State and National News

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — When the Republican narrowly leading the country's last undecided congressional election asks North Carolina elections officials to overlook ballot manipulation in a rural county and declare him the winner, he'll have to overcome testimony from a compelling witness — his son.

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Nearing the end of a lively town hall with hundreds of voters packed into an art gallery, Cory Booker surveyed the crowd and reassured them that his sunny, unity-first presidential campaign is also tough.

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The son of the Republican in the country's last undecided congressional election testified Wednesday that he warned his parents that he thought the North Carolina political operative now accused of illegally collecting voter's ballots used shady methods and should be avoided.

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A U.S. soldier grievously wounded in a suicide bombing two years ago in Afghanistan is suing an American defense contractor that employed the bomber, saying its negligence allowed the man to carry out the attack.

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia House Democratic Caucus has slammed Gov. Brian Kemp's Medicaid waiver proposal, saying it will be more expensive, cover fewer people and take longer than the full Medicaid expansion they support.

MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 19, 2019--IP3 was formed in June 2016 to address security issues arising out of plans throughout the Arab States to industrialize their economies and move them away from exclusive reliance on oil and toward conventional industrial pursuits such as mining, ma…

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday ordered Roger Stone to appear in court to consider whether to revoke his bail after the Trump confidant posted a photo on Instagram of the judge with what appeared to be crosshairs of a gun.

SOUTH FULTON, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia state Board of Natural Resources has approved the use of $500,000 of emergency funds to help extinguish an unlicensed landfill fire near the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta.