The Department of Veterans Affairs is warning of a rapidly growing backlog for veterans who seek to appeal decisions involving disability benefits. It says it will need much more staff even as money remains in question due to a tightening Trump administration budget.
BC-US–AT&T-911 Outage Eds: APNewsNow. By TALI ARBEL AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) – An investigation by the U.S. federal telecom regulator says about 12,600 callers couldn’t reach 911 directly from their cellphones during a five-hour AT&T outage on March 8. A Federal Communications Commission official said Thursday that the outage affected AT&T customers in […]
The Republican-controlled General Assembly has officially cancelled Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's first veto, meaning elections for local trial judges will become officially partisan again starting next year.