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MAIN News Archives for May 2021

05/31 -  Climate change is erasing 'flammability barrier' that protects high-elevation forests
05/31 -  Netanyahu's grip on power loosens as rival moves to unseat him
05/31 -  'It turned to pandemonium:' witnesses describe shooting at beloved West Asheville pub
05/31 -  Vance Monument removed in full from Asheville after standing for more than 120 years
05/29 -  Worried about COVID-19, Navajo Nation ignores CDC, keeps masks and social distancing
05/29 -  Weapons, gasoline and 22,000 rounds of ammunition found in San Jose shooter's home
05/29 -  Tulsa 'Remember and Rise' event canceled days before centennial of race massacre after dispute over payment to survivors
05/29 -  One person dead following gunfight outside west Asheville bar
05/28 -  Russian hackers launch major cyberattack through US aid agency’s email system
05/28 -  The pandemic didn't slow climate change
05/28 -  Fact check: HIPAA doesn't stop businesses from asking vaccine questions
05/28 -  'I've never seen anything like this before:' Catalytic converter thefts on the rise
05/26 -  Climate crisis inflicting huge ‘hidden costs’ on mental health
05/26 -  John Warner, longtime US senator from Virginia, dies at 94
05/26 -  Why scientists are suddenly more interested in the lab-leak theory of Covid's origin
05/26 -  Dogs seized after attacking, killing 10-month old in Johnston County
05/25 -  Marjorie Taylor Greene's Holocaust comments aren't just vile, they're dangerous
05/25 -  Moderna says its COVID-19 shot works in kids as young as 12
05/25 -  Woman arrested for hitting Elizabeth City protesters with car
05/25 -  Man arrested after allegedly shooting into room with sleeping children
05/24 -  There were at least 12 mass shootings across the US this weekend
05/24 -  India coronavirus death toll passes 300,000
05/24 -  Multiple antisemitic incidents reported over the weekend across US
05/24 -  Wuhan lab staff sought hospital care before COVID-19 outbreak disclosed
05/23 -  Climate crisis behind drastic drop in Arctic wildlife populations – report
05/23 -  Brooklyn man allegedly attempted to torch synagogue and Jewish school, court documents say
05/23 -  UNCA, MAHEC team up to provide Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to those 12 & older
05/23 -  Casualty of Israeli-Hamas fighting: The Palestinian two-state solution?
05/18 -  Biden speaks with Netanyahu, expresses ‘support for a ceasefire’
05/18 -  Why do lumber prices keep soaring? And when might they come back down?
05/18 -  Tentative date set for vote on East Flat Rock asphalt plant
05/18 -  Stephen Miller and more than 15 other Trump aides still getting paid by taxpayers: report
05/17 -  Supreme Court takes up major abortion case next term that could limit Roe v. Wade
05/17 -  Federal jury awards millions to daughter, father separated by Cherokee County DSS
05/17 -  Donald Trump returning to Greenville for NC GOP State Convention
05/17 -  About half of North Carolina gas stations still without fuel Monday morning
05/15 -  Will Abbas be the biggest loser in the escalation between Israel and the Palestinians?
05/15 -  What's the science behind CDC's decision to say fully vaccinated people don't need masks?
05/15 -  No improvement in gas shortage overnight, with 67% of stations still out of fuel
05/15 -  COVID-19 cluster identified at Buncombe County high school
05/14 -  Ransomware explained: How it works and how to remove it
05/14 -  Overreliance on Colonial Pipeline leaves NC running on empty
05/14 -  Estimates of Covid-19 deaths in India may be way off
05/14 -  GOP tried to hide bad news about Trump's popularity
05/13 -  Within CDC, there's debate about how to best advise Americans on masks
05/13 -  Why this round of Israeli-Palestinian violence feels different
05/13 -  Late-season chill sets record at RDU before gradual warm up
05/13 -  78 percent of gas stations without fuel in region, gas prices rise above $3 nationally
05/12 -  Nuclear reactions flare up deep inside Chernobyl's ruins
05/12 -  Report says nearly one-quarter of NC gas stations are without fuel
05/12 -  Fuel disruption and possible impacts on trucking, school bus fleets
05/12 -  MAHEC To hold walk-in Johnson and Johnson vaccine clinic
05/11 -  Gas stations along Southeast Coast suffer fuel shortage amid pipeline shutdown
05/11 -  Pfizer shot expands to US children as young as 12
05/11 -  Biden: 1 million Americans sign up for healthcare in special enrollment period
05/11 -  WNC drivers grapple with long lines, empty pumps as gas supplies dwindle
05/10 -  Durham Freeway reopens after fiery crash involving six vehicles
05/10 -  Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit fails drug test; trainer suspended
05/10 -  Low pay is reason for state's current educator shortage, local teacher says
05/10 -  Several states are no longer ordering their full allocation of vaccine doses
05/08 -  Palestinians, Israel police clash at Al-Aqsa mosque; 53 hurt
05/08 -  Big Chinese rocket segment to fall to earth this weekend
05/08 -  What has Cooper said about 'vaccine passports' in North Carolina?
05/08 -  MANNA sees great drop in food donations, despite increased need, as supply chain struggles
05/05 -  Judge orders release of DOJ memo justifying not prosecuting Trump
05/05 -  Four people killed when plane crashes into Mississippi home
05/05 -  Buncombe County employees now have a Juneteenth holiday
05/05 -  Facebook board upholds ban on Donald Trump
05/04 -  What is Liz Cheney's goal?
05/04 -  The GOP culture of unaccountability
05/04 -  Slowing vaccination rates make herd immunity less likely
05/04 -  Ethnic intimidation charges filed after MLK monument in Hendersonville defaced
05/03 -  Confusion over masks sparks new political showdown
05/03 -  Trans people are dreading Caitlyn Jenner’s run for governor
05/03 -  H 333 would revoke scholarships for student protesters
05/03 -  Hundreds take to downtown Asheville streets over transgender youth rights