic between those two intersections as crews work at the scene.

Arrest made after video shows dog beaten with object in Conway area

A video shows what appears to be someone tying up a dog and beating it with an object. The dog is hit multiple times and can be seen jumping repeatedly to avoid being hit.

US Catholic bishops OK steps toward possible rebuke of Biden

The 168-55 vote was announced near the end of a three-day meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops that was held virtually.

Judge rules for Florida on CDC order blocking cruise ships

U.S. District Judge Steven Merryday wrote in a 124-page decision Friday that Florida would be harmed if the CDC order effectively blocking most cruises were to continue.