North Carolina Schools Superintendent Mark Johnson emailed parents around the state with an offer of a chance to win $250 if they took an online survey about student testing. Critics say it’s a PR scheme.
Two Marines from Camp Lejeune and two members of the Navy’s Seal Team 6 have been charged in the murder of Green Beret Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar. The Green Beret was killed at a U.S. compound in Africa in 2017.
A woman qualified for special forces training at Fort Bragg in North Carolina. If she completes the two-year course she will become the first female soldier to become a Green Beret in United States Army history.
Thomas Farr is expected to get a confirmation vote in the Senate before the end of the year. Twice nominated by President Donald Trump as a judge, he has been in limbo since advancing through committee.
One of the largest outside Democratic groups says ramped-up spending on digital advertising played a key role in battleground races where seats were taken away from Republicans during the recent midterms.