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Protesters associated with the controversial 'Reopen NC' group in Raleigh in April. (Image for Cardinal & Pine by Grant Baldwin)
Controversial ‘Reopen NC’ Group Demands Gov. Cooper’s Impeachment

A controversial group of protesters advocating for a full reopening of NC gathered in Raleigh Wednesday to demand the impeachment of NC Gov. Roy Cooper.

Duke researchers say they've discovered a more infection strain of coronavirus.
As Coronavirus Infections Swell, NC Researchers Discover a More Infectious Strain

Researchers at Duke say they've discovered a new, more infectious, strain of coronavirus that appears to have emerged as the dominant strain.

A surprise display of fireworks sponsored by Macy's explode over the Hudson Yards area of Manhattan as seen from a pier in Hoboken, N.J., Tuesday, June 30, 2020. The fireworks were not announced until an hour or so before to avoid attracting large crowds. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Stay Outdoors but Avoid Large Crowds: How to Celebrate Fourth of July While Protecting Yourself From COVID-19

Medical experts have advised Americans to spend time outdoors, practice social distancing, wash and sanitize their hands, avoid large crowds, and limit contact with people outside of their household.

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What Veterans Are Saying About Trump and the Russian Bounties: ‘I Don’t Think He Cares About Troops at All’

Trump's relationship with the nation's military community has been frequently strained. But just four months before the November election, reports that he either ignored, or was unaware of, a Russian plot to kill U.S. troops could intensify the tension and create new political risks.

Young people play a big part in NC's spike in coronavirus cases, a NC expert said Wednesday. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP, File)
How Younger People Are Driving NC’s Coronavirus Resurgence

Coronavirus is surging in NC, and young people are a big reason why, a former US Food and Drug Administration commissioner told reporters Wednesday.

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Intelligence Officials Say Trump Knew About Reported Bounty Program That Led to Deaths of U.S. Soldiers

President Donald Trump is under increasing scrutiny over his reported knowledge of a Russian bounty scheme that led to the deaths of multiple U.S. soldiers.

Police tape is seen near the scene of a shooting early Monday, June 22, 2020 in Charlotte, North Carolina, that resulted in three deaths and several more people wounded or injured. Police say a shooting in North Carolina's largest city has left two people dead and multiple others wounded, while several others were hit by vehicles at the scene. (AP Photo/Sarah Blake Morgan)
Witness to Shooting on Juneteenth Weekend: Gunfire Came From ‘Left, Right, Front and Back’

A witness to a mass shooting at a Charlotte Juneteenth celebration early Monday said they believed there to be as many as 15 to 20 shooters.