January 17, 2021
  • Hurricanes’ Jordan Staal in COVID-19 protocol

    Hurricanes captain Jordan Staal was placed in the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol on Friday. (Paul Sancya / AP Photo) It took one game for the Carolina Hurricanes to have a player land on the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol list. Captain Jordan Staal,
  • Letlow’s widow enters race for Louisiana congressional seat

    FILE – In this July 22, 2020 file photo, Luke Letlow, R-Start, chief of staff to exiting U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham, speaks after signing up to run for Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District in Baton Rouge, La. The widow of Republican
  • NC Reps. vote along partisan lines in impeachment vote

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., holds the article of impeachment against President Donald Trump after signing it, in an engrossment ceremony before transmission to the Senate for trial on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Alex
  • UNC addresses backfield void with grad transfer running back

    Tennessee running back Ty Chandler stiff arms two Florida defenders during a game this season (Randy Sartin/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP, Pool) The North Carolina football team took a major step toward filling the void left by the departure of
  • Gorillas test positive for coronavirus at San Diego park

    Members of the gorilla troop at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, Calif., are seen in their habitat on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. Several gorillas at the zoo have tested positive for the coronavirus in what is believed
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UNC addresses backfield void with grad transfer running back

Tennessee running back Ty Chandler stiff arms two Florida defenders during a game this season (Randy Sartin/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP, Pool) The North Carolina football team took a major step toward filling the void left by the departure of

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Gorillas test positive for coronavirus at San Diego park

Members of the gorilla troop at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, Calif., are seen in their habitat on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. Several gorillas at the zoo have tested positive for the coronavirus in what is believed

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Trump to visit U.S.-Mexico border to laud border wall

FILE – In this June 23, 2020, file photo President Donald Trump smiles after autographing a section of the border wall during a tour in San Luis, Ariz. The Trump administration sought to halt migrants from crossing the southwest border

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THE WORD: A new path

PHOTO CAPTION: PHOTO CAPTION: “The Magi Journeying” (1886-1894) is a painting by James Tissot which is part of the European Art Collection of the Brooklyn Museum. The new year often brings resolutions and vows of starting something new or starting

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Neil Sheehan, Pentagon Papers reporter, Vietnam author, dies

FILE – Journalist Neil Sheehan is shown in New York, Nov. 29, 1988. Sheehan, a reporter and Pulitzer Prize-winning author who broke the story of the Pentagon Papers for The New York Times and who chronicled the deception at the

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No charges against Wisconsin officer who shot Jacob Blake

A group of protesters confront several National Guard members outside a museum, late Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, in Kenosha, Wis. Earlier it was announced that no charges will be filed against the white police officer that shot Jacob Blake, a

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2021 Ford F-150: This new Ford truck is Ford truck tough

Photo courtesy Ford SAN DIEGO — The Ford F-Series is the best-selling vehicle in America, ish. Sort of. OK, we’ll get to all the is-it-or-isn’t-it best-selling caveats in a minute, but Ford sells a ton of F-150 pickups and there’s

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Epic Games to transform Cary Towne Center mall into new headquarters

Cary Towne Center – File photo CARY — Epic Games Inc., Turnbridge Equities and Denali Properties announced Sunday an agreement to transfer ownership of the 980,000-square-foot and 87-acre Cary Towne Center to Epic Games, with the goal of converting the

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Here we go again: What to expect as Georgia counts votes

Supporters wait for Kamala Harris attend a drive-in rally in Savannah, Ga. during a campaign stop for Democratic U.S. Senate challengers Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Savannah, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton) ATLANTA — This