| May 12, 2012
| 8:05 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Once a bright spot for President Barack Obama, North Carolina is now more like a political migraine less than four months before Democrats open the party's national convention in Charlotte.
The causes are plenty.
| Nov 6, 2012
| 6:21 PM
Republicans picked up a key seat in North Carolina, flipping a state that hasn't elected a GOP governor since the 1980s, according to CNN projections.
Eleven states are holding gubernatorial races Tuesday, in which Democrats are defending eights seats;...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Republicans flipped North Carolina, a state that hasn't elected a GOP governor since the 1980s, expanding their national lead over Democrats at the statehouse level, according to CNN projections.
Eleven states held governors' races Tuesday. Democrats...
| Aug 26, 2012
This year's drought, along with recent news reports of the lowest corn yield in 17 years, has rekindled the food vs. fuel debate — and, for good reasons. When Congress passed the Energy Independence and Security Act in 2007, an ambitious schedule...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 8:48 PM
This summer’s brutal weather is the backdrop for a renewed battle between fuel and food interests: The meat industry and several governors want less of the nation’s corn going to make ethanol, but it’s questionable whether the pullback...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 3:41 PM
MANTEO, N.C. -- Actor Andy Griffith, the man who played folksy Sheriff Andy Taylor in the fictional town of Mayberry, died Tuesday at the age of 86, his family said.
Griffith died at about 7 a.m. at his home on Roanoke Island, according to Dare County,...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 1:05 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The four North Carolina Air National Airmen killed when their plane crashed while fighting a wildfire were remembered Tuesday as dedicated soldiers who gave their lives doing what they wanted to do: Helping people.
Lt. Col. Paul K....
| Aug 7, 2012
| 8:10 AM
New York City's tap water is regarded as world-class, in safety and taste (and subjected to a half-million tests a year by the city's Department of Environmental Protection). However, two entrepreneurs recently opened the Molecule water bar in the city,...
| Dec 10, 2010
| 8:53 AM
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The military plans to put 400 of the Marine Corps' new vertical take-off F-35B fighter jets at four installations, including 95 at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar.
Navy documents released Thursday by U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham'...
| Dec 11, 2010
| 2:26 PM
The funeral was held at Edenton Street United Methodist, a Raleigh church that Edwards turned to after her 16-year-old son Wade died in a car crash in 1996. She was to be buried later in the day alongside her son during a private ceremony.
| Aug 24, 2011
| 1:01 PM
MIAMI, FL -- Hurricane Irene intensified into a Category 3 storm Wednesday as it battered the Bahamas and threatened to lash much of the United States' East Coast in coming days.
Irene could reach Category 4 strength by Thursday, the National Hurricane...