Noon At least three of North Carolina’s wild horse herds on the Outer Banks have survived Hurricane Florence, but caretakers are still trying to account for one herd living on a hard-hit barrier island
Four high school journalists have stood up to censorship and won, prompting their school to change its media policy
US farmers will soon begin getting government checks as part of a billion-dollar bailout to help those experiencing financial strain from President Donald Trump’s trade disputes with China, but even those poised for big payouts worry it won’t be enough.
Mix of progress and setbacks leaves transgender Americans uneasy about the permanence of their recent civil rights gains.
Authorities say the owner of a Texas company that sells plans to make untraceable 3-D printed guns is back in the U.S. after being arrested in Taiwan
A New York City councilman plans to introduce a bill to close the co-called “Kushner loophole” that fails to check if landlords file false documents with the city
Governor’s races are on the ballot in 36 states this year, and support or opposition to the Trump administration has emerged as a pivotal issue in many of the most closely contested races
A Florida man who stole $600 worth of cigarettes from a convenience store has been sentenced to 20 years in state prison
A national park in Hawaii has reopened after being closed for more than four months because of Kilauea volcano’s latest eruption, which caused widespread damage to park infrastructure and dramatically changed its landscape
Forecasters say Tropical Storm Kirk is continuing to move west across the eastern Atlantic but does not currently pose any threat to land
The University of Mississippi says a donor has asked for his name to be removed from the university’s journalism school following a social media post criticized for an “unjustified racial overtone.”
A judge says a California kindergartner can keep bringing a cannabis-based drug used for emergency treatment of a rare form of epilepsy to her public school
A storm system has dumped record amounts of rain in parts of Oklahoma and caused flooding in Texas, including in the Dallas area, where floodwaters swept a man from a bridge to his death
Duke Energy says dam breached at plant in North Carolina; coal ash may be flowing into Cape Fear River