A Sanford lawyer says he'll work for a higher minimum wage, improved health care access and increased public education spending as a new member of the North Carolina House.
Memo to the White House: The website may be fixed, but President Barack Obama's new health insurance markets have yet to win over most consumers.
The 2014 elections will go on as planned after North Carolina's highest court refused to delay them while the justices consider the legality of the most recent version of election districts.
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis says he raised more than $700,000 during the last three months of 2013.
An assistant U.S. surgeon general will be North Carolina's next director of the Division of Public Health.
A sharply divided government task force that reviewed the National Security Agency's surveillance program for four months has urged President Barack Obama to shut down the agency's bulk collection of phone data and purge its massive inventory of millions of Americans' calling records, The Associated Press has learned.
Attorney General Roy Cooper's office says state law would have to be changed before North Carolina's university and community college systems could offer in-state tuition to certain young immigrants brought to the U.S. without legal authorization.
The nation's uninsured rate dropped modestly this month as the major coverage expansion under President Barack Obama's health care law got underway, according to a closely watched survey released Thursday.
Nice guy, so-so president.
Child car seats would for the first time have to protect children from death and injury in side-impact crashes under regulations the government is proposing, The Associated Press has learned.
More than 3,200 North Carolina state employees have received pay increases from a special fund created by the General Assembly to adjust salaries to retain workers in high-demand fields and for increased job responsibilities.
The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP says Wake County prosecutors have dismissed criminal charges against more than 50 people arrested last year while protesting at the state legislature.
The sheriff of a small county in the North Carolina mountains has asked the State Bureau of Investigation to open a criminal probe into the local elections board.
A preliminary organizational review of the Rutherford County Airport has not provided any answers to a decades-worth of Airport Authority meeting minutes.
General Assembly members began learning more Tuesday about the emerging unmanned aircraft industry and are likely to debate soon what restrictions North Carolina could place on drones to protect people's privacy.
A retired physician is adding to the Republicans entering this year's race for U.S. Senate in North Carolina.
The health care overhaul's reach stretches far beyond the millions of uninsured Americans it is expected to help. It also could touch everything from the drug choices to doctor bills of people who have insurance through work.
Gov. Pat McCrory unveiled highlights of his second-year agenda Tuesday, keeping to themes of improving North Carolina's economic climate, supporting public school teachers and making state government more efficient.
There are conflicting views in two reports on the impact of film incentives on the North Carolina economy.
Should Edward Snowden ever return to the U.S., he would face criminal charges for leaking information about National Security Agency surveillance programs.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan says she raised more than $2 million for her 2014 re-election bid in North Carolina during the final three months of 2013.
Trust in elected leaders has fallen sharply, a global survey revealed Monday, citing the protracted budget battle in Washington that nearly saw the U.S. default on its debts and Europe's stuttering response to its debt crisis as key reasons for the drop.
Iran unplugged banks of centrifuges involved in its most sensitive uranium enrichment work on Monday, prompting the United States and European Union to partially lift economic sanctions as a landmark deal aimed at easing concerns over Iran's nuclear program went into effect.
Leaders of the congressional intelligence committees are pushing back against a key part of President Barack Obama's attempt to overhaul U.S. surveillance, saying it is unworkable for the government to let someone else control how Americans' phone records are stored.
North Carolina civil rights leaders plan to honor Martin Luther King Jr. by holding a Moral Monday march in Goldsboro.