NC Secretary of Health and Human Services Mandy Cohen and Gov. Roy Cooper said residents should look to a scaled-back Thanksgiving as coronavirus surges again. (Image via NC DPS)
How NC’s Latest Coronavirus Surge Could Change Thanksgiving

Smaller gatherings, more testing, outdoor meals. Here's why coronavirus has many people in NC rethinking Thanksgiving this year.

Hundreds of marchers in Graham, N.C. walked to the polls on Election Day and to protest police brutality (Photo by Alvin Jacobs Jr. for Cardinal & Pine.)
North Carolina Progressives Dust Off After a Tough Election and Look Ahead

Three NC women who worked to turn out the vote this election talk about the stress of waiting for election results, and the future.

Karen (Burmese) youth people people created an online forum to talk about how and why to vote in 2020. (Screenshot via Facebook.)
She Came to NC as a Child Refugee. Now She’s Helping Her Community Vote

A young Chapel Hill woman wanted to empower her Burmese refugee community, so she launched a grassroots effort with friends to get out the vote for the 2020 election.

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett is sworn in during a confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. State officials in NC say North Carolinians have much at stake if the US Supreme Court with Barrett overturns the Affordable Care Act. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool)
What NC Could Lose If We Lose The ACA

State officials and lawmakers say, with the US Supreme Court considering the Affordable Care Act's survival, NC has much at stake.

In this file photo, Jill Biden speaks in Philadelphia in 2016. The potential First Lady made three stops in NC Tuesday to campaign on behalf of her husband, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. (Image via Shutterstock)
‘We Are Going to Do This Together’: Jill Biden Calls For Unity, Touts Joe Biden’s Resilience in NC Visit

Jill Biden had a busy day in NC Tuesday, speaking with veterans and holding rallies in Greenville and Fayetteville.

CMS student Addison Thompson (left) takes part in her daily classwork in her home via remote learning while her mother Amanda assists her. (Image for Cardinal & Pine by Grant Baldwin)
Coronavirus Clusters Emerge as NC Schools Reopen With Mix of Remote, In-Person Learning

A month after NC schools reconvened, the state has confirmed 15 coronavirus clusters in public and private schools.

A NC counselor gives advice for high schoolers on enduring the coronavirus-era virtual classroom. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Back in Session: Gov. Cooper Gives Elementary Schools Option to Reopen

Gov. Roy Cooper announced Thursday that K-5 schools could reopen in October, but final decisions are left up to local school boards.