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Germany easing restrictions on travel from UK, Portugal

Germany’s national disease control center said late Monday that Britain, Portugal, Russia, India and Nepal will be removed from the country’s highest risk category of “virus variant areas” effective Wednesday.

Wrightsville Beach native surfs wave that could be a world record

Mason Barnes, a Wrightsville Beach native, gained international attention after surfing one of the biggest waves in the world last October.

WATCH: Wrightsville Beach native surfs some of the largest waves in the world

When Wilmington native Mason Barnes heard there would be a historic swell coming to one of the world's best surf spots, he hopped on a plane to Portugal.

80-FT WAVE: Surfer sets world record for riding biggest wave ever

A monster wave off Portugal has produced a world record for a Brazilian surfer.

Surfer breaks back after massive wipeout in Portugal

A British surfer is considering himself lucky to be alive after wiping out on a massive wave off the coast of Nazare, Portugal, this week.

‘Fire devil’ blazing tornado caught on camera in Portugal

The phenomenon, which is also commonly known as a fire devil, or fire whirl is a whirlwind induced by a fire and often made up of flame or ash.

Fasten your seatbelts: Cristiano Ronaldo Airport is here

Cristiano Ronaldo now has an international airport named after him.

17 killed in stampede at Angolan soccer stadium

A crowd has stampeded at a football (soccer) stadium in Angola, leaving at least 17 people dead and dozens injured.

ONLY ON 3: Wilmington sailor charts new course

video As everyone prepares to sit down with family and friends for Thanksgiving, one man says he's thankful to be alive this year. We first introduced you to Greg Frucci last year, a Wilmington sailor who has defied nature and even death. He risked everything to sail alone hundreds of miles across the Atlantic at the start of hurricane season.

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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.