Rescue teams pluck the stranded from SC porches
Helicopter Aquatic Rescue TeamsThe Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Teams of the South Carolina National Guard spent Monday flying missions to pluck residents from flood-surrounded homes, hoisting the old and young in baskets and delivering them to higher ground.

Wake teacher's aide charged in sex with student
Victoria KosciuszkoA teacher's assistant at a Wake County school for students with behavior issues was arrested Monday and charged with having sex with a student.

Fishel: Water vapor shows source of SC flood
Fishel: Water vapor shows source of SC floodWater vapor imagery shows very clearly that Hurricane Joaquin was not the driver of the heavy rain that flooded the Carolinas on Oct. 3-5, 2015.

Drunk Town developments: Election complaint or political stunt?
Political ad calls Raleigh 'Drunk Town', sparks controversyA political activist filed a complaint with the State Board of Elections Monday saying that Raleigh business owners are illegally backing candidates standing in Tuesday's City Council election.

Oregon shooter rants in writings about having no girlfriend
APTOPIX Oregon School ShootingThe gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon community college before taking his own life ranted in writings he left behind about not having a girlfriend and thinking everyone else was crazy, a law enforcement official said Monday.


Gov. Brown signs California right-to-die measure
Right To Die CaliforniaIn a rare personal message, California's 77-year-old governor provided insight into his deliberations before deciding to sign a bill allowing terminally ill Californians to legally take their own lives, reflecting on religion and self-determination as he weighed an emotionally fraught choice.

3 share Nobel medicine prize for tropical disease drugs
Sweden Nobel MedicineThe Nobel prize in medicine went Monday to three scientists hailed as "heroes in the truest sense of the word" for saving millions of lives with the creation of the world's leading malaria-fighting drug and another that has nearly wiped out two devastating tropical diseases.

Study finds potential problem in more heart valve implants
Doctors have discovered a potential problem involving implanted heart valves that hundreds of thousands of people have received — they don't always open and close properly, possibly because a blood clot has formed that could raise the risk of stroke.

AP analysis: VW evasion likely led to dozens of deaths
VOLKSWAGEN_HEALTHVolkswagen's pollution-control chicanery has not just been victimless tinkering, killing between five and 20 people in the United States annually in recent years, according to an Associated Press statistical and computer analysis.

Zip line popularity soars along with injuries, study finds
Zip Line AccidentsInjuries from zip line accidents have soared along with the popularity of an activity that hurtles riders through the air, sometimes at dizzying heights above ground, a study of U.S. emergency room data shows.


Tudor: Ace in Atlanta brightens Coastal outlook for Fedora, Heels
UNC takes step toward bowl eligibility with 40-35 win over PittDown 21-0 on the road against the overwhelming preseason favorite to win the ACC Coastal Division, North Carolina's season was in danger of drifting a lot farther south early Saturday in Atlanta. But by game's end, Carolina quarterback Marquise Williams did more than enough to turn a visit to the doghouse into an A grade for man who put him there a week earlier against Delaware.

Wake Forest runs through Millbrook, remains undefeated
Millbrook High School at Wake Forest High School - October 5, 20Wake Forest remained perfect on the season as they knocked off conference-foe Millbrook, 28-7.

Hillside escapes Northern Durham, 7-3
Football: Hillside vs Northern Durham (Oct. 5, 2015)Northern Durham did all they could to hold off visiting Hillside Monday night, but the Hornets got a game-changing play early in the second half to escape with a 7-3 win.

Gold: Performance trumps perception after a month of Saturday's
Duke sputters in 2nd half, falls to No. 23 NorthwesternFive weeks into the college football season it's time to stop hanging onto preconceived notions and accept that games have actually been played.

Ovies: 4-0 Panthers byproduct of NFL schedule?
APTOPIX Panthers Buccaneers FootballThe Carolina Panthers are 4-0 to start the season, but are they a byproduct of their schedule?


Kerouac's knickknacks go on the road to author's hometown
Kerouacs ClutterThe eclectic bric-a-brac that comforted and inspired writer Jack Kerouac is going on the road.

Train hero honors Oregon town on 'Dancing with the Stars'
Oregon School Shooting-Train HeroAn emotional Alek Skarlatos returned to "Dancing with the Stars" to honor his Oregon college town hit by a mass killing, calling the event harder to comprehend than the attack on a train he helped stop in France.

Review: 'Steve Jobs' plays man versus machine
Film Review Steve JobsWhen is someone going to open a window in Aaron Sorkin's "Steve Jobs"? Alas, wrong operating system.

The Weeknd, One Direction to perform on Jingle Ball tour
Music-Jingle BallThe Weeknd, One Direction and Selena Gomez are slated to perform on the 11-date Jingle Ball tour this December.

John Stamos surrenders to being charming in 'Grandfathered'
TV John StamosIn conversation, John Stamos comes across as entirely at ease in his handsome, age-defying skin.