Despite opposition from Attorney General Roy Cooper, Gov. Pat McCrory announced Tuesday that he’ll join a legal battle over whether a transgender Virginia high school student can use the men’s restroom at the teenager’s school.
President Barack Obama recognized 17 Americans with the nation's highest civilian award on Tuesday, including the first African-American woman elected to Congress, one of the greatest catchers in baseball history and a "Funny Girl."
In a show of Western solidarity, President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande vowed Tuesday to escalate airstrikes against the Islamic State and bolster intelligence sharing following the deadly attacks in Paris. They called on Russia to join the international efforts, but only if Moscow ends its support for Syria's embattled president.
Opponents of an election designed to be a significant step toward Native Hawaiian self-governance are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block votes from being counted in what they argue is an unconstitutional, racially exclusive process.
House Democratic leaders on Tuesday rolled out their proposals for reforming New Mexico's scandal-plagued campaign finance reporting system and creating a statewide ethics commission — measures they say would help restore voters' faith in government.
Watch video from the installation and deployment of 36 SolarBees in the Robeson Creek and Morgan Creek areas of the Jordan Lake in July of 2014. The devices were installed In an effort to help stop algae blooms in areas where water may stagnate.
In a Sept. 17 story fact-checking a Republican presidential candidates' debate, The Associated Press reported erroneously that doctors must pay a $200 fee to register with New Jersey's medical marijuana program. Patients and caregivers must pay the fee, but not doctors.