Handing out hot dogs, hugs and comforting words, President Donald Trump sought Wednesday to soothe those who suffered losses in Hurricane Florence, declaring that "America grieves for you" as he surveyed damage the powerful storm left behind.
Americans were commemorating 9/11 with somber tributes, volunteer projects and a new monument to victims Tuesday, after a year when two attacks demonstrated the enduring threat of terrorism in the nation's biggest city.
It appears at least four proposed amendments to the North Carolina Constitution will be on fall ballots now that the state Supreme Court has rejected a civil rights group's request to block questions on voter identification and income taxes.
A group that honors Confederate veterans has placed flowers at the base of the recently toppled Confederate statue known as "Silent Sam," which formerly stood on the main campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
A protester accused of helping yank down a Confederate statue at North Carolina's flagship university said Thursday that the community brought it down with "a righteous show of people power" after university leaders declined their pleas to lawfully remove it.
Supermarket Publix plans to create 1,000 jobs over the next eight years in North Carolina when it builds a regional distribution center in Guilford County. The company and state officials say the facility should be built by the end of 2022 and the positions hired by 2025.