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The Latest: Doubts Follow Release of Police Shooting Video
An attorney for the family of a man shot by Charlotte officers says police footage doesn't show a gun in the man's hand and doubts remain after the release of the video
NC Congressman Says Charlotte Protesters 'Hate White People'
A North Carolina congressman who represents the Charlotte area says people are protesting in the city because they "hate white people."
The Latest: Police Don't Plan to Remove Peaceful Protesters
Charlotte police say they don't plan to forcibly remove protesters from the street after curfew as long as the situation remains peaceful
NC Community in Months-Long Battle to Bring Home Undocumented Teen, Despite Election-Year Controversy
When high school senior Wildin Acosta stepped outside his North Carolina home on a frigid morning this past January, his mother was watching through the window to send him off to school at Riverside High School in Durham. She then saw federal agents confront her 18-year-old son. The agents, who
Emotions Run High on Capitol Hill After Dallas Shooting
Members of Congress struggled today to come to grips with the overnight shooting in Dallas that killed five law enforcement officers, the latest attack in a string of violent episodes that have touched off a divisive gun control debate on Capitol Hill between Democrats and Republicans. "This has
The Note: Clinton, Sanders Spar Over Electability
NOTABLES --A SCUFFLE IN SIN CITY: All three Democratic candidates met onstage in Las Vegas last night, and while each took turns attacking Republicans, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton also saved subtle jabs for each other. The two sparred over the issue of who would fare best in a general
Congress Pushes Apple to Protect Your Address Book
Apple, Twitter, and Others Might Have Your Address Book Data on Their Servers
State of the Union: The Hottest Seats in Town
To a politician looking for attention, there is no better ticket than a seat along the center aisle of the House during the State of the Union. It guarantees a handshake with the president, and maybe even a few words whispered in his ear, before...
The Note: Super-Scare
If this wasn't a super-scare, what might be? Six solid weeks of Wright's wrongs, "bitter" pills, bad bowling, gaffes, and goofs (and one big loss in one important state) surely have registered with those astute political observers known as superdelegates, and yet . . . Sen. Barack Obama's magic
Trips Disclosed by North Carolina's Delegation
Some Members of Congress Have Taken Trips That Are Paid for by Various Organizations