Transgender North Carolinians get restroom-access win

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Friday that two students and an employee must be allowed to use restrooms matching their gender identityRead More

Letters found from World War II soldier returned to family

BELTON, Texas (NBC) — It started out as a simple task. Samantha Pimentel and her husband had just moved into an old home in Belton, Texas.Read More

Dwyane Wade’s cousin fatally shot pushing baby in stroller

CHICAGO (AP) — NBA star Dwyane Wade’s cousin was shot and killed in Chicago while pushing her baby in a stroller near a school whereRead More

Italy buries quake dead, recalls sisters embracing in rubble

ASCOLI PICENO, Italy (AP) — A young man wept over a little girl’s white coffin, while a woman nearby gently stroked another small casket, asRead More

Man arrested in shocking killings of 2 Mississippi nuns

  DURANT, Miss. (AP) — A man suspected in the slayings of two nuns found dead in their Mississippi home has been arrested and chargedRead More

Photograph of separated elderly Canada couple gets attention

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A photograph of a crying elderly Canadian couple in wheelchairs, separated into two different care homes after 62 years ofRead More

Mississippi students collect supplies for Louisiana flood victims

BILOXI, Miss. (WHDH) — Students at a high school in Mississippi are bringing truckloads of donations to a school in Louisiana affected by heavy flooding.Read More

Biden announces new funding for Amtrak Northeast Corridor

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Federal officials say the government will make a $2.45 billion loan to Amtrak to buy new trains, upgrade tracks and makeRead More

Killing of 2 nuns leaves gaping hole in poor community

LEXINGTON, Miss. (AP) — In the poverty-stricken Mississippi community where two nuns were killed, forgiveness for their killer is hard to find, even if forgivenessRead More

FDA expands Zika screening to all US blood centers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government told all U.S. blood banks Friday to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation’s bloodRead More