President Barack Obama will ask Congress to boost government spending by roughly 7 percent above current limits, the White House said Thursday, setting up a certain clash with Republicans who insist that federal spending must be held in check.
Junior guard Rasheed Sulaimon has been dismissed from the Duke basketball program, coach Mike Krzyzewski announced in a statement Thursday. Krzyzewski said Sulaimon hasn't consistently lived up to the standards to be part of the basketball team.
Business software company Citrix Systems is planning to lay off 900 workers company-wide in a move to boost profitability. It's unclear how the layoffs will affect the company's 600-employee Raleigh office, which became an anchor of downtown's burgeoning...
Greg Cox names the best restaurants in the Triangle for 2015, including the Restaurant of the Year, Gocciolina in Durham.
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The Republican-controlled Senate on Thursday approved a bipartisan bill to construct the Keystone XL oil pipeline, defying a presidential veto threat and setting up the first of many battles with the White House over energy and the environment.