Duke Energy News
Everything You Need to Know About Deadly Snowstorm Bearing Down on East Coast
A weekend snowstorm that has left at least three dead is hitting the eastern United States as of Saturday morning, with the possibility of record snowfall. In North and South Carolina, 114,365 customers were without power, according to Duke Energy, and the Virginia State Police responded to 989
Doctor: Decision to Reverse Well Warning Made Under Pressure
A doctor who specializes in investigating patterns and causes of human disease is casting doubt on a decision by North Carolina health officials to reverse warnings about water from wells near Duke Energy power plants
Elon Musk Unveils 'Tesla Energy'
Elon Musk, founder and CEO of Tesla, unveiled the company's latest product , batteries.
Airline Hiring Taking Off as Travel Zooms
Morning Money Memo… It’s getaway day for millions of Americans with the start of the Memorial Day weekend. The travel industry is set to enjoy its best summer since 2007, just before the recession hit. The airline industry is slowly adding jobs after shedding workers...
Toyota Settles, GM Apologizes
Morning Money Memo… A huge car safety settlement between the Justice Department and Toyota would be one of the largest payouts ever made by an auto maker. Toyota is said to have agreed to pay at least $1 billion to end a 4-year criminal investigation....
Arsenic Levels Rising in NC River Hit by Coal Ash Disaster
North Carolina health officials are warning residents to steer clear of the Dan River, where a pipe from a nearby power plant is dumping unsafe levels of arsenic. The pipe carries waste-water from Duke Energy in Eden, N.C. — a coal power plant still reeling...
New Home Starts Fall on Rotten Weather
Morning Money Memo… Harsh winter weather led to drop in home construction in January. The Commerce Department says builders started work at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 880,000 units, down 16 percent from the month before. In December, construction had fallen 4.8 percent. The...
Billionaire Twins Abused Like Slaves by Dad
Child abuse isn't pretty, no matter how much money you have. Twins Georgia and Walker "Patterson" Inman III, now 15, are set to inherit $1 billion when they are 21. But in the meantime, the two, who are the only surviving heirs of Doris Duke, have been to hell and back, according to an interview in
The Note: The Supremes Tackle Gay Marriage
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ON THE DOCKET: Two potentially transformative cases about gay marriage will be argued at the Supreme Court this week. Justices have set aside two days to hear arguments and will release audio arguments the same day, reports ABC’s Ariane De Vogue. ...