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Impeachment trial: Senators question legal teams in new phase of case

Restless Senators are getting their first chance to pose questions to House managers and President Trump's legal team as the impeachment trial enters a new stage.

Democrats lay out timeline in case against Trump

House impeachment managers accused President Trump of trying to "cheat" in the 2020 election as they made their case for his removal from office on the second day of the Senate trial.

Chief Justice Roberts, senators sworn in for impeachment trial

The Senate formally accepted the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump shortly after noon on Thursday, officially triggering only the third trial of a president in U.S. history.

House to vote on war powers resolution limiting Trump on Iran

The House is set to vote Thursday afternoon on a resolution limiting President Trump's ability to engage in hostilities against Iran under the 1973 War Powers Resolution.

Next up in impeachment hearings: A parade of key witnesses

Several more witnesses are scheduled to testify in the House impeachment hearings over the next week.

Legislators advance tougher penalties for pharmacy break-ins

Some North Carolina lawmakers want more severe punishments for breaking into a building to steal drugs from a pharmacy.

North Carolina considers hand-held phone ban while driving

Distracted driving dangers are getting revisited in North Carolina, where lawmakers are advancing a prohibition on hand-held cellphone use in the name of reducing fatalities and potentially reining in insurance rates.

House approves bill to expand gun-sale background checks

The Democratic-controlled House on Wednesday approved a measure requiring federal background checks for all firearms sales and transfers, the first major gun control legislation considered by Congress in nearly 25 years.

Dueling Senate bills would end shutdown in different ways

Two different votes are set in the Republican-controlled Senate with the aim to end the partial government shutdown.

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NC Museum of Natural Sciences at Whiteville welcomes visitors again

The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences at Whiteville has reopened with some new procedures, new hours, and new plans in place to help ensure everyone stays safe.

CDC: Trick-or-treating is ‘high risk’ during COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has now officially discouraged trick-or-treating in 2020. The new holiday guidance appeared on the CDC website Monday night.

Survey: 40% would give up their dog to keep their phone

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Renovated Lizzie Borden house on the market, again

A home where Lizzie Borden lived in Fall River, Massachusetts, is on the market again.