President Donald Trump delivered a forceful and fact-challenged televised plea to the nation Tuesday night for his long-promised border wall, declaring "a growing humanitarian and security crisis" at the southern border and blaming congressional Democrats for the partial government shutdown that he helped instigate three weeks ago.
The partial U.S. government shutdown entered its sixth day on Thursday as the White House and lawmakers remain at odds over President Donald Trump's demands to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Facebook on Friday revealed that a major software bug may have allowed third-party apps to wrongly access the photos of up to 6.8 million users, including images that people began uploading to the site but didn't post publicly.
Hundreds of people poured Wednesday into the Northern California communities ravaged by the deadly Camp Fire, searching for human remains while authorities tried to track down 130 people who are unaccounted for after the blaze.
The most destructive wildfires in California's history have killed at least 31 people and forced tens of thousands more to evacuate as firefighters struggle to gain control amid swirling winds.
The second annual Dia de los Muertos (or Day of the Dead)was celebrated under a beautiful clear sky on Saturday at Marion’s North Block. Día de los muertos is translated literally as “day of the dead,” but it is really a time to celebrate life by remembering and honoring those we have lost. …
WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy added 250,000 jobs in October, federal economists reported Friday. The unemployment rate stayed at 3.7 percent.
PITTSBURGH -- This city of three rivers struggled with a confluence of grief, anger and frustration Tuesday as mourners began burying their dead from Saturday's synagogue massacre and protesters decried a presidential visit that they denounced as untimely and unwelcome.
James "Whitey" Bulger, the Boston mob boss who corrupted FBI agents, tortured and killed his associates, and spent 16 years on the run, has died while serving a double life sentence in a federal prison. He was 89.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is planning to sign an executive order that would seek to end the right to U.S. citizenship for children of noncitizens born on U.S. soil, he said in a television interview taped on Monday.
LOS ANGELES - The 2018 Boston Red Sox opened their spring training camp on Valentine's Day, notched the season's first win on Good Friday, and by Mother's Day were playing at a .700 clip. By Independence Day, when they shut out the Washington Nationals, they had a first-place lead they would not again relinquish, and by Labor Day they were 51 games above .500. On the final day of the regular season, they notched their 108th win, and on Columbus Day they crushed the New York Yankees by 15 runs in the playoffs' opening round.
A gunman attacked a Pittsburgh synagogue during services Saturday morning, killing multiple people and wounding three police officers, among others.
On Monday, three local fire agencies – P.G., Glenwood and Hankins-North Fork Fire Departments – received federal grants, as presented by U.S. Representative Mark Meadows. According to officials with each department, the funds received will be put towards replacing self-contained breathing ap…
Next to the pro-Trump stickers plastered all over the white van that authorities believe belongs to Cesar Sayoc are the names and photos of dozens of prominent Democrats and media figures - former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, former first lady Michelle Obama, former attorneys general Eric Holder and Loretta Lynch, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, filmmaker Michael Moore, "Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd.
A man in Florida has been arrested in connection with the suspected mail bombs sent to high profile figures, according to a law enforcement official.
Somebody, somewhere in South Carolina, is going to look at their bank balance Wednesday and think: Well, that escalated quickly.
Be sure to tune in this week to catch Nebo resident Robbie Waddle as a contestant on “The Price is Right,” airing Thursday at 11 a.m. on CBS. Did he win? Representatives of the show said we’ll all just have to tune in to find out. For more information or to watch the latest episodes and clip…
MORGANTON — The clerk at a Gate convenience store looked young. Sounded young, too; he couldn’t have been a day over 22.
A woman flying from Houston to Albuquerque on Sunday had just settled into her seat and fallen asleep when she was awoken by an unwanted touch - a hand from behind her grabbing the right side of her breast. And the man authorities say is responsible allegedly cited President Donald Trump's past lewd language about women.
The migrants are hundreds of miles from the United States border but they are already coming under fire from President Donald Trump at rallies and in tweets.
Hurricane Michael is no more. The violent storm that ripped through the Southeast, leaving a trail of death and destruction from Florida to Virginia, finally moved off the coast over the Atlantic Ocean overnight. It is now known as Post-Tropical Cyclone Michael.
The remnants of Hurricane Michael continued to batter the Southeast, pummeling states with powerful rain, wind and flooding even after being downgraded to a tropical storm.
Hurricane Michael roared ashore on Wednesday afternoon, making landfall after intensifying into a powerful Category 4 storm and then battering the region for hours.
WASHINGTON - U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley is resigning at the end of the year, President Donald Trump announced Tuesday as Haley sat by his side in the Oval Office.
Florida's northern Gulf Coast faces its most serious hurricane threat in more than a decade as Michael edges ever closer. The intensifying storm is likely to make landfall Wednesday as a Category 3 hurricane, and conditions will begin to deteriorate Tuesday night.
With another hurricane on the horizon, weather agencies are predicting the potential impacts as Tropical Storm (now Hurricane) Michael prepares to land in Florida and the Carolinas.
WASHINGTON - Senate confirmed Brett Kavanaugh as the 114th Supreme Court justice on Saturday by one of the narrowest margins in history amid mass protests, ending a vitriolic battle over his nomination and solidifying a conservative majority on the court.
WASHINGTON - The Senate voted to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh as the Supreme Court's 114th justice on Saturday by one of the narrowest margins in the institution's history, as police stood guard and protesters' shouts of "shame, shame" echoed through the Senate chamber.
WASHINGTON - The Senate advanced Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination in a key procedual vote Friday morning, putting him one step closer to confirmation and ending a deeply partisan and rancorous fight in the Senate.
Seven law enforcement officers were shot - one of them fatally - by a man who opened fire on deputies attempting to serve a search warrant at a house in South Carolina on Wednesday, authorities said.
Officer Terrence Carraway rushed to respond when a gunman opened fire from a home in Florence County, South Carolina. As the barrage of bullets kept coming, he and his colleagues had to be rescued.
WASHINGTON - Sen. Jeff Flake, a key figure in the Supreme Court confirmation battle, on Wednesday harshly criticized President Donald Trump for mocking the account of a woman who has accused Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault.
WASHINGTON - Judge Brett Kavanaugh's temperament and credibility emerged as flashpoints Tuesday in the battle over his Supreme Court nomination, with Democrats increasingly pointing to his at times testy and emotional performance at last week's Senate hearing.
WASHINGTON - Senate Republican leaders agreed Friday to reopen the FBI background investigation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh after two key Republicans suggested they would not vote to confirm him to the Supreme Court without additional information on his alleged sexual misconduct while he was a teenager.
The Senate could be forced to delay a vote on Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation after Republican Sen. Jeff Flake called for up to a one-week delay so the FBI can investigate sexual assault allegations facing President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee.
As many as 90 million Facebook users will have to log back into their accounts after the social network admitted on Friday that hackers had stolen the security tokens associated with 50 million user profiles.
A major law enforcement operation targeting drug trafficking in and around Indian Country has resulted in the arrest of more than 75 individuals on federal, state and tribal charges, announced Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke and Andrew Murray, U.S. Attorney for Western N.C.
WASHINGTON - A third woman came forward Wednesday to accuse Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, saying he was physically abusive toward girls in high school and present at a house party in 1982 where she says she was the victim of a "gang" rape.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. - Bill Cosby, a once-beloved father figure and moralizing African-American cultural icon, was sentenced to 3 to 10 years in state prison Tuesday in a sex-assault case that was capped by the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era.
WASHINGTON - The Senate on Tuesday passed a short-term spending bill that would keep the government running through Dec. 7, aiming to put off a fight over funding for President Donald Trump's border wall until after the midterm elections.
As McDowell recovers from Hurricane Florence’s impact, emergency agencies confirm at least five homes damaged locally and multiple storm-related calls in its wake.
As Hurricane Florence batters the southeastern U.S., a small army of drones is being assembled to quickly help identify and even fix damage caused by the storm.
As North Carolina prepares for Hurricane Florence, local and state officials offer the latest developments on its tracking and what you should do to prepare.