Temperatures will climb into the 70s across central and eastern North Carolina on the final shopping weekend of 2013, some 20 to 25 degrees above normal for late December.
Three days after picking up a road win against Tennessee, the North Carolina State Wolfpack will look to win their seventh straight game Saturday afternoon when they welcome East Carolina to PNC Arena (12 p.m., RSN, Mix 101.5 FM).
Gunfire hit a U.S. military aircraft trying to evacuate American citizens in a remote region of South Sudan that on Saturday became a battle ground between the country's military and renegade troops, officials said. Four U.S. service members were wounded in the attack in the same region that gunfire downed a U.N. helicopter the day before.
Late-night drives to look at Christmas lights are a tradition for many families during the holidays. Ben and Megan Freeman have been putting together an elaborate light display and illuminating their Cary neighborhood for 25 years.
Astronauts ventured out Saturday on the first of a series of urgent repair spacewalks to revive a crippled cooling line at the International Space Station.
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