National


NEWS 2/4/16 8:16am

Cheat sheet: Oregon standoff

The FBI has recently released video of a Jan. 26 shooting in Oregon, the climax of a month-long standoff involving more than a dozen individuals occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Harney County, Oregon.


NEWS 2/3/16 12:03pm

Examining Election 2016 contributions: Clinton, Carson at top of the pack

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson are receiving widespread support from North Carolina residents, according to year-end presidential candidate reports released Monday by the Federal Election Commission (FEC). In each election cycle, candidates are required to provide reports to the FEC highlighting their campaign spending and campaign contributions received.


NEWS 10/28/15 1:09pm

Cheat Sheet: Speaker of the House

NEWS Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) is set to officially know if the title of Speaker of the House will be in his future.  Dubbed currently the House Speaker-in-waiting, the decision to elect Ryan to one of the top positions will be voted on during a secret-ballot GOP election Wednesday and a full House vote Thursday.  After years of resisted pressure to take on a more prominent role in the party, the decision for Ryan to nominate himself as a potential candidate for the position did not come quickly.


NEWS 10/26/15 3:41pm

Reading goes to the dogs

It turns out that man's best friend can do more than play fetch and roll over. The ability to read can determine a great deal about the immediate and long term future of a child's life. [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WhfUXYmP_M&noredirect=1&w=560&h=315] According to a survey by the U.S.


NEWS 10/5/15 11:31pm

Cheat Sheet: Oregon Shooting

A shooting at Umpqua Community College in southwestern Oregon Oct. 1 became the most recent and most severe of the more than 40 school shootings that have occurred in the United States in 2015.  What happened in Oregon? Christopher Harper-Mercer, 26,  opened fire around 10:30 a.m.