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.
Posted: 08/25/2013 - North Carolina Republican leaders have decided it's time the state's voters get near the front of the pack for good in choosing the next president.
Posted: 08/23/2013 - Superior Court Judge Richard Boner ordered that members of the Hidden Valley Kings could be charged with a misdemeanor crime if they ride together in a car, or stand, sit, walk or gather with other known gang members in public.
Posted: 08/23/2013 - The General Assembly's web site says 33 of the 34 bills that hadn't been acted upon to date were signed Friday by the governor.
Posted: 08/23/2013 - A federal judge wants to hear from lawyers in person on the legality of 2011 ultrasound requirements passed by North Carolina legislators before deciding whether they should be tossed out permanently as unconstitutional.
Posted: 08/22/2013 - A Homeland Security employee is the operator of a racist website predicting and advocating a race war, a department official said Thursday.
Updated: 08/22/2013 - President George W. Bush's former secretary of state Colin Powell thinks North Carolina's new voting law hurts the Republican Party and punishes minority voters.
Updated: 08/22/2013 - WITN has learned a well-known television show host and political commentator is making her way to Eastern North Carolina for a closer look at the Voter ID law.
Posted: 08/21/2013 - The measure requires hospitals to make public their prices on 140 common services and procedures, which will be posted online. Hospitals also would be unable in some situations to place a lien on someone's house to collect unpaid bills.
Posted: 08/20/2013 - A U.S. House member from western North Carolina says she will not seek the Republican nomination for the Senate seat currently held by Democrat Kay Hagan.
Posted: 08/20/2013 - A Pakistani court has indicted former Pakistani president and army chief, Pervez Musharraf, in the 2007 assassination of a former prime minister.
Posted: 08/19/2013 - One vetoed bill would have required drug testing for some welfare benefit applicants. The other would have expanded the exemption for employers required to use the E-Verify identification system for temporary workers.
Updated: 08/19/2013 - British authorities detained the partner of a journalist who received leaks from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden for just under nine hours under the Terrorism Act.
Updated: 08/21/2013 - Progress NC Action wants Health and Human Services Secretary Aldona Wos to rescind $20,000-plus raises to two department workers in April. Spokesman Ricky Diaz and policy adviser Matt McKillip make more than $80,000. Both worked on McCrory's campaign last year.