Posted: 09/20/2013 - Charting a collision course with the White House, the Republican-controlled House approved legislation Friday to wipe out the three-year-old health care law that President Barack Obama has vowed to preserve — and simultaneously prevent a partial government shutdown that neither party claims to want.
Posted: 09/19/2013 - Both of eastern carolina's representatives voted against a plan approved by the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday to reduce spending for food stamps by billions of dollars.
Posted: 09/19/2013 - The infighting — now engulfing many parts of northern Syria — threatened to further split opposition forces outgunned by President Bashar Assad's troops and strengthen his hand as he engages with world powers on relinquishing his chemical weapons.
Updated: 09/19/2013 - The new work requirements proposed in the bill would allow states to require 20 hours of work activities per week from any able-bodied adult with a child over age 1 if that person has child care available.
Posted: 09/19/2013 - Scientists working on a landmark U.N. report on climate change are struggling over how to address a wrinkle in the meteorological data that has given ammunition to global-warming skeptics.
Posted: 09/19/2013 - A survey indicates Gov. Pat McCrory has lost popularity with North Carolina registered voters since spring. President Barack Obama appears to have had a similar decline.
Posted: 09/19/2013 - A Texas appeals court has overturned the money laundering conviction of former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay.
Updated: 09/19/2013 - It may be September, but in a handful of communities, that means it is time for early voting.
Updated: 09/18/2013 - Margaret "Mardy" Peal began work last month at an annual salary of $95,000 as senior policy advisor at the Department of Health and Human Services.
Posted: 09/18/2013 - It may be eight months away from primary election time, but an Onslow County-based police chief is not wasting time showing he intends to run for the office held by Sheriff Ed Brown for nearly a quarter of a century.
Posted: 09/17/2013 - A new government study says federal health care and retirement programs are threatening to overwhelm the federal budget and harm the economy in coming decades unless Washington finds the political will to restrain their growth.
Posted: 09/16/2013 - Hundreds of people have gathered at the Rowan County administration building to support county commissioners and their right to pray before meetings.
Posted: 09/16/2013 - The North Carolina branch of the NAACP is planning a mass march around the governor's home to protest Republican-backed voting changes that critics say are designed to make it harder to vote for groups that lean toward Democrats.
Posted: 09/15/2013 - North Carolina is still new to veto politics. Its governor was the nation's last to receive veto power to block laws in 1997.
Posted: 09/13/2013 - The South Carolina-based Catawba Indian Nation has filed an application with federal officials to buy 16 acres near Kings Mountain for a planned gambling casino the tribe says would create thousands of new jobs.
Posted: 09/12/2013 - U.S. officials say the CIA has been delivering light machine guns and other small arms to Syrian rebels for several weeks, following President Barack Obama's decision to arm the rebels.
Updated: 09/12/2013 - A member of al-Shabab says American jihadist Omar Hammami was killed in an ambush in Somalia's southern Bay region.