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Judge bans enforcement of Biden’s 100-day deportation pause

U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton late Tuesday issued a preliminary injunction sought by Texas, which argued the moratorium violated federal law and risked imposing additional costs on the state.

Biden’s nominee for attorney general to appear before Senate Judiciary Committee

Merrick Garland is appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee this week as President Joe Biden’s nominee for attorney general.

Snubbed as Obama high court pick, Garland readies for AG confirmation hearings

Some five years ago, Garland’s nomination for the Supreme Court withered because the then-Republican-controlled Senate refused to hold a hearing.

Manchin’s opposition threatens to sink Biden budget nominee

His opposition threatens her chances of confirmation in the 50-50 Senate. During her confirmation hearing, Tanden apologized for spending years attacking top Republicans on social media.

Biden and congressional Democrats to unveil immigration bill

The legislation is expected to include an increase in visas, funding to process asylum applications and new technology at the southern border.

Biden reframes goal on reopening of elementary schools

He is restating his goal after his administration came under fire when aides said schools would be considered open if they held in-person learning just one day a week.

States risk repeating last summer’s mistakes in reopening

It only took one day for customers to begin walking into her Des Moines, Iowa, deli without a mask after Gov. Kim Reynolds lifted the state's mask mandate.

On Parkland anniversary, Biden calls for tougher gun laws

President Joe Biden used the occasion to call on Congress to strengthen gun laws, including requiring background checks on all gun sales and banning assault weapons.

ICE nearly released sex abuse convicts despite Biden memo

The three were not released after discussions between the state prison system and immigration authorities, but the process of keeping them in custody raised alarms that ICE was releasing convicts contrary to immigration law.

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WWAY 5th Quarter: February 26, 2021

The 2021 high school football season started with a bang on Friday night with five teams from the Cape Fear in action. WWAY Sports Director Tanner Barth brings you the highlights and final scores from the 5th Quarter.

US advisers endorse single-shot COVID-19 vaccine from J&J

Shipments of a few million doses could begin as early as Monday.

Lady Gaga’s dogs recovered safely

Lady Gaga had offered a $500,000 reward for the safe return of the dogs.

Bars open indoor spaces Friday night

Downtown Wilmington looked a whole lot different Friday night. Starting at five o'clock, bars could open indoors at 30 percent capacity.