Former Vice President Mike Pence in the U.S. Senate on January 6. Thursday's hearings in DC on the Capitol insurrection focused on the danger former President Trump put his vice president in that day. (Saul Loeb/Pool via AP, File)
 ‘A Clear and Present Danger to American Democracy’: Five Things We Learned in the Latest Jan. 6 Hearing

Former President Donald Trump and his allies tried to pressure Vice President Mike Pence into overturning the election on Jan. 6.

FILE - The House select committee tasked with investigating the January 6th attack on the Capitol meets to hold one of former President Donald Trump's allies in contempt, former strategist Steve Bannon, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 19, 2021. From left to right, Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., Rep. Pete Aguilar, D-Calif., Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., Chairman Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., Vice Chair Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., and Rep. Elaine Luria, D-Va. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
FULL TRANSCRIPT: Here’s what was said at the first Jan. 6 Committee hearing

On June 9, 2022, the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol held the first in a series of public hearings.

The economic recovery is not the same for all people. Racial gaps in the unemployment rate in NC persist, according to a new state analysis. (Shutterstock)
NC’s Economic Recovery From the Pandemic Isn’t Universal

A new analysis in North Carolina shows there's still a significant difference in the unemployment rate for Black and white North Carolinians.

Starbucks employees and supporters in Buffalo, N.Y. react after voting to unionize last year. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
Bill Would Strengthen Unions in NC, an Anti-Union State

The PRO-Act passed the US House in March, and every NC Republican member of Congress voted against it

Cheri Beasley sits at a table in a restaurant with potential supporters in Durham, NC.
With Abortion, Voting Rights At Stake, Here’s What You Need to Know About NC’s US Senate Primary

The race is shaping up to be a battle between Trump and everyone else in North Carolina’s Republican Party. 

A crowd of people gather outside the Supreme Court early Tuesday. The U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
With Roe v. Wade in Danger, Here’s What North Carolina Leaders are Saying

State and national leaders from North Carolina joined the fierce reaction to a draft opinion from the US Supreme Court placing abortion rights in jeopardy.

Teachers dance during a protest outside the state capitol in Raleigh, North Carolina on May, 16 2018.  Education funding has been a major concern in North Carolina in the last decade after the GOP-controlled legislature handed down steep cuts. (Photo by Logan Cyrus / AFP)
These Are the Congressional Candidates NC’s Biggest Teachers Group Is Endorsing

North Carolina’s public schools faced deep cuts under GOP leadership in the last decade. Naturally, the NC Association of Educators isn’t picking them.