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North Carolina: Republican backed by Trump wins fiercely contested House seat

Contest in a usually reliably Republican seat had been seen as a proxy battle for next year’s race for the White HouseRepublicans have won a fiercely contested ...

North Carolina: Republican backed by Trump wins fiercely contested House seat

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Trump-backed Republican wins special congressional election in North Carolina: AP Republican Dan Bishop won a special U.S. congressional election in North Carolina, the Associated Press said on Tuesday, saving a longtime stronghold...
05:14 2019-09-11

Trump-backed Republican wins North Carolina special congressional election Republican Dan Bishop won a special U.S. congressional election in North Carolina on Tuesday, turning back a vigorous Democratic challenge to save a ...
10:00 2019-09-11

Trump-backed GOPer Dan Bishop wins North Carolina special election Republican Dan Bishop pulled off a narrow victory in a closely-watched North Carolina special congressional election — a day after President Trump pu...
12:56 2019-09-11

Freedom Caucus-backed Murphy wins North Carolina runoff Republican voters in an eastern North Carolina congressional race on Tuesday picked state Rep. Greg Murphy to be the party’s nominee for a special el...
04:42 2019-07-10

GOP’s Greg Murphy wins seat of North Carolina congressman who died A Republican state legislator has won an eastern North Carolina congressional seat and will succeed the late GOP Rep. Walter Jones Jr. Physician Greg...
12:56 2019-09-11

Republican Fred Keller wins House seat in Pennsylvania vote Republican Fred Keller became the newest member of the U.S. House late Tuesday, winning a special election in Pennsylvania to fill a seat that's been...
13:56 2019-05-22

Republicans hold North Carolina US House seat Conservative Republican Dan Bishop won a special election Tuesday for an open House seat in North Carolina, averting a demoralizing Democratic captur...
16:56 2019-09-11

Trump-Backed Candidates Win in North Carolina Two congressional candidates backed by President Donald Trump won special elections on Tuesday night. Republican Dan Bishop beat Democrat Dan McCread...
14:28 2019-09-11

Trump, with eye on 2020, seeks to bolster North Carolina Republican U.S. President Donald Trump is going all-out to try to keep a district of North Carolina in the Republican column in a special congressional election...
17:42 2019-09-09

With Eye On 2020, Trump Rallies Support For Republican in North Carolina US President Donald Trump is going all-out to try to keep a North Carolina district in the Republican column in a special congressional election on T...
10:56 2019-09-10

With eye on 2020, Trump touts Republican in North Carolina special election U.S. President Donald Trump is going all-out to try to keep a North Carolina district in the Republican column in a special congressional election on...
03:14 2019-09-10

Trump rallies support for Republican in North Carolina special election, with eye on 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump is going all-out to try to keep a North Carolina district in the Republican column in a special congressional election on...
06:00 2019-09-10

Murphy wins North Carolina GOP congressional primary runoff in boost for House Freedom Caucus A state legislator aided by hardline conservatives on Capitol Hill won the Republican nomination Tuesday for the North Carolina congressional distric...
10:00 2019-07-10

Trump, Pence rally support for Republican candidate in North Carolina special election The White House’s heavy involvement in the race stood in contrast to Trump’s remarks earlier Monday, when he denied that the contest had any national...
09:14 2019-09-10

Trump said he granted a disaster declaration at the request of North Carolina’s Republican senator. It came from the state’s Democratic governor. With Hurricane Dorian heading toward the Tar Heel State, the president appeared to inject politics into the federal emergency process. Sen. Thom Till...
13:42 2019-09-04

Biased Umpire Brazenly Interferes In Fiercely Contested Anthem Standoff I don’t know how the Miami Marlins can possibly trust the umpire crew working their Wednesday night game against the Detroit Tigers, after this blata...
02:14 2019-05-23

Trump urges North Carolina to pick GOP’s Dan Bishop in special House election President Trump traveled to North Carolina Monday to show support for the Republican in a special election for a House seat that’s viewed as a toss-u...
06:28 2019-09-10

Trump hosts rally in North Carolina ahead of pivotal House special election The stakes were unusually high ahead of President Trump's campaign rally in Fayetteville, N.C. on Monday night, with just hours to go until voters th...
01:14 2019-09-10

In North Carolina Do-Over Vote, a Reliable Republican District Is Up for Grabs The election in the Ninth Congressional District on Tuesday will in many ways be the first test of the political terrain heading into 2020, and of th...
02:28 2019-09-09

Election Fraud in North Carolina Leads to New Charges for Republican Operative L. McCrae Dowless Jr., who was previously indicted over work in other elections, was charged in connection to efforts related to the 2018 general ele...
18:28 2019-07-31

Republican Tenney leans toward running for the battleground House seat she lost in 2018 Tenney told CNBC she met earlier this year with leaders from the National Republican Congressional Committee, who encouraged her to run for the New Y...
23:14 2019-07-16

Republican pulls slightly ahead in North Carolina congressional election results U.S. Republican Dan Bishop pulled slightly ahead of Democrat Dan McCready as results rolled in from a special congressional election in North Carolin...
05:14 2019-09-11

Deceased Strategist’s Files Detail Republican Gerrymandering in North Carolina, Advocates Say A group challenging North Carolina’s state legislative maps says that documents from the files from the late Thomas Hofeller show that Republicans mi...
22:28 2019-06-06

Trump unloads on 'disloyal' Democratic House candidate at fiery rally ahead of pivotal North Carolina special election High stakes yielded some of President Trump's harshest rhetoric yet at a campaign rally in Fayetteville, N.C., on Monday night, with just hours to go...
04:28 2019-09-10

North Carolina Democrat in House race not for impeachment RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Democrat running for a still-vacant U.S. House election he seemed to lose last year before signs of ballot fraud were uneart...
20:14 2019-05-23

See it: Tornado lifts house off foundation in North Carolina Shocking video footage taken during a tornado caused by Hurricane Dorian shows the twister lift a small house off of its foundation in North Carolina...
12:28 2019-09-10

American Museum of the House Cat: Everyday is Caturday at this North Carolina spot "They told me that nobody wanted a cat museum," says Harold Sims from the Museum of the American Housecat. "Well it turned out that a lot of people d...
20:56 2019-09-06

North Carolina votes to fill 2 vacant House seats Tuesday North Carolina's 9th District will vote in a special election Tuesday, 10 months after accusations of voter fraud voided the results of last year's m...
15:42 2019-09-10

The sole Republican congressman to call for Trump's impeachment just left the GOP, and the move could cost him his congressional seat AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan — the sole Republican member of Congress to call for impeachment proceedings ...
04:14 2019-07-06

South Carolina Republican Mark Sanford Announces He Will Challenge Trump in 2020 After months of buildup, former governor and representative of South Carolina Mark Sanford made it official Sunday by announcing he will primary Dona...
23:42 2019-09-08

Trump-backed Kentucky Gov. Bevin wins GOP primary President Trump-backed Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has cleared his first hurdle toward a second term, defeating three challengers to win the Republican ...
03:56 2019-05-22

#AtHomeWhileBlack: Police Drag Black North Carolina Homeowner From His Own House After False Alarm A North Carolina man says he was humiliated and thought he was going to be killed when police dragged him out of his house wearing only his boxers af...
11:00 2019-08-27

How's this for good fortune? North Carolina man wins $344.6M Powerball with numbers from a fortune cookie A North Carolina man said he chose the winning Powerball numbers from a fortune cookie his stepdaughter had years ago.      ...
10:00 2019-06-05

North Carolina closes early voting sites for special House election as Dorian lashes state's coast Hurricane Dorian caused a halt in early voting in some North Carolina counties in an unusual House election where the fight for a Republican-held sea...
13:42 2019-09-06

Joe Walsh becomes second Republican to challenge Trump for White House Joe Walsh, a conservative former U.S. congressman turned talk show host, on Sunday became the second Republican to challenge President Donald Trump f...
17:14 2019-08-25

Georgia, South Carolina issue evacuation orders; North Carolina declares state of emergency The governors of Georgia and South Carolina issued mandatory evacuation orders Sunday as Hurricane Dorian is expected to impact the coastal states la...
06:28 2019-09-02

Trump, Republicans try to keep grip on North Carolina congressional district One of the most expensive special elections for the U.S. Congress takes place on Tuesday in North Carolina, with both major parties watching to see w...
19:14 2019-09-10

Trump plans rally in North Carolina on same day as Mueller testimony President Trump will hold a 2020 campaign rally in North Carolina on July 17 – the same day former special counsel Robert Mueller is scheduled to app...
13:56 2019-07-03

Trump made 20 false claims at his North Carolina rally President Donald Trump gave the second-longest speech of his presidency at his rally in Greenville, North Carolina, on Wednesday night, clocking in a...
05:56 2019-07-19

Trump says GOP vote against House resolution ‘unified’ Republican Party President Trump on Tuesday thanked House Republicans for voting against a resolution that scolded him for his incendiary remarks against four Democra...
11:56 2019-07-17

Trump, after Mueller testimony to House, says Republican Party had good day President Donald Trump, reacting to U.S. congressional testimony by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller, said on Wednesday the Republican Party had...
01:56 2019-07-25

Only Black Republican, Trump Critic In US House Will Not Seek Reelection The only black Republican Congressman in the US House of Representatives, who has criticized US President Donald Trump's attacks on ethnic minority l...
18:28 2019-08-02

North Carolina to start Howell at QB against South Carolina North Carolina is starting true freshman Sam Howell at quarterback for Saturday's opener against South Carolina in Charlotte    ...
21:00 2019-08-26

Trump rally helped swing North Carolina race for Dan Bishop, RNC says President Trump's rally provided the last-minute push needed for Congressman-elect Dan Bishop's  victory in North Carolina on Tuesday, Republican Nat...
08:00 2019-09-12

Buoyed by Trump, GOP candidates sweep North Carolina special elections In a major victory for both President Trump and national Republicans, North Carolina GOP state Sen. Dan Bishop was projected to win a fiercely contes...
06:56 2019-09-11

No. 2 U.S. House Republican unsure if Trump, lawmakers can reach agreement on gun bill The second-ranking Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday he was not sure whether President Donald Trump would be able to co...
05:14 2019-09-11

Trump slams progressive congresswomen at fiery 'MAGA' rally in North Carolina President Trump, at a fiery "Make America Great Again" campaign rally Wednesday night in Greenville, North Carolina, blasted four progressive congres...
07:56 2019-07-18

At North Carolina Rally, Trump Bets on Divisive Attacks as Way to Bolster Re-election Bid “These left-wing ideologues see our nation as a force for evil,” Mr. Trump told a packed arena in Greenville, N.C., to a crowd that seemed to relish ...
05:14 2019-07-18

Trump to hold 2020 rally in North Carolina on day of Robert Mueller’s testimony Trump has frequently criticized Democrats’ efforts to get Mueller to testify. The president tweeted Tuesday that “this Witch Hunt must now end,” addi...
05:56 2019-07-03

Oil giants BP and Shell pledge $1M each to Republican-backed carbon tax Oil and gas giants BP and Shell are donating $1 million each over two years to a Republican-backed group urging Congress to pass a federal carbon tax...
21:56 2019-05-21

House Republican says Democrats stalling on immigration bill after Trump's delayed ICE raids Rep. Greg Steube R-Fla., said Sunday that House Democrats are unlikely to work with President Trump on immigration and won't meet the Trump's deadlin...
22:14 2019-06-23

With Name-Calling and Twitter Battles, House Republican Campaign Arm Copies Trump’s Playbook House Republicans’ campaign arm, waging a no-holds-barred battle to reclaim the majority, has adopted an antagonistic strategy that includes calling ...
15:14 2019-07-17

Dems admit Trump helped GOP candidates sweep North Carolina special elections In a major victory for both President Trump and national Republicans, North Carolina GOP state Sen. Dan Bishop was projected to win a fiercely contes...
10:00 2019-09-11

Trump renews attack on Ilhan Omar, praises crowd at North Carolina rally President Trump on Friday appeared to walk back regrets he’d expressed a day earlier over the “Send her back!” chants at his North Carolina MAGA rall...
21:56 2019-07-19

Crowd Chants ‘Send Her Back!’ at President Trump’s Combative North Carolina Rally (GREENVILLE, N.C.) — Going after four Democratic congresswomen one by one, a combative President Donald Trump turned his campaign rally Wednesd...
04:42 2019-07-18

Republican Jamaican immigrant is latest to run for AOC’s seat Scherie Murray, a Jamaican-born woman who grew up in Queens and founded a TV production and advertising company, plans to run for the congressional s...
14:14 2019-07-17

Trump’s Loses His Lone Black Republican Face in the House as Texas Rep. Will Hurd Announces Retirement Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas), one of the few dissenting Republican voices against the president and the lone black Republican in the House of Representat...
20:56 2019-08-02

Trump Loses His Lone Black Republican Face in the House as Texas Rep. Will Hurd Announces Retirement Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas), one of the few dissenting Republican voices against the president and the lone black Republican in the House of Representat...
17:14 2019-08-04

Tight special election in North Carolina draws national attention, Trump campaign cash with days to go The nation's political attention will shift next week, if only for a day, from the presidential primary brawl to an unusual House election in North C...
19:42 2019-09-05

FACT CHECK: Trump rally in North Carolina, Democrats’ statements lead to heated week in U.S. politics U.S. President Donald Trump attributed statements to a Democratic congresswoman that she didn't make as he set off an incendiary week of vilification...
16:14 2019-07-20

Hurricane Dorian floods island as it swipes North Carolina then heads north Hurricane Dorian briefly made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, hitting the beach-fringed barrier islands with powerful winds ...
05:42 2019-09-07

Republican John James announces a second bid for a Senate seat from Michigan The military veteran and business executive mounted a surprisingly strong challenge last year to Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.). He’s seeking to topp...
17:42 2019-06-06

South Carolina Republican Sanford mulls 2020 bid Former South Carolina governor and congressman Mark Sanford floated the possibility that he would challenge President Donald Trump for the Republican...
18:00 2019-07-17

Michigan attorney general: Republican-backed lame-duck law making it harder for ballot drives is unconstitutional LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan attorney general: Republican-backed lame-duck law making it harder for ballot drives is unconstitutional. The post Mic...
23:14 2019-05-22

South Carolina Republican Party cancels 2020 presidential primary With some other states mulling the idea, South Carolina's Republican Party on Saturday officially canceled the state's 2020 Republican presidential p...
08:14 2019-09-08

Usain Bolt-backed firm reveals two-seat electric Bolt Nano Micro-car is intended for inner-city journeys of up to 15 miles and uses swappable batteries A firm named Bolt, aptly backed by runner extraordinair...
14:38 2019-05-21

White House says Trump, North Korea agree Biden is ‘low IQ’ President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un don’t always see eye-to-eye but they both agree that Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Bi...
21:42 2019-05-26

Trump agrees with North Korean leader Kim on Biden -White House U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un agree on their assessment of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, White House press...
19:56 2019-05-26

Trump's North American trade deal must do more to protect US jobs, House Democrat says Trump's North American trade pact includes sweetheart deals for the oil, gas and pharmaceutical industries that create huge problems for consume...
04:56 2019-06-05

Trump repeats contested claim he does not know latest sexual assault accuser President to reporters: ‘I have no idea who this woman is’Picture shows Trump with E Jean Carroll around 1987Donald Trump has claimed again not to kn...
20:42 2019-06-22

White House confirms Trump letter to North Korea's Kim ahead of Asia trip The White House confirmed on Sunday that President Donald Trump had sent a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, days before the U.S. president ...
16:42 2019-06-23

Louie Gohmert Wins Dumbest Republican in the Room For some members of Congress in attendance at Wednesday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing about creating a commission on reparations, the hearing w...
02:14 2019-06-20

In Setback for Erdogan, Opposition Candidate Wins Istanbul Mayor Seat An opposition candidate has won a repeat ballot for Istanbul mayor Sunday, ending President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s quarter-century grip on the megalo...
21:28 2019-06-23

Catch him if you can: 'Eno the Emu' on the run in North Carolina Pet bird’s whereabouts unknown after escaping several weeks ago despite multiple sightings and a local wanted posterA pet emu, know to the residents ...
22:00 2019-08-07

BJP's Manoj Tiwari Retains North East Delhi Seat From losing to BJP in the 2009 Lok Sabha polls as an SP candidate to becoming the party's Delhi chief, life has come a full circle for Bhojpuri singe...
00:00 2019-05-24

What You Need to Know About North Carolina’s Special Election Voters in the Republican-leaning 9th Congressional District will choose between Dan McCready, the Democratic candidate, and Dan Bishop, the G.O.P. ca...
19:42 2019-09-10

Terror-accused Hindu hardliner from Modi's party wins seat in India election A Hindu ascetic accused of plotting a bomb attack on Muslims in India defeated an opposition strongman by a big margin on Thursday as her ruling Hind...
15:28 2019-05-23

Anti-Kremlin candidate wins Moscow assembly seat with help of army votes: data An anti-Kremlin opposition candidate has won a rare seat in Moscow's legislature with the help of some army votes, election data showed, suggesting t...
20:28 2019-09-10

Incumbent Ryan Quarles wins Republican nomination for Kentucky agriculture commissioner LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Incumbent Ryan Quarles wins Republican nomination for Kentucky agriculture commissioner. The post Incumbent Ryan Quarles wins ...
02:42 2019-05-22

Loose emu jumps on hood of car in North Carolina Animal control officials in North Carolina said an emu that has been on the loose for about five weeks resurfaced for a series of sightings and jumpe...
07:28 2019-08-01

NHC sees 80% chance of cyclone off North Carolina A low pressure area located about 280 miles (451 km) south-southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina has an 80% chance of becoming a tropical cyclon...
09:14 2019-08-26

Police say former NFL player shot in North Carolina North Carolina police say former NFL quarterback Anthony Wright is recovering in the hospital from being shot in a domestic dispute   ...
22:28 2019-07-02

Plane crashes into North Carolina home A single-engine plane crashed into a North Carolina home, killing the pilot and someone inside, authorities said. Another person in the house was ser...
19:42 2019-06-28

North Carolina rallies in 9th to beat UNC Wilmington 7-6 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Aaron Sabato hit a game-tying homer and Danny Serretti scored the winning run on an error as North Carolina used a marathon ...
03:42 2019-06-01

Jackpot: More than 2,000 winners in North Carolina lottery RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Turns out that zero can be a lucky number. North Carolina’s state lottery Saturday said it set a record payout after the w...
18:56 2019-06-23

North Carolina proposes ban on smokable hemp North Carolina is the latest state considering a ban on smokable hemp, a product that’s exploding along with the health craze surrounding a compound ...
23:56 2019-07-04

GOP holds US House seat in Penn. special election Republican Fred Keller, a conservative state lawmaker, won the special election for Congress on Tuesday in a heavily Republican district that sprawls...
16:56 2019-05-22

Rep. Will Hurd, the Only Black Republican in the House, Is Retiring (WASHINGTON) — The House’s only black Republican—Rep. Will Hurd—on Thursday became the latest GOP lawmaker to say he won̵...
19:42 2019-08-02

North Carolina congressional do-over watched for clues to 2020 President Donald Trump will travel to North Carolina next month to rally voters on the eve of a do-over of a 2018 congressional race that both partie...
20:28 2019-08-29

Devastated North Carolina town still reeling from Florence TRENTON, N.C. (AP) — Nine months after Hurricane Florence inundated North Carolina, communities such as Trenton illustrate the slow and uneven pace o...
17:14 2019-06-22

North Carolina man sentenced for raping unconscious wife A North Carolina man has been sentenced to four years in prison for raping his wife, who was a service member at a military base in Washington state....
23:14 2019-06-05

North Carolina beats Georgia Tech 10-2 for ACC title DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Aaron Sabato and Ashton McGee each hit two-run homers during a four-run sixth inning, and North Carolina won the Atlantic Coast C...
03:56 2019-05-27

Teen bitten by shark while surfing in North Carolina A shark chomped down on a teen surfer as he rode the waves in North Carolina this week, according to new reports. Austin Reed, 19, was hurt around 2 ...
16:14 2019-06-11

North Carolina rejects polygamy-themed beer Polygamy and beer reportedly don’t mix in North Carolina. A polygamy-themed beer was rejected for sale in North Carolina because “polygamy is illegal...
19:14 2019-07-15

Sheriff: Five-year-old North Carolina boy killed by crossfire RED SPRINGS, N.C. — A 5-year-old North Carolina boy has been killed by crossfire between people fighting near state Highway 72. Robeson County Sherif...
11:14 2019-06-06

Watch: Fugitive emu caught on camera in North Carolina An emu on the loose in North Carolina for about two months was caught on camera in a wooded area and authorities said they are closing in on the flig...
22:28 2019-08-22

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' settlement approved Transgender people in North Carolina can use any public restroom in state-run buildings that conforms with their gender identity under a U.S. court s...
21:42 2019-07-23

3 North Carolina sheriffs to speak out against detainer bill RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Some North Carolina sheriffs who’ve refused to hold people who would otherwise be released from jail if federal agents say...
14:28 2019-06-19

North Carolina GOP pushes back on redistricting allegations RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Attorneys for North Carolina Republican lawmakers are pushing back hard in state court over accusations the legislators misled f...
03:14 2019-06-18

Shark bites 8-year-old boy off North Carolina, reports say The bite occurred around 4 p.m. on Bald Head Island, about 40 miles south of Wilmington, the village manager told local TV stations.   ...
13:28 2019-06-17

North Carolina Teen Injured In Shark Attack (NBC News) — A North Carolina teen is recovering in a hospital after a shark attacked her on Sunday. Paige Winter, 17, was swimming in Fort Mac...
17:56 2019-06-03

North Carolina sues eight e-cigarette makers over teen use Officials aren't just focused on Juul in their crackdown on teen vape use. North Carolina has sued eight e-cigarette makers (Beard Vape, Direct...
19:42 2019-08-28

Plane crashes into North Carolina home, killing 2 HOPE MILLS, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say a small plane crashed into a home, killing two people and injuring another. A release from ...
12:00 2019-06-28

Mom, boyfriend charged in death of North Carolina toddler CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A North Carolina woman and her boyfriend have been charged in the death of her 1-year-old child. A Charlotte-Mecklenburg police sta...
18:00 2019-07-31

Plane crashes into North Carolina home, killing two HOPE MILLS, N.C. — Authorities in North Carolina say a small plane crashed into a home, killing two people and injuring another. A release from the S...
14:14 2019-06-28

North Carolina teen's leg amputated after shark attack A teenage girl who survived a shark attack had her leg amputated due to injuries sustained in the incident at a North Carolina beach, she confirmed M...
10:28 2019-06-04

Boy on unicorn raft drifted into ocean off North Carolina A boy floating on a unicorn-shaped raft drifted into the ocean off the coast of North Carolina and needed to be saved, a report said. The child was v...
05:42 2019-06-12

Hurricane Dorian makes landfall over North Carolina Hurricane Dorian crawled north on Friday, skirting the Carolinas and flooding coastal towns a couple of days after it reduced parts of the Bahamas to...
16:56 2019-09-06

Murder conviction overturned: North Carolina man released STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who received a life sentence for murder in 2011 is no longer behind bars. News outlets report 51-year-o...
02:14 2019-06-12

Hundreds Of Rats Removed From North Carolina Home Hundreds rats and an assortment of other animals were removed from a Cary, North Carolina home Tuesday. Several officials in white hazmat suits were ...
02:56 2019-07-11

North Carolina moves to help offenders clear their records RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More people in North Carolina could soon qualify to have their criminal records wiped clean, thanks to a bipartisan bill looseni...
14:56 2019-05-26

North Carolina authorities: Kittens being thrown off highway NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina authorities say people have been throwing kittens off of two state highways, and some into the Neuse River below...
15:42 2019-06-19

Boy bitten in third North Carolina shark attack this month An 8-year-old boy was bitten by a shark on a North Carolina beach over the weekend — marking the third shark attack in the state so far this mo...
15:00 2019-06-17

Hurricane Dorian claims first North Carolina fatality A North Carolina man who fell from a ladder while storm-proofing his home became the first fatality of Hurricane Dorian in the state, Gov. Roy Coope...
08:56 2019-09-05

Manoj Tiwari Visits Sheila Dikshit After Winning Delhi North East Seat The two had a 20-minute meeting in which they "acknowledged that political rivals can have friendly and harmonious relations" and Mr Tiwari told the ...
18:14 2019-05-25

Republican women aim to grow their numbers in U.S. House next year U.S. Republicans chagrined by how few women their party has serving in Congress are launching an initiative on Wednesday aimed at reversing the trend...
14:42 2019-06-19

Top Senate Republican says waiting for White House gun proposal The Republican leader of the U.S. Senate repeated on Tuesday that he would not commit to bringing gun control legislation up for consideration until ...
22:56 2019-09-10

Will Hurd, only black Republican in House, won’t seek reelection Rep. Will Hurd of Texas, the only black Republican in the House, won’t seek reelection in 2020, he announced on Thursday.“I have made the decision to...
02:42 2019-08-02

Kentucky Republican US Rep. Massie Blocks Disaster Aid In House WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and a $19 billion disaster aid bill (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Another conservative Republican has once ag...
20:28 2019-05-28

Third House Republican blocks massive disaster aid package Conservative House Republicans succeeded again Thursday in their campaign to derail passage of a $19.1 billion disaster aid package.Rep. John Rose (R...
23:14 2019-05-30

North Carolina Is Eyeing a Hyperloop One System for the Research Triangle North Carolina is the latest state to throw its hat into the Hyperloop One ring. Today, Virgin Hyperloop One announced that North Carolina’s Regional...
03:14 2019-07-13

1-year-old killed when golf cart overturns in North Carolina A 1-year-old died Sunday after the golf cart he was riding in with his family hit a pothole which caused a steering malfunction before it overturned,...
13:56 2019-05-28

North Carolina sheriff won’t stop school-day license checks GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The new sheriff in one of North Carolina’s most populated counties says he won’t quit doing traffic stops even th...
14:28 2019-05-22

Two North Carolina men, dad killed in ATV crash at Tennessee adventure park Two North Carolina men and one of their fathers were killed Sunday after their all-terrain vehicle plummeted more than 100 feet down an embankment, a...
05:14 2019-05-28

North Carolina: trans people given right to use bathrooms matching identity Settlement marks the end of a three-year battle over a controversial ‘bathroom bill’, also known as HB2A federal judge has affirmed the right of tran...
00:28 2019-07-24

North Carolina judges throw out districts drawn for GOP advantage Just more than a month after the Supreme Court effectively punted the partisan fight over gerrymandering to state courts, a North Carolina trial cour...
14:56 2019-09-04

3rd Shark Attack in North Carolina This Month Injures 8-Year-Old Only three shark attacks were reported in the state in all of 2018, according to the International Shark Attack File. But experts say there is often ...
00:14 2019-06-18

North Carolina wealth manager guilty in $15M Ponzi scheme A North Carolina jury has found an investment adviser guilty of lying to clients, forging documents and swindling people out of more than $15 million...
22:28 2019-06-07

North Carolina bathroom bill: Transgender rights expanded North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper says public facilities now allow transgender people to use bathrooms in accordance with their identity. &#...
21:00 2019-07-23

Settlement expands transgender restroom rights in North Carolina RALEIGH, NC — A federal judge approved a legal settlement Tuesday affirming transgender people’s right to use restrooms matching their gender identit...
03:56 2019-07-24

North Carolina man admits murdering Muslims, gets life in prison A North Carolina man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after pleading guilty on Wednesday to the murders of three you...
00:56 2019-06-13

North Carolina to Investigate After Concerns Raised at Children’s Hospital The state health secretary announced an inquiry after a report in The New York Times revealed doctors’ fears that children seemed to fare poorly afte...
04:14 2019-06-01

North Carolina shuts out Auburn 2-0 to force deciding game CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Austin Bergner and Austin Love combined to pitch a six-hit shutout and Ike Freeman hit a two-run single in the first inning ...
23:00 2019-06-09

North Carolina explores Hyperloop One system to connect the Triangle North Carolina may be a future destination for a Hyperloop One transit system. The company and several transit partners are exploring a hyperloop tha...
03:42 2019-07-13

Bulls draft North Carolina’s Coby White with No. 7 pick CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls drafted North Carolina point guard Coby White with the No. 7 overall pick on Thursday. Executive vice president of b...
02:42 2019-06-21

North Carolina Republicans Have Bad Excuses For Why They Can't Insure 1 Million People North Carolina is among the 14 states in the nation that have still yet to adopt any sort of Medicaid expansion plan, leaving over one million people...
20:42 2019-06-18

Woley, Julien rally Auburn past North Carolina 11-7 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Rankin Woley had a 3-run double in the eighth inning, Edouard Julien a 3-run homer in the ninth and Auburn scored nine runs ...
01:42 2019-06-09

North Carolina officials cast spotlight on ‘zombie snakes’ Parks officials in North Carolina are alerting the public about a “zombie snake,” a mild-mannered critter indigenous to the state that often plays de...
20:42 2019-06-11

Dorian brushes with North Carolina coast at Category 2 strength Hurricane Dorian approached closer to the South Carolina coast Thursday, with the eye just offshore near Charleston, but it has weakened to Category ...
08:00 2019-09-06

Residents of North Carolina’s Outer Banks brace for Dorian After triggering tornadoes in South Carolina, Hurricane Dorian was closing in for a possible direct hit Friday on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, a str...
10:28 2019-09-06

Three dogs die from toxic algae after swimming in North Carolina pond Three pups on a doggy play date at a North Carolina pond were poisoned by toxic algae and died within hours, their owner said. Melissa Martin and Den...
14:28 2019-08-12

Tim Tebow meets North Carolina college shooting survivor A student who was wounded in a shooting at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte in April finally got to meet his hero in person before their ga...
20:28 2019-06-21

North Carolina vs. Wake Forest: Tar Heels a live underdog The Wildcat returns for his 23rd season in The Post. Including the 1997-2018 seasons in the Bettor’s Guide, Cat’s record in print stands at 615-520 (...
01:42 2019-09-14

‘A risk to democracy’: North Carolina law may be violating secrecy of the ballot Law allowing state to trace citizens’ votes breaks one of the most sacred tenets of democracy, say voting rights advocatesNorth Carolina may be viola...
11:14 2019-07-11

Democrat Cal Cunningham enters North Carolina Senate race RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former state senator tells The Associated Press he’s running for the U.S. Senate seat held by Republican incumbent Thom ...
15:00 2019-06-17

North Carolina elects Republicans Dan Bishop, Greg Murphy In North Carolina's 9th District, Republican state Rep. Dan Bishop narrowly beat out Democrat Dan McCready during a special election that was called ...
15:14 2019-09-11

Special Forces training exercise to take place across North Carolina At the end of August, Special Forces candidates in the final stages of their training will participate in the two-week "Robin Sage" exercise that tak...
22:00 2019-08-21

Hurricane Dorian leaves hundreds stranded in North Carolina The storm made landfall Friday morning over the Outer Banks as a far weaker storm than the monster that devastated the Bahamas. Yet despite having be...
14:28 2019-09-07

Suspected North Carolina burglar caught after being fought off by boy with machete North Carolina police arrested a suspected burglar on Sunday who was fought off by an 11-year-old boy with a machete and sought treatment at a hospit...
03:28 2019-06-17

Dorian’s floodwaters trap people in attics in North Carolina Hundreds of people are feared trapped by high water on North Carolina’s Outer Banks after Hurricane Dorian swept through with more fury than expected...
22:56 2019-09-06

Shark bites child in third North Carolina attack this season BALD HEAD ISLAND, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina officials say a shark bit an 8-year-old boy in what is now the third attack this season along the North ...
16:42 2019-06-17

Barry Manilow gifts North Carolina high school $100,000 LAS VEGAS (AP) — Barry Manilow gifted $100,000 worth of new band gear to a North Carolina high school in an area still recovering from Hurricane Flor...
17:28 2019-06-21

Man accused of threatening customers with pellet gun at North Carolina Walmart Police in North Carolina say no shots were fired and nobody was hurt when a man with a pellet gun threatened customers inside a Walmart.   ...
23:14 2019-08-12

North Carolina town wrecked by Hurricane Dorian waterspout A North Carolina town was ravaged as a waterspout sparked by Hurricane Dorian spun through the area — leaving an RV park in shambles, new video...
20:56 2019-09-06

The Latest: Veto of North Carolina ‘born alive’ upheld RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on North Carolina’s “born alive’ abortion measure (all times local): 4:15 p.m. North Carolina Repub...
00:14 2019-06-06

North Carolina woman accused of cutting off husband’s penis A North Carolina woman tied up her husband and allegedly sliced off his manhood, authorities said Tuesday. Victoria Frabutt faces malicious castratio...
22:28 2019-09-10

Chain closes North Carolina stores over racist receipts CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A national chain has closed two of its North Carolina stores and two workers were fired after racist names were added to two c...
00:14 2019-06-04

He broke into a North Carolina home and was hit in the head with a machete. That was just the beginning A suspect in a North Carolina break-in who police say was hit in the head by an 11-year-old with a machete has been captured.    ...
07:42 2019-06-17

A weakened Dorian howls over North Carolina’s Outer Banks Hurricane Dorian is howling over North Carolina’s Outer Banks — a much weaker but still dangerous version of the storm that wreaked havoc in the Baha...
16:00 2019-09-06

'It smells like a decomposing body': North Carolina's polluting pig farms After years of ignoring neighbours’ complaints about illegal spraying of hog manure, state officials suddenly began posting them online. What changed...
13:28 2019-08-27

Wake Forest beats North Carolina 24-18 in nonconference game Wake Forest held off North Carolina 24-18 on Friday night in a nonconference game played between instate Atlantic Coast Conference programs  &#...
06:14 2019-09-14

North Carolina Democrats Are Aiding and Abetting the Worst GOP Corruption Last week, North Carolina Republicans proved both why they can’t be trusted and why they’ve been in power for nearly a decade. This week, North Carol...
00:42 2019-09-18

North Carolina: Plea expected in 3 Muslim students’ slayings DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina man charged with killing three much-admired Muslim university students is expected to enter a plea more than f...
08:00 2019-06-12

Three dogs killed after exposed to toxic algae in North Carolina WILMINGTON N.C. (CNN) – Two dog owners in North Carolina are devastated — after their three dogs died within hours of exposure to blue-gr...
21:42 2019-08-12

Japan disabled challenge stigma, barriers to run for upper house seat Eiko Kimura, who has cerebral palsy, did not even know how to buy train tickets when she chose to move out of a facility for the disabled and live in...
11:56 2019-07-17

Lone Republican blocks disaster aid package on House floor Rep. Chip Roy became the man who delayed $19.1 billion in disaster aid to communities throughout the country on Friday.House leaders tried to pass a ...
19:28 2019-05-24

Will Hurd, sole black Republican in House, won't seek re-election Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, a three-term Congressman and the only black Republican in the House of Representatives, announced he will not seek reelectio...
16:42 2019-08-02

Texas Republican Chip Roy keeps $19B disaster aid package from clearing House A $19.1 billion disaster aid package to help victims of the California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes might have to wait until at l...
20:42 2019-05-24

Republican House member introduces bill to boost U.S. 5G presence A Republican lawmaker on Monday introduced legislation to boost the presence of U.S. firms in global industry standards bodies to combat China's risi...
00:00 2019-07-16

Will Hurd, sole black Republican in U.S. House, will not seek re-election Will Hurd, the only Republican African-American member of the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Thursday he would not seek re-election next year...
05:28 2019-08-02

Will Hurd, only black House Republican, is latest to not seek re-election Exit by Texas congressman, who barely retained his seat in 2018, deals blow to GOP hopes to retake HouseCongressman Will Hurd, the only black Republi...
06:28 2019-08-03

John Shimkus becomes latest House Republican to stand down – live Illinois congressman announces he won’t seek re-election while Alabama governor faces calls to quit over blackface controversySign up to the US brief...
01:14 2019-08-31

Rep. Will Hurd, the only black Republican in the House, abruptly announces he's retiring Scott Applewhite/AP Republican Rep. Will Hurd of Texas, a former undercover CIA officer and the only black Republican in the House of Representative...
07:28 2019-08-03

North Carolina dad swept into ocean, dies trying to save kids, officials say A North Carolina father died Sunday after he was swept out in rough waters while trying to rescue four of his kids who were struggling off the coast....
07:56 2019-07-17

Suspect in killing of three North Carolina Muslims expected to plead guilty A man charged with killing three North Carolina Muslims in a 2015 case that drew the condemnation of then-President Barack Obama is expected to plead...
13:42 2019-06-08

North Carolina Election Shows How Political Lines Are Drawn. And They Are Fixed. The Republican candidate won Tuesday’s special election, with help from President Trump, but the chasm between voting groups has widened, a problem f...
12:56 2019-09-12

North Carolina man Lee Dingle dies of ‘freak accident’ with wave at beach A father of six died on a North Carolina beach when a huge wave broke his neck, his heartbroken family said. Lee Dingle, 37, was playing with three o...
14:56 2019-07-22

North Carolina lion dies during heat wave, wild cat sanctuary says A 17-year-old lion became overheated and died last week in North Carolina as a scorching heatwave gripped much of the Central U.S. and East Coast in ...
03:00 2019-07-25

Legal battle over U.S. gerrymandering shifts to North Carolina as trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer ...
19:14 2019-07-15

North Carolina Sues Eight More Vape Companies for Allegedly Marketing to Kids North Carolina is aggressively going after the vaping industry for what the state sees as its role in getting kids hooked on nicotine. On Tuesday, St...
21:00 2019-08-27

North Carolina man charged with strangling 15-year-old daughter, slitting her throat The accusations a 15-year-old girl was strangled and had her throat slit after she was attacked by her father reportedly elicited gasps inside a Nort...
23:42 2019-08-19

North Carolina smashup of 40-50 vehicles blamed on heavy rain: reports As many as 50 vehicles were involved, but early reports indicated that only one serious injury resulted after chain-reaction crashes in heavy rain in...
09:42 2019-08-18

A Year After Hurricane Florence, Coal Ash Is Still a Huge Concern For North Carolina Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina a year ago today. And while its winds were only Category 1-force, its record rainfall and floodwat...
20:42 2019-09-14

North Carolina sues 8 e-cigarette companies, alleging marketing to children North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein filed eight lawsuits against eight separate e-cigarette companies on Tuesday, alleging that the companies ...
03:56 2019-08-28

Burned Down Colonial Tavern that May Have Doubled as a Brothel Found in North Carolina Archaeologists examining a recently discovered colonial tavern in eastern North Carolina were stunned to discover that when the 18th Century building...
18:00 2019-06-16

North Carolina man charged with animal cruelty after killing turtle in video Police say they were notified of the disturbing video via Facebook, with notices coming from as far away as South Africa.     &#...
00:28 2019-06-07

With political power at stake, North Carolina gerrymandering trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer ...
00:00 2019-07-16

North Carolina woman used rose pruner to cut husband’s penis off: 911 call The North Carolina woman accused of cutting her husband’s penis off used a rose pruner to carry out the heinous attack — as a “mess...
05:42 2019-09-12

North Carolina vs. Wake Forest prediction: Tough spot for Tar Heels There’s no need to wait for college football to kick off Saturday afternoon. Plenty of intrigue exists Friday night, including Mack Brown looki...
01:42 2019-09-14

Uni of North Carolina and Lenovo adapting to climate change with artificial intelligence Researchers are processing large amounts of geospatial data using deep learning algorithms to help farmers make real-time decisions about water and e...
12:56 2019-09-10

6-foot-tall Bigfoot statue stolen from North Carolina business Amateur Bigfoot hunters can rejoice — sort of. Deputies in North Carolina are hunting for the brazen thief or thieves who snatched a 6-foot-tal...
01:00 2019-08-27

North Carolina animal rescue group wants old bras to save turtles Ladies, pull that old bra out of the trash; it just might save a life — a turtle’s life. An animal rescue group in North Carolina is appealing ...
19:28 2019-06-29

Software firm may have exposed North Carolina to election hackers in 2016 Voting system security is problematic enough, but one company might have unintentionally laid out a welcome mat for hackers. Politico claims VR Syst...
00:00 2019-06-06

North Carolina man accused of Twitter threat to lynch Muslim lawyer A North Carolina man has been charged with anonymously threatening to lynch a Virginia-based Muslim political candidate by posting an image of a man ...
07:28 2019-07-04

‘Zombie snake’ found in North Carolina can 'play dead,' officials say A snake that plays opossum? The eastern hognose snake is famous for flipping over on its back and playing dead, the North Carolina State Parks and Re...
22:28 2019-06-10

How Wild Electoral Fraud in North Carolina’s Ninth District Was Uncovered A North Carolina special election set for Tuesday will allow the ninth district to finally choose a representative after the 2018 election was tainte...
22:00 2019-09-06

In North Carolina special, national questions intrude on local issues WADESBORO, North Carolina — By the end of the summer, towns such as this will be flooded with national reporters covering the special election for th...
23:28 2019-07-05

Slain North Carolina student gets Purple Heart, Bronze Star WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A University of North Carolina-Charlotte student who was killed when he tackled a gunman who opened fire inside a classroom ...
20:14 2019-05-24

Hurricane Dorian flooding may have trapped North Carolina residents: officials North Carolina officials are worried that some Outer Banks residents might be trapped by flooding from Hurricane Dorian. The water rose 7 feet in jus...
20:56 2019-09-07

Wild horses in North Carolina won't be evacuated because they have their own trick to survive hurricanes Dennis W Donohue/Shutterstock Wild horses in North Carolina won't be evacuated for Hurricane Dorian. The animals have their own special survival tac...
20:28 2019-09-05

'We lost everything': Dorian closes in on North Carolina farmers still recovering from Florence As Hurricane Dorian makes landfall, North Carolina farmers have had less than a year to recover from crop loss and flooding from Hurricane Florence i...
18:28 2019-09-06

North Carolina man pleads guilty to 2015 murders of three Muslim students Judge said Craig Stephen Hicks agreed as part of his plea to accept three consecutive life sentences without paroleA North Carolina man has pleaded g...
08:28 2019-06-13

North Carolina’s Legislative Maps Are Thrown Out by State Court Panel A three-judge panel in Raleigh threw out North Carolina’s state legislative maps as an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander and ordered new maps dra...
13:14 2019-09-04

Wild horses of North Carolina to ride out hurricane with 'butts to the wind' The majestic herds of wild horses that roam North Carolina's Outer Banks will likely ride out Hurricane Dorian's whipping winds and strong storm surg...
02:56 2019-09-05

Massive waterspout forms over North Carolina lake during Dorian: video New video captures the moment a massive waterspout — spun off from Hurricane Dorian — touched down in North Carolina. The clip, posted to Facebook by...
01:42 2019-09-07

North Carolina court strikes down state legislative map as unconstitutional gerrymander A North Carolina court on Tuesday struck down the Republican-drawn state legislative map as an illegal partisan gerrymander and gave lawmakers two we...
05:14 2019-09-04

The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, with seven Republicans breaking ranks to join De...
19:42 2019-06-20

Senate panel wants to bring back drug proposal loved by Big Pharma in new White House-backed bill Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he wants to revive an abandoned White House proposal that would have eliminated rebates from go...
19:14 2019-07-31

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pus...
05:42 2019-07-19

Divided House passes election security legislation over Republican objections The bill would require that voting machines produce a paper record and would dedicate money for the improvements after Russian interference in the 20...
00:00 2019-06-28

House judiciary's top Republican urges hearings into Russian election meddling The top Republican on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday called for hearings into interference by Russia and others in the 2016 election a...
22:14 2019-06-04

Pennsylvania Republican Fred Keller projected to win special House election Pennsylvania state Rep. Fred Keller was projected to easily defeat Democrat Marc Friedenberg in Tuesday's special election to represent the Keystone ...
07:28 2019-05-22

Texas Rep. Hurd, lone black Republican in House, won’t seek reelection Hurd is the rare GOP lawmaker to at times criticize Trump, including over construction of a U.S.-Mexico border wall. His retirement is the third by a...
07:56 2019-08-02

$19 billion disaster bill once again blocked in House by a lone Republican lawmaker The House failed for the third time to approve a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after another GOP congressman dissented – delaying the passage of th...
00:14 2019-05-31

North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students in possible hate crime The North Carolina man charged with killing three much-admired Muslim university students pleaded guilty Wednesday, four years after the slayings. &...
18:42 2019-06-12

North Carolina coach Mack Brown has knee replacement surgery done by former player North Carolina Tar Heels football coach Mack Brown underwent knee replacement surgery Monday and the operation was done by one of his former players,...
17:56 2019-06-04

As Hurricane Dorian pushes north, South Carolina braces for flooding not seen in decades Hurricane Dorian beat a steady path north on Wednesday, as residents of coastal South Carolina braced for the region's worst flooding in 30 year...
21:42 2019-09-04

North Carolina woman, mother-in-law sex-trafficked 3 minors to help pay for man’s jail bond: prosecutors The wife and the mother of a N.C. man who is behind bars on hit-and-run and gun charges were themselves sent to prison after the pair participated in...
23:56 2019-08-27

North Carolina man used Honduran woman as sex slave, held her and her baby against will for months, cops say A North Carolina man was arrested after allegedly using the woman as a sex slave and holding her — and her 8-month-old baby — against her will for mo...
00:00 2019-08-22

A North Carolina court struck down the state’s legislative district maps on Tuesday, saying they wer A North Carolina court struck down the state’s legislative district maps on Tuesday, saying they were gerrymandered and unconstitutional under the st...
07:14 2019-09-04

‘Weird’ worm-like object found on North Carolina beach baffles experts A North Carolina National Park service is having trouble identifying a mysterious, spiny object that washed up on a beach over the weekend and is ask...
07:56 2019-06-07

U.S. battle over partisan electoral maps to face major test in North Carolina After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled federal judges cannot curb partisan gerrymandering, reform advocates vowed to take their fight to state courts tha...
13:14 2019-07-12

North Carolina shark attack victim’s father reveals how he saved daughter: 'I hit it with everything I could' The father of a 17-year-old girl who was attacked by a shark earlier this month opened up about the horrifying incident and detailed how he freed the...
06:28 2019-06-16

North Carolina sues Eonsmoke, seven other vape companies for allegedly targeting children North Carolina is accusing the companies of using flavors, marketing strategies and inadequate age verification systems to sell to underage consumers...
20:14 2019-08-27

Kentucky Fried Chicken in North Carolina explodes, blast caught on camera (NBCNEWS) – Surveillance video caught the moment a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in North Carolina exploded, reducing it to rubble. The exp...
07:14 2019-07-13

North Carolina store robbed by armed man in Halloween mask holding balloons A man wearing a vampire Halloween mask and clutching balloons in one hand and a gun in the other reportedly held up a North Carolina discount store d...
23:42 2019-08-06

North Carolina Village Used as District 12 in Hunger Games Movie Now a ‘Historic Place’ (RALEIGH, N.C.) — What would the folks in the Capitol think? District 12 is now on the National Register of Historic Places. The Henry River Mi...
02:01 2019-06-22

Hurricane Dorian swipes North Carolina, Outer Banks island floods Hurricane Dorian briefly made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, hitting the beach-fringed barrier islands with powerful winds ...
01:14 2019-09-07

Hurricane Dorian sets sights on Canada after 'biblical' flooding in North Carolina Hurricane Dorian is on the move up the Eastern Seaboard after dumping a deluge of rain and seawaters, flooding neighborhoods and first floors of many...
16:28 2019-09-07

North Carolina woman, Australian boyfriend murdered along remote Canadian highway Police in Canada are investigating after a 24-year-old North Carolina woman and her Australian boyfriend were found murdered along a remote stretch o...
21:00 2019-07-19

A small plane crashed into a North Carolina home, killing the pilot and one resident Authorities in North Carolina say a small plane crashed into a home, killing two people and injuring another.        ...
15:00 2019-06-28

Ex-NFL quarterback Anthony Wright shot multiple times in North Carolina, police say Former NFL quarterback Anthony Wright was hospitalized Monday after being shot multiple times stemming from a verbal altercation with his girlfriend’...
21:14 2019-07-02

North Carolina woman found dead inside home leveled by blast Charlotte Fire Department said a woman's body was found nearly seven hours after the July 2 blast was reported by a man trapped in the home. &#...
17:56 2019-07-03

Virginia man, 61, dies in waters off North Carolina coast as Hurricane Dorian approaches A 61-year-old Virginia man died in the waters off the coast of North Carolina’s Outer Banks on Sunday amid forecasts that Hurricane Dorian would gene...
20:00 2019-09-02

Lightning bolt leaves evidence of clear hole-in-one at North Carolina golf course During a storm at Eagle Creek Golf Club in Moyock, North Carolina, a bolt of lightning struck seventh hole with impressive accuracy for a hole-in-one...
06:56 2019-08-24

North Carolina Film Office denies that tax screw-ups are what killed the Swamp Thing Earlier this week, the minds behind the DC Universe streaming service made a somewhat surprising announcement: The Swamp Thing TV show, initially pre...
02:00 2019-06-09

Teen girl bitten by shark at North Carolina state park beach ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. — A park ranger says a 17-year-old girl was bitten by a shark at a North Carolina beach and suffered severe injuries. Fort Macon...
12:00 2019-06-03

‘Weird’ worm-like object found on North Carolina shore has experts puzzled A North Carolina National Park service is having trouble identifying a mysterious, spiny object that washed up on a beach over the weekend and has as...
16:28 2019-06-04

Hurricane Dorian Slams North Carolina With High Winds, Storm Surge Hurricane Dorian made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, hitting the beach resort area with powerful winds and battering waves ...
01:14 2019-09-07

Top U.S. House judiciary panel Republican urges hearings into Russian election meddling The top Republican on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday called for hearings into interference by Russia and others in the 2016 election a...
19:42 2019-06-04

Jewel found in ruins of Colonial-era North Carolina tavern reveals coded message Archaeologists say that the pea-sized bead, first thought to be a clump of dirt, would've been used by American rebels to signal opposition to King G...
18:28 2019-07-11

North Carolina county euthanizes family’s dog by mistake, offers $300 and replacement animal from shelter The North Carolina Department of Agriculture is investigating after a family’s pet dog was euthanized by mistake by a county-run animal shelter, acco...
06:28 2019-06-16

Bomb-making materials found in boxes for homeless donated to church in North Carolina Authorities found bomb-making materials inside donated boxes designated to benefit the homeless at a warehouse near a church in North Carolina, accor...
06:00 2019-06-28

Sheriff's deputies in North Carolina are unsure why a woman tied up her husband and castrated him Victoria Frabutt, 56, is in jail after "severing her husband's penis," according to the Carteret County Sheriff's Office.   ...
07:42 2019-09-11

North Carolina Regulators Seize Control of Life Insurers Owned by Greg Lindberg North Carolina’s insurance department seized control of a group of troubled life insurers owned by Greg Lindberg, who was arrested in April on federa...
02:56 2019-06-28

North Carolina Senate Fails to Override Governor’s ‘Born Alive’ Bill Veto RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republicans failed on Wednesday to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of legislation that would ha...
04:42 2019-06-06

North Carolina's Dem governor vetoes bill requiring police cooperation with ICE on illegal immigrants North Carolina’s Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed a bill Wednesday that would have made it mandatory for state and local law enforcement to comply w...
12:00 2019-08-22

Opinion: Why Mack Brown's return to North Carolina at age 67 makes perfect sense Mack Brown was out of coaching for five seasons and at age 67 it seemed his career was over. But his return to North Carolina makes perfect sense. &...
18:28 2019-07-17

North Carolina father punches shark in the face to save teen daughter, who loses her leg When Paige Winter, 17, was attacked by a shark, her dad, Charlie Winter, punched the shark repeatedly. Paige survived but had her leg amputated. ...
01:28 2019-06-05

Diabetes drug maker Novo Nordisk buys pill factory in North Carolina Novo Nordisk said on Tuesday it had bought a factory in North Carolina that would assist in manufacturing and packaging its new once-daily pill for t...
13:14 2019-08-06

Free to fly the big flag? North Carolina city considers rule change in fight with RV store The city of Statesville, North Carolina is considering a change in an ordinance that would allow an RV company to fly a giant flag outside of its sto...
09:56 2019-05-30

North Carolina shark attack victim who had leg amputated says marine life 'are still good people' The North Carolina teenager who had to get her leg amputated after being attacked by a shark over the weekend said Monday that she has a long recover...
20:42 2019-06-04

North Carolina sues 8 e-cigarette makers for allegedly fuelling ‘vaping epidemic’ among teens North Carolina attorney general Josh Stein, who sued Juul back in May, claims the companies “unlawfully entice young people to become addicted to the...
22:56 2019-08-28

North Carolina sheriff indicted in plot to kill former deputy over racially charged recording A North Carolina sheriff was indicted Tuesday in connection with a plot to kill one of his deputies who claimed to have a recording of him using raci...
05:56 2019-09-18

North Carolina Man Sues Hardees for Civil Rights Violations for Shorting Him on Hash Rounds If you look at the menu for Hardees’ breakfast platter—as you might be wont to do if you were craving a quick, affordable morning meal—you’ll notice ...
17:56 2019-06-30

A North Carolina city is suing an RV retailer over its ‘gigantic’ American flag. They still won't take it down A North Carolina city says Gander RV's American flag is too big. CEO Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit," says he will not remove i...
04:00 2019-05-23

North Carolina woman kept as sex slave, beaten, tortured in front of children in hotel rooms, police say A North Carolina woman was held as a sex slave and repeatedly tortured in two hotel rooms and two suspects have been arrested in connection with the ...
13:28 2019-09-16

North Carolina student arrested with guns in his dorm room was planning shooting spree, police say A 19-year-old freshman arrested in his dorm room at a North Carolina university with two firearms was planning a shooting spree, police say.  &...
20:56 2019-08-29

Teen girl survives shark bite at North Carolina beach, suffers severe injuries The 17-year-old marine life advocate, Paige Winter, suffered injuries to her leg, pelvic, and hand areas.        ...
17:42 2019-06-03

North Carolina Tar Heels basketball player Leah Church goes viral for incredible trick shot North Carolina Tar Heels women’s basketball guard Leah Church shot 38 percent from the three-point line during her sophomore season and apparently is...
22:28 2019-08-14

Descendants of 2 African slaves to spend night inside reconstructed North Carolina slave cabin The descendants of two Africans who were enslaved at a North Carolina plantation will spend the night in a reconstructed slave cabin near the same si...
18:01 2019-08-03

Teens now missing in Canada days after Australian man, North Carolina woman killed along remote highway Authorities in Canada are asking the public to "remain vigilant" after two teenagers have been reported in the missing in the same region where a 24-...
18:56 2019-07-22

North Carolina man clad only in tennis shoes told deputies he took ‘date rape’ drug: police A North Carolina man wearing nothing but tennis shoes in a Kentucky parking lot Tuesday morning told deputies he had taken the “date rape” drug befor...
15:56 2019-07-17

Hurricane Dorian slams into North Carolina's Outer Banks with high winds, storm surge Hurricane Dorian made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, hitting the beach resort area with powerful winds and battering waves ...
18:28 2019-09-06

North Carolina father of 6 has neck broken by 'intense' wave, killing him in 'freak accident,' wife says A North Carolina father of six died on Friday after he was struck by an "intense wave" that knocked him to the ground and broke his neck, according t...
19:42 2019-07-21

Mexico accuses fashion house Carolina Herrera of cultural appropriation The Mexican government has called out fashion house Carolina Herrera for the "cultural appropriation" of indigenous patterns and textiles from Mexico...
08:42 2019-06-13

Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus. ...
18:00 2019-05-21

Held for More Than a Year in a Men's Prison, North Carolina Finally Agrees to Transfer Trans Inmate to Women's Facility After holding a trans woman inmate for more than a year in a men’s prison, North Carolina has announced that it will finally move Kanautica Zayre-Bro...
17:42 2019-05-28

North Carolina firefighter honors newborn daughter, fallen heroes in touching Memorial Day photo shoot A North Carolina firefighter celebrated the birth of his daughter amid a sea of American flags in a viral Memorial Day photo meant to honor those who...
22:42 2019-05-28

Army soldier allegedly opened fire in North Carolina home while on active duty, in uniform: police An active-duty soldier was arrested after he allegedly — while wearing his military-issued ballistic gear — shot into a home in North Carolina on Sun...
18:42 2019-06-13

Girl loses 'one leg above the knee' in North Carolina shark attack, father punched fish 5 times: grandmother A teenage girl who lost part of her leg and suffered severe hand injuries after a shark attack at a North Carolina beach Sunday was freed from the fi...
19:00 2019-06-03

A North Carolina sheriff allegedly plotted the death of his own deputy because the officer had a tape of him making 'racially offensive' comments Granville County A North Carolina sheriff plotted to murder his own deputy in 2014 for threatening to publicly reveal a tape of the sheriff using "r...
07:00 2019-09-18

‘Republican’ group attacking Trump, McConnell funded by liberal Trump critic The ads against President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over election “security” issues have been called “stunning” because they’r...
02:42 2019-08-02

Worried about a middle seat with that basic economy ticket? Reserve a seat ⁠— for a fee American Airlines just expanded the window where basic economy passengers can buy seat assignments from 48 hours to a week before the flight.  ...
18:42 2019-07-23

Ava DuVernay: 'I’ve always fiercely held on to my blackness' The acclaimed film-maker faces her most ambitious project yet with an expansive Netflix miniseries about the injustices faced by the Central Park Fiv...
10:14 2019-05-29

| Trump backed off on Iran last time - but will he again? Donald Trump famously cancelled a missile strike on Iran in June, but Tehran will not be resting easy, following the unpredictable president's warnin...
09:56 2019-09-17

Trump offers to meet North Korea's Kim; North says talks would be 'meaningful' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would like to see North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this weekend at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) betwee...
09:56 2019-06-29

Hurricane Dorian traps 'hundreds' on island off North Carolina Hundreds of people may be trapped on an island off North Carolina amid rising floodwater after Hurricane Dorian made landfall, the state governor has...
02:56 2019-09-07

North Carolina Dem candidate vows to 'get tough' with China - despite investing in company that outsourced to China A Democratic Congressional candidate trying to win a seat in September’s special election has promised to “get tough with China,” even as he invested...
18:42 2019-05-28

North Carolina city files lawsuit against RV company for flying American flag out of city ordinance A battle between a North Carolina city and an RV company continues as the city fights to remove the large American flag that flies high outside of th...
19:56 2019-05-22

North Carolina woman, Australian man were shot dead in Canada, 'possible' link to missing teens, dead man A North Carolina woman and her Australian boyfriend were shot to death before their bodies were discovered last week along a remote stretch of highwa...
17:28 2019-07-23

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties. The ...
09:00 2019-06-30

They Each Backed Off Strikes: Trump in ’19, Obama in ’13, Clinton in ’98 The immediate comparison was to Barack Obama’s decision not to attack Syria. But the closer one might be to a last-minute choice by Bill Clinton over...
06:28 2019-06-22

Let it burn: U.S. fights wildfires with fire, backed by Trump It was the kind of fire that has terrified communities across the drought-ridden U.S. West in the past few years: a ponderosa pine forest ablaze in t...
14:00 2019-08-28

The House committee quietly racking up oversight wins House Democrats are largely pursuing flashy, partisan, made-for-TV investigations targeting President Donald Trump, but one panel is taking a differe...
20:28 2019-06-17

Myrmidons: The Fiercely Loyal and Unstoppable ‘Antmen’ Army of Achilles The Myrmidons were allegedly fierce warriors from Thessaly that fought during the Trojan War with Achilles as their leader. The Myrmidons were consid...
01:14 2019-08-01

Pelosi blasts Trump, then wonders why he backed out of infrastructure meeting Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on Wednesday slammed President Trump for abandoning a planned meeting on infrastructure spending after the House speak...
19:42 2019-05-22

Trump-Backed U.S.-British Trade Deal Faces Hurdles Resistance is already rising on both sides of the Atlantic to a free-trade pact that President Trump and U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson want to qu...
15:56 2019-08-27

I won't be voting for the president again, says Ohio farmer who backed Trump in 2016 Christopher Gribbs, a soybean farmer from Ohio whose family owns and operates 560 acres of land, told CNBC on Thursday that he won't be voting f...
22:56 2019-08-08

Who Are Trump’s Republican Challengers? Joe Walsh, a former congressman, and Bill Weld, a former governor, are long-shot Republican candidates running against President Trump. We look at th...
02:00 2019-09-07

Pink Fiercely Defends Picture of Her Kids Running in Holocaust Memorial Pink is calling out critics of her recent Instagram photo. On Sunday, the "Beautiful Trauma" singer took to social media to post a series of picture...
04:42 2019-07-15

Inside Adele's Fiercely Private but Epically Dramatic Relationship History Everyone knows what lit the fire under Adele when she made her smash-hit 2011 album 21. "This record is inspired by something that is really normal ...
01:56 2019-09-17

The Trump Administration Just Backed the Sale of F-16 Fighters to Taiwan. China Won’t Be Happy (Bloomberg) –– The Trump administration has informally told Congress that it supports a potential sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, a ...
07:56 2019-08-17

Senate approves Trump-backed spending, debt limit bill The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation supported by President Donald Trump that would suspend limits on U.S. borrowing authority for two year...
19:00 2019-08-01

Trump says he will nominate Christopher Waller to Fed seat U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he intends to nominate Christopher Waller, an executive vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of St....
01:28 2019-07-03

'I'm just humiliated': Black homeowner in his underwear handcuffed by North Carolina police after false alarm Kazeem Oyeneyin, a black North Carolina homeowner, was handcuffed by police and taken out of his home in his underwear after a false alarm.  &#...
19:00 2019-08-27

Top Republican: Iran is 'miscalculating,' Trump 'knows what he has to do' Iranian officials are blundering as they try to counter President Trump’s maximum pressure campaign without triggering a retaliation, a congressional...
06:42 2019-06-21

Former Republican Rep. Joe Walsh Will Primary Trump Joe Walsh, an ex-lawmaker from Illinois, a conservative radio talk show host, and a former Trump supporter announced on Sunday that he will challenge...
23:42 2019-08-25

Former Republican Rep. Joe Walsh Will Try to Primary Trump Joe Walsh, an ex-lawmaker from Illinois, a conservative radio talk show host, and a former Trump supporter announced on Sunday that he will challenge...
18:56 2019-08-25

Shinzo Abe's party wins majority in Japan upper-house elections Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party won a clear majority of seats in Japan's upper-chamber House of Councillors Sunday, but it fell short of the tw...
15:28 2019-07-22

It's a Love Story: The History of Taylor Swift's Fiercely Tight Bond With Her Parents Taylor Swift has gotten a ton of musical mileage out of the romantic relationships that have come and gone in her life, but those guys haven't been t...
00:00 2019-08-14

Kaitlyn Bristowe Fiercely Defends Bachelorette Hannah Brown Against Slut-Shaming Kaitlyn Bristowe is sticking up for her fellow Bachelorette Hannah Brown. The season 11 star came to the Alabama native's defense on Tuesday after a...
16:56 2019-07-03

Congress approves Trump-backed two-year spending, debt limit deal The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed and sent to President Donald Trump a two-year budget deal that would increase federal spending on defense and an a...
19:00 2019-08-01

Trump orders two ex-White House aides not to testify at House hearing on Tuesday President Donald Trump has ordered two former White House aides not to testify at a House of Representatives committee hearing on Tuesday as the pane...
09:28 2019-09-17

Rebuffed by Trump, House panel to meet with or without ex-White House lawyer Amid growing talk in Congress of impeaching President Donald Trump, the Democratic-led House of Representatives committee where such an effort would ...
16:14 2019-05-21

Former White House aides ordered by Trump not to testify at House hearing Former White House Deputy Chief of Staff Rick Dearborn and former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter were subpoenaed by the House Judiciary Commi...
08:14 2019-09-17

Former White House aide Rob Porter subpoenaed by House Democrats in Trump corruption probe Earlier this month, two other Trump associates — ex-Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and former White House deputy chief of staff Rick Dearbo...
00:42 2019-08-27

Defied by Trump, House panel holds rapid hearing without ex-White House lawyer The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump briefly convened and then adjourned a hearing...
17:42 2019-05-21

U.S. House panel to quiz ex-Trump aide Hicks, White House asserts immunity Hope Hicks, once a close aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, is due to face questions in Congress on Wednesday on six instances in which Democrats b...
14:42 2019-06-19

The Empty Chair: Why Trump Leaves Behind More Than an Open Seat at the G-7 President Trump was the sole leader absent from a meeting on climate change during the closing hours of the G-7 Summit in Biarritz, France, but his u...
23:56 2019-08-27

Despite Warning From Trump, Roy Moore Says He Can Win Alabama Senate Seat Mr. Moore, a Republican former judge who lost a Senate race to Doug Jones after being accused of pursuing teenage girls, has said he is “strongly con...
01:28 2019-05-30

The Empty Chair: Why Trump Leaves Behind More Than an Open Seat at the G7 President Trump was the sole leader absent from a meeting on climate change during the closing hours of the G7 Summit in Biarritz, France, but his un...
09:56 2019-08-27

Former Republican lawmaker leaning toward Trump challenge Joe Walsh, a conservative former U.S. congressman turned talk show host, said on Thursday he was leaning toward a Republican primary challenge to Pre...
20:00 2019-08-22

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exempti...
00:56 2019-06-20

Brazil pension overhaul bill wins by resounding margin in lower house Brazil's lower house of Congress approved a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system on Wednesday by a far wider margin than predicted, deli...
05:42 2019-07-11

U.S. Senate aims to pass Trump-backed two-year spending, debt limit deal The U.S. Senate on Thursday will try to complete a months-long effort by lawmakers and the Trump administration to set spending levels for the next t...
17:42 2019-08-01

Trump warns Roy Moore 'cannot win,' says losing Senate seat again would be 'devastating' President Trump on Wednesday warned Roy Moore that he “cannot win” a Senate seat in Alabama, as Republicans ramp up efforts to persuade the controver...
16:14 2019-05-29

Breaking down trends in hotly contested NL Central Who’s going to win the logjammed National League Central? Handicappers and bettors will get a chance to ponder that mystery Sunday when the Milwaukee...
16:56 2019-08-04

Republican senators may sink another Trump judicial nominee President Donald Trump’s nominee to a key appellate court could be in jeopardy over Republican concerns about his judicial record and potential issue...
06:42 2019-07-17

Joe Walsh Confirms He Will Challenge Trump for Republican Nomination Calling Mr. Trump ‘completely unfit,’ Mr. Walsh, a conservative radio host, will adopt a television-centric strategy to try to rattle a media-obsesse...
16:28 2019-08-25

Republican Congressman Begs Trump Supporters Not to Act Like Themselves Tonight President Donald Trump is hosting a rally tonight in Cincinnati, which will almost certainly be a screaming, racist mess that lays bare the ideologic...
17:42 2019-08-01

Stung by Trump, U.S. Republican defends his impeachment remarks Justin Amash, the first Republican in the U.S. Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses, on Monday fired...
15:00 2019-05-21

'We all know he's unfit': Joe Walsh to challenge Trump in Republican primary Former Tea Party congressman is vocal conservative criticOpinion: Trump seems to think he’s an emperorJoe Walsh, a talk radio host and former congres...
07:14 2019-08-26

Mark Sanford Will Challenge Trump in Republican Primary Mr. Sanford, the former governor and representative from South Carolina who has become a vocal critic of the president, said he would focus his campa...
17:42 2019-09-08

Trump 'crazy like a fox' in suggesting Greenland purchase, says Republican Arkansas senator Tom Cotton makes remark in New York TimesSomething rotten? How Trump got in a state over DenmarkDonald Trump was “crazy like a fox” ...
01:28 2019-08-27

Ex-Congressman To Challenge Trump In Republican Race For President Former South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford will challenge President Donald Trump in the Republican Party primary, he announced on Sunday in an in...
04:00 2019-09-09

Trump claims he saved the Republican Party in new book ​President Trump said he rescued the Republican Party with his stunning 2016 win over Hillary Clinton, according to ​a new book​​​. ​”​The Repu...
19:56 2019-07-03

Republican Joe Walsh touts himself as Trump alternative for 2020 Former U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh says he plans to use his two years of experience in Congress to show Republican voters that there's an alternative to Pres...
18:56 2019-08-28

"Unacceptable To Tell Citizens To Go Back": Republican Leaders To Trump A day after President Donald Trump said four minority congresswomen should "go back" to their home countries, Republicans criticized the quartet and ...
04:56 2019-07-16

Republican senators may not support Trump's Mexico tariffs At a closed-door luncheon on Capitol Hill, Republicans told officials from the White House counsel's office about their concerns over Trump's threat ...
01:42 2019-06-05

Republican Leader Insists Trump Definitely Didn't Say the Thing He Definitely Said During his weekly press conference on Thursday, House Minority Leader Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy used reason and logic to argue that President Do...
21:56 2019-06-13

Trump labels Republican presidential challengers 'the Three Stooges' President Donald Trump dismissed three Republican challengers to his 2020 re-election as "the Three Stooges" on Monday and expressed doubt about ever...
03:14 2019-09-10

Trump critic Amash quits their Republican Party U.S. Representative Justin Amash, the first Republican in Congress to say President Donald Trump committed an impeachable offense, quit the Republica...
20:56 2019-07-04

Republican Sen. Grassley Challenges Trump on Trade Policies Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley from Iowa has taken on more of an adversarial role when it comes to President Trump’s trade policies. He and other law...
15:56 2019-06-14

For Republican senator, Trump went 'over the line' on Twitter attacks U.S. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski picks her fights carefully with President Donald Trump, who won her home state of Alaska in 2016 by nearly 15 ...
03:28 2019-07-18

UPDATE 4-Brazil pension overhaul bill wins by resounding margin in lower house Brazil's lower house of Congress approved a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system on Wednesday by a far wider margin than predicted, deli...
06:14 2019-07-11

Pedro Pierluisi Wins House Confirmation to Be Puerto Rico’s Secretary of State. But Who Will Be Governor? The island’s House of Representatives confirmed Mr. Pierluisi as secretary of state, but it remained unclear if he would replace Gov. Ricardo A. Ross...
23:00 2019-08-02

As Draghi Gets Ready to Exit, His Legacy Remains Contested A revolt among ECB rate setters didn’t stop President Mario Draghi from delivering a last stimulus, but their skepticism and fatigue with his policie...
01:42 2019-09-14

Ted Cruz warns Texas will be 'hotly contested' in 2020 Sen. Ted Cruz is sounding the alarm on Texas. During a Christian Science Monitor breakfast on Thursday, Cruz warned that Texas will be “hotly contes...
04:28 2019-09-13

| Zambia's president pushes contested constitutional reforms Zambian President Edgar Lungu says his government would go ahead with proposed constitutional amendments despite flak from opposition leaders and civ...
19:14 2019-09-13

Katz, Cabán campaigns at odds over 114 contested ballots The campaign teams of Melinda Katz and Tiffany Cabán will have to set aside their differences over 114 contested ballots in the too-close-to-call Que...
06:14 2019-07-10

Amash digs in on Trump criticism amid Republican backlash Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash will face a primary challenge in 2020 after saying that he believes President Donald Trump engaged in impeachab...
17:14 2019-05-21

2020 Trump challengers say Republican party 'has taken a wrong turn' Mark Sanford, Joe Walsh and Bill Weld say GOP is heading down the road to totalitarianism as states cancel primariesThe Republican party has taken “a...
16:14 2019-09-14

Second Republican Joins 2020 Presidential Race To Challenge Trump A second Republican on Sunday entered the fray to battle Donald Trump for the party's presidential nomination in 2020 -- an indication of the simmeri...
19:42 2019-08-25

Mark Sanford will mount Republican primary challenge against Trump The former governor, who was ousted from Congress after speaking out against Trump, plans to make the debt, deficit and spending the focus of his cam...
21:42 2019-09-09

American Carnage: a masterful must-read on Trump's Republican takeover Tim Alberta of Politico has written a compelling, alarming and scoop-heavy history of the fall of the party of LincolnLike the deity on the sixth day...
18:14 2019-07-13

Republican Trump challengers warn of totalitarian drift in party Sanford, Walsh and Weld write for Washington PostFour states cancel nominating contests to give Trump clear runThe Republican party has taken “a wron...
16:42 2019-09-14

Trump Critic Rep. Justin Amash Quits Republican Party Michigan Representative Justin Amash, the only House Republican open to impeaching President Donald Trump, said he would quit the party, after becomi...
21:14 2019-07-04

Republican party condemns Steve King – but where's the outrage over Trump? Critics say the effort to dump King glosses over Trump’s conduct and fails to tackle a problem more pervasive than the GOP admitsRepublican leaders p...
13:42 2019-08-16

Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA 'screwed us' with biofuel waivers Iowa's Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has "screwed" the U.S. ethanol industry and ...
22:56 2019-08-16

Executive director of gay Republican group resigns after Trump endorsement NBC NEWS – The executive director of the Log Cabin Republicans is the latest official to resign from the conservative LGBTQ group after it rece...
05:28 2019-08-28

These Republican women say they stand behind Trump and don't see his recent tweets as racist A group of Republican women from Dallas say they fully support President Donald Trump after he told four progressive congresswomen of color they shou...
05:14 2019-07-18

Republican Jeff Flake, a Trump nemesis, heading to Harvard CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, who famously tangled with President Donald Trump, is heading to Harvard University. The Arizona ...
16:28 2019-06-20

Larry Hogan says he won’t challenge Trump for Republican 2020 nomination Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said in an interview published Saturday that he will not run against President Trump in a longshot big for the GOP’s 2020 n...
00:42 2019-06-02

Trump critic Justin Amash quits Republican Party Rep. Justin Amash, the only congressional Republican who publicly argues that President Donald Trump has engaged in impeachable conduct, announced Th...
03:00 2019-07-05

VMAs 2019: Taylor Swift wins top honor, calls out White House in acceptance speech Taylor Swift called out the White House after she won the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards' top prize — video of the year — for her LGBTQ pride anthem, "Y...
07:56 2019-08-27

Democratic White House hopeful Warren wins key progressive endorsement ahead of New York rally Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday won the endorsement of the Working Families Party, a progressive group with growing poli...
21:00 2019-09-16

Trump 'not on board' with Jeff Sessions running for Alabama Senate seat: report President Donald Trump is reportedly opposed to former Attorney General Jeff Sessions trying to reclaim his old Alabama Senate seat, according to com...
04:56 2019-07-12

Japan wants to hire guards for contested islands also claimed by China Japan's National Police Agency has asked the government to pay for more than 100 police officers to guard the country's remote territories, including...
03:14 2019-09-06

Bihar State Polls To Be Contested Under Tejashwi Yadav's Leadership: RJD Lalu Prasad Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal on Saturday reaffirmed its faith in the leadership of his younger son Tejashwi Yadav, a day after he failed ...
19:56 2019-07-06

Two exciting Welsh title fights produce contested verdicts With arguments raging, both title scraps would be worth repeating. Gareth Jones reports from ringside The post Two exciting Welsh title fights produc...
22:42 2019-09-17

UPDATE 1-Democratic White House hopeful Warren wins key progressive endorsement ahead of New York rally Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday won the endorsement of the Working Families Party, a progressive group with growing poli...
21:56 2019-09-16

Trump’s incendiary rhetoric is met with fading resistance from Republican and corporate leaders Even as a few GOP lawmakers spoke out against the president’s language, with some specifically calling it racist, most stayed quiet or sought to soft...
04:00 2019-07-16

Ex-governor Mark Sanford to launch 2020 Republican challenge to Trump Former South Carolina governor: ‘I am going to get in’Trump and Sanford are longstanding political foesMark Sanford, the former South Carolina govern...
17:14 2019-09-08

Trump says state Republican parties are canceling primaries because they ‘don’t want to waste their money’ In an exchange with reporters, the president sidestepped the issue of whether the trend denies his three GOP challengers the chance to rack up delega...
09:14 2019-09-10

US: Republican Mark Sanford joins list of Trump challengers in 2020 Republican former governor Mark Sanford once described Trumpism as "a cancerous growth" and is now seeking to challenge the president's re-election b...
21:14 2019-09-08

Republican National Committee echoes Trump’s attacks on Democratic congresswomen The RNC said in an email that “the squad of Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Ayanna Pressley regularly use vile, hateful, ant...
00:42 2019-07-17

Want to beat Trump? Learn from workers in Republican states | Eric Blanc Americans in ‘conservative’ states are leading the fight for public education, healthcare and social servicesMany Americans agree on the urgent need ...
22:56 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA 'screwed us' with biofuel waivers Iowa's Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has "screwed" the U.S. ethanol industry and ...
10:14 2019-08-17

Former S.C. congressman Mark Sanford announces Republican primary challenge against Trump Sanford, a former South Carolina governor who represented the state’s 1st Congressional District in the House until earlier this year, had been mulli...
08:00 2019-09-09

Republican senator predicts Congress will try to vote down Trump tariffs on Mexico Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, said Tuesday he believes Congress would engage in a bipartisan vote to disapprove of President Trump's new tariffs on Mexic...
21:00 2019-06-04

Be patient, top Republican senator tells Trump on USMCA trade deal U.S. President Donald Trump should be patient with House Democrats as they work toward approval of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, Senator Ch...
09:00 2019-08-01

Trump’s Iran Response Underlines Republican Rift Over National Security The rift has rekindled debate over lawmakers’ roles in matters of war and peace and pointed up deep concerns among some Republicans, who are normally...
02:28 2019-06-22

Republican who called for Trump impeachment doubles down, says some of president's actions have been 'corrupt' Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., continued criticizing President Trump on Thursday, claiming that he engaged in both "inherently corrupt" actions as well ...
01:00 2019-05-24

Trump casts himself, military, Republican VIPs as stars of July 4th pageant With U.S. military armored vehicles parked nearby, workers set up a red-carpeted stage on Wednesday for President Donald Trump's planned July Fourth ...
20:56 2019-07-03

White House declines comment on North Korea purge, keeps focus on denuclearization White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders declined to comment on Friday on reports that North Korea has executed its nuclear envoy in a purge of official...
20:01 2019-05-31

White House moves to speed vote on North America trade deal The Trump administration took a procedural action aimed at speeding up a vote in Congress on the new North American trade deal, but the move rankled ...
07:28 2019-05-31

White House press secretary bruised in scuffle with North Korean security New White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham reportedly got bruised Sunday after she threw herself into a scrum of North Korean security personn...
18:28 2019-06-30

White House moves to speed vote on North American trade deal The Trump administration on Thursday took a procedural action aimed at speeding up a vote in Congress on the new North American trade deal, but the m...
05:28 2019-05-31

Alabama’s Roy Moore insists he can win back Senate seat for GOP, tells AP he won’t be influenced by Trump’s tweets MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s Roy Moore insists he can win back Senate seat for GOP, tells AP he won’t be influenced by Trump’s...
18:14 2019-05-29

True crime author's claims to have interviewed serial killers contested Mind Games by Paul Harrison withdrawn from sale, after his accounts of interviews with Ted Bundy, Peter Sutcliffe and others were called into questio...
14:56 2019-07-16

UK faces food, fuel and drug shortages, says contested leaked document Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, according to leaked official docume...
20:00 2019-08-18

Trump warns 'foolish' Republican senators in rare clash over Mexico tariffs Lawmakers in president’s own party voice firm opposition to threat over MexicoIn a rare confrontation, Republican senators declared deep opposition T...
06:42 2019-06-05

Republican, Democratic senators seek to block Trump Saudi arms sales Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said on Wednesday they would introduce 22 separate joint resolutions seeking to block President Donald Trump'...
16:42 2019-06-05

Four Republican lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract Four Republican members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald T...
00:28 2019-07-20

Republican response muted as Democrats accuse Trump of 'racist' attacks on congresswomen Most of U.S. President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans were silent on Monday as he intensified Twitter attacks on four Democratic congresswomen, pr...
19:14 2019-07-15

UPDATE 3-Four Republican lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 bln Pentagon cloud contract Four Republican members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald T...
03:56 2019-07-20

Former Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh Confirms He’ll Challenge President Trump For 2020 Republican Nomination (WASHINGTON) — Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman and tea party favorite turned radio talk show host, announced a longshot challenge Sund...
00:56 2019-08-26

The Black Man Trump Called ‘My African American’ Calls It Quits on the Republican Party Gregory Cheadle, the black Republican Donald Trump once referred to as “my African American,” has finally had enough of Trump’s shenanigans and is qu...
06:00 2019-09-13

Republican-controlled Senate votes to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudis President vows to veto the measures after seven Republicans broke with him to reject at least some of the arms salesThe Republican-controlled US Sena...
23:28 2019-06-20

On Mexico border, Republican business owners oppose Trump's tariff threat A lifelong Republican, Russ Jones supports President Donald Trump and agrees he needs to take action to deal with an immigration crisis on the border...
21:00 2019-06-09

Rep. Justin Amash quits Republican Party, sought impeachment inquiry of Trump U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, who is the only Republican in Congress backing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, said on the Fourth of July h...
16:28 2019-07-04

Trump pushing for major crackdown on homeless camps in California, with aides discussing moving residents to government-backed facilities Administration officials have discussed using the federal government to get homeless people off the streets of Los Angeles and other areas and into n...
22:28 2019-09-10

North Korea executes envoy to failed U.S. summit -media; White House monitoring North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between lead...
20:56 2019-05-31

Satellite image shows Chinese fighter jets deployed to contested island A satellite image obtained by CNN show China has deployed a flight of at least four J-10 fighter jets on Woody Island in the South China Sea, the fir...
17:42 2019-06-20

Democrats aim their fire at Trump in South Carolina, vie for frontrunner status Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls took to the stage in South Carolina on Saturday to take a series of swings at President Trump, and position the...
07:56 2019-06-23

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, a Trump ally, defeats 3 challengers to win Republican nomination in bid for second term LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, a Trump ally, defeats 3 challengers to win Republican nomination in bid for second term. The post Ke...
02:42 2019-05-22

Trump’s rise has pushed the Koch brothers out of Republican favor — but their political grip is still as powerful as ever Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images The billionaire entrepreneur David Koch died Friday at age 79. Together, he and his brother Charles are...
00:56 2019-08-24

Republican launches fresh push to defund sanctuary cities after courts block Trump Republicans are renewing their fight against “sanctuary cities,” with a new bill that aims to pull immigration funding from those jurisdictions that ...
19:14 2019-05-23

Republican support for Trump rises after racially charged tweets: Reuters/Ipsos poll Support for U.S. President Donald Trump increased slightly among Republicans after he lashed out on Twitter over the weekend in a racially charged at...
04:00 2019-07-17

Republican host city Charlotte condemns hate speech after Donald Trump rally The North Carolina city that will host the 2020 Republican convention next summer has passed a resolution condemning hate speech, after a campaign ra...
18:14 2019-07-23

Ex-South Carolina Mark Sanford announces challenge to Donald Trump Mark Sanford, the former governor and U.S. House member from South Carolina, announced Sunday he will run for president, becoming the third Republica...
19:14 2019-09-08

Former South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford to challenge Trump in primary Former South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford will challenge President Donald Trump in the Republican Party primary, he announced on Sunday in an in...
17:14 2019-09-08

Republican reps cite 9/11 anniversary in criticizing Trump decision to invite Taliban to US for peace talks Two Republican members of Congress on Sunday expressed concern over President Donald Trump's now-canceled plan to host Taliban leaders at Camp David ...
01:14 2019-09-10

Justin Amash, Lone Republican Calling for Trump’s Impeachment, Quits Conservative Group He Founded (WASHINGTON) — Rep. Justin Amash, the lone Republican calling for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, has quit the Freedom Caucus of Ho...
21:56 2019-06-11

Gillibrand says she can explain white privilege to suburban white women who backed Trump Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) said at Wednesday night’s Democratic debate that she wants to go to the suburbs and explain what white privilege is to...
13:14 2019-08-01

Emily Yoffe Back on Her Bullshit—Here's What an Alleged Victim Says She Left Out in Her Latest Contested MeToo Story Emily Yoffe, a current contributing editor at the Atlantic and Slate’s former advice columnist, has a specialty, of sorts: as I wrote in the prehisto...
20:56 2019-08-30

India parliament votes to change Kashmir's status, give Delhi more control over contested region India's parliament has voted to reorganize and reclassify the state of Jammu and Kashmir, a far-reaching and highly contentious move that will give t...
16:01 2019-08-06

Former South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford Launches GOP Primary Challenge Against President Trump Mark Sanford, a former governor and congressman from South Carolina, announced on Sunday that he will mount a primary challenge to Donald Trump in th...
19:14 2019-09-08

We loved her fiercely: Parents of Iris Goldsmith, 15, tell of their 'spectacular' daughter, who wanted to save the world On Wednesday, family and friends of Iris Goldsmith gathered to say goodbye to the 15-year-old who died in an accident this month. Her parents tell Ch...
13:28 2019-07-19