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NC gay-marriage lawsuit dismissed

A federal judge has dismissed a challenge to a North Carolina law that says magistrates with religious objections can refuse to marry same-s…

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton campaigning in West Virginia. (AP photos)

Clinton and Trump trade barbs over health

Hillary Clinton returned to campaigning without offering apologies for keeping her pneumonia a secret, focusing on criticizing opponent Dona…

Trump announced June 16, 2015 he will run in the Republican presidential primary. 
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Trump admits Obama was born in the US

After five years as the chief promoter of the false idea that Barack Obama wasn’t born in the United States, Donald Trump reversed course an…

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Local NC parks and recreation get grants

Governor Pat McCrory announced today that grants totaling $8.4 million from the Parks and Recreation Trust Fund will be awarded to 32 local …

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Just a few weeks’ of Zika funding remain

The head of the government’s fight against the Zika virus said that “we are now essentially out of money” and warned that the country is “ab…