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North Carolina coast survives Hurricane Arthur

A man crosses a flooded Highway 64 as wind pushes water over the road as Hurricane Arthur passes through Nags Head, N.C., Friday, July 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome) A man crosses a flooded Highway 64 as wind pushes water over the road as Hurricane Arthur passes through Nags...
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Brazil wins, but Neymar ruled out of World Cup

Brazil’s Thiago Silva, bottom, celebrates with Paulinho after scoring the opening goal during the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between Brazil and Colombia at the Arena Castelao in Fortaleza, Brazil, Friday, July 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) Brazil’s...
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Fireworks, hot dogs, hurricane help mark July 4th

Georgia Love Greenlee Doty rides her bike in the 4th of July parade in Oxford, Miss. on Friday, July 4, 2014.(AP Photo/Oxford Eagle, Bruce Newman) NO SALES Georgia Love Greenlee Doty rides her bike in the 4th of July parade in Oxford, Miss. on Friday, July 4, 2014.(AP...
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Fireworks, hot dogs, hurricane help mark July 4th

Georgia Love Greenlee Doty rides her bike in the 4th of July parade in Oxford, Miss. on Friday, July 4, 2014.(AP Photo/Oxford Eagle, Bruce Newman) NO SALES Georgia Love Greenlee Doty rides her bike in the 4th of July parade in Oxford, Miss. on Friday, July 4, 2014.(AP...

Virginia special election date flies in the face of democracy

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Medicaid maneuver betrays the Virginians lawmakers are sworn to represent

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When streets are made for walking

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Laws governing treatment for the mentally ill must be reformed

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Home-test DNA kits can mislead consumers and need careful oversight

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Brazil striker Neymar to miss rest of World Cup

Brazil’s Neymar is carried away on a stretcher during the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between Brazil and Colombia at the Arena Castelao in Fortaleza, Brazil, Friday, July 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Fabrizio Bensch, pool) Brazil’s Neymar is carried away on a stretcher...