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‘Remarkable achievement:’ NC receives first doses of COVID-19 vaccine

On Monday, Gov. Roy Cooper confirmed the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have landed in North Carolina, calling it "a remarkable achievement for science and health."

Suit claiming doctor ruined pregnancy chances dismissed

A North Carolina judge has dismissed a lawsuit that accuses a doctor of secretly inserting a device into a woman during surgery that she claims stopped her from getting pregnant.

Report: North Carolina hospital misdiagnosed more cancer cases

A report on cancer misdiagnoses at a North Carolina hospital says three patients underwent treatments only to learn they didn't have cancer, while another who did have cancer was initially declared cancer-free.

Report: North Carolina hospital misdiagnoses cancer cases

A North Carolina hospital is under review after an investigation showed three patients received unnecessary cancer treatments and a fourth had a cancer diagnosis delayed.

Police: 2 suspects apprehended at North Carolina hospital

Two armed suspects have been taken into custody after causing a lockdown at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center on Saturday night.

New charges for Winston-Salem woman in hit-and-run

WINSTON-SALEM, NC (AP) -- Additional charges have been filed against a Winston-Salem woman whose vehicle struck and dragged a man more than two miles. Police...

Wake Forest Baptist study suggests Tasers don’t cause cardiac complications

Taser shots to the chest are no more dangerous than those delivered to other body locations, according to a new study by one of the country’s leading experts on the devices.

NC lawmakers protect insurance whistleblowers

North Carolina lawmakers are acting to protect whistleblowers after a hospital sued a former employee who reported what the state auditor later determined were excessive taxpayer charges.

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Two teens arrested in weekend shooting in Bladen County

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Joe Exotic’s legal team ‘absolutely confident’ he will receive presidential pardon

The legal team fighting for his release believes President Donald Trump will issue a pardon for the man known as “Joe Exotic.”

Halted rocket test could stall NASA moon shot, redo possible

NASA is considering a second firing of its moon rocket engines after a critical test came up short over the weekend. That could bump the first flight in NASA's lunar-landing program into next year.

SAT doing away with optional essay, subject tests

The College Board is removing the optional essay from the SAT and doing away with subject tests amid a changing college admissions landscape.