Gov. Roy Cooper, at the podium, and NC DHHS Secretary Mandy Cohen. (Photo by Dept. of Public Safety)
‘We Need to do a Lot More’: Gov. Cooper Addresses Newly Formed Racial Equity Task Force

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, which has exposed huge racial disparities in NC, Gov. Cooper says a new task force combating inequity is crucial.

On the anniversary of John McCain's thumbs down on Affordable Care Act repeal, lawmakers warn the health care law is still in peril.
Three Years After McCain’s Thumbs Down, Lawmakers Call for Protection of Affordable Care Act

On the anniversary of McCain's vote, state and federal lawmakers warn that the ACA is still in peril as US Supreme Court weighs law's fate.

Seven NC plaintiffs are challenging the constitutionality of the state's Opportunity Scholarship voucher program for private schools. (Image via Shutterstock)
Parents Look to Overturn NC’s Private School Voucher Program, Alleging Religious Discrimination

Seven NC plaintiffs file lawsuit questioning the constitutionality of NC’s Opportunity Scholarship voucher program for private schools.

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks in a US Senate committee in June on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Alexander Drago/Pool via AP)
Kamala Harris Touts Biden’s Plans for Caregivers, Seniors and Pre-K in North Carolina

In virtual meet with NC leaders, Kamala Harris says Joe Biden's economic plan would boost childcare and aid struggling parents who can't afford it.

A new report says 20% of North Carolinians with children report not having enough food to eat. (Image via Shutterstock)
20% of NC Families With Children Say They Can’t Afford Enough Food Right Now

Researchers say millions in NC and across the US are in dire financial straits as federal lawmakers debate another round of coronavirus relief.

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Cal Cunningham speaks to supporters in March 2020. Cunningham and other NC Democrats are reporting strong fundraising hauls despite the pandemic. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Despite Pandemic, NC Democrats Netting Record Fundraising Totals

With Election Day less than four months away, Democratic candidates in NC are reporting record fundraising even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

NASCAR ban on Confederate flag
NASCAR Seeks New Type of Fan with Confederate Flag Ban

After NASCAR announced displays of the Confederate flag were no longer allowed at races, the sport born in the South looks to attract a more inclusive fan base.