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MAIN News Archives for May 2017

05/31 -  White House issues bizarre statement touting Trump's 'magnetic personality' that 'exudes positive energy'
05/31 -  What is covfefe? Donald Trump baffles with late night Twitter post
05/31 -  Trump asks world leaders to call him on his cell, raising security concerns
05/31 -  North Carolina's battle over voting rights intensifies as GOP turns to discriminatory rules
05/30 -  Big energy fears peak oil demand is looming
05/30 -  Blackwater's founder is under investigation for money laundering
05/30 -  A 2018 'blue wave' will require that the Democratic Party stop being feckless
05/30 -  Donald Trump's companies destroyed documents in defiance of court orders
05/29 -  Black trans woman dies as result of Charlotte assault
05/29 -  Disguising voter suppression behind mask of voter ID
05/29 -  Melania Trump's $51,500 coat reminds us we live in an oligarchy
05/29 -  What Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos calls 'education transformation' is actually public theft
05/28 -  Angela Merkel says Germany can no longer rely on Donald Trump's America
05/28 -  Mark Meadows chokes back tears after finding out the impact of the health care bill he helped write
05/28 -  Texas governor jokes about shooting reporters after signing gun bill
05/28 -  How World War I permanently altered the weather
05/28 -  Why are Republicans so cruel to the poor?
05/27 -  Alarming poll results for NC GOP
05/27 -  Donald Trump's awkward moments at the NATO summit, analyzed by a body language expert
05/27 -  Senate Intel Committee demands Trump campaign to turn over all docs: report
05/27 -  Kushner asked Russian ambassador for back channel on Syria and other policy matters
05/26 -  Trump just met his death-grip handshake match In French president Macron
05/26 -  Duke Energy hampering investment in NC solar farms
05/26 -  In N.C. – one of the hungriest of states – a call to cut food stamps
05/26 -  Watch our allies laugh and whisper as Trump reveals he still has no idea how NATO works
05/25 -  Hunger in NC: DIsabled in Stanly County
05/25 -  UK officials will reportedly stop sharing information with US about Manchester attack
05/25 -  Trump's base is shrinking
05/25 -  GOP candidate charged after allegedly 'body slamming' reporter
05/24 -  Seniors have much to lose if Trump’s Medicaid budget passes
05/24 -  Manafort turns over hundreds of pages of documents to the Senate intelligence committee
05/24 -  Why the Manchester bomber targeted girls
05/24 -  What does the Supreme Court's NC gerrymandering case mean?
05/24 - takes DNA ownership rights from customers and their relatives
05/23 -  ‘Lock him up!’ passengers chant as belligerent man in a Trump hat is kicked off plane
05/23 -  America has locked up so many Black people it has warped our sense of reality
05/23 -  Manchester bombing: 22 confirmed dead
05/23 -  There is an easy way to understand Trump -- and it isn't pretty
05/22 -  NC GOP budget amendment aimed to put black senators in their place
05/22 -  GOP tries to silence a UNC professor through budget cuts to entire law school
05/22 -  What is driving infectious disease outbreaks across the world?
05/22 -  Trump budget will slash Medicaid, food stamps programs
05/21 -  Climate change is turning Antarctica green, say researchers
05/21 -  Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions, Medicaid operator, pays CEO far more than legal, NC auditor says
05/21 -  Trump signs $110 billion arms deal in Saudi Arabia
05/21 -  Koch brothers plan 'multimillion-dollar' drive to push tax cuts for themselves and their businesses
05/21 -  Trump considering refusing government payments to insurance companies re Obamacare
05/20 -  NC's treasurer hires two for State Health Plan board with no experience in health care
05/20 -  400,000 were promised student loan forgiveness; now they are panicking
05/20 -  Russian officials bragged they could use Flynn to influence Trump, sources say
05/20 -  Trump told Russians that firing 'nut job' Comey eased pressure from investigation
05/19 -  Comey, unsettled by Trump, is said to have wanted to keep him at a distance
05/19 -  Federal hate law used in gender-identity murder
05/19 -  Health insurers plan big Obamacare rate hikes — and they blame Trump
05/19 -  Asheville in national news as firefighters rescue baby turkeys from storm drain
05/18 -  BREAKING: Roger Ailes dead at 77; created Fox News
05/18 -  The noxious nostalgia of NC's Republican-controlled General Assembly
05/18 -  As Team Trump rocked by yet another scandal, Fox News finds other news to cover
05/18 -  House majority leader to colleagues in 2016: ‘I think Putin pays’ Trump
05/18 -  Mitch McConnell, the man who broke the US
05/17 -  White House does not have legal authority to purge conversations with foreign leaders
05/17 -  America's allies reevaluate intelligence sharing plans after Trump's classified leak
05/17 -  Hackers mint cryptocurrency with WannaCry virus, experts say
05/17 -  Trump ased Comey to shut down Flynn investigation
05/16 -  Message from NC's Attorney General: Voter ID dead in the water
05/16 -  Men's confidence in America's future soars under Trump, while women's plummets to 29%
05/16 -  West Asheville convenience store customer shoots alleged robber
05/16 -  How bad was Trump's betrayal of 'code word' information? Pretty bad...
05/15 -  BREAKING: Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador
05/15 -  With Macron's election, EU now leader of free world
05/15 -  Thawing Alaska permafrost could send CO2 emissions soaring
05/15 -  Two-thirds of Germany was powered by renewable energy last month
05/15 -  Damage to specific site in the brain may be linked to religious fundamentalism
05/14 -  Trump said to be considering staff shake-up amid disarray, demoralization, and deluge of leaks
05/14 -  Burr says he has more important things to do than investigate Russia
05/14 -  At 3 a.m., NC Senate GOP strips education funding from Democrats’ districts
05/13 -  How health policy is shaping services in rural North Carolina
05/13 -  Lawyers who said Trump has no ties to Russia named Russian law firm of 2016
05/13 -  House Dem seeks to create commission on 'presidential capacity'
05/13 -  North Carolina is leading the charge to end public education
05/12 -  Twenty state attorneys-general call for Russia probe
05/12 -  GOP budget will devastate rural NC
05/12 -  At 92, mom and David Cohen battle in Scrabble as Facebook looks on
05/12 -  FBI raids office of Republican campaign consultant in Annapolis
05/11 -  Sean Spicer hid in bushes to avoid facing non-Fox reporters about Comey firing
05/11 -  Gov. Cooper say 99 percent of additional requested Hurricane Matthew aid denied by Federal Government
05/11 -  Betsy DeVos booed at Bethune-Cookman University
05/11 -  Huge Antarctic glacier could spell rapidly rising seas in nightmare scenario
05/10 -  Just a few self-driving cars can dramatically improve traffic flow
05/10 -  How NC Democrats can move forward and fight back
05/10 -  Irony and confusion surrounds Comey firing
05/10 -  FBI director Comey fired by Trump
05/09 -  Polling says more than one-third of Americans oppose GOP healthcare bill
05/09 -  Beyond Trump, Democrats are bitterly divided
05/09 -  Republican congressman: “Nobody dies because they don’t have access to health care”
05/09 -  Ferencz: Rejecting refugees is a crime against humanity
05/08 -  The corporate disinformation campaign against net neutrality
05/08 -  A thermonuclear bomb slammed into a North Carolina farm in 1961 — and part of it is still missing
05/08 -  George Will: Trump has a dangerous disability; he doesn't know how to think
05/08 -  France elects Macron, learning from US debacle
05/07 -  Republicans are coming for your overtime pay
05/07 -  On Fox News, Charles Krauthammer predicts America will have single-payer health care within 7 years
05/07 -  AARP’s response to Trumpcare hits Republicans where it hurts the most
05/07 -  The origin of 'MacronLeaks' and the real target of Putin’s hackers
05/07 -  Heavy rain causes sewage spill from Biltmore Estate into French Broad River
05/05 -  Elon prof says racism forcing her family from US
05/05 -  Most Americans support restrictions on where firearms may be carried
05/05 -  A vote to "harm millions of Americans:" Study released today predicts disaster with TrumpCare
05/04 -  Trump Administration moves forward with fracking at Chaco Canyon despite Navajo Nation requests
05/04 -  How big is human carbon emission?
05/04 -  Experts warn of increases in tick-borne Powassan virus
05/04 -  ‘Endless supply of stupid’ threatens Charlotte area’s drinking water
05/03 -  Food truck for dogs coming to Asheville
05/03 -  The US is using so much solar power that it will have to prepare for the August eclipse
05/03 -  There’s a well-funded conservative campus industry behind the Ann Coulter incident
05/03 -  N.C. Congressman Robert Pittenger on pre-existing conditions: If you have one, find a new state
05/02 -  NC Senate votes to strip funding from immigration ‘sanctuary cities’
05/02 -  Historians react to Trump’s Civil War comments: ‘That’s entirely wrong in every respect’
05/02 -  NC Chief Justice backs changes to juvenile justice laws; show more leniency
05/02 -  Yellow-light crusader fined for doing 'math without a license'
05/01 -  Reports: Sebastian Gorka to leave White House following outcry over extremist links
05/01 -  Maxine Waters: ‘I’ve never seen anybody as disgusting or as disrespectful’ as Trump
05/01 -  White House official says 'we've looked at' changes to libel laws that would restrict press freedom