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Sen. Ted Cruz, contradicting 2016 remarks, cites possible contested presidential election in urgent push to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat

Sen. Ted Cruz on Sunday said he is calling on the Senate to vote on a replacement for the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the November election, reversing the 2016 stand he and his fellow Republicans made to block the confirmation hearing of President Barack Obama's pick for the high court in an election year.

First volume of Barack Obama’s memoir coming Nov. 17

The first volume of former President Barack Obama’s memoir is coming out Nov. 17, two weeks after Election Day.

NC voters request 10 times more absentee ballots than in 2016

In less than two weeks, North Carolina will become the first state to send out ballots for the 2020 general election.

Obama to endorse Biden for president

Former President Barack Obama will endorse Joe Biden on Tuesday, a source familiar with the plans tells CNN.

Obama says women are ‘pretty indisputably’ better than men

Former President Barack Obama asserted that many of the world's problems can be attributed to old men refusing to relinquish their power and said women are "pretty indisputably" better than men.

Ex-Massachusetts Gov. Patrick announces Dem presidential bid

Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced Thursday he is running for president, making a late entry into the Democratic race less than three months before primary voting begins.

North Carolina senator has latched on to Trump. Will he hold on?

Sen. Thom Tillis is following a simple formula for reelection in closely divided North Carolina: Stand with Donald Trump.

Judge sentences man who sent pipe bombs to Dems to 20 years

A Florida amateur body builder who admitted sending inoperative pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and CNN was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday by a judge who said he concluded that the bombs purposely were not designed to explode.

US dispatched aircraft carrier to send message to Iran

A White House decision to dispatch an aircraft carrier and other military resources to send a message to Iran followed “clear indications” that Iranian and Iranian proxy forces were preparing to possibly attack U.S. forces in the region.

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New Hanover County health expert gives guidance on Halloween celebrations

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Mother thankful for man who saved her 6-year-old son at Kure Beach

A day trip to Kure Beach nearly turned into a tragedy for one North Carolina family, but thanks to the quick actions of a good samaritan that wasn't the case. 

National Hispanic Heritage month and the Coronavirus

Every September 15-October 15, Americans celebrate Hispanic Heritage month, a time set aside to commemorate the histories, cultures, and contributions of the Latinx people. But this year, the Latinx community has had to adapt.

Judge hears lawsuit attempting to delay NHRMC sale

A judge is hearing the Save Our Hospital's request for a restraining order to delay the sale/partnership of NHRMC.