Two lucky winning tickets were sold in Tuesday's near-record $636 million Mega Millions drawing: one at a tiny newsstand in Atlanta, and the other more than 2,000 miles away in California.
The only criminal charge filed in connection with a March culvert fire that forced Cary Parkway to be closed for three weeks for repairs was dismissed Wednesday against a Cary teen.
Delta Air Lines won't allow passengers to make voice calls from its planes.
Police are investigating the shooting death of a man whose body was found Tuesday afternoon on a Durham street.
A modest, bipartisan budget pact designed to keep Washington from lurching from fiscal crisis to fiscal crisis and to ease the harshest effects of automatic budget cuts is on the brink of passing the Senate Wednesday.
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