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Historic SC Senate panel of 4 women OK Equal Right Amendment

A history making group of female senators has approved a resolution to have South Carolina approve the Equal Rights Amendment.

North Carolina governor issuing paid parental leave order

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper says his directive that state agencies provide paid leave for workers following a birth means parents will no longer have to choose between their career or their child.

Melania Trump recognizes women of courage around the world

Melania Trump on Thursday honored women from 10 countries for their courage, saying the trait "is one of the qualities we need most in society."

Daily low-dose aspirin may lower risk of ovarian cancer

Women who recently and regularly take a daily low-dose aspirin may lower their risk of developing ovarian cancer, new research suggests.

Lung cancer rates in young women raise concerns

Lung cancer rates have been historically higher among men than women, but new research reveals that trend has flipped in younger Americans.

“Lady Doritos”? It’s not happening, PepsiCo says

The company behind the cheesy chips said Tuesday that it's not developing a line of Doritos designed specifically for women, despite widespread online speculation that it was.

Self-harm, suicide attempts climb among US girls, study says

Attempted suicides, drug overdoses, cutting and other types of self-injury have increased substantially in U.S. girls, a 15-year study of emergency room visits found.

First all female half marathon held in Wilmington

Southeastern North Carolina held their first, and only all female half marathon and 5-K this weekend in Wilmington.

Cooper pushes for more contracts with minority-owned businesses

Cooper signed an executive order Thursday setting a goal for those agencies to purchase 10 percent of the dollar amount of goods and services they buy from what are called historically underutilized businesses.

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ISS resupply rocket launch will be visible in North Carolina tonight

People in North Carolina, including the coast, looking skyward will catch a glimpse of the rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station.

FEEDING FRENZY: Watch as sharks feed on baitfish at Surf City Pier

We all know sharks live in the ocean, but it's neat to capture them on camera. 

Authorities use pear to entice, capture escaped emu

Authorities in a city north of Boston have captured an emu after the large flightless bird was spotted roaming local streets.

CCSO: Detective fires shots to stop fugitive driving toward them in stolen truck

A man is behind bars after he stole two trucks and led authorities on a chase in Columbus County, according to the sheriff's office.