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Agreement on short-term debt ceiling fix, averting crisis

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said Thursday an agreement has been reached with Republicans to extend the government’s borrowing authority into December, temporarily averting a debt crisis.

NCGOP encourages COVID-19 vaccinations, says vaccines ‘not political’

To continue reopening North Carolina's economy, the head of the state's Republican Party is urging everyone to get a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as they are eligible.

Trump impeachment to go to Senate Monday, launching trial

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will send the article of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday.

McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

The idea could appeal to some Senate Democrats, who are eager to spend time confirming President Joe Biden's Cabinet nominees.

Senate confirms Biden 1st Cabinet pick as Democrats control

The Senate is now split 50-50, with Vice President Kamala Harris as a potential tie-breaking vote.

New Hanover County GOP chair talks future of Republican Party after Trump

Now that President Donald Trump has left office, what's in store for the future of the republican party?

McConnell, Pelosi homes vandalized after $2,000 relief fails

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s home in Louisville, Kentucky, was spray-painted early Saturday with messages like “WERES MY MONEY” and “MITCH KILLS THE POOR.”

After 9 months, Congress reaches COVID-19 compromise deal

Top congressional lawmakers announced a roughly $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill on Sunday, just hours ahead of a government shutdown deadline -- a deal nearly nine months in the making.

McConnell wins reelection, but control of Senate at stake

In Senate races so far on election night, incumbents are holding their own, and Republicans have won two open seats.

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Comedian Ron White returning to the Wilson Center in January

The Wilson Center at Cape Fear Community College says Ron White returns to Wilmington on January 8, 2022, at 7:30 p.m.

Michael Jordan’s 1984 sneakers sell for nearly $1.5 million

A pair of sneakers worn by NBA superstar Michael Jordan early in his career sold for nearly $1.5 million on Sunday, setting a record price at auction for game-worn footwear, Sotheby's said.

9-foot gator taken away on ‘leash’ after stroll through Sunset Beach neighborhood

Police along the North Carolina coast had to “walk” a large alligator to the pond after the reptile was spotted roaming a neighborhood.

Sheriff: US soldier killed grandfather; great-grandmother

A U.S. Army soldier has been brought back to South Carolina from Germany to face charges he killed his grandfather and great-grandmother 16 months ago.