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Feds close probe of Rep. Robert Pittenger without charges

Federal investigators have closed a two-year investigation into U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger's dealings with his family's business without filing charges.

Justice Department drops North Carolina LGBT rights lawsuit

The Trump administration is dropping a lawsuit against North Carolina after the state moved to undo its "bathroom bill."

Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law is discriminatory

A federal appeals court has found that a North Carolina voter ID law was enacted "with discriminatory intent" and must be blocked.

Judge to combine N. Carolina GOP leaders’ LGBT law cases

A federal judge has agreed to combine two lawsuits filed by North Carolina Republican leaders who are seeking to defend a law that limits protections for the LGBT community.

McCrory says federal warning on law ‘overreach’

The U.S. Justice Department says a North Carolina law that limits protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws.

DOJ escalates battle with Apple over gunman’s iPhone

The Justice Department is pushing forward with its legal fight against Apple, urging a federal judge to compel the tech giant to help the FBI crack open a cellphone left behind by one of the San Bernardino, California, shooters.

Legality of new voter ID mandate argued in federal trial

North Carolina's new voter identification mandate starting with the March primary is on trial in a federal court.

Goldman Sachs to pay $5 billion in mortgage settlement

Goldman Sachs has reached a $5 billion settlement as part of a federal and state probe into its role in the sale of mortgages in the years leading up into the housing bubble and subsequent financial crisis.

DOJ decision could impact your pockets

A federal decision to suspend a program may have an impact on local tax dollars.

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Dueling protests in Raleigh shut down streets by executive mansion

ReOpen NC and some Trump supporters were on one side of Jones Street. Biden supporters and supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement were on the opposite side.

Black Friday sees record online as US shoppers stay home

Consumers spent an estimated $9 billion on U.S. retail websites on Black Friday, according to Adobe Analytics, which tracks online shopping. That was a 22% increase over the previous record of $7.4 billion in 2019. Meanwhile, in-person traffic at U.S. retail stores dropped 52%, according to Sensormatic.

1 dead, 14 injured following shooting at SC nightclub

Authorities responded to 7th Lounge just before 1 a.m. Officials say they found several victims.

Champion Ken Jennings will be first interim ‘Jeopardy!’ host

Jennings begins taping next week and his first episodes will air on the week of Jan. 11.