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October 05, 2018 - 11:02 am
The Senate has pushed Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court past a key procedural hurdle. The chamber voted 51-49 to move forward with President Donald Trump's nominee. A final vote on Kavanaugh's nomination could occur over the weekend. There's no guarantee that the senators who...
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Patrick Gentry
October 05, 2018 - 10:06 am
106.3 WORD Continuing Coverage of Kavanaugh Confirmation
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President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up to the media as he walks along the colonnade near the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Patrick Gentry
October 01, 2018 - 11:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Canada is back in a revamped North American free trade deal with the United States and Mexico after weeks of bitter, high-pressure negotiations that brushed up against a midnight deadline. In a joint statement, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Canadian Foreign...
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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, is escorted by U.S. Capitol Police after meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to delay a final vote on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to allow time for an investigation by the FBI of the sexual misconduct allegations against him, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Patrick Gentry
September 28, 2018 - 8:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 8 p.m. Former Vice President Joe Biden is praising senators for delaying further action on Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination until the FBI can investigate charges of sexual misconduct. Biden...
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Patrick Gentry
September 28, 2018 - 1:22 pm
Facebook says it recently discovered a security breach affecting nearly 50 million user accounts. In a blog post , the company says hackers exploited its ``View As'' feature, which lets people see what their profiles look like to someone else. Facebook says it has taken steps to fix the security...
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Patrick Gentry
September 27, 2018 - 11:26 am
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Patrick Gentry
September 24, 2018 - 11:06 am
The White House says President Donald Trump and his embattled Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein spoke on Monday and will meet Thursday at the White House amid uncertainty about Rosenstein's fate. Thursday is the same day that Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, and a woman who has...
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Patrick Gentry
September 21, 2018 - 2:40 pm
Duke Energy said Friday that a dam containing a large lake at a Wilmington power plant has been breached by floodwaters from Florence, and it's possible coal ash from an adjacent dump is flowing into the Cape Fear River. Duke spokeswoman Paige Sheehan said Friday that floodwaters continue to...
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Patrick Gentry
September 21, 2018 - 11:41 am
A woman stabbed five people — including three newborn babies — and then slashed her wrist early Friday inside a New York City home that was apparently being used as an unlicensed neighborhood nursery for new mothers and their children, authorities said. All of the victims in the attack, which...
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Patrick Gentry
September 19, 2018 - 12:37 pm
President Donald Trump handed out warm meals and a bit of encouragement to some North Carolinians recovering from Hurricane Florence. Trump is assisting volunteers at Temple Baptist Church in New Bern, North Carolina, Wednesday. He's passing out Styrofoam containers with food, including hot dogs,...
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