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Authorities charge South Carolina teen with sex trafficking

Authorities say a South Carolina teenager has been arrested on sex crime charges after engaging in a standoff with authorities who were searching for a missing child.

University of South Carolina says SAT, ACT optional for 2021

The University of South Carolina has announced that standardized SAT and ACT test scores are optional for students soon applying for freshman admission to its Columbia campus.

Protester: Man pulls gun on anniversary of flag’s removal

Competing groups gathered in front of South Carolina’s capitol building to mark the five-year anniversary of the removal of the Confederate battle flag from Statehouse grounds.

Buttigieg, South Carolina mayor teaming up on COVID effort

Former South Bend, Indiana, mayor and presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has teamed up with the mayor of South Carolina’s capital city to help municipalities stem the spread of the coronavirus.

Pilot killed in fighter jet crash at Shaw Air Force Base

A military pilot has died in the crash of a fighter jet at during a training mission at Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina.

Gov. McMaster says he won’t mandate masks, pleads with residents as S.C. becomes hot spot for COVID-19

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and state health officials are pleading with residents to practice social distancing and wear masks as South Carolina has become a hot spot for the coronavirus.

Tyson Foods closing Columbia plant, leaving many unemployed

A South Carolina Tyson Prepared Foods plant will be closing it’s door in August, leaving more than 100 people unemployed.

South Carolina’s COVID-19 rates keep hitting new highs

Health officials say South Carolina again saw more COVID-19 cases, more people in the hospital with the virus and the highest percentage of positive tests in a day.

COVID-19 will make primary day different in South Carolina

Election day is going to be a little different in South Carolina because of COVID-19.

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There’s a reason why French bulldogs are such frequent targets for thieves

French bulldogs, the fourth most popular dog breed in the US (and the smallest breed among the top five), are often preyed upon by dognappers for the same qualities that make them such beloved pets.

Virginia lawmakers down to the wire on key marijuana bill

Talks between Democrats in the House and Senate have been tense in recent days as the two chambers tried to work out significant differences between their versions of the legislation.

2 skiers defy death in descent of Yosemite’s Half Dome

Professional skiers say there's no margin for error, and a small misstep could lead to death.

Seattle ups its outdoor dining game, Seahawks-style

Tickets are $100 per person, plus tax and a service charge. Diners eat their meals under an open-sided tent on the field, near the north end zone.