New and more severe punishments for adults who abuse or endanger children or who fail to report malice against them are among more than 40 laws about to take effect in North Carolina.
The Federal Communications Commission might be ready to permit cellphone calls in flight. But what about the airlines?
As Democrats watched Senate Republicans use filibuster powers to thwart more and more of President Barack Obama's agenda and nominees, they wondered how much worse it could get.
The State Department said Friday that North Korea acknowledges it is holding an American citizen but hasn't granted diplomats consular access so the person's identity is not yet confirmed.
All roads lead to "Obamacare" for Republicans.
Opponents of the federal health care overhaul testified before congressional Republicans at a North Carolina hearing that the law's supporters called a political stunt.
An unexpected delay in reporting whether North Carolina's unemployment rate is up or down is coming to an end with new information.
Whew! I need to catch my breath. I can't keep up with the quickly shifting journalistic conventional wisdom.
The Rutherford County Airport Authority now owns property with homes on them.
A Senate panel on Thursday advanced Janet Yellen's nomination to lead the Federal Reserve, setting up a final vote in the full Senate after lawmakers return from a two-week Thanksgiving break.
Congressional Republicans are making North Carolina their centerpiece for opposition to the federal health insurance overhaul law.
A key North Carolina state senator is leaving the General Assembly in a few weeks.
North Carolina officials have mailed paperwork to 800 people who have previously identified themselves as victims of the state's forced sterilization so they can verify their eligibility for one-time payments from a $10 million compensation fund.
The president of a conservative-leaning think tank has been named to the North Carolina State Ethics Commission.
President Barack Obama has paid tribute to former President John F. Kennedy's legacy, joining former President Bill Clinton to lay a wreath at Kennedy's grave.
A sharply divided Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed Texas to continue enforcing abortion restrictions that opponents say have led more than a third of the state's clinics to stop providing abortions.
North Carolina General Assembly members and staff are traveling out of state to get a closer look at how a kind of natural gas drilling called fracking works.
The $13 billion settlement that JPMorgan Chase agreed to Tuesday is the largest ever between the Justice Department and a corporation. Yet it isn't likely the end of the bank's legal troubles over the risky mortgage securities it sold before the financial crisis.
The son of North Carolina state Senate leader Phil Berger wants to leave the courthouse and head for Congress.
Just when it seemed like all the tree issues were resolved, the Rutherford County Airport has some lingering to address.
Officials from Little League made a presentation to Forest City Town Council Monday night but monetary issues were not the focus of the meeting.
The future of state laws that regulate everything from the size of a hen's cage to the safe consumption of Gulf oysters may be at stake as farm bill negotiators work to resolve a long-simmering fight between agriculture and animal welfare interests.
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is staying out west for a couple more days.
The former Food Lion property off Oak Street in Forest City has been offered to the Town of Forest City. By the next meeting on Dec. 2, Town Council is expected to accept the gift from the property owners based in Wilmington.
Karl Rove wants to help U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis raise money in North Carolina.