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By Rachel Nash
RALEIGH – United States Congressman David Price spoke to more than a thousand protesters at Mass Moral Monday in Raleigh. The North Carolina NAACP's demonstrations have grown from a local effort to a state-wide movement which is now garnering national attention. This week 120 were arrested, bringing the total to more than 550 since the protests began in late April.
By Anne Blythe, Annalise Frank and Julian Spector
RALEIGH — Lee Creighton's voice started to crack as he stood on a stage among the throngs gathered outside the Legislative Building for the eighth weekly protest of the legislature's agenda.
By Preston Jones
RALEIGH -- Dozens gathered in Moore Square Saturday morning to rally for tougher gun laws.
The 100-day "No More Names" campaign tour is sponsored by the Mayors Against Illegal Guns to honor those lost in the December shootings in Newtown, Conn., something Neil Heslin knows first hand after losing his 6-year-old son Jesse in the same tragedy.
By Cory Turner
By Lynh Bui
A workforce lacking robust a humanities and social science education could be just as detrimental to the country's future economic competitiveness as one deficient in science and technological expertise, according to an American Academy of Arts and Sciences report released Wednesday.
By Norm Ornstein
Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY), ranking Democrat on the full House Committee on Appropriations and Rep.
By James Rowley
House Republicans showcased their demands for tighter border security, voting to eliminate the discretion that President Barack Obama wants to use to stop the deportation of young people brought to the U.S. by their undocumented parents.
RICHMOND, Va. — A half-dozen congressmen from the Carolinas and Virginia are urging Interior Secretary Sally Jewel to use "extreme caution" when considering any proposals for oil and gas exploration in Atlantic waters.
By Mary Cornatzer
UPDATED: The House Appropriations Committee is making its final changes to the 2014 funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security today. Among other business, it passed an amendment by Rep. David Price that would allow communities to use some grant funds to keep firefighters on the job.