A Look at How the GOP Candidates for the N.C. Supreme Court Might Vote in Abortion Cases
The state Supreme Court might be the last stand for abortion rights, and there’s a lot at stake in this fall’s election of two seats that have not attracted much attention from the public. 
Most voters are unaware of it, but abortion rights in NC and across the country could be one election away from falling.
President Joe Biden hands the pen he used to sign the Democrats' landmark climate change and health care bill to Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., as Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., watches in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
5 Ways Democrats Have Helped North Carolina Under Biden’s Leadership

The Biden administration and Democrats in Congress have passed an array of bills aiming to improve the U.S. economy and infrastructure, invest in physical and mental health, and combat climate change.

Rip currents can be dangerous at North Carolina's Outer Banks. Here's how to get out of them safely. (Shutterstock)
A North Carolina Man Rescued Two Children at Oak Island Beach. Here’s What We Can Learn From Him.  

This is as good an opportunity as ever to talk about how to escape the biggest danger beachgoers face in North Carolina.

In this Nov. 6, 2018 file photo, Rep. Ted Budd, R-NC, answers questions from the media at his election party in Bermuda Run, N.C.  Budd is running for the U.S. Senate this fall. (AP Photo/Woody Marshall, File)
Ted Budd ‘Chose Corporations Over Families’ By Voting Against Climate Change Bill

One of the state's top Democrats tackles U.S. Senate candidate Ted Budd's vote against the Inflation Reduction Act, which addresses climate change and healthcare costs.

Canceling student debt is very popular, especially among younger voters, new Courier Newsroom polling shows. (Shutterstock)
Canceling Student Debt Is Very Popular

Voters under 45 support student debt cancellation in overwhelming numbers.

A copperhead at the Nature Museum in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
‘Don’t Suck Out the Venom’ and More Guidance for Snake Bites

There are lots of misconceptions about snakes, so as we enter a peak breeding season, the best defense against bites is being informed.

President Joe Biden waves as he boards Air Force One with his son Hunter Biden at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. The president and his allies enjoyed one of their most positive weeks of his term so far, including the passage of a major climate change and healthcare bill called the Inflation Reduction Act. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Here’s How the Inflation Reduction Act Helps North Carolina Families

The Democratic-led government has passed a once-in-a-generation bill to lower healthcare costs, fight climate change, and increase taxes on big corporations.

President Joe Biden signs the "PACT Act of 2022" during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
In An Increasingly Divided America, Joe Biden Just Keeps Stacking Up Wins

None of these wins are perfect. But it's safe to say there may be no time in U.S. history when a president accomplished more with less.

NC Attorney General Josh Stein, US Rep. Deborah Ross, Dr. Erica Pettigrew, a family practitioner, and NC Rep. Rosa Gill at a news conference last week. Pettigrew said her new pregnant patients were hesitant say they were considering abortions. (Photo by Michael McElroy/Cardinal & Pine)
Facing a ‘Frightening Moment’ for Abortion Rights in NC, Supporters Say Go to the Polls This Fall

'Republican leaders in the General Assembly are scheming to turn the clock back 50 years,' Rep. Deborah Ross said last week.