Robocalls are the No. 1 consumer complaint received by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission. Many of the calls are tied to criminal activity as they attempt to extract personal information to steal identities and money.
A man was reportedly told he couldn’t pray on certain parts of Clemson University’s campus because he was not in a “designated free speech area” and inviting students to pray with him was solicitation.
The N.C. Republican Party says people who use same-day registration are unable to be verified at a higher rate than other voters, but defenders of the practice say that doesn’t amount to attempted voter fraud.
The storm that was aiming for Florida on Wednesday as Tropical Depression 9 was strengthening and could earn a name as a tropical storm if sustained winds get above 35 mph, but it appeared to pose little danger of ruining Labor Day weekend on the North Carolina coast.
Two Eritrean baby boys were recovering well at a hospital in Palermo on Wednesday, a week after they were born prematurely in Libya and then — at only 5 days old — put on a cramped boat headed to Europe's shores.
The Islamic State group's spokesman and chief strategist, who laid out the blueprint for the extremist group's attacks against the West, has been killed while overseeing operations in northern Syria, the group has announced.
Republican Gov. Paul LePage said Wednesday he intends to seek "spiritual guidance" in hopes of quieting a controversy he created when he left an obscene message on a Democratic lawmaker's voicemail and then said he wished he could challenge him to a duel and point a gun at him.
VIDEO: Raleigh Police monitor the neighborhood at Donald Ross Drive and Haven Road in east Raleigh Tuesday, August 30, 2016 after a man with a gun report the morning before resulted in a police foot chase with one of two pursuing officers wounded and the suspect shot dead behind a home at 311 Donald Ross Drive.
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