A growing number of North Carolina's farmers are turning to hemp production as a new source of revenue, spurred by the popularity of CBD products and the Trump administration's trade war with China, which has hit the state's tobacco industry…
By PBS NewsHour
Next August, the Republican National Convention will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina. NewsHour Weekend traveled there this week for a look ahead at how changing state demographics might impact the 2020 presidential election. Hari Sreenivasan spoke with Adam Hochberg,…
By PBS NewsHour
North Carolina stood as a Democratic stronghold until shifting demographics and a surge in the number of independent voters turned it into a swing state. Race has also played a factor in recent presidential elections, including in Donald Trump's 2016…
By Ryan J. Foley, Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press
With bipartisan support in many cases, 17 states and Washington D.C. have now passed “red flag laws” that allow the court-ordered removal of guns from people who are considered to be dangerous.
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
President Donald Trump is threatening to use the emergency authority granted by a powerful, but obscure federal law to make good on his tweeted "order" to U.S. businesses to cut ties in China amid a spiraling trade war between the…
By Lori Hinnant, David McHugh, Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press
Efforts to salvage consensus among the G-7 rich democracies frayed Saturday in the face of U.S. President Donald Trump's unpredictable America-first approach even before the official start of the summit in southern France.
By Marcelo Silva de Sousa, Associated Press
Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday prepared to deploy in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the region and prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry.
By Associated Press
A statement from the Russian space agency Roscosmos said the failure on Saturday was because of problems in the docking system. It said the space station itself and the six-person crew are safe.
By Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press
North Korea fired two suspected short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast on Saturday in the seventh weapons launch in a month, South Korea’s military said, a day after it vowed to remain America’s biggest threat in protest of U.S.-led…
By Kelvin Chan, Associated Press
Hong Kong protesters threw bricks and gasoline bombs at police, who responded with tear gas, as chaotic scenes returned to the summer-long anti-government protests on Saturday for the first time in nearly two weeks.
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