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President Trump: Islamic State group leader dead in US military assault

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the shadowy leader of the Islamic State group who presided over its global jihad and became arguably the world's most wanted man, is believed dead after being targeted by a U.S. military raid in Syria.
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Sen. Burr takes GOP fire over Trump Jr subpoena

Republicans lashed out Thursday at fellow GOP Sen. Richard Burr for his committee's subpoena of President Donald Trump's son, a move that suggested the Russia investigation is not "case closed" as some in the party insist. Trump said he was "very surprised" at the move.

McCrory won’t run for 9th District US House seat

Pat McCrory says he will not run for the North Carolina's open 9th District US House seat.
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US Labor, HUD secretaries get first-hand look at Florence impact in Wilmington

HUD Secretary Ben Carson and Labor Secretary Alex Acosta heard first hand about the impact Hurricane Florence had on our area.

Top Republican says Russia probe difficult

For much of the last two years, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr has been the Russia investigator who is seen but rarely heard on Capitol Hill.
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Burr questions Brennan’s comments after Trump revokes clearance

North Carolina's senior senator is questioning the comments a former CIA director is making about President Donald Trump.
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NC senators issue statements on Trump-Putin meeting

Following a news conference, during which President Trump again referred to the investigation into Russian involvement in the election as "a witch hunt" and blamed both the US and Russia for strained relations between the superpowers, North Carolina's US senators, both Republicans, issued statements.
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Legislator aims to tighten laws on flying with service animals

North Carolina Senator Richard Burr introduced legislation earlier this year that he says will protect the ability of people with disabilities travelling with trained service animals.

Wilmington may become country’s first World War II Heritage City

Wilmington could soon receive a very special honor. Local and state leaders want the Port City to be named as the first World War II Heritage City.

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