September 28, 2021
  • ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero sentenced to 25 years on terror charges

    FILE – In this Monday, Sept. 14, 2020 file photo, Paul Rusesabagina, center, whose story inspired the film “Hotel Rwanda” for saving people from genocide, appears at the Kicukiro Primary Court in the capital Kigali, Rwanda. Rwandan prosecutors on Thursday
  • Category 5: Notes from the 1st day of Hurricanes training camp

    Hurricanes coach Rod Brind’Amour said having a full training camp would give Carolina’s new players time to acclimate. (Karl B. DeBlaker / AP Photo) The Hurricanes had their first day of on-ice sessions for training camp on Thursday, skating two
  • US sues to stop deal between American Airlines and JetBlue

    FILE – A JetBlue Airbus A320 taxis to a gate Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, after landing as an American Airlines jet is seen parked at its gate at Tampa International Airport in Tampa, Fla. The Justice Department is suing to
  • Head of North Carolina alcohol board resigns, cites stress

    FILE – In this Tuesday, May 1, 2018, file photo, North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission Chairman Zander Guy speaks at the new Nash County ABC Store No. 1. On Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, Guy submitted his resignation to Democratic
  • Senate parliamentarian deals blow to Dems’ immigration push

    Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks to reporters as work continues on the Democrats’ Build Back Better Act, massive legislation that is a cornerstone of President Joe Biden’s domestic agenda, at the Capitol, in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021.
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Head of North Carolina alcohol board resigns, cites stress

FILE – In this Tuesday, May 1, 2018, file photo, North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission Chairman Zander Guy speaks at the new Nash County ABC Store No. 1. On Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, Guy submitted his resignation to Democratic

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Senate parliamentarian deals blow to Dems’ immigration push

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks to reporters as work continues on the Democrats’ Build Back Better Act, massive legislation that is a cornerstone of President Joe Biden’s domestic agenda, at the Capitol, in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021.

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Body found in Wyoming believed to be Gabrielle Petito

This combo of photos provided by FBI Denver via @FBIDenver shows missing person Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito. Petito, 22, vanished while on a cross-country trip in a converted camper van with her boyfriend. Authorities say a body discovered Sunday, Sept. 19,

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Deacons dominant in beatdown of Florida State

Wake Forest receiver A.T. Perry celebrates after a big gain during Saturday’s win against Florida State at Truist Field (P.J. Ward/North State Journal) WINSTON-SALEM — Florida State football isn’t what it used to be. But then, neither is Wake Forest.

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Hendrick stars dodging playoff elimination at Bristol

William Byron (24) and Kyle Busch (18) race into turn one during the NASCAR Cup series auto race in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) A surprisingly strong start to the playoffs for Joe Gibbs Racing —

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US gives 1st public look inside base housing Afghans

A man walks with a child through Fort Bliss’ Doña Ana Village where Afghan refugees are being housed, in New Mexico, Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. The Biden administration provided the first public look inside the U.S. military base where Afghans

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Panthers cut Santoso, sign Gonzalez as next kicker

Zane Gonzalez has taken over as the Panthers kicker after the team released Ryan Santoso on Wednesday. (Ross D. Franklin / AP Photo) CHARLOTTE — Zane Gonzalez thought there was a possibility he might wind up with the Carolina Panthers

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General promises US ‘surge’ against foreign cyberattacks

FILE – In this April 14, 2021, file photo National Security Agency (NSA) Director Gen. Paul Nakasone testifies during a Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing about worldwide threats, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Nakasone who leads U.S. efforts to

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Measles cases halt US-bound flights of Afghan evacuees

Afghan refugees are processed inside Hangar 5 at the Ramstein U.S. Air Base in Germany Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived at the base where he will meet with his German counterpart for talks on Afghanistan.

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Darnold, defense lead Panthers past Jets 19-14 in opener

Panthers wide receiver Terrace Marshall Jr. is tackled by Jets cornerback Brandin Echols during Carolina’s 19-14 win Sunday in Charlotte. (Jacob Kupferman / AP Photo) CHARLOTTE — If beating the team that traded him gave Sam Darnold any vindication, the