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Newly purchased house catches fire, cause under investigation

A home that recently was sold caught fire Monday afternoon in downtown Morganton. Read more

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Trial date set for man charged last year in 1993 killing

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A trial date was set Monday for a convicted pedophile accused of raping and killing a 9-year-old Missouri girl in 1993. Read more

Former U of Texas tennis coach gets 6 months in college scam

BOSTON (AP) — The former men's tennis coach at the University of Texas at Austin was sentenced Monday to six months in prison for taking a … Read more

Virginia lawmakers pass bill ending Lee-Jackson holiday

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers passed a bill Monday that scraps the state’s Lee-Jackson holiday celebrating two Confederate genera… Read more

Judge to hear plan to move virus patients to California city

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge will hold a hearing Monday over a proposal to house former cruise ship passengers infected with a … Read more


Men hire lawyer over alleged abuse by U. of Michigan doctor

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Several men alleging sexual abuse by a deceased University of Michigan doctor have retained a California law firm t… Read more


UN reiterates support for 2-state Israel-Palestine solution

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Monday reiterated its support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian confli… Read more

Victims turn to media to expose sex abuse by college doctors

Robert Julian Stone was tired of waiting, afraid that complaints of sexual abuse at the hands of a former University of Michigan doctor wou… Read more