A state historical site in Durham is marking 150 years since the largest surrender of the Civil War, an event overshadowed by the earlier capitulation at Appomattox and President Lincoln's assassination.
As attorney general Loretta Lynch assumes a portfolio that includes fighting terrorism, preventing cyberattacks and dealing with police and race — issues strikingly similar to what she's dealt with as top federal prosecutor for much of New York City and its eastern suburbs.
Recordings from cameras worn by North Carolina police officers or attached to their vehicle dashboards and used for criminal investigations would be confidential with some exceptions in legislation getting support at the General Assembly.
The North Carolina House won't act on a "religious freedom" bill this year that supporters promoted as protecting religious liberties but others criticized as legalizing discrimination against gays and lesbians, Speaker Tim Moore said Thursday.
Insurers in North Carolina would have to cover autism treatment under a legislative compromise that has support from the state's dominant insurer and some other groups, but a key organization pushing for the mandate has not yet gotten on board.
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