Gov. Pat McCrory has signed an executive order waiving the usual vehicle size restrictions for utility trucks traveling through North Carolina to help with efforts to restore power in the wake of the Mid-Atlantic winter storm.
The family of a California woman who died after a nurse at her independent living home refused to provide CPR says she chose to live in a facility without medical staff and wanted to pass away without life-prolonging intervention.
Severe spending cuts are now the law of the land and the battle has spilled into the weekly media messages from President Barack Obama and the Republicans, with both sides saying it's the other's fault.
President Barack Obama has signed an order authorizing the government to begin cutting $85 billion from federal accounts, officially enacting across-the-board reductions that he opposed but failed to avert.