Eye of Hurricane Dorian grazes North Carolina, floods Outer Banks

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (Reuters) – Hurricane Dorian briefly made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, hitting the beach resort with powerful winds and battering waves... Read more »

Hurricane Dorian makes landfall over North Carolina: U.S. NHC

A fallen tree and flood waters sit in a hotel parking lot after Hurricane Dorian swept through, in Wilmington, North Carolina, U.S., September 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake (Reuters) –... Read more »

North Carolina court strikes down state legislative map as unconstitutional gerrymander

(Reuters) – A North Carolina court on Tuesday struck down the Republican-drawn state legislative map as an illegal gerrymander and gave lawmakers two weeks to enact new district lines... Read more »

Dorian strengthens to powerful category 5 hurricane as it nears Bahamas

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (Reuters) – Hurricane Dorian intensified into a dangerous category 5 storm as it approached the Bahamas on Sunday, expected to pound the islands with up to two... Read more »

Dorian to hit Bahamas as ‘devastating’ hurricane, then menace Georgia and Carolinas

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Reuters) – Hurricane Dorian punched northwest on Saturday to threaten Georgia and the Carolinas, possibly sparing Florida a direct hit, as the Bahamas braced for catastrophic waves... Read more »

Hurricane Dorian menaces Georgia, Carolinas; Florida may escape direct hit

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Reuters) – Hurricane Dorian punched northwest on Saturday to threaten Georgia and the Carolinas, possibly sparing Florida a direct hit, as the Bahamas braced for catastrophic waves... Read more »

North Carolina congressional do-over watched for clues to 2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will travel to North Carolina next month to rally voters on the eve of a do-over of a 2018 congressional race that both... Read more »

Paire rallies to make Winston-Salem semi-finals

(Reuters) – Top-seeded Frenchman Benoit Paire staved off Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta to win their quarter-final match in the rain-delayed Winston-Salem Open on Friday. Paire served 14 double faults... Read more »

Unbowed, Trump intensifies attacks on four Democratic congresswomen

GREENVILLE, N.C./WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump stepped up his vilification of four liberal lawmakers as un-American at a raucous rally on Wednesday, underscoring that the attacks will form... Read more »

Electoral map bias may worsen as U.S. gerrymandering battle shifts to states

(Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that federal judges have no power to police partisan gerrymandering – the practice of manipulating electoral district boundaries for political gain –... Read more »