Stories tagged: North Carolina
Wed., May 4, 2016, 4:52 p.m.
A North Carolina law limiting protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws and can’t be enforced, the U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday, putting the state on notice that …
Fri., April 29, 2016
Thanks a lot, you two, for driving a stake through the heart of what probably would have been a fun and memorable daddy-daughter date night.
Thu., April 28, 2016, 8:55 a.m.
Caitlyn Jenner has taken up Donald Trump’s offer and used the women’s restroom at one of his luxury buildings.
Wed., April 27, 2016, 3:19 p.m.
People in an Alabama city who use public restrooms intended for a gender other than what is listed on their birth certificate will be punished under an ordinance officials passed …
Mon., April 25, 2016, 9:53 a.m.
A day of rallies at North Carolina’s statehouse began Monday with the delivery of petitions signed by 180,000 people seeking the repeal of a law that curtails protections for LGBT …
Thu., April 21, 2016, 9:29 a.m.
A North Carolina legislative leader said Wednesday he doesn’t see the need to repeal or revise a law that limits protections for the LGBT community.
Mon., April 18, 2016, 11:47 a.m.
The rock group Boston is the latest act to cancel concerts in North Carolina because of the state’s new law on LGBT rights.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 4:07 p.m.
Montana officials sought to capitalize on North Carolina’s loss and announced Wednesday that they would be courting PayPal to open an operations center.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 8:38 a.m.
The white Donald Trump supporter accused of punching a black man being escorted from a Trump rally in North Carolina by sheriff’s deputies has had his case continued.
Tue., April 5, 2016, 8:16 a.m.
PayPal says it’s canceling plans to bring 400 jobs to North Carolina after lawmakers passed a law that restricts protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
Fri., April 1, 2016, 11:39 p.m.
North Carolina likes to run, and Syracuse prefers to walk.
Fri., April 1, 2016
The bathroom ban is a symptom of systemic, institutionalized discrimination against transgender people.
Thu., March 31, 2016, 6 a.m.
Though it’s not clear whether that broader shift to the left will occur among corporations, there is no doubt that a dramatic change has occurred on gay rights.
Tue., March 29, 2016, 4:30 p.m.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has barred non-essential state-funded travel to North Carolina because of the state’s new law that prevents local governments from protecting people based on sexual orientation and …
Sat., March 26, 2016, 7:39 p.m.
This mini-Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament has even higher stakes than usual: The winner earns a spot in the national championship game.
Mon., March 14, 2016, 7:36 a.m.
A North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper says more than 130 vehicles were involved in a series of wrecks on Interstate 40 but no serious injuries were reported.
Sat., March 12, 2016, 9:48 p.m.
Thanks to the sort of defensive dominance coach Roy Williams has been seeking, North Carolina’s longer-than-usual wait for its latest ACC tournament championship is over.
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 10:38 a.m.
Drug testing of North Carolina welfare recipients and applicants is now happening at social service offices in the state.
Fri., Jan. 29, 2016, 9:54 p.m.
North Carolina coach Roy Williams is no fan of how ESPN touts NBA prospects playing in college games aired by the network.
Tue., Dec. 29, 2015, 9:35 p.m.
When it was at full strength this season, Baylor had the most productive offense in college football.
Thu., Dec. 24, 2015, 1:45 p.m.
One person was killed after an argument erupted at a crowded shopping mall in North Carolina on the afternoon before Christmas, police said Thursday.
Sat., Dec. 5, 2015, 9:59 p.m.
Heisman Trophy hopeful Deshaun Watson threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more as No. 1 Clemson stayed unbeaten – perhaps helped by a disputed call – by holding …
Tue., Nov. 10, 2015
Local veteran Rodger J. Johnson, 75, saved seven men from burning helicopter wreckage during a training exercise more than 50 years ago. Slowed by a stroke, he says instinct kicked …
Wed., Oct. 7, 2015, 5:33 p.m.
Rivers rose and dams bulged Wednesday as South Carolina faced another anxious day of waiting for the floodwaters to recede, and search teams found the bodies of two people who …
Fri., Sept. 4, 2015
Running back Devontae Booker had 124 combined yards and a touchdown and Utah spoiled Jim Harbaugh’s Michigan coaching debut, beating the Wolverines 24-17 on Thursday night in Salt Lake City. …
Fri., July 31, 2015
The Gonzaga women’s basketball team on Thursday released its nonconference schedule, which includes hosting Stanford on Nov. 15. The Zags (28-6) reached the Sweet 16 last year and finished with …
Sun., March 15, 2015
Jerian Grant scored 24 points and No. 11 Notre Dame took over with a 26-3 second-half run to rally past No. 19 North Carolina 90-82 on Saturday night in the …
Sat., Dec. 27, 2014
DETROIT – Josh Hicks and the Rutgers Scarlet Knights capped their first season in the Big Ten with a dominating effort in the inaugural Quick Lane Bowl. The freshman running …
Tue., Dec. 2, 2014
We already know that the new College Football Playoff to crown a national champion is rigged. (I said as much last month – I believe my exact words were, “The …
Thu., Oct. 23, 2014
NHL: R.J. Umberger and Matt Read scored 2 minutes apart in the third period to lift the visiting Philadelphia Flyers past the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5-3. Though the game featured two …