Biden’s taking steps toward White House run, supporters say

Vice President Joe Biden and his associates have begun to actively explore a possible presidential campaign, which would upend the Democratic field and deliver a direct threat to Hillary Rodham Clinton, several people who have spoken to Biden or his closest advisers say.

70 years after Hiroshima, world marching toward the unthinkable

Clay Whitehead and Neil Offen: The Obama administration supports replacing 100 nuclear bombers ($550 million each) and 12 nuclear submarines ($6.6 billion per vessel) with 16 nuclear warheads, over the next three decades transferring about $1 trillion from the American people to the nuclear arms industry.

This week's circulars

Former NC State star T.J. Warren, now with the Phoenix Suns, talks about the coming back to Raleigh and participating in the "Building a Stronger Raleigh Together” campaign. Warren and NBA veteran David West participated in a charity basketball game at Broughton High School in Raleigh Saturday August 1, 2015, to raise money for the "Building a Stronger Raleigh" campaign. Video by Jessika Morgan/jmorgan@newsobserver.com