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College student dies after being struck by lightning in Outer Banks

Authorities say a 23-year-old Columbia University student was fatally struck by lightning while swimming off the coast of North Carolina.

Scientist who popularized term ‘global warming’ dies at 87

A climate scientist who popularized the term "global warming" has died. Wallace Smith Broecker was 87.

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Police investigating social media posts involving serial rapist near UNCW

Wilmington police are actively investigating social media posts regarding a serial rapist in the area of UNCW. 

Pender County Sheriff’s Office investigating shooting in Burgaw

The Pender County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting in Burgaw Thursday afternoon.

US traffic deaths fell 2% in 2019; 3rd straight yearly drop

The government's road safety agency says U.S. traffic deaths fell for the third straight year in 2019.

Parrots forced to separate at zoo for excessive swearing

A British wildlife sanctuary has been forced to separate five parrots who wouldn't stop swearing at visitors.