Updated: 08/01/2013 - A Russian lawyer for Edward Snowden says the National Security Agency leaker has received asylum in Russia for one year and left the transit zone of Moscow' airport.
Posted: 07/31/2013 - Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Patrick Leahy and the Obama administration are clashing over how many terrorist plots might have been thwarted through the secret collection of Americans' phone records since 2006.
Posted: 07/31/2013 - Al-Qaida's leader says a prisoners' hunger strike in Guantanamo Bay has revealed the "odious" face of America and claims that the terror network will spare no effort to free prisoners held at the US military-run detention center in Cuba.
Posted: 07/31/2013 - A deal that gives college students and their parents lower interest rates for loans is heading toward its final vote.
Posted: 07/31/2013 - New York City mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner has released a new campaign video saying he won't quit the race.
Updated: 07/30/2013 - North Carolina Rep. Renee Ellmers says she won't run for U.S. Senate next year choosing instead to seek re-election for a third term in the U.S. House.
Posted: 07/30/2013 - Seeking to ease Washington gridlock, President Barack Obama on Tuesday challenged Republicans to accept a new fiscal deal to cut corporate tax rates in exchange for more government spending on jobs programs.
Updated: 07/31/2013 - U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning has been acquitted of aiding the enemy for giving classified secrets to WikiLeaks, but he was convicted of five espionage counts, five theft charges, a computer fraud charge and other military infractions.
Posted: 07/29/2013 - Anthony Weiner's campaign manager has quit after the New York City mayoral candidate admitted to additional raunchy online correspondence with women.
Updated: 07/26/2013 - Governor Pat McCrory is looking for a new Public Safety Secretary after Kieram Shanahan is resigning, effective July 31.
Updated: 07/26/2013 - While it may not be as much as the governor wanted, Tryon Palace will get a a little extra cash once he signs off on the approved budget.
Updated: 07/25/2013 - The Senate gave final legislative approval Thursday to granting the state Department of Health and Human Services the authority to come up with rules to regulate abortion clinics with the same standards as outpatient surgery centers.
Posted: 07/24/2013 - A lawyer advising National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden says his asylum status has not been resolved and that he is going to stay at the Moscow airport for now.
Posted: 07/24/2013 - Lower interest rates on all student loans are in sight.