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Representative John Lewis to lie in state at Capitol Rotunda

The late Representative John Lewis will lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda on Monday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Thursday. 

Trump ally Meadows won’t seek reelection, teases ‘options’

Republican congressman Mark Meadows, a top ally to President Donald Trump, said Thursday that he won’t seek reelection.

Elijah Cummings remembered as ‘fierce champion’ at funeral

Congressman and civil rights leader Elijah Cummings was remembered Friday as a "fierce champion of truth, justice and kindness" at a funeral that brought Washington politicians and ordinary people alike to the Baltimore church where he worshipped for nearly four decades.

Elijah Cummings lies in state at US Capitol

The late longtime Maryland congressman Elijah Cummings, who died last week at the age of 68, is lying in state Thursday in the U.S. Capitol.

Rep. Elijah Cummings, House Oversight Committee Chair, is dead at 68

Elijah Cummings, the long-serving Democratic congressman who was deeply involved in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, has passed away at the age of 68.

Trump says he’d rather ralliers don’t chant ‘Send her back!’

President Donald Trump said he would "prefer" that his supporters a rally Thursday night don't engage in a "Send her back!" chant about a Somali-born congresswoman, after he faced widespread criticism for not doing more to stop the attack on Rep. Ilhan Omar at an event two weeks ago.

Trump sparks outrage with derogatory tweets about Rep. Elijah Cummings

In a series of tweets on Saturday morning, President Trump slammed Rep. Elijah Cummings for his criticism of treatment of migrants at the southern border,  baselessly claiming that Cummings' congressional district was one of the "worst run and most dangerous anywhere in the United States."

Trump, business organization sue Democratic House chairman

President Donald Trump and his business organization sued the Democratic chairman of the House oversight committee on Monday to block a subpoena that seeks years of the president's financial records.

Dems demand full Mueller report; Trump says OK with him

President Donald Trump said Monday the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's full report "wouldn't bother me at all" as congressional Democrats clamored for the Justice Department to release the entire document and not just the summary from Attorney General William Barr.

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New Hanover Wildcats ready to right ship after below average spring season

The New Hanover Wildcats finished a football season with a record of .500 or worse for the first time in a decade in the pandemic-shortened season of the spring of 2021.

UNCW says no students have tried using fake vaccine cards to bypass testing requirements

As administrators prepare for the upcoming fall semester and COVID-19 continues to spread, college and university officials are met with a new challenge of detecting fake COVID-19 vaccination cards.

Suspect arrested after officer-involved shooting

The suspect then veered at the deputy as the suspect tried to hit the officer with his vehicle. Both WPD and NHCSO fired upon the suspect, striking him at least once.

Resort style rental property project proposed for the town of Navassa

A resort style rental community might be coming to the town of Navassa.