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Judge orders Texas to suspend new law banning most abortions

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered Texas to suspend the most restrictive abortion law in the U.S., calling it an “offensive deprivation” of a constitutional right by banning most abortions in the nation’s second-most populous state since September.

Texas woman accused of mailing bombs to Obama, governor

The evidence against a Texas woman accused of sending homemade bombs to President Obama and the governor of Texas includes a cell phone, a cigarette package, a salad dressing cap and, authorities say, some very distinctive cat hair.

Texas Senate OKs restricting insurance coverage for abortion

The Republican-controlled Texas Senate backed a plan Saturday night to restrict insurance coverage for abortions, over the objections of opponents who expressed concern it could force some women to make heart-wrenching choices because no exceptions will be made in cases of rape and incest.

Texas governor burned in accident; could miss GOP convention

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas sustained "extensive second- and third-degree burns" on both legs below the knees and on both feet and could miss next week's Republican National Convention.

Several states, including NC, refuse to accept Syrian refugees

North Carolina, Ohio, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Alabama, Texas and Arkansas have become the first states in the country to refuse to take in Syrian refugees amid heightened security concerns following Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris.

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‘It breaks my heart.’: Mother grieving after son’s grave desecrated

Thefts involving valuable metals are on the rise. Now, some thieves are taking things a step further, stealing bronze flower vases from gravesites and selling them for scrap metal. It's something one grieving mother is trying to keep from happening to anyone else.

‘Peer Fishin’ Festival’ returns to Ocean Crest Pier, raising the spirits of disabled veterans

After being cancelled for the past two years due to a hurricane and the pandemic, the Operation North State annual 'Peer Fishin' Festival' is back at the Ocean Crest Pier in Oak Island. 

New findings by North Carolina State University raise more concerns around PFAS’s in the Cape Fear

Four years ago, one of those chemicals (GenX) was found in our drinking water in the Cape Fear River. A recent study has given rise to more concern surrounding the 'forever chemicals'. 

Colorado school district investigating claims that teachers taped masks to students’ faces

School officials are investigating allegations that some students were made to tape their masks to their faces.