Rescue helicopters and ships searching for a Malaysia Airlines jet rushed Monday to investigate a yellow object that looked like a life raft. It turned out to be moss-covered trash floating in the ocean, once again dashing hopes after more than two days of fruitless search for the plane that disappeared en route to Beijing with 239 people on board.
Doors could close at historic NC Dem HQ
State Democratic Party leaders attending a meeting in Greensboro on Sunday were told the party might move out of its iconic Raleigh headquarters, the Goodwin House, due to anemic fundraising.
- Defense set to grill accuser in Army sex case
Defense lawyers for an Army general facing sexual assault charges say they plan to press his primary accuser on inconsistencies in her story.
- Many west of Raleigh still without power
Sunday's spring weather was a stark contrast from what residents like Dale Myers face as they continue recovering from Friday's storm.
- Women breaking up the 'bromance' at South by Southwest
As startups, venture capitalists and enthusiasts have descended upon Austin for the technology-heavy forum, female- focused events have grown in number and panel audiences are dotted by more women at what has traditionally been a male-dominated event. About 25 speaker sessions are about women in technology, five times more than last year.
- ACC bracket set: Pack earn No. 7 seed; Duke, UNC get double byes
It took until the final game of the regular season, but finally, the bracket is set for the ACC Men's Basketball Tournament.
- Notre Dame routs Duke women 69-53 for ACC title
Notre Dame's Jewell Loyd pulled an Atlantic Coast Conference championship cap over her head.
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