September 21, 2020
  • Restorers uncover new details in a Michelangelo Pieta

    A restorer works on one of Michelangelo’s Pieta sculpture in Florence, Italy, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. A restoration of one of Michelangelo’s Pieta sculptures has uncovered previously unknown details, including the artist’s tool marks, that had been hidden under centuries
  • Kosovo awards Trump with Order of Freedom for peace efforts

    A photo of the Order of Freedom awarded to the U.S President Donald Trump, undersigned by Kosovo’s President Hashim Thaci in capital Pristina, Kosovo on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. Kosovo’s president awarded U.S. President Donald Trump with one of the
  • Welcoming a baby during a pandemic

    CUTLINE: The Larson family at the Duke Regional Hospital on Aug. 17, 2020, directly after Lucille’s birth. DURHAM — Since it was the birth of our first child, my wife, Corey, and I didn’t necessarily have a “normal” to compare
  • Fed sees rates near zero through 2023, perhaps longer

    FILE – In this June 30, 2020, file photo Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell, reflected in the sneeze guard set up between himself and members of the House Committee on Financial Services, speaks during a hearing on oversight of
  • Virtual forum held for N.C. Supreme Court candidates

    The six candidates for N.C. Supreme Court and host Donna Martinez participate in a virtual forum hosted by the Federalist Society. RALEIGH — The Federalist Society’s Triangle and Cape Fear Lawyers Chapters hosted a virtual forum for the North Carolina
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Fed sees rates near zero through 2023, perhaps longer

FILE – In this June 30, 2020, file photo Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell, reflected in the sneeze guard set up between himself and members of the House Committee on Financial Services, speaks during a hearing on oversight of

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Virtual forum held for N.C. Supreme Court candidates

The six candidates for N.C. Supreme Court and host Donna Martinez participate in a virtual forum hosted by the Federalist Society. RALEIGH — The Federalist Society’s Triangle and Cape Fear Lawyers Chapters hosted a virtual forum for the North Carolina

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Biden assembles legal team ahead of divisive 2020 election

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks about climate change and wildfires affecting western states, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) WASHINGTON, D.C. — Democrat Joe Biden is assembling a team of top

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Lawrence, Clemson get the better of Wake Forest again

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence runs into the end zone for one of his two rushing touchdowns against Wake Forest on Saturday (Walt Unks/The Winston-Salem Journal via AP) New season, familiar result for Wake Forest against Clemson. Saturday’s opener at Truist

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US, Kosovo, Serbia Nobel Peace nominees for White House deal

President Donald Trump participates in a signing ceremony with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, left, and Kosovar Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti, in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) TIRANA, Albania —

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Sonny Perdue, Ivanka Trump tout Farmers to Families Food Box program at State Farmer’s Market

Ivanka Trump, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, and N.C. Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler tour the State Farmer’s Market in Raleigh. RALEIGH – On Sept. 10, Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump and U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny

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US gives first-ever OK for small commercial nuclear reactor

NuScale BOISE, Idaho  — U.S. officials have for the first time approved a design for a small commercial nuclear reactor, and a Utah energy cooperative wants to build 12 of them in Idaho. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Friday

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As pandemic raged, roadways became speedways

Pennsylvania State troopers pull over vehicles on Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, along the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Breezewood, Pa. Police around the country are reporting that as roads and highways emptied during the pandemic, some remaining drivers took advantage by pushing