President Donald Trump participates in a Veterans Day wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020. Most credible news outlets have called the election for Democrat Joe Biden, but Trump has refused to concede. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Advice for Trump: Here’s How I Learned to Lose Gracefully

Making a teachable moment out of President Trump’s refusal to accept defeat in the 2020 election.

FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, file photo, stacks of ballot envelopes waiting to be mailed are seen at the Wake County Board of Elections in Raleigh, N.C.  A federal judge has blocked updated North Carolina absentee voting rules that gave voters more leeway to fix witness problems and extended the period when elections boards could accept mailed-in ballots. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
Right Name, Wrong State: How a Bethel, NC Town Clerk Got A Ballot Meant For Bethel, ME Home

An absentee ballot meant for Bethel, Maine arrived in Bethel, NC right before Election Day. Then, this town clerk jumped into action.

Practicing what she preaches, NC's Margot Rossi wanders in the NC woods.
Between COVID and the Election, We Need to Chill. A NC Yoga Instructor Tells Us How.

Feeling overwhelmed with coronavirus and election stress? Yeah, we are too. Here are some tips on how to unplug and breathe.

The author, Sue Wasserman, holding the sign, with 'The Pod Squad,' her attempt to launch a small learning pod in western NC. (Image submitted by Sue Wasserman)
I Tried to Lead a NC Learning Pod. This Is How It All Went Wrong.

With the coronavirus shuttering schools across the state, a NC writer talks about her rocky experience leading ‘The Pod Squad.’

NC is ready for a flood of absentee ballots, state officials say. (Image via Shutterstock)
Quarantining? You Can Register to Vote Online Now in NC. Here’s How.

NC officials are emphasizing new online registration and mail-in voting during the coronavirus pandemic. Registering to vote online takes a few minutes.

A NC senator says there is 'bipartisan consensus' behind the scenes, but General Assembly leadership isn't budging on the longtime progressive wishlist item. (Image via screenshot).
Legislature Isn’t Moving on Medicaid Expansion Despite ‘Bipartisan Consensus.’

Medicaid expansion in North Carolina, a progressive wishlist items for years now, isn’t so far off, state Sen. Jeff Jackson says.

Raleigh's Berkeley Cafe, one of many North Carolina restaurants impacted by the coronavirus. Photo by Brandon Griggs on Unsplash.
Coronavirus Has Battered Restaurant Workers Across North Carolina

“The hospitality industry was instantly decimated,” says Margo Metzger of the NC Restaurant and Lodging Association. “There were approximately 18,000 restaurants with 500,000 restaurant workers in the state, 90% of whom have now been laid off.”