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North Carolina: State of the United States of America
North Carolina is a state in the southeastern region of the United States. It borders South Carolina and Georgia to the south, Tennessee to the west, Virginia to the north, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. North Carolina is the 28th-most extensive and the 9th-most populous of the U.S. states. The state is divided into 100 counties. The capital is Raleigh, which along with Durham and Chapel Hill is home to the largest research park in the United States. The most populous municipality is Charlotte, which is the second-largest banking center in the United States after New York City.

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Great white sharks tracked off the Carolina coast

A group of migrating great white sharks are suddenly acting like tourists along the Carolina coast. But apparently there's nothing to fear. Meg Oliver explains.
CBS News - Published

Nature up close: Wild horses of the Outer Banks

Videographer Carl Mrozek on the mustangs, descended from the horses left behind by Spanish colonialists, who are survivors on the beaches of North Carolina
CBS News - Published

Videos for North Carolina

North Carolina Attorney General Sues Juul, Increasing Pressure On E-Cigarette Maker [Video]North Carolina Attorney General Sues Juul, Increasing Pressure On E-Cigarette Maker

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, North Carolina's Attorney General filed a lawsuit against Juul Labs, increasing pressure on the biggest US e-cigarette maker already facing intense..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Clash with NRA energizes doctors' push for gun laws [Video]Clash with NRA energizes doctors' push for gun laws

A recent clash with the National Rifle Association (NRA) has shown some doctors who treat gunshot victims a way to heal their own trauma: through activism against gun violence. Chris Dignam has more.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:24Published

Mom faked kidnapping, threw baby down ravine: sheriff [Video]Mom faked kidnapping, threw baby down ravine: sheriff

Henderson County Sheriff Lowell Griffin says a North Carolina mother faked her own kidnapping and that of her 7-week-old baby. The mother who is accused of throwing her daughter down a steep ravine has..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:50Published

Arrest Made in 34-Year-Old Murder Of TV Director [Video]Arrest Made in 34-Year-Old Murder Of TV Director

(Newser) – A man charged with bludgeoning and strangling to death a Hollywood television director more than three decades ago was arrested Thursday in North Carolina after police said DNA and a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:52Published

Accused North Carolina Gunman Waives Court Appearance [Video]Accused North Carolina Gunman Waives Court Appearance

Reuters reports Trystan Andrew Terrell, a former student at the University of North Carolina in Charlotte, waived his right to a court appearance on Thursday. Police say the suspect opened fire in a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

Accused North Carolina Gunman Due In Court [Video]Accused North Carolina Gunman Due In Court

Reuters reports that the former University of North Carolina student who opened fire on a UNC Charlotte classroom, killing 2 students on Tuesday is due in court today. 22-year-old Trystan Andrew..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Police Say UNC Student Gave Life To Save Other Students In Shooting [Video]Police Say UNC Student Gave Life To Save Other Students In Shooting

Reuters reports a 21-year-old student killed in a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte on Tuesday saved lives by charging the gunman. Kerr Putney, chief of the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:57Published

Lockdown Lifted At UNC at Charlotte After Shooter Kills 2, Wounds 4 [Video]Lockdown Lifted At UNC at Charlotte After Shooter Kills 2, Wounds 4

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte lifted a campus lockdown on Wednesday morning, a day after a gunman killed two people and wounded four on the school’s last day of classes for the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

Two dead, four injured in US university shooting [Video]Two dead, four injured in US university shooting

Two people have been killed in a shooting on a North Carolina university campus. UNC Charlotte was put on lockdown late on Tuesday afternoon after shots were fired. Two others were left with..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:44Published

'This is a tragic day' - North Carolina governor says of university shooting [Video]'This is a tragic day' - North Carolina governor says of university shooting

North Carolina governor Roy Cooper speaks after a gunman reported to have been a student opened fire at UNC Charlotte's campus, killing at least two people. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:51Published

At least two dead in shooting at UNC Charlotte [Video]At least two dead in shooting at UNC Charlotte

Two people were killed and four others wounded - two with life-threatening injuries - in a shooting on Tuesday at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, according to the Mecklenburg Emergency..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:02Published

Republican Legislators Hope To Push Pro-Life Ideas With Trump In Office [Video]Republican Legislators Hope To Push Pro-Life Ideas With Trump In Office

Republican legislator are taking advantage of President Donald Trump’s interest in pro-life ideas. According to Politico, they are rallying behind Trump’s characterization of Democrats promoting..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Melania Trump: My Husband Is Doing A 'Fantastic Job' As President [Video]Melania Trump: My Husband Is Doing A 'Fantastic Job' As President

Melania Trump and Karen Pence went to visit Albritton Middle School in Fort Bragg, North Carolina and were both asked if they wanted to be first and second lady again. Melania responded 'our husbands..

Credit: Newsweek     Duration: 00:32Published

New England Deadly Storms Leave Thousands Without Power [Video]New England Deadly Storms Leave Thousands Without Power

Reuters reports Tornadoes, wind gusts of up to 70 mph and pounding hail remained threats early on Monday from eastern New York and into New England, as the remnants of a deadly storm push out to sea...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Autism Is Sweeping The Country--And No One Knows Why [Video]Autism Is Sweeping The Country--And No One Knows Why

A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals autism rates have surged at an alarming rate since 2010. The CDC reports the average rate of autism is 1 in 59 for children in..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:00Published

Vintage Porsche Collection Damaged In North Carolina Gas Explosion [Video]Vintage Porsche Collection Damaged In North Carolina Gas Explosion

Automotive News reports that one of the world's most celebrated collections of vintage Porsches was severely damaged by the deadly gas-pipeline explosion in North Carolina. The Ingram Collection was..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

1 Dead, Several Hurt After Gas Explosion in Durham, NC [Video]1 Dead, Several Hurt After Gas Explosion in Durham, NC

The Durham Police Department says a contractor hit a gas line, triggering the explosion.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:04Published

North Carolina Construction Blast Kills 1, Injures 15 [Video]North Carolina Construction Blast Kills 1, Injures 15

Reuters reports a gas explosion in Durham, North Carolina on Wednesday killed at least one person and injured at least 15 others. Victims were taken to hospitals in the area following the blast, which..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

NC Sheriff Says ICE Detainers Aren't the Same as Warrants [Video]NC Sheriff Says ICE Detainers Aren't the Same as Warrants

ICE issues detention requests for people it wants to deport, but some sheriffs in North Carolina has recently said they won't comply with them.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:50Published

Va. Lt. Gov. Fairfax Wants Allegations Investigated [Video]Va. Lt. Gov. Fairfax Wants Allegations Investigated

​Fairfax said he wants prosecutors in ​the cities where the alleged sexual assault incidents took place to open investigations into the matter.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:07Published

Federal Judge Ends North Carolina Abortion Ban [Video]Federal Judge Ends North Carolina Abortion Ban

According to Reuters, A U.S. federal court struck down North Carolina’s decades-old ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, saying any “week- or event-specific” abortion ban is..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:54Published

Supreme Court divided on partisan gerrymandering [Video]Supreme Court divided on partisan gerrymandering

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared divided along ideological lines again on whether the contentious practice of manipulating electoral district boundaries to entrench one party in power may..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:52Published

Could Ending Gerrymandering Ease Partisanship? [Video]Could Ending Gerrymandering Ease Partisanship?

The Supreme Court is looking at two gerrymandering cases, and advocates are hopeful that the high court is ready to limit the practice.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:37Published

Schwarzenegger joins call to 'terminate gerrymandering!' [Video]Schwarzenegger joins call to 'terminate gerrymandering!'

Former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maryland Governor Larry Hogan protested on the steps of the Supreme Court on Tuesday calling on the high court justices to rule in favor of ending..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:34Published

 

Montford Point Marines recall segregated Corps

Before the U.S. military desegregated, black men who wanted to serve in the Marines had to get their training at a North Carolina base opened specifically for them. (May 17)
USATODAY.com - Published

North Carolina dad on teen driver in crash that killed his son: 'I'm just praying for her'

"I don't even know the girl's name," the father, Scott Belue, said. "I'm just praying for her, and I love her."
USATODAY.com - Published

On Washington: ‘Bigger Than a Party of Old White Men’: G.O.P. Women Seek to Replenish House Ranks

After the disastrous 2018 midterm elections, Republican women trying to right their political ship are focused on a special election in North Carolina.
NYTimes.com - Published

The Mother's Day 'gift of a lifetime': North Carolina woman wins $1.3M lottery prize

Vielka Roman won the third-largest jackpot in Carolina Cash 5 history, according to North Carolina lottery officials.
USATODAY.com - Published

North Carolina sues e-cigarette maker Juul over marketing

Josh Stein, the top law enforcement official in the state, said he's the first state attorney general to take the maker of Juul to court
CBS News - Published

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' sponsor wins Republican nod for rerun of 2018 U.S. House race

A state senator who was a leading sponsor of North Carolina's much-maligned "bathroom bill" won a decisive victory on Tuesday in a special primary to choose the Republican nominee for a rerun of a 2018..
Reuters - Published

Bruins beat Carolina 2-1, take 3-0 series lead

Chris Wagner, Brad Marchand score as Boston Bruins beat Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 for 3-0 series lead in Eastern Conference final
USATODAY.com - Published

N.C. lawmaker who sponsored "bathroom bill" wins GOP primary

North Carolina Board of Elections in January called for a new election after a months-long investigation into alleged absentee ballot fraud
CBS News - Published

Hikers Take to the Appalachian Trail to Escape the Real World. This Time, They Couldn’t.

Hikers on the trail enjoy nature and create a community. When a threatening 30-year-old joined them last month in North Carolina, word spread quickly.
NYTimes.com - Published

At least 17 injured in North Carolina school bus crash

One person has been airlifted to the hospital
CBS News - Published

North Carolina's 9th Congressional District holds special primary

Republican voters in North Carolina's 9th Congressional District headed to the polls Tuesday to decide who will represent the party in November's general election. In February, the state's election..
CBS News - Published

Great whites spotted off Ga., Fla. S.C. and N.C.

A total of four great white sharks have been tracked off the coasts of the Carolinas, Georgia and Florida.
USATODAY.com - Published

Great white sharks have been spotted off the coasts of Georgia, Florida and the Carolinas

A total of four great white sharks have been tracked off the coasts of the Carolinas, Georgia and Florida.
USATODAY.com - Published

Republicans face off in primary for North Carolina congressional race

The high-profile special election seeks to fill a seat vacant since last year's election was deemed tainted by fraud
CBS News - Published

North Carolina Republicans to Pick Candidate for Congress in Fraud-Tainted District

State officials ordered a new election in the Ninth Congressional District, so Republicans must select one of 10 candidates in the last unsettled House race of the midterms.
NYTimes.com - Published

Flooding & hail hit the South

At least one tornado touched down east of Raleigh, North Carolina. An outbreak of dangerous storms also brought flooding and hail to the South. David Begnaud reports.
CBS News - Published

Nature: Mares and their foals

For Mother's Day, "Sunday Morning" takes us near Corolla, North Carolina. Videographer: Carl Mrozek.
CBS News - Published

Mother arrested after baby found at bottom of ravine

Henderson County Sheriff Lowell Griffin said North Carolina mom Krista Madden threw her 7-week-old baby down a ravine and made up a kidnapping claim. Griffin said the child survived "by the grace of..
CBS News - Published

NC sheriff: Mom accused of attempted murder threw baby down ravine and faked kidnapping

Henderson County Sheriff Lowell Griffin said it was by the "grace of a merciful God" that the 7-week-old baby girl survived the fall and was found.
USATODAY.com - Published

North Carolina man charged with 1985 murder of top Hollywood director

A North Carolina man has been charged in the long-unsolved murder of a top Hollywood television director and world-class bridge player who was found slain at his Los Angeles home in 1985, prosecutors..
Reuters - Published

Mom's story about a kidnapping unravels after baby found in ravine

A sheriff in North Carolina said the baby girl survived "by the grace of a merciful God"
CBS News - Published

Mack Brown thinks North Carolina can beat Clemson this season

Mack Brown has big plans for the first season of his second tenure at North Carolina. That includes beating national champion Clemson.
USATODAY.com - Published

Alive before Jesus' birth, a 2600-year-old tree in North Carolina is one of USA's oldest

While wars and storms roar around it, the tree has been alive for over 2,600 years, quietly growing along the banks of a river near Raleigh.
USATODAY.com - Published

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