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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.

Senate GOP pushing Barrett ahead past Democrats’ blockade

Democrats are planning time-consuming procedural hurdles, but the party has no realistic chance of stopping Barrett’s advance in the Republican-controlled chamber.

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Simone Biles withdraws from women’s team gymnastics at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Simone Biles had to withdraw from the women's team gymnastic final on Tuesday as the Russia Olympic Committee (ROC) took gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Jan. 6 hearing opens as police detail violence, injuries

The new House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection has opened its first hearing. Democrats are starting with a focus on the law enforcement officers who were attacked and beaten as the rioters broke into the building.

‘About time’: Gay athletes unleash rainbow wave on Olympics

The Tokyo Games are shaping up as a watershed for LGBTQ Olympians. A wave of rainbow-colored pride, openness and acceptance is sweeping through Olympic pools, skateparks, halls and fields.

Dolphins’ Howard reports despite unhappiness with contract

All-Pro cornerback Xavien Howard has joined the rest of the Miami Dolphins reporting for training camp after he sat out mandatory minicamp because he’s unhappy about his contract.