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Madison Cawthorn’s RNC speech called out for American history inaccuracy

Madison Cawthorn, a 25-year-old in a potentially historic bid for Congress, spoke during the third night of the Republican National Convention in a speech that has drawn attention for an American history inaccuracy.

Congress urges Postal Service to undo changes slowing mail

Democratic and Republican lawmakers want the U.S. Postal Service to immediately reverse operational changes causing delays in deliveries nationwide.

John Lewis, lion of civil rights and Congress, dies at 80

John Lewis, who carried the struggle against racial discrimination from Southern battlegrounds of the 1960s to the halls of Congress, has died. He was 80.

N.C. Congress runoff pits Trump favorite versus young rival

Western North Carolina voters in a congressional primary runoff are deciding whether to accept President Donald Trump’s favored candidate or choose her young rival.

Trump fires State Dept. watchdog critical of admin moves

President Donald Trump has fired the State Department's inspector general, an Obama administration appointee whose office was critical of alleged political bias in the agency's management.

Absentee ballots now getting mailed for N.C. Congress runoff

North Carolina election administrators say voters shouldn’t fear the new coronavirus while casting ballots in next month’s primary runoff for a congressional seat in the mountains.

Somber Congress delivers nearly $500B more in virus aid

Congress has delivered a nearly $500 billion infusion of coronavirus spending.

Historic SC Senate panel of 4 women OK Equal Right Amendment

A history making group of female senators has approved a resolution to have South Carolina approve the Equal Rights Amendment.

In congressional primaries, Sessions in AL Senate GOP runoff

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions' bid for a political comeback by recapturing his old seat in the Senate from Alabama has become a battle for survival.

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Woman denies police account after being shot at by officers

A woman in Maryland is disputing an account by police that she crashed her Honda into a police vehicle and veered toward a detective.

Good Shepherd is holding weekly free grocery giveaways

Good Shepherd Center in Wilmington is giving away free bags of groceries and toiletries every Wednesday.

Couple wedded in Nebraska celebrates 85 years of marriage

Ralph and Dorothy Kohler are celebrating their wedding anniversary for the 85th time.

US judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail

A U.S. judge blocked controversial Postal Service changes that have slowed mail nationwide, calling them “a politically motivated attack on the efficiency of the Postal Service” before the November election.