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Alexa, why have Republicans become irrelevant in metro areas? Read more

Wake County

The court will review President Trump’s decision to end the Obama administration program that protects undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children from deportation. Read more

North Carolina

History is watching. There’s only one response to an attempt to blackmail a foreign government into digging up dirt on a rival. Read more


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Adriana Ruiz-Billman

Thoughts and prayers (and I think my migraines are coming back). Read more


“This will build upon the investigations of the President’s grave offenses already underway, giving these inquiries focus and the maximum ability to obtain information in the face of the president’s stonewalling and resistance,” Price said. Read more

North Carolina

Remember how, in Easy Rider, Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper went riding cross-country to find “the real America”? I found it, and I only had to drive eight miles from my house. Read more

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And other things our readers told us this week. Read more

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Donald Trump, Ilham Omar, and the chant heard around the world. Read more

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It won’t work. It’s politically risky. But for congressional Democrats, it’s a constitutional imperative. Read more

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Spin all you want, but there’s no vindication in Mueller’s report. Read more

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"The latest Trump-Pence administration's attack on health care affects the ability of 40,000 patients to receive cancer screenings, birth control, STI tests and other crucial primary and preventative health services." Read more

North Carolina


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“It is absolutely essential for openness, transparency, and for America to judge whether there’s been an obstruction of justice,” state Senator Floyd Mckissick told the crowd. Read more

North Carolina

Durham County Social Services is making preparations—whether that shutdown comes on February 15 or at some point in the future. Read more

Durham County

Burr, of course, is chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is conducting its own inquiry into Russian election interference. Read more

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“We have a governing crisis. Trump does not know how to govern.” Read more

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Durham Housing Authority

The Durham Housing Authority has money to pay landlords through February. If the shutdown continues, what happens beyond then is uncertain. Read more

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