In our news wrap Monday, a winter storm departed the South after dumping heavy snow and killing at least three people. More than a foot of snow fell in parts of North Carolina, causing widespread power outages and fears of…
The storm's path is forecast to run through the state where many are still reeling after last month's Hurricane Florence.
By Associated Press
What needs to be done to combat the national opioid crisis? A commission organized by President Trump released its initial recommendations on Monday, saying it was time to declare a national health emergency, among other suggestions. Special correspondent Nick Schifrin…
By PBS NewsHour, Nick Schifrin
The action by the justices Monday sends the matter back to the lower court, which could order new districts in time for the regular cycle of elections in 2018.
By Associated Press
Republican lawmakers in North Carolina introduced a bill Tuesday that looks to ban same-sex marriages in the state, saying they are "not valid."…
LGBTQ activists criticized the deal, saying it was a repeal of the law in name only and would not protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the state.
A similar post-election power grab isn't likely to happen in New Jersey and Virginia, the only two states with gubernatorial races this year, officials said.
North Carolina’s new Democratic governor was sworn in only three days ago. But Roy Cooper is already embroiled in a power struggle with the Republican-controlled legislature, which voted last month to curb his power before he even took office.
By Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press
Wake County Superior Court Judge Don Stephens blocked the new law, which would end the control governors exert over statewide and county election boards, as Gov.-Elect Roy Cooper is set to take office Sunday. Stephens ruled that the risk to…
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