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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.

Bitter debate on trial rules dominates Day 1 of Senate proceedings

The first day of President Trump's impeachment trial in the Senate is officially underway, marking just the third time a president has faced removal from office in U.S. history.

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.

Pelosi announces seven impeachment managers ahead of Senate trial

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has revealed the impeachment managers for President Trump's upcoming Senate trial, naming the members who will prosecute the case against the president on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

House to vote Wednesday to send impeachment articles to Senate

House Democrats are preparing for a vote on a resolution to name impeachment managers and transmit articles of impeachment to the Senate on Wednesday.

Trump, Pelosi square off ahead of impeachment trial

President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi are squaring off ahead of his impeachment trial in the Senate.

McConnell: Bevin ‘had a good 4 years,’ but likely lost

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin "had a good four years," but he says a review of Bevin's narrow reelection defeat is unlikely to change the outcome.

Trump insists US has ‘very strong’ gun background checks

President Donald Trump is insisting that the U.S. already has "very, very strong background checks" for gun purchases. It's the latest sign that he is backing away from throwing his political support behind changes to the system that are opposed by the powerful gun lobby.

Trump insists he and GOP want stronger gun background checks

President Donald Trump is insisting that he and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell want to "do something" to strengthen the nation's firearm background check system in the wake of two mass shootings earlier this month.

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Opa! Annual Greek Festival gets underway in Wilmington

A popular annual Greek festival is underway in Wilmington. 

Oak Island granted second extension for beach renourishment project

The Town of Oak Island has been granted by the state to continue their beach renourishment for one more week.

Delta will require new hires to be vaccinated against virus

If you want to work at Delta Air Lines, you'll need to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The airline says that vaccination will be required for new hires starting on Monday. But the airline isn't imposing the same requirement on current employees.

Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots offer more than $600 million in prizes this weekend

The Mega Millions and Powerball games offer North Carolinians two chances at life-changing prizes this weekend with jackpots totaling more than $600 million.