After North Carolina passed strict voter ID laws, trans activists in the state successfully advocated to reduce the DMV requirements for changing gender on an ID.
New investigations reveal the extremist positions of many law enforcement officials.
As more states expand absentee voting, elections boards must balance voter accessibility and ballot security.
The alleged fraud took place behind the scenes: the work of election officers, not individual voters.
North Carolina has acutely felt the downside of a massive, environmentally damaging pork production industry, but a better model may be emerging.
Hog farms in North Carolina produce 10 billion gallons of untreated, toxic waste each year—and much of it ends up in the state's waterways.
Lawmakers are decrying what some say appears to have been an orchestrated attempt by immigration enforcement to coax Samuel Oliver-Bruno out of sanctuary.
While many Christians are struggling to offer immigrants sanctuary, others are in favor of the Trump administration's immigration policies.
In Duplin County, residents have suffered as a result of their proximity to animal feeding operations, and that is only being exacerbated by the fallout from Hurricane Florence.
These projects replenish the same areas again and again, and disproportionately benefit wealthy owners of seaside lots.
Historical archives housed in universities, courthouses, and local libraries are at heightened risk from flooding and mold.
An accounting of the ongoing damages, from failing dams to coal-ash ponds.
The decisions made when managing a range of hazards are a key factor in a community's vulnerability during storms like Hurricane Florence.
Concerns arose before Hurricane Florence made landfall about the piles of toxic waste from coal-burning power plants in the storm's path.
The state has bet against a megastorm for years, but now as Florence bears down on the state it could face a major money shortage to rebuild from the damage.
The hog industry is changing, but, as Hurricane Florence hits, history may be doomed to repeat itself.
A conversation with professor Frank Baumgartner, who led a research team that analyzed every North Carolina police stop since 2002.
Critics say the Federal Energy Regulatory Agency has masked the high costs of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to communities of color.
The winner has vowed to discontinue a program that allows local sheriffs' offices to function as satellite immigration detention centers.
For years advocates have wondered: How can abusers effectively be held accountable for stalking, harassing, assaulting, threatening, or killing their current and former partners? Kingston, New York, might have an answer.
The case once more raises the issue of persistent racial bias in North Carolina's history of sentencing black defendants.
In states like North Carolina, splitting up county-wide school systems often results in unequal access to resources separated down racial lines.
Devotion to the Second Amendment has somehow replaced personal responsibility as the core idea of the right to bear arms.