North Carolina


A new Duke University report finds evidence of racial bias in North Carolina's soaring number of life without parole sentences. (Image via Shutterstock)
New NC Research Points to Racial Bias in Soaring Life Without Parole Sentences

Duke University researchers say they hope their ground-breaking report fuels consideration of criminal justice reform in NC.

Vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris, at a Charlotte sneaker shop, shows off the new shoe designed for her. (Image via screenshot)
In Charlotte, Kamala Harris Talks Sneakers, Historically Black Colleges, and Voting

Vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris got her own shoe and talked about racial inequality with the owner of a Charlotte sneaker shop.

Practicing what she preaches, NC's Margot Rossi wanders in the NC woods. (Image submitted by Rossi)
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.

Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., meets with Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, in Washington. (Bill Clark/Pool via AP)
Why It’s Sexist to Praise Amy Coney Barrett as a ‘Working Mother’

What supporters of the US Supreme Court nominee really mean when they praise Amy Coney Barrett's ability to juggle work and family.

Members of the NC General Assembly stand in this April file photo. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
NC Teachers’ Group: If Teachers Are Losing Their Jobs, Lawmakers Should Too

The NCAE blamed GOP lawmakers in Raleigh and DC for more than 27,000 jobs lost in NC schools during the coronavirus pandemic.

President Donald Trump arrives for a campaign rally at Gastonia Municipal Airport, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, in Gastonia, N.C. The president might be drawing crowds, many of them without masks, to NC, but a veteran state pollster is predicting wins for Joe Biden and other Democrats. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Veteran NC Pundit: Biden, Cunningham and Democrats Will Win Big

A veteran NC pollster says the polls might be similar to 2016, but he's predicting wins for Biden, Cunningham and other Dems on Election Day.

Voters wait in line to cast their ballots at an early voting site located at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte. The stadium is typically the host for the Carolina Panthers, but it's one of many larger venues that opened up for early voting to help out during the pandemic. (Image for Cardinal & Pine by Alvin Jacobs Jr.)
New Reports Show North Carolinians Are Breaking Voting Records

With 12 days remaining to Election Day, state data show a startling surge in absentee voting and early voting in NC.