Posted: 04/29/2013 - North Korea says an American detained for nearly six months is being tried on charges of plotting to overthrow the government, a crime that could draw the death penalty if he is convicted.
Posted: 04/29/2013 - Scott Dacey, who is also a Republican, says it's time the 3rd Congressional District has effective leadership.
Posted: 04/28/2013 - President Barack Obama on Monday will nominate Charlotte, N.C., Mayor Anthony Foxx as his new transportation secretary.
Posted: 04/28/2013 - A Senate bill would bring many of the estimated 11 million people living in the U.S. illegally out of the shadows -- but not everyone would benefit.
Updated: 04/28/2013 - President Barack Obama is joking about a radical second-term shakeup, shifting from "strapping young Muslim Socialist" to retiree golfer and sporting bangs like first lady Michelle's.
Updated: 04/27/2013 - President Barack Obama is joking about a radical second-term shakeup, shifting from "strapping young Socialist" to retiree golfer and sporting bangs like first lady Michelle's.
Posted: 04/26/2013 - North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is putting his stamp on the board responsible for running elections and monitoring campaign finance reports statewide.
Posted: 04/25/2013 - The Senate Commerce Committee on Thursday approved a bill its sponsors say will make the state more business-friendly. The bill requires cities, counties and numerous state environmental agencies to repeal or rewrite rules that go beyond federal law.
Posted: 04/25/2013 - The Senate voted by a wide margin Thursday in favor of a bill directing state education leaders to ensure students are instructed how to write legibly in cursive by the end of fifth grade.
Posted: 04/25/2013 - The Senate voted 29-16 Thursday in favor of permitting the use of suppressors when the hunter meets federal qualifications to own one, which includes criminal background checks.
Updated: 04/25/2013 - A majority of members on the North Carolina Board of Elections say they support opening a campaign finance investigation into 2012 political donations from the operators of sweepstakes games.
Posted: 04/24/2013 - A trio of former supporters of North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue are due in court on charges that they obstructed justice during an investigation of financial activities related to her campaign.
Posted: 04/23/2013 - The Appropriations Committee voted in favor of the bill Tuesday over the objections of Democrats who again tried to add amendments to ease restrictions requiring voters to present photo identification at the polls.
Updated: 04/23/2013 - Charges were dropped late Tuesday after searches of Kevin Curtis' house failed to turn up ricin.
Posted: 04/22/2013 - Some North Carolina legislators want to require applicants for North Carolina's cash and worker training welfare program to undergo drug tests to qualify and pay for it themselves.
Posted: 04/22/2013 - Former New York congressman Anthony Weiner is back on Twitter.
Posted: 04/22/2013 - The two brothers suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon appear to have been motivated by their religious faith but do not seem connected to any Muslim terrorist groups, U.S. officials said Monday.
Posted: 04/22/2013 - The president of the North Carolina NAACP is calling for religious leaders to organize non-violent protests to bring attention to what he considers a Republican crusade against poor and minority residents.
Posted: 04/21/2013 - Abortion rights-advocates and political observers say state bills to add new restrictions to abortion could set up a confrontation between lawmakers and Gov. Pat McCrory.