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Couples file appeal over North Carolina gay-marriage law

Three couples want an appeals court to revive their challenge to a North Carolina law allowing magistrates with religious objections to refuse to perform same-sex marriages.

Judge dismisses challenge to NC gay-marriage law

A federal judge has dismissed a challenge to a North Carolina law that allows magistrates to refuse to marry same-sex couples by citing religious beliefs.

Attorney General won’t keep defending struck-down voter ID law

North Carolina Democratic Attorney General Roy Cooper will no longer defend in court the state law requiring photo identification to vote and creating other voting restrictions because it was struck down by federal appeals judges.

Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law is discriminatory

A federal appeals court has found that a North Carolina voter ID law was enacted "with discriminatory intent" and must be blocked.

Court backs jail time for egg executives in salmonella case

A federal appeals court has upheld jail sentences for two egg industry executives whose Iowa company caused a nationwide salmonella outbreak in 2010.

Senate Democrats rammed judges through, now GOP calls shots

The Senate has confirmed President Barack Obama's last remaining nominee to a U.S. appeals court, seating Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo after a wait of more than 400 days.

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President Donald Trump delivers remarks at Robeson County Fairgrounds

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Health department issues order banning church’s in-person events after COVID-19 outbreak

Mecklenburg County leaders have issued an order barring the church from holding in-person gatherings for the next two weeks.

Jerry Jeff Walker, Texas singer and songwriter, dies at 78

Walker died Friday of cancer after battling throat cancer and other health issues for several years.