Posted: 09/03/2013 - The Senate resolution authorizing President Barack Obama to use military force against Syria would bar American ground troops for combat operations and set a deadline for any action.
Posted: 09/03/2013 - Republican Senator John McCain was spotted during Tuesday's hearing on Syria playing a game on his iPhone.
Posted: 09/03/2013 - House Speaker John Boehner says he will support President Barack Obama's call for the U.S. to take action against Syria for alleged chemical weapons use.
Updated: 09/03/2013 - Israel says it has carried out a joint missile test with the U.S. in the Mediterranean Sea amid heightened tensions as Washington weighs sea-launched strikes against Syria.
Posted: 09/02/2013 - Newly released documents show that for at least six years, drug agents have had near-immediate access to billions of phone call records dating back decades in a collaboration with AT&T that officials have taken pains to keep secret.
Posted: 09/02/2013 - The protest movement against the Republican-led North Carolina legislature continues on Labor Day by focusing on what its critics call anti-worker legislation.
Updated: 09/03/2013 - The North Carolina legislature returns to Raleigh on Tuesday to determine whether it will override Gov. Pat McCrory's first two vetoes.
Posted: 09/02/2013 - Deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi will stand trial on charges of committing and inciting violence, a state prosecutor decided on Sunday.
Posted: 09/02/2013 - Mary Cheney, the younger daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney who married her long-time partner Heather Poe last year, chastised her older sister, a Republican who is running for the Senate, for her opposition to same-sex marriage in a posting on Facebook.
Posted: 08/30/2013 - Wake County District Attorney Colon Willoughby says protesters who perform 25 hours of community services and pay $180 in court courts would see their charges dropped.
Posted: 08/30/2013 - The "47 percent" of U.S. households who owe no federal income tax, memorably disparaged last year by former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, has shrunk to 43 percent, said the research group that produced the original estimate.
Posted: 08/30/2013 - Pitt County Schools are working to get students registered to vote before a change in state law takes place September first.
Updated: 08/29/2013 - Thousands of property owners could be affected in the gas-rich Lee, Moore and Chatham counties.
Posted: 08/28/2013 - The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s niece says in the 50 years since his "I Have a Dream" speech, people have "walked away" from his spiritual message and "tried to solve everything with laws."
Posted: 08/26/2013 - Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday outlined the clearest justification yet for U.S. military action in Syria, saying there was "undeniable" evidence of a large-scale chemical weapons attack, with intelligence strongly signaling that Bashar Assad's regime was responsible.