LINCOLNTON, N.C. (AP) — A start-up North Carolina furniture company once celebrated as a sign of America’s manufacturing rebound has closed, a year after its head was hosted by President Barack Obama.
NEW YORK (AP) – Former New York Mayor Ed Koch has pneumonia and is expected to be in the hospital through the weekend. Koch’s spokesman, George Arzt, said Wednesday that the 87-year-old former mayor is […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – A new study says basic prescription drug coverage could vary dramatically from state to state under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark Mayor Cory Booker said he and a Twitter follower will try living on food stamps for at least a week.
The idea stemmed from a back-and-forth conversation between Booker and a woman who goes by the name TwitWit and uses the handle @MWadeNC. They began talking about the idea Sunday night.
OXFORD, N.C. (AP) – It’s fast-growing and drought-tolerant, producing tons of biomass per acre. It thrives even in poor soil and is a self-propagating perennial, so it requires little investment once established. To people in […]
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — The Coast Guard is halting its search for the captain of a tall ship that sank off the North Carolina coast during Hurricane Sandy. The Coast Guard said Thursday its […]
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) – The search for the captain of a tall ship that sank in the Atlantic during Sandy is in its third day. Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Brandyn Hill said […]
(AP) – The massive storm that started out as Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast and morphed into a huge and problematic system, putting more than 8.4 million homes and businesses in the dark […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – California has sent help to Eastern areas pounded by a huge storm. Gov. Jerry Brown says the California National Guard on Monday flew airplanes, helicopters and two specialized rescue teams to […]
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) – The Coast Guard says it has found one of the missing crew members of a tall ship that went down off the North Carolina coast, but she is unresponsive. Lt. […]
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) – The Coast Guard has rescued 14 members of the crew forced to abandon the tall ship HMS Bounty caught in Hurricane Sandy off the North Carolina Outer Banks. The Coast Guard […]
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – President Barack Obama is cancelling more campaign events to monitor Hurricane Sandy back in Washington. The latest political event to get scrapped as the storm heads to the East Coast is […]