A provision in a bill that could have helped North Carolina polluters avoid government penalties has been limited by the Senate.
A provision in the Senate budget would create restrictions on how mug shots can be published online and ban companies from charging people to take them down.
The five Democrats on the House Select Committee on Benghazi are being counted on to defend the Obama administration's record as November's elections creep closer. All five voted against the special investigation and most have described it as a political stunt and waste of time.
In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third over the next 15 years.
Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon is expected to plead guilty in federal court Tuesday on a public corruption charge related to his March arrest.
Critics of the agenda promoted by Republicans in North Carolina government will focus their latest weekly demonstration on environmental laws.
A former administrator at a plastic surgery practice in Wilmington has been charged with taking hundreds of thousands of dollars from the business.
North Carolina legislators want to scrap a law that prevents ineffective teachers from being removed from the classroom. But teachers have been fighting the move, saying they need protection from malicious schoolhouse politics.
Prompted by the health care overhaul law, several states are updating their rules for insurance networks to better reflect who is covered and how people shop for and use their benefits.
This was not in the Barack Obama playbook.
Once seemingly destined to become secretary of state, Susan Rice now holds a lower-profile job at the White House, juggling global crises for the president and trying to ensure his foreign policy priorities don't fall by the wayside in a storm of overseas problems.
The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles has posted the 2014 Driver's Handbooks in English and Spanish online, and at driver license offices across the state.
The only American solider held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed from Taliban captivity in exchange for the release of five Afghan detainees from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Obama administration officials said Saturday.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki apologized in public and then resigned in the privacy of the White House on Friday, driven from office by a mushrooming scandal over the agency's health care system that serves millions of the nation's former warriors.
The North Carolina Senate's version of an omnibus tax bill has remained intact after Democratic amendments were defeated, including one that would have lifted the scheduled repeal of certain municipal business taxes next summer.
A proposed state budget for the year starting in July would include pay raises of more than 10 percent for veteran teachers who relinquish job protections a court says lawmakers can't strip away, Senate leaders said Wednesday.
North Carolina's new requirements for third-graders to show they're reading proficient and should be promoted were altered Wednesday by Senate Republicans in response to complaints from educators and parents about testing anxiety.
Rutherford County Commissioners will consider increasing the budgets for Rutherford County Schools (RCS) and Isothermal Community College (ICC) for the next fiscal year by 2.06 percent each.
The Town Manager in Spindale has resigned.
A North Carolina House committee has approved new rules requiring schools to identify students with military ties.
North Carolina's elections board is hiring a longtime FBI agent involved in recent corruption and campaign finance investigations.
Town Council will discuss the proposed 2014-15 fiscal year budget for the Town of Forest City on Wednesday, May 28 at 6 p.m.
A former head of North Carolina State Capitol Police has been cleared after a judge ruled that he should not have been fired from his job.
A North Carolina House Republican is officially on the outs with the rest of the chamber's GOP caucus.
A legislative committee approved new rules Wednesday to crack down on patent abuse in North Carolina.