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  • N.C. boarding school ranked as one of 'most elite' in U.S.

    If you want your kid to go to one of the country’s most prestigious boarding schools, you don’t necessarily have to look outside North Carolina.

    The Asheville School is No. 39 on a new Business Insider list called “The 50 Most Elite Boarding Schools in the U.S.”

    The ranking is based on acceptance rates, endowments and average SAT scores – 40 percent, $47 million and 1905, in the Asheville School’s case. Data for the list comes from BoardingSchoolReview.com, Niche and the schools’ websites.

    The…

  • France hunts for attack accomplices, deploys 10,000 troops

    France Attacks RallyFrance ordered 10,000 troops into the streets Monday to protect sensitive sites — nearly half of them to guard Jewish schools — as it hunted for accomplices to the Islamic militants who left 17 people dead as they terrorized the nation.

  • Key US military command's Twitter, YouTube sites hacked

    Military HackedThe Twitter and YouTube sites of the military’s U.S. Central Command were taken over Monday by hackers claiming to be working on behalf of the Islamic State militants. American and coalition fighters have been targeting the group with airstrikes in Iraq and Syria.

  • Steady rain, coming chill could turn roads to ice by Wednesday morning

    Chance for ice Jan. 14, 2015The work week started cloudy, rainy and chilly, but the air will remain warm enough to keep any precipitation of the liquid variety, for now.

  • White House: US should have sent other officials to Paris

    India US KerryIn a rare public admission of error, the White House said Monday the U.S. should have sent a high-level official to an anti-terror march in Paris that was attended by more than 40 world leaders.