Posted: 10:09 PM Senate Republicans have rolled out the frame of their tax overhaul plan for North Carolina they say will cut income tax rates while expanding the scope of the sales tax.
Posted: 9:08 PM Another candidate has entered his name in the race for sheriff in Beaufort County.
Posted: 7:54 PM The Senate sided with traditional retailers and financially strapped state and local governments Monday by passing a bill that would widely subject online shopping - for many a largely tax-free frontier - to state sales taxes.
Posted: 4:02 PM The public face of the National Rifle Association is imploring members to never surrender their weapons in the wake of recent gun control efforts in Congress that he said will "destroy us and every ounce of our freedom."
Posted: 3:45 PM North Carolina's governor is this week's speaker in the weekly Republican address opposite President Barack Obama.
Posted: 8:06 PM The North Carolina NAACP is preparing for another round of protests at the General Assembly following the arrest of 17 activists.
Updated: 12:02 PM State officials say thousands of people with medical problems are in danger of losing coverage as the Obama administration winds down one of the earliest programs in the federal health care overhaul.
Posted: 8:04 AM An overnight fire at the Labor Department's headquarters has shut the building down for most employees.
Posted: 8:22 PM Rhode Island has become the 10th state to allow same-sex couples to marry following Gov. Lincoln Chafee's signature of gay marriage legislation.
Posted: 7:48 PM A bill outlawing any contract that makes union hiring a requirement has passed the North Carolina House.The proposal was approved Thursday over the objections of Democrats who said it violates the National Labor Relations Act.
Updated: 8:45 PM President Barack Obama intends to nominate Rep. Melvin Watt to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the government regulator that oversees lending giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, a White House official said Tuesday.
Posted: 11:54 PM Chocowinity Police Chief Todd Alligood officially put his name in the hat for Beaufort County sheriff in 2014.
Posted: 12:23 PM 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.
Updated: 9:15 AM Scott Dacey, who is also a Republican, says it's time the 3rd Congressional District has effective leadership.
Updated: 7:26 PM President Barack Obama on Monday will nominate Charlotte, N.C., Mayor Anthony Foxx as his new transportation secretary.
Posted: 3:20 PM 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: 6:33 AM 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: 10:43 PM 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: 8:40 PM North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is putting his stamp on the board responsible for running elections and monitoring campaign finance reports statewide.
Posted: 8:31 PM 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.