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.
Former North Carolina senator and presidential candidate John Edwards is setting up a new law firm with his daughter and his former partner.
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory can update his Facebook status this week from the social networking company's California headquarters.
Citing differences with party leadership, recent issues and the direction of the party, Rutherford County Commissioner Bo Richard has elected to leave the Republican Party.
President Barack Obama is pushing to overcome obstacles to closing the Guantanamo Bay prison, an elusive goal which has frustrated him since he took office. That is setting the White House on a collision course with Congress in its bid to loosen restrictions for moving out detainees.
Attorney General Roy Cooper says he can't see any reason why the North Carolina legislature and Gov. Pat McCrory refused to expand Medicaid coverage except for a political one.
President Barack Obama says improved energy efficiency and higher energy production in the United States are yielding environmental and economic benefits that are helping ensure cleaner air and a more competitive business landscape.
For months, candidates looking to succeed U.S. Rep. Mel Watt have been organizing, raising money and preparing for a tough campaign.
The Obama administration on Friday proposed to reduce the amount of ethanol in the nation's fuel supply for the first time, acknowledging that the biofuel law championed by both parties in 2007 is not working as well as expected.
Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan is wrapping up a difficult week both defending and criticizing the health care overhaul with a return to North Carolina to raise money for her re-election campaign with help from Vice President Joe Biden.
North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin says his agency will expedite a review of 2014 health plans following President Obama's announcement that companies could continue offering policies that don't meet minimum requirements under the Affordable Care Act.
Republicans renewed an assault on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul and his own credibility on Friday as they pushed toward House passage of a measure to let insurers keep offering health coverage that falls short of the law's standards.
"We fumbled the rollout on this health care law."