The woman's luck ran out when she found herself confronted by Brunswick County Sheriff's deputies.
They won't have to deal with the wrath of rat tail whips in the safety of their homes.
Mick Fanning's shark attack is the latest of dozens this year. What the hell is going on?
Chris Barker is an unemployed North Carolina man with a long rap sheet whose small-time Klan just became famous.
He agreed to take it down, but only because it's "worn out."
Social media activists are up in arms over the fact that the alleged church shooter was given Burger King to eat and escorted from a police station in a bulletproof vest.
The horrific murders are tragic, but they're not surprising. You could even say they're just the latest in South Carolina's long history of violence and hate.
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory's decision to sign another bill restricting abortions is the latest sign that the far-right conservatives are taking over the state.
Inside a corral of golden contradictions, disgusting food, and good ol' fashioned American gluttony.
The melting Antarctic ice sheet, China's 18-year-old basketball phenomenon, a drug that could stop the AIDS epidemic, and more.
For a lot of American Muslims, conversations with their kids about the perils of interacting with police or security officers came up in the wake of 9/11—and have resurfaced after the murders in Chapel Hill.
Some say that angry rhetoric preached by "New Atheists" like Richard Dawkins is partially to blame for Craig Hicks killing three Muslim students in Chapel Hill.
For two years, small-town business owner Clay Logan has been fighting animal rights activists to preserve a traditional beloved by locals and out-of-towners alike.
Each holiday season, NYC sidewalks host fresh faces from Quebec, young bohemians hocking Douglas Firs to wealthy locals.
The way to improve public perception of the police is to improve the police. Nothing else—certainly not shaming football players for protesting—will make much of a difference.
Cosmopolitan sent a party bus full of male models to get out the vote in North Carolina on Tuesday. Turns out, they were needed.
Somehow, he's a spoiler in one of the most important Senate races of 2014.
Women are turning their placentas into little capsules and swallowing them after birth. But some hospitals are also denying women the right to take their placentas home with them.
Rapists will always exist. Equipping people with the tools to better look after themselves is not the same as victim-blaming or advising them to take "preventative measures."
Meth and moonshine have drawn comparisons before, but in Appalachia, an area where moonshine once reigned, the local culture and customs may have helped the meth trade thrive.
Young God recalls the early short stories of Joy Williams, or the drug haze of Denis Johnson. I can't resist calling the book "contusional" for this very reason—like a bruise, it lingers long after the initial blow.
His Airness confessed to being prejudiced against white people in his new book. He recounts a story where a girl called him the "N-word" and threw a soda at him, which lead him to hate all white people when he was in high school.
This week: A school suspended a student for stopping a kid from self-harming, and another school banned a bullied child from bringing his My Little Pony lunch bag to school.
Kratom is a plant-based legal drug commonly ingested in the form of hot tea. Often used to aid recovering heroin addicts, kratom is gaining popularity at bars in North Carolina and Florida. I tried a cup of the holistic opiate alternative to see what the