Singer Eddie Money says he has stage 4 esophageal cancer

Eddie Money says he has stage 4 esophageal cancer. The singer known for such hits as "Two Tickets to Paradise" and "Take Me Home Tonight" says his fate is in "God's hands."

Brazil military begins operations to fight Amazon fires

Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday prepared to deploy in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the region and prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry.

Supreme Court: Ginsburg treated for tumor on pancreas

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas and there is no evidence of the disease remaining, the Supreme Court said Friday.

AP source: Billionaire David Koch has died at age 79

Billionaire David Koch has died at age 79. Koch was a major donor to conservative causes and educational groups. 

Carowinds closes new coaster after injury

An amusement park located in both North and South Carolina has closed its newest roller coaster after someone suffered a thumb injury.

Wake Forest coach charged in college admissions scam resigns

The Wake Forest women's volleyball coach named in a scheme to help get wealthy children into elite schools has resigned.

North Carolina hearing set to consider voting machines

Elections officials are deciding which voting machines are cleared to use in North Carolina, and whether they must count ballots that can be checked by human eyes.

Newton injures foot, Brady solid in Patriots’ 10-3 win

This was not the return to the field that Cam Newton was hoping to make. The Carolina Panthers quarterback left Thursday night’s 10-3 exhibition loss against New England in the first quarter with a foot injury that left him grimacing on the sideline.

Jury backs writer Sparks in employment lawsuit

A federal jury has sided with novelist Nicholas Sparks and the private Christian school he founded in his North Carolina hometown, dismissing claims by the school's former headmaster that he was unjustly fired, then slandered by the author.

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