North Carolina’s Partisan Rift Widens in Fight Over Governor’s Powers

North Carolina’s Partisan Rift Widens in Fight Over Governor’s Powers RALEIGH, N.C. — There have been four years of civil disobedience, reputation-bruising boycotts over bathroom access, and legal battles over voting laws and gerrymanders. The election for governor, fraught with Republican challenges, took a month to settle. But if anyone here thought that the Democrat […]

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Temperatures Plunge as Arctic Winds Barrel Across the Northeast U.S.

Temperatures Plunge as Arctic Winds Barrel Across the Northeast U.S. Freezing weather closes schools, locks intestate traffic, and prompts blizzard warnings (CONCORD, N.H.)—Plunging temperatures and gusty winds made their way Thursday into the Northeastern U.S., the next victim in the path of dangerously cold temperatures to hit the country. A strong Arctic cold front moved […]

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Dylann Roof Found Guilty in Charleston Church Massacre

Dylann Roof Found Guilty in Charleston Church Massacre CHARLESTON, S.C. — Dylann S. Roof, a self-radicalized young white supremacist who killed nine black parishioners last year when he opened fire during a long-planned assault on Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, was found guilty by a federal jury here on Thursday. The jury convicted Mr. Roof […]

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Congregants’ Quiet Agony at the Dylann Roof Trial

Congregants’ Quiet Agony at the Dylann Roof Trial By KEVIN SACK December 15, 2016 CHARLESTON, S.C. — Each morning they flow into Courtroom Six, escorted by federal officials from a holding room reserved for survivors and families of the victims. The accused, Dylann S. Roof, never turns from the end of the defense table to acknowledge the […]

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Former Milwaukee Police Officer Charged in Fatal Shooting That Sparked Riots

Former Milwaukee Police Officer Charged in Fatal Shooting That Sparked Riots He’s being charged with first-degree reckless homicide. (MILWAUKEE) — A prosecutor has charged a former Milwaukee police officer in a fatal shooting of a black man that sparked two nights of riots. District Attorney John Chisholm charged Dominique Heaggan-Brown with first-degree reckless homicide. Chisholm […]

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