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Moderna asking US, European regulators to OK its virus shots

Moderna Inc. says it will ask U.S. and European regulators to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine as new study results confirm the shots offer strong protection.

Hawaii seeks to be seen as a remote workplace with a view

A group of Hawaii leaders is launching a campaign Sunday to promote the islands as an appealing location for a remote office with a view.

Dictionary.com picks ‘pandemic’ as its 2020 word of the year

Dictionary.com on Monday declared “pandemic” its 2020 word of the year.

Man slain in Chicago dispute over hands in Thanksgiving food

Authorities say a Chicago man has been charged with murder after a fatal fight that began when he put his hands in Thanksgiving leftovers.

Police: Man charged with attempted murder in machete attack

Police in North Carolina say they’ve charged a man with attempted murder after he attacked a person with a machete.

New school planned on North Carolina island hit by Hurricane Dorian

A new school is set to be built on a North Carolina barrier island that was hit by a hurricane last year, leaving the former building heavily damaged.

15-year-old boy dead, brother injured in NC campground fire

A campground fire in North Carolina has killed a 15-year-old boy and injured his brother.

North Carolina man uses lottery win on Thanksgiving dinners

A North Carolina man used his winnings from a lottery jackpot to help feed people who might have otherwise gone without a Thanksgiving dinner.

Biden breaks foot while playing with dog, to wear a boot

President-elect Joe Biden will likely wear a walking boot for several weeks after breaking his right foot.

Fact or fiction? UK govt says ‘The Crown’ should be clear

Britain’s culture minister thinks the Netflix TV series “The Crown” should come with a disclaimer: It’s a work of fiction.

Bridgewater, Panthers leave Minnesota with frustrating loss

Teddy Bridgewater and the Carolina Panthers had plenty of chances to emerge from Minnesota with a gritty if ugly victory.

Biden chooses an all-female senior White House press team

President-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female communications team at his White House, led by campaign communications director Kate Bedingfield.

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NHRMC to host blood drive in honor of girl with rare cancer

New Hanover Regional Medical Center is hosting a special blood drive for American Red Cross of the Cape Fear Area.

“Juno” star Elliot Page announces he is transgender

Elliot Page, the Oscar-nominated actor known for roles in "Juno" and Netflix's "The Umbrella Academy," announced Tuesday that he is transgender.

Gov. Cooper: North Carolina preparing to receive, distribute COVID-19 vaccines

North Carolina is preparing to receive COVID-19 vaccines and has a plan to distribute them statewide.

‘Jeopardy!’ is coming back this January

The new season of "Jeopardy!" -- the first without the late Alex Trebek as host -- will begin airing January 11, 2021.