Fears about the situation at Duke’s L.V. Sutton power plant near Wilmington have been growing since before Hurricane Florence made landfall.
Activists marking the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria’s devastation of Puerto Rico staged a rally and caravan focused on President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.
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“Spambassador” Samuel Ehret, who has autism, answers a guest’s questions at the Spam Museum in Austin, Minn. (Jenn Ackerman for The Post) 
“Spambassador” Samuel Ehret, who has autism, answers a guest’s questions at the Spam Museum in Austin, Minn. (Jenn Ackerman for The Post) 
Ten years ago, Austin, Minn., became one of the first cities in the country to launch a community-wide effort both to reduce the disorder’s stigma and make local businesses aware of the special needs of autistic customers. It is also probably the only small town in America to employ a community autism resource specialist.

The father and son who allegedly killed a neighbor after a dispute over a mattress are back in custody after an outcry from residents.

Justin Schneider pleaded guilty to one count of assault in exchange for the dismissal of other kidnapping and assault charges.

An effort to keep after-ticket prices “reasonable” gets snipped from the FAA reauthorization bill.

Major depression and generalized anxiety disorder top the list.

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Twenty people die every day waiting for a donated organ.

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But if you’ve had a stroke, you should be checked for a condition called PFO.

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Museum drawers are stuffed with vast collections of fossils that could be digitized.

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How the victim of a sexual assault not only recovered but also regained her goals in life.

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A shipwreck amid dense North Atlantic ice in 1856 had one survivor. His story helped spur a long battle to mandate watertight compartments in American vessels to improve safety.

After a professor in California accused U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of a sexual assault that happened decades ago when they were in high school, faculty and students at Yale Law School asked for a neutral fact-finder to investigate the allegations.

William “Brock” Long to remain in his job after admitting to misuse of government vehicles.

States charge that the secretary added a census question to discriminate against immigrant communities.

Hurricane Florence came and went. But many riverfront towns in North Carolina are just now experiencing the menace that has mounted steadily: water.

“Let it be a real court. Let it be real judges,” the head of the group said.

Transparency advocates lauded the decision but said groups will find ways to skirt the new regulations.

As number of youngsters reaches all-time high, money is transferred from HIV services and medical research

The case is a window into the aftermath of sexual misconduct cases, and the growing questions that institutions face about how to hold their most powerful accountable.

The founder of Defense Distributed has been charged with a second-degree felony, according to court documents.

A 52-year-old woman stabbed three infants and two adults before slashing her own wrists at a day-care center in Queens, police said.

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