Posted: 04/10/2013 - Religious leaders of several faiths are opposing the repeal of a North Carolina law allowing death row inmates to have their sentences reduced to life in prison if they can prove racial prejudice played a part in their trials.
Posted: 04/10/2013 - North Carolina officials are warning people to limit how much fish they eat from Lake Norman and Mountain Island Lake because of contaminant levels.
Posted: 04/09/2013 - Three state House Republicans filed a bill Tuesday that attempts to make clear North Carolina local governments can't pass ordinances to prohibit soft drink sales above a particular size.
Posted: 04/09/2013 - Rep. Deborah Ross of Raleigh filed the "Equal Pay Act" legislation. House Democrats say North Carolina is one of a few states with no equal pay protections.
Posted: 04/09/2013 - The Air Force is grounding about a third of its active-duty combat aircraft because of automatic spending cuts.
Posted: 04/08/2013 - North Carolina Democrats on Monday called for Republican Gov. Pat McCrory to stand up to what they consider radical GOP lawmakers pushing a series of bills designed to restrict turnout among certain blocs of voters.
Updated: 04/24/2013 - A Wake County grand jury is asking the district attorney to determine if a supporter of former Gov. Beverly Perdue violated state campaign finance laws.
Updated: 04/08/2013 - Former UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has died from a stroke.
Posted: 04/07/2013 - Republican legislative leaders and Gov. Pat McCrory have been talking up how they want to overhaul North Carolina's tax code this year.
Posted: 04/06/2013 - Seeking an elusive middle ground, President Barack Obama is proposing a 2014 budget that embraces tax increases abhorred by Republicans as well as reductions, loathed by liberals, in the growth of Social Security and other benefit programs.
Posted: 04/05/2013 - A newly sworn-in North Carolina Board of Transportation member raised more than $100,000 for Gov. Pat McCrory's 2012 campaign, records show.
Updated: 04/05/2013 - McCrory spent his unsuccessful 2008 campaign for governor criticizing the appearance that appointments to state boards and commissions are earned through fundraising efforts.
Posted: 04/05/2013 - President Barack Obama is proposing cuts to Social Security as an attempt to compromise with Republicans on the budget.
Updated: 04/03/2013 - The Senate Education Committee voted Wednesday for an 11-member North Carolina Public Charter Schools Board independent from the State Board of Education.
Updated: 04/04/2013 - The House Elections Committee hosted Ion Sancho, the elections supervisor in Florida's Leon County, and Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, during its regular meeting Wednesday.
Posted: 04/03/2013 - The state Senate agrees that the Racial Justice Act should be repealed completely in North Carolina as one way to restart executions after a more than six-year hiatus.
Updated: 04/05/2013 - One of the North Carolina legislators who sponsored a resolution declaring the state can make its own laws about religion without involvement from the federal government and courts is apologizing for any embarrassment to his community and state.
Posted: 04/03/2013 - A bill to legalize and tax sweepstakes cafes in North Carolina has been filed by legislators whose campaigns accepted cash from gaming operators.
Updated: 04/03/2013 - Gov. Pat McCrory's administration wants to privatize North Carolina's $13 billion Medicaid program to hold down the spiraling costs of delivering health care for the elderly and disabled.
Posted: 04/03/2013 - U.S. and Turkish officials say Secretary of State John Kerry is traveling to Turkey and Israel this weekend to build on the two nations' efforts to repair ties.
Posted: 04/02/2013 - North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan says she wants the Department of Veterans Affairs to send more personnel to its Winston-Salem office if it's necessary to reduce the second largest disability claims backlog in the Southeast.
Posted: 04/02/2013 - Tougher rules for obtaining a permit to sell alcohol are advancing in the North Carolina Senate.
Updated: 04/02/2013 - Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois says he supports same-sex marriage.