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  1. McDonald's workers in 10 cities plan strike over sexual harassment policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Fox News

    Organizers of the McDonald's walkout say it will be the first multistate strike in the U.S. specifically targeting sexual harassment. Emboldened by the #MeToo movement, McDonald's workers have voted to stage a one-day strike next week at restaurants in 10 cities in hopes of pressuring management to take stronger steps against on-the-job sexual harassment.


  2. UNC Confederate monument protesters now claim police are the ones who 'broke the peace'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Fox News

    Demonstrators who claim to have been "brutally arrested" during a protest over a Confederate monument at the University of North Carolina said Sunday that police officers are the ones who "broke the peace." The accusations by the Defend UNC group on Sunday came as the school identified the eight people who were taken into custody a day earlier near the former site of the memorial known as "Silent Sam."


  3. Prosecutor in Netflix Michael Peterson documentary 'The Staircase' found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | Fox News

    Freda Black, One of the North Carolina prosecutors involved in the infamous 2001 case of Micheal Peterson and his wife Kathleen, who was found dead in a pool of blood at the bottom of a staircase in their home, has died. According to the Daily Mail, Black, who gained fame after convicting Peterson for the murder of his wife in 2003 alongside the then North Carolina District Attorney, was found dead in her Durham, North Carolina home around 3:30 pm on Sunday.


  4. Cat parasite may make people more entrepreneurialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | Fox News

    Researchers reasoned that if Toxoplasma makes people more risk-prone, those tendencies might extend to decisions about whether to start a company. A parasite that infects some 30 to 50 percent of the world's human population may subtly prompt people to start businesses, according to a new study.


  5. Mysterious dog-leash death of North Carolina developer ruled homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | Fox News

    William Bishop was found unresponsive, with a dog leash around his neck in April. His death has since been ruled a homicide.


  6. VA reenlists IBM's Watson in fight against cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | Fox News

    File photo - Attendees gather at an IBM Watson event in lower Manhattan, New York Jan. 9, 2014. Two years ago, oncologists with the US Department of Veterans Affairs started using IBM Watson artificial intelligence to identify targeted treatment options for cancer patients.


  7. How you hold a surprising key to changing a skeptical, hurting worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | Fox News

    So, it turns out that our little neighborhood uses a social media app called Nextdoor. And - it turns out - this is the only form of social media in which I actually, participate.


  8. Modified polio vaccine extends lives in US brain cancer studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Fox News

    Medical marijuana is still a controversial topic when it comes to doctors recommending it to their cancer patients. Some doctors like Dr. Nick Spirtos, an oncologist from Nevada is looking into whether medical marijuana could turn into an alternative for opioids.


  9. Swimming pool deaths in North Carolina spark speculation about causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 | Fox News

    When a Durham, N.C., swimming pool was inspected earlier this month, its chemical levels were normal and the water appeared clear and free of floating debris, a report said. Authorities were investigating the deaths of three swimmers who were found unresponsive early Tuesday in a swimming pool at a North Carolina apartment complex near Duke University.


  10. Woman claims American Airlines rep threatened her in vulgar text messageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Fox News

    An attorney from New Hampshire claims an American Airlines rep sent her a nasty, vulgar text message after she accidentally left a garment bag on a plane. An American Airlines passenger from New Hampshire says she received a nasty text message from someone in the customer service department after inquiring about a baggage issue - but American has since said they cannot "substantiate" any of her claims.


  11. North Carolina restaurant's Tarantula Burger has daredevils salivatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | Fox News

    Thai Zebra spiders have crawled out of their dirt burrows in the forests of Cambodia onto the tables of a North Carolina restaurant - and people are going wild for the crunchy garnish on their burger. "When I got done, I was like I can enjoy another one right now.


  12. Renewed controversy over Confederate monuments pits Alabama against BirminghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Fox News

    At 52 feet tall and more than 100 years old, Birmingham's Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument stands at the center of a fiery legal dispute between the city and state. During the recent debate over monuments honoring the Confederacy, critics called on the city to take it down - but Alabama state law prohibits the city from doing so.


  13. Tarantula burger special sold at North Carolina restaurant has legsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Fox News

    Bull City Burger and Brewery in Durham, North Carolina, is selling tarantula burgers for exotic meat month. Hungry customers began calling Bull City Burger and Brewery in Durham, North Carolina, last month in search of their famous tarantula burgers.


  14. 'Fork Amnesty Day' at Duke allows students to return stolen silverwareRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | Fox News

    "Fork Amnesty Day" at Duke University is an event put on by the dining hall to help recover thousands of items of stolen silverware. The Durham, North Carolina-based university, which had an endowment of $7.9 billion in 2017, has seen students "borrow" -- or steal -- more than 20,000 pieces of silverware and 15,000 cups from the dining hall in the Brodhead Center, Aris Morton, the assistant director of retail operation for Duke Dining, told The Chronicle .


  15. 2 of 3 men who helped desegregate university have now diedRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2018 | Fox News

    Two of the three men who successfully challenged racial segregation as undergraduates at North Carolina's flagship university have now died in less than a month. John Lewis Brandon, 80, died Tuesday at a hospital outside Houston of complications from cancer, his son Christopher Brandon said Wednesday.


  16. Niger attack: Final farewell Saturday for Sgt. La David JohnsonRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2017 | Fox News

    U.S. Army Sgt. La David Terrence Johnson, 25, was among four U.S. Green Berets killed in Niger on Oct. 4. A funeral service was scheduled for Saturday morning at Christ the Rock Church in Cooper City, Fla., for U.S. Army Sgt.


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