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Cardiac Seahawks men’s basketball team stuns Towson Tigers in OT

Brian Starr’s leaner in the lane with five seconds remaining in overtime caromed off the rim and UNCW completed a dramatic comeback to stun Towson, 73-71, in a Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball rematch on Saturday night at Trask Coliseum.

Senate GOP plans a vote aimed at ending shutdown

A Senate showdown vote on a Republican plan for ending the federal shutdown is on track to occur by early Monday. Democrats say they have the votes to block it.

Spotlight to focus on women at 24th annual SAG Awards

The Screen Actors Guild Awards' tendency to predict eventual Oscar winners won't be the only thing commanding attention when the 24th annual ceremony airs Sunday.

Highly regarded prospect Williamson picks Duke

High-flying high school power forward Zion Williamson has committed to Duke, giving the Blue Devils the nation's three top-rated college prospects.

Head of popular girl band leads N. Korean team to S. Korea

A North Korean delegation led by the head of a hugely popular girl band has arrived in South Korea to check preparations for a Northern art troupe during next month's Winter Olympics.

Gunmen storm Intercontinental Hotel in Afghan capital

At least four gunmen stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in the Afghan capital on Saturday evening, triggering a shootout with security forces, officials said.

Singer Ed Sheeran announces engagement on Instagram

Ed Sheeran has announced his engagement to girlfriend Cherry Seaborn.

Apple CEO to deliver Duke University commencement speech

Apple CEO and Duke University business school graduate Tim Cook is the choice to deliver the school's commencement address this spring.

Hundreds participate in second annual Women’s March in Wilmington

WOW, Women Organizing for Wilmington hosted the anniversary of the Women's March in Wilmington this Saturday as other groups gathered nationwide.

Wilmington Police educate hundreds on church security

Wilmington Police hosted a special church security seminar to help members of different congregations learn what to do and how to be prepared if there is ever an active shooter.

Shutdown grounds Air Force sports, upends NFL viewing

The federal government shutdown prompted the Air Force Academy on Saturday to call off sports events and upended plans for military outside the U.S. wanting to follow the NFL's conference playoff games on TV and radio.

Community uses Christmas trees to rebuild dunes at Carolina Beach

Christmas trees were placed in the sand and partially covered to help rebuild the dunes along the oceanfront in Carolina Beach.

Man found shot to death in front yard of North Carolina home

Police in North Carolina say a man was shot and killed in the front yard of his home.

Bank says executive is gone; no comment on harassment probe

Bank of America has confirmed that a high-profile senior executive has left the company, but it would not comment on reports of an internal investigation into sexual harassment allegations.

‘Greatest Showman’ film stirs new interest in PT Barnum

The Hollywood film on the life of the founder of the Barnum & Bailey circus is stirring new interest in the man, P.T. Barnum, who besides his turn as a master showman was a state legislator, philanthropist and mayor of Bridgeport, Connecticut.

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