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US to keep about 650 troops in Afghanistan after withdrawal

Officials say that will be a temporary move until a more formal Turkey-led force is in place.

Prosecutors balk at Avenatti’s 7th sentencing delay request

They said representatives of Nike and a California youth basketball league coach say the victims want sentencing to occur as scheduled.

GOP filibuster halts Democrats’ signature voting bill

The rejection forces majority Democrats to reckon with what comes next in the narrowly divided Senate.

Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib becomes first active NFL player to come out as gay

Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib came out as gay on Monday, becoming the first active player in the National Football League to do so. 

Judge tosses most claims over clearing protesters in DC park

U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich said Monday that the claims were speculative and it was premature for the court to conclude whether the actions of law enforcement officers were justified.

Supreme Court rules unanimously against NCAA; Sen. Cullen calls for quick action

Senator Nickel said, “Today’s Supreme Court ruling on college athlete compensation makes it clear the field is shifting in college athletics and North Carolina must act now to remain competitive with the rest of the country."

New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard to become first openly transgender athlete to compete at Olympics

Laurel Hubbard lifted a whopping 628 pounds in two lifts to qualify for her first Olympic Games. And when she competes in Tokyo next month, she will make history as the first openly transgender athlete ever to do so. 

Officials: Deadly Pride parade crash appears unintentional

Officials say a driver unintentionally slammed into spectators at the start of a Pride parade in South Florida, killing one person and seriously injuring another.

American Airlines cancels hundreds of flights amid staffing, maintenance issues

Hundreds of American Airlines flights have been canceled this weekend and Monday because of significant staffing and maintenance issues.

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New Hanover County inspector provides insight into Miami building collapse

A deadly apartment building collapse in Florida has many asking what caused the tragedy, and a local building inspector is offering some perspective.

Two-vehicle accident impacts traffic near Isabel Holmes Bridge

Wilmington Police and emergency personnel responded to multiple calls of a traffic accident in the area of the Martin Luther King Parkway and the Isabel Holmes Bridge Thursday night.

One victim shot Thursday evening in Wilmington

Police responding to the scene found one man who was shot. He is currently in surgery at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

US to keep about 650 troops in Afghanistan after withdrawal

Officials say that will be a temporary move until a more formal Turkey-led force is in place.