Posted: 12/12/2013 - Gov. Pat McCrory is ready to light the State Capitol Christmas tree.
Updated: 12/12/2013 - The man accused of faking sign interpretation while standing alongside world leaders like U.S. President Barack Obama at Nelson Mandela's memorial service said Thursday he hallucinated that angels were entering the stadium, suffers from schizophrenia and has been violent in the past.
Posted: 12/10/2013 - Democratic Representative Butterfield says he met President Mandela on three occasions, most recently during his last visit to Washington.
Posted: 12/10/2013 - The Senate voted 57-40 on Tuesday to end a Republican filibuster, or delaying tactics, against Rep. Mel Watt.
Posted: 12/09/2013 - The U.S. government ended up losing $10.5 billion on the General Motors bailout, but it says the alternative would have been far worse.
Posted: 12/08/2013 - Gov. Pat McCrory's administration has rolled out a scaled-back model to Medicaid reform in North Carolina after an effort unveiled several months ago fell flat.
Posted: 12/06/2013 - Republicans ought to be “embarrassed” of their record low productivity during their time in charge of the House of Representatives, President Barack Obama said Thursday.
Posted: 12/05/2013 - Lawmakers and others from across North Carolina to Washington D.C. are reacting to the death of Nelson Mandela.
Posted: 12/03/2013 - Third District Republican Congressman Walter Jones has joined Massachusetts Democrat Stephen Lynch calling for the release of additional documents related to the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.
Posted: 12/01/2013 - As the international community gets set to mark the 25th annual observance of World AIDS Day next week, President Obama is facing renewed pressure from U.S. lawmakers and activists to take legacy-setting action to combat HIV/AIDS.
Posted: 12/01/2013 - Saturday'’s the deadline – it’s the last day of November and the day the Obama administration promised its health insurance website would be working smoothly for “the vast majority” of people.
Posted: 11/25/2013 - A retired Marine is running as a Democrat for the 3rd Congressional District seeking the seat held by longtime Republican Congressman Walter Jones.
Posted: 11/25/2013 - New Bern businessman and attorney Whit Whitley announced Monday he's running for the North Carolina General Assembly District 3 seat representing Beaufort, Craven, and Pamlico Counties.
Posted: 11/24/2013 - Republicans in Congress are skeptical about the Iran nuclear deal hammered out by the U.S. and world powers.
Posted: 11/21/2013 - In a victory for Democrats, the Senate voted 52-48 on Thursday to weaken the power of the filibuster.
Posted: 11/20/2013 - Former University of North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith was among the luminaries awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom Wednesday.
Posted: 11/20/2013 - Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation Wednesday allowing same-sex weddings starting this summer, making President Barack Obama's home state the 16th overall - and largest in the nation's heartland - to legalize gay marriage.
Posted: 11/19/2013 - Uriah Ward, a senior graduating from ECU in the fall of 2014, announced his intention to run for North Carolina House District 9 in Pitt County on the Democratic ticket.
Posted: 11/19/2013 - Former North Carolina senator and presidential candidate John Edwards is setting up a new law firm with his daughter and his former partner.