Duke Energy ends temporary power outages across NC

Overwhelming demand for heat during the region’s arctic plunge forced Duke Energy to roll out controlled blackouts of 15 to 30 minutes across North Carolina Saturday on Christmas Eve. A number of surprised and angry customers took to social media to vent about the rare and surprising action. The Charlotte-based utility stopped the rolling outages … Read more

These Doomed Candidates Could Help Trump Survive a Primary

Photo Illustration by Erin O’Flynn/The Daily Beast/Getty Images There’s a famous scene in Austin Powerswhere Mike Myers runs over a security guard with a steamroller. What makes this horrific act funny is that the steamroller looks to be going about 2 mph, and the security guard (who is at least 30 feet away) just stands … Read more

Taliban orders NGOs to ban female employees from coming to work

CNN — The Taliban administration in Afghanistan has ordered all local and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to stop their female employees from coming to work, according to a letter by the Ministry of Economy sent to all licensed NGOs. Non-compliance will result in revoking the licenses of said NGOs, the ministry said. The ministry in … Read more

Duke Energy reports thousands of power outages in the Carolinas

Duke Energy provides update following reports of thousands of power outages in the Carolinas The company said it has started restoring power Updated: 1:21 AM EST Dec 25, 2022 Hide Transcript Show Transcript AHEAD NEXT WEEK. COMING UP. ALL RIGHT. IT IS ALMOST CHRISTMAS, BUT THANKS FOR JOINING US ON THIS CHRISTMAS EVE. I’M RASHAD … Read more