Posted: 11/05/2013 - Democrat Terry McAuliffe has been elected Virginia's next governor, defeating Republican Ken Cuccinelli after pledging to expand the state's Medicaid rolls and portraying his rival as someone who would turn back years of progress.
Posted: 11/05/2013 - Voters in Pitt County have approved the $20-million bond to help pay for a new science building and a basic law enforcement training center.
Posted: 11/05/2013 - Gov. Chris Christie was re-elected with ease Tuesday, demonstrating the kind of broad, bipartisan appeal that will serve as his opening argument should he seek the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.
Posted: 11/05/2013 - The state of North Carolina has changed the protocol for executing death row inmates by using one lethal chemical instead of three drugs.
Posted: 11/05/2013 - President Barack Obama says U.S. businesses are looking for quick passage of immigration reform as he pushes Congress to act by the end of the year.
Posted: 11/05/2013 - A longtime Republican consultant who helped Gov. Pat McCrory wade through North Carolina's political waters has died.
Posted: 11/05/2013 - Federal regulators say they're issuing new rules aimed at making flying easier for passengers with disabilities.
Posted: 11/05/2013 - A new analysis estimates that nearly 700,000 North Carolina residents will be eligible for tax breaks that cut the cost of buying private health insurance on the new marketplaces run by the federal government.
Posted: 11/04/2013 - Greenville Mayor Allen Thomas says economic growth is his focus for the city as he seeks his second term against newcomer Thomas Best.
Updated: 11/05/2013 - In Kinston three candidates are running for mayor after current Mayor B.J. Murphy announced right at the registration deadline that he would in-fact seek re-election.
Posted: 11/04/2013 - The Senate pushed a major anti-bias gay rights bill past a first, big hurdle Monday, a clear sign of Americans' greater acceptance of homosexuality nearly two decades after lawmakers narrowly rejected discrimination legislation.
Posted: 11/04/2013 - The administration of Gov. Pat McCrory has spent $167,000 on renovations at the North Carolina Executive Mansion, including adding bullet-resistant windows, gas fireplace logs and outdoor fire pits.
Updated: 11/04/2013 - Egypt's deposed president has defiantly told the court that he is the country's "legitimate" leader and it has no jurisdiction to try him.
Posted: 11/04/2013 - The White House and the heads of the intelligence committees in Congress are rejecting a plea for clemency by National Security Agency-contractor-turned-fugitive Edward Snowden.
Posted: 11/01/2013 - An Iraq War veteran campaigning for Congress in eastern North Carolina against U.S. Rep. Walter Jones has changed his party registration from Republican to Democrat, saying the tea party has made the GOP too extreme.
Posted: 10/31/2013 - President Barack Obama’s seemingly hands-off management style is raising fresh questions and concerns that could upend his second-term legacy.
Posted: 10/31/2013 - A majority of Americans – 52 percent – believe the health care law needs either a major overhaul or to be completely eliminated, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finds.