As controversial as they’ve become, “vaccine credentials” that allow individuals to show they’ve been vaccinated should be part of the answer — as long as careful safeguards are included.

Tuesday, April 06, 2021
Friday, April 02, 2021
Thursday, April 01, 2021

In a play last season that he may want to forget, former Duke star Daniel Jones, now the starting quarterback for the New York Giants, suddenly broke into the open in a game against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Friday, March 26, 2021

The grocery store shooting that killed 10 people in Boulder Monday has driven home what we’ve long suspected: Today America is a country where every resident must be prepared at all times for a deadly assault.

Thursday, March 25, 2021

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The biggest question in Washington for the next two years isn’t about a single policy or whether President Biden will expose himself to a press conference. It’s whether Democrats use their narrow Senate majority to kill the legislative filibuster rule requiring 60 votes in order to ram a radical agenda into law with a mere 50 votes plus Vice President Kamala Harris.

It’s an agreement that could unnerve the public. To settle a lawsuit over crowded prison conditions during the pandemic, the state of North Carolina has agreed to the early release of 3,500 prison inmates during the next six months.

One year and one day after COVID-19 was officially declared a pandemic, a federal mass vaccination center opened at Greensboro’s Four Seasons Town Centre.

One year and one day after COVID-19 was officially declared a pandemic, a federal mass vaccination center opened at Greensboro’s Four Seasons Town Centre.

During a recent interview with Politico, a Washington news service, Gov. Roy Cooper indicated he holds out hope he’ll be able to work out a “grand bargain” with the Republican leaders of the General Assembly on his top legislative priorities — particularly expanding health care to more than 500,000 North Carolinians who don’t now qualify for Medicaid.

Vaccinations of teachers and declining COVID cases are making it possible for schools to resume in-person instruction, but getting back to more effective education will take more than having students reenter the classroom.

What has North Carolina learned over the last month — when first Senate Bill 37: “In-Person Learning Choice for Families” was filed in the state legislature and then last Monday when Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of the bill was sustained?

What has North Carolina learned over the last month — when first Senate Bill 37: “In-Person Learning Choice for Families” was filed in the state legislature and then last Monday when Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of the bill was sustained?

When Joe Biden was running for president, he was asked if — unlike then-President Trump — he would punish senior Saudi leaders for the 2018 murder of U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

A minimum wage of $7.25 an hour is an insult to hard-working Americans trying to support families. That base figure should have been raised years ago, but a successive cadre of self-serving politicians saw to it that working-class folks were kept in their “rightful place,” as they did the bidding of greedy corporate CEOs.

Optimism and communities that have learned how to share a burden allowed Gov. Roy Cooper to ease COVID-19 restrictions in North Carolina last week. Though we’re not out of the woods yet, we can see the clearing from here.

During the violent siege in Washington last month, at least 13 off-duty police officers were among the rabble that stormed the U.S. Capitol after a rally with Donald Trump, The Washington Post reported. So were a number of former police officers.

For years, and especially this past year, North Carolina Republicans have been patting each other on the back for their stewardship of North Carolina’s robust Rainy Day Fund. The latest self-congratulation came last week, as Union County Rep. Dean Arp penned an op-ed in the Carolina Journal lauding how the fund has benefited from Republican-led tax reform and spending restraint. “As a result,” Arp wrote, “we can help people when they really need it.”