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Ex-US Envoy: $17M French Ransom Funded Al-Qaida

Posted: 02/08/2013 - A former U.S. ambassador to Mali has alleged that France paid a $17 million ransom to free hostages seized from a French mining site -- cash she said ultimately funded the al-Qaida-linked Islamist militants its troops are now fighting.

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McCrory-Backed High School Bill Passes NC Senate

Posted: 02/07/2013 - The state Senate has made quick work of legislation supported by Gov. Pat McCrory to create new kinds of high school diplomas and course plans that emphasize vocational or career paths that don't require four-year college degrees.

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State Lawmakers Introduce Possum Drop Bill

Posted: 02/05/2013 - A bipartisan group of North Carolina lawmakers have introduced a bill that would give the state the explicit authority to allow the organizer of a New Year's Eve Possum Drop to use a live animal.

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NC Senate OKs Bill To Block Expanded Medicaid

Posted: 02/04/2013 - The North Carolina state Senate has given its initial OK to legislation that would block expansion of Medicaid under the health care overhaul and let the federal government build the state's health insurance exchange.

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Conservatives Make Gun Issue New Rallying Cry

Posted: 02/03/2013 - An immigration debate is raging and a budget crisis looms in Congress, but the conservative activists gathered outside the New Hampshire Statehouse had just one thing on their minds: guns.

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GOP Senators Vow To Block Consumer Office Nominee

Posted: 02/02/2013 - Renewing a 3-year-old fight over bank oversight, Senate Republicans say they will oppose President Barack Obama's nominee to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau unless the office created after the 2008 Wall Street financial meltdown is significantly changed.

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McCrory Communications Chief Steps Down

Posted: 02/02/2013 - North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's communications director says he's leaving the job after only three months in Raleigh because of family concerns.

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Pittsboro Mayor Elected NC Democratic Chairman

Updated: 02/02/2013 - Pittsboro Mayor Randy Voller is the new chairman of the North Carolina Democratic Party, barely turning back a last-minute push by former U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge.

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Obama Offers Faith Groups New Birth Control Rule

Posted: 02/02/2013 - Facing a wave of lawsuits over what government can tell religious groups to do, the Obama administration on Friday proposed a compromise for faith-based nonprofits that object to covering birth control in their employee health plans.

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More Camp Lejeune Troops Return Home

Posted: 02/01/2013 - Hundreds of Marines and Sailors stationed right here in the east made it home Thursday night after a six-month deployment.

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Senate To Clear Debt Limit Increase For Obama

Posted: 01/31/2013 - The Senate is poised today to allow the government to borrow hundreds of billions of dollars more to meet its obligations, putting off one Washington showdown even as others loom in coming weeks.

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