Florence Could Knock Out Power to Up to 3 Million and It Could Be Out for Weeks

Between 1 and 3 million South and North Carolina customers could lose power as a result of Hurricane Florence and it could take weeks to restore, Duke Energy says. “We anticipate Hurricane Florence to be a historic storm that will impact all … Continue reading

White House Cites Executive Privilege to Withhold 100,000 Pages of Kavanaugh Records

WASHINGTON — The Trump White House, citing executive privilege, is withholding from the Senate more than 100,000 pages of records from Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh’s time as a lawyer in the administration of former President George W. Bush. The decision, … Continue reading

Brooks Koepka Holds Off Tiger Woods to Win the P.G.A. Championship

On Sunday at the 100th P.G.A. Championship, Koepka could have easily lost his focus. He was being chased by a hard-charging Tiger Woods, who had the full-throated support of the fans crammed like packing peanuts into the 200-acre parcel of … Continue reading

Ethiopia’s leader makes historic visit to Eritrea after 20-year military standoff

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethio­pian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed traveled Sunday to Eritrea, once a bitter adversary, for an unprecedented summit with its longtime leader. The rapprochement between the two neighbors could have far-reaching consequences for improving the stability of the … Continue reading

9 things you didn’t know about the Fourth of July

Across the country, Americans will don red, white and blue on July 4 to celebrate the nation’s independence with barbecues, parades and fireworks. The holiday commemorates the Founding Fathers’ declaration of independence in 1776. The day has had a fascinating history … Continue reading

Mexico votes for new president, leftist rebel favored to win

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexicans vote for a new president on Sunday in an election tipped to hand power to an anti-establishment outsider who would inject a new dose of nationalism into government and could sharpen divisions with Donald Trump’s … Continue reading