North Carolina

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‘Absolute insanity’: a North Carolina sheriff wants to arm school officers with assault rifles
Madison county’s Buddy Harwood said the move will reduce threat response time, but gun reform advocates have decried the decision

Richard Luscombe

19, Aug, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Cancer fears plague residents of US region polluted by ‘forever chemicals’
Exposure to harmful PFAS remains almost impossible to escape – particularly for the people of the Cape Fear River basin

Tom Perkins with photographs by Allison Joyce

12, Jul, 2022 @9:30 AM

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US supreme court case could give state politicians huge power over elections
Nation’s highest court to hear North Carolina case seeking to remove state courts’ oversight of elections for federal office

Sam Levine

30, Jun, 2022 @7:05 PM

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Republican push to recruit election deniers as poll workers causes alarm
Training sessions in battleground states led by activists who claim the 2020 election was stolen aim to influence conduct of elections

Sam Levine in New York

30, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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First openly trans NFL cheerleader to make her debut in 2022 season
Justine Lindsay, a 29-year-old Black trans woman, will cheer for Carolina Panthers ‘TopCats’

Gloria Oladipo

07, Jun, 2022 @5:46 PM

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US primary elections: Dr Oz tied with McCormick in test of Trump’s influence on Republicans – as it happened
Celebrity physician, who is endorsed by Trump, is currently behind in the Pennsylvania senate primary, but the race remains too close too call

Vivian Ho

18, May, 2022 @9:33 PM

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The Republican primaries are a tug-of-war between rightwing and even-righter-wing | Lloyd Green
Trump’s claim that the 2020 election was ‘stolen’ is now entrenched as Republican Gospel, and the candidates he endorsed have – mostly - done well in the primaries

Lloyd Green

18, May, 2022 @5:01 PM

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Election denier triumphs as primaries test Trump’s grip on Republican party
Voters nominate Doug Mastriano in Pennsylvania’s governor race, but congressman Madison Cawthorn ousted in North Carolina

Lauren Gambino in Washington

18, May, 2022 @4:31 AM

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Pro-Trump firebrand Madison Cawthorn concedes in House race
Congressman, 26, failed to beat back challenge from Chuck Edwards after losing Republican support over ‘cocaine and orgies ‘claim

Staff and agencies

18, May, 2022 @3:12 AM

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‘I feel angry and incredibly motivated’: US abortion providers consider options for fighting back
Doctors around the country are anticipating the struggles of patients and providers after the likely fall of Roe v Wade: ‘We’ve been planning for it’

Carey Dunne

17, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Duck finds missing remains in North Carolina murder investigation
The pet duck’s inadvertent discovery led authorities to charge the missing woman’s granddaughter and grandson-in-law in the crime

Maya Yang

28, Apr, 2022 @2:47 PM

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Mark Meadows removed from North Carolina voter roll amid fraud inquiry
State is investigating whether Trump’s ex-chief of staff committed fraud by registering to vote at residence he never owned or lived in

Richard Luscombe

13, Apr, 2022 @8:32 PM

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