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Nation/World

Panel OKs Dems’ $3.5T bill, crunch time for Biden agenda

By Alan Fram Associated Press WASHINGTON — Democrats pushed a $3.5 trillion, 10-year bill strengthening social safety net and climate programs through the House Budget ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, September 25, 2021 11:56 pm

Nation/World

COVID-19 vaccine boosters could mean billions for drugmakers

By Tom Murphy AP Health Writer Billions more in profits are at stake for some vaccine makers as the U.S. moves toward dispensing COVID-19 booster ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, September 25, 2021 11:55 pm

Nation/World

Sheriff’s office: At least 3 killed in Amtrak derailment

JOPLIN, Mont. (AP) — At least three people were killed Saturday afternoon when an Amtrak train that runs between Seattle and Chicago derailed in north-central ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, September 25, 2021 11:55 pm

Nation/World

Biden says $3.5 trillion rebuilding plan has hit ‘stalemate’

By LISA MASCARO and JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Friday that talks over his $3.5 trillion rebuilding plan have ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, September 25, 2021 12:00 am

Crime

Court rules sex offenders can be monitored perpetually; General Assembly law limits tracking to 10 years

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — It’s constitutional for North Carolina to require people convicted of the most serious sex offenses to ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, September 25, 2021 12:00 am

Crime

R. Kelly fate in jury’s hands at sex trafficking trial

By TOM HAYS Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — R. Kelly’s fate is now in a jury’s hands after weeks of lurid testimony in his ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, September 25, 2021 12:00 am

News

Supporters of man freed from prison seek Cooper pardon

RALEIGH (AP) — Dozens of people supporting a North Carolina man who served more than two decades behind bars for a murder he said he ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, September 25, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

Stage set for COVID-19 booster shots

By Lauran Neergaard and Mike Stobbe AP Medical Writers The U.S. vaccination drive against COVID-19 stood on the verge of a major new phase as ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, September 24, 2021 12:00 am

News

Family finds unknown woman’s body in mother’s casket

AHOSKIE (AP) — A North Carolina funeral home said it has reached out to apologize after two sisters who went to view their mother’s body ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, September 24, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

A third of workers in Cooper order not vaccinated

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — More than one-third of the 56,000 North Carolina government employees included in Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, September 24, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

Remains of WWII soldier from North Carolina identified, will be buried in Robeson County

WASHINGTON (AP) — An agency which accounts for missing U.S. soldiers said Thursday it has identified a North Carolina man who served in World War ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, September 24, 2021 12:00 am

High School

State officials reach deal on prep sports governing, but details remain to be worked out

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — Legislation that would lead to new controls upon the nonprofit body governing North Carolina high school ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, September 24, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

FDA backs Pfizer COVID-19 boosters for seniors, high-risk

By Matthew Perrone, Lauran Neergaard and Mike Stobbe Associated Press The U.S. moved a step closer Wednesday to offering booster doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 11:56 pm

Nation/World

Many migrants staying in US even as expulsion flights rise

By Elliot Spagat, Maria Verza, Juan A. Lozano and Sarah Blake Morgan Associated Press DEL RIO, Texas — Three hours after being freed from a ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 11:55 pm

News

NC Senate maneuvers again to keep public records bill alive

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — North Carolina Senate Republicans have used another parliamentary maneuver to try to get legislation to Democratic Gov. ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 11:55 pm

News

NC road-building costs could scale back long-term projects

RALEIGH — North Carolina government would need billions of dollars in additional road-building funds if it wants to carry out currently planned projects for the ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 11:55 pm

Nation/World

‘Soul-crushing’: US COVID-19 deaths are topping 1,900 a day

By Heather Hollingsworth Associated Press COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have climbed to an average of more than 1,900 a day for the first time ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 11:56 pm

Nation/World

White House faces bipartisan backlash on Haitian migrants

By Alexandra Jaffe, Colleen Long and Ben Fox Associated Press WASHINGTON — The White House is facing sharp condemnation from Democrats for its handling of ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 11:55 pm

Nation/World

China, US unveil separate big steps to fight climate change

By Seth Borenstein and Christina Larson AP Science Writers The two biggest economies and largest carbon polluters in the world announced separate financial attacks on ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 11:55 pm

Nation/World

House OKs debt and funding plan, inviting clash with GOP

By Lisa Mascaro and Kevin Freking Associated Press WASHINGTON — The House voted late Tuesday to keep the government funded, suspend the federal debt limit ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 11:55 pm

Nation/World

COVID has killed about as many Americans as the 1918-19 flu

By Carla K. Johnson AP Medical Writer COVID-19 has now killed about as many Americans as the 1918-19 Spanish flu pandemic did — approximately 675,000. ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, September 20, 2021 11:56 pm

Nation/World

US officials defend expulsion of Haitians from Texas town

By Juan A. Lozano, Eric Gay, Elliot Spagat and Maria Verza Associated Press DEL RIO, Texas — More than 6,000 Haitians and other migrants have ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, September 20, 2021 11:56 pm

Sports

Fast starts have propelled surprising Panthers to 2-0 record

By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE — The Carolina Panthers are using fast starts to start fast this season. The Panthers have been dominant ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, September 20, 2021 11:56 pm

Nation/World

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine works in kids ages 5 to 11

By Lauran Neergaard AP Medical Writer Pfizer said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, September 20, 2021 11:55 pm

Sports

Stricker’s biggest issue at Ryder Cup is getting back trophy

By Doug Ferguson AP Golf Writer SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — Padraig Harrington had a tight grip on Ryder Cup trophy Monday as the European captain walked ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, September 20, 2021 11:54 pm

Nation/World

Search for Gabby Petito boyfriend continues after body found

MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities said a body discovered in northern Wyoming was believed to be that of a 22-year-old woman who disappeared while on ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, September 20, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Darnold throws 2 TDs, Panthers D dominates Saints 26-7

CHARLOTTE (AP) — Through two games, quarterback Sam Darnold is thriving in Carolina. With an effective running game led by Christian McCaffrey, a reliable set ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, September 20, 2021 12:00 am

Racing

Elliott and Harvick add fiery feud to NASCAR’s playoffs

By Jenna Fryer AP Auto Racing Writer Chase Elliott, according to Kevin Harvick, doesn’t race very smart. In fact, moving forward in NASCAR’s playoffs, Harvick ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, September 20, 2021 12:00 am

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