Record setting beekeeper stung 2000+ times

Wearing only his underpants, Gao Bingguo set a new Guinness World Record after he covered himself with almost 1.1 million bees, collectively weighing 240 pounds.

IRS says thieves stole tax info from 100,000

The IRS says thieves used an online service provided by the agency to gain access to information from more than 100,000 taxpayers.

Bill raising NC graffiti punishments get Senate’s initial OK

Tougher penalties for people who spray or scribble on public or private property in North Carolina is nearing Gov. Pat McCrory's desk.

Court won’t lift hold on Obama immigration action

A federal appeals court has refused to lift a temporary hold on President Barack Obama's executive action that could shield millions of immigrants from deportation.

Couple welcomes their 100th grandchild

A western Illinois couple recently celebrated the birth of their 100th grandchild.

Charter buying Time Warner Cable in $55.33B deal

Charter Communications will spend $55.33 billion to acquire Time Warner Cable in a cash-and-stock deal that would instantly create one of the largest pay-television and broadband operators in the U.S.

NC DMV says 1 registration renewal sticker will save money

The days of having two stickers on your North Carolina license plate are going away.

$42 million ‘nose-to-tail’ upgrade for 2 hurricane hunters

Miss Piggy and Kermit are getting new engines, new wings and different radar.

Taco Bell, Pizza Hut: Artificial ingredients getting booted

Taco Bell and Pizza Hut say they're getting rid of artificial colors and flavors, making them the latest big food companies scrambling to distance themselves from ingredients people might find unappetizing.

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