President-elect Donald Trump scorns a call for an inquiry into alleged Russian interference in the U.S. election, saying people should get over his victory. The White House says intelligence analysts will conduct a ‘deep dive’ into what happened.
Workers for subcontractor installing fiber cable in Raleigh, N.C., for AT&T say they were promised good wages and steady employment. Some workers, however, say they were shorted on pay and one lost a finger on the job.
U.S. Reps. Mark Walker and Walter Jones from North Carolina were two of 33 Republicans this week to oppose Congress’ short-term stopgap spending measure, designed to avert a federal government shutdown. The bill passed in the House and includes significant funding for North Carolina to help businesses, farmers and public officials pay for disaster-related recovery post-Hurricane Matthew.
After a dispute over health-care benefits for retired coal miners nearly led to a partial government shutdown Friday, the Senate voted 63-36 at 11:16 p.m. to keep the government running through April 28, with less than an hour to spare. The stopgap bill funds the government at roughly the same levels as last year, and adds money for disaster relief and some other programs.
Intelligence agencies have identified individuals with connections to the Russian government who provided WikiLeaks with thousands of hacked emails from the Democratic National Committee and others, including Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman, according to U.S. officials.
Congress has approved a wide-ranging bill to authorize water projects across the country, including $170 million to address lead in Flint, Michigan's drinking water and $558 million to provide relief to drought-stricken California.
With less than hour to spare, the Senate late Friday backed legislation averting a government shutdown as coal-state Democrats retreated on long-term health care benefits for retired miners but promised a renewed fight for the working class next year.
President-elect Donald Trump's choice for defense secretary was among U.S. military officials who, the FBI concluded, received anonymous emails from the woman whose affair with then-CIA director David Petraeus led to his downfall, The Associated Press has learned.
President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence officials to conduct a broad review of election-season cyberattacks, including the email hacks that rattled the presidential campaign and raised fresh concerns about Russia's meddling in U.S. elections, the White House said Friday.
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani formally withdrew from consideration for a post in President-elect Donald Trump's administration Friday, putting an end to his ill-fated bid to lead the State Department. Trump is now seriously considering Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson for the post.
Appearing jovial and relaxed, Donald Trump plunged back into election politics Friday, a full month after he won the presidency, thanking Michigan voters and prodding Louisiana Republicans to turn out for Saturday's Senate runoff election.
President-elect Donald Trump shut down some of his companies in the days after the election, including four that appeared connected to a possible Saudi Arabia business venture, according to corporate registrations in Delaware.
About 75 protesters give Gov. Pat McCrory one final musical interlude Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, before he leaves the governor's official residence on Blount Street. McCrory conceded the race to NC Attorney General Roy Cooper on Monday.
Protesters march on Governor's Mansion for one last 'air horn' good-bye
Trump's nominee for secretary of defense thanks NC crowd on 'thank you tour'