Politics

September 26, 2017 - 3:16 pm
Charlotte mayoral candidate Vi Lyles joined Bo Thompson, Scott Fitzgerald, John Hancock and Mark Garrison in studio Tuesday for a WBT special election question and answer conversation. Lyles addressed topics ranging from crime, housing, community, growth, transit and other questions. Click below to...
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September 06, 2017 - 3:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Fifteen states and the District of Columbia sued Wednesday to block President Donald Trump's plan to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation -- an act Washington state's attorney general called "a dark time for our country." The lawsuit was filed in the Eastern...
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September 06, 2017 - 8:42 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party has condemned a social media post by a mayoral candidate that listed her skin color among her qualifications. Kimberley Barnette is one of three candidates in next week's mayoral primary in Charlotte. On her Facebook page,...
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August 25, 2017 - 8:04 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Three North Korea short range ballistic missiles failed on Saturday in the North's latest weapons test amid a rapid expansion of its nuclear weapons and missile program, U.S. military officials said Saturday The U.S. Pacific Command said in a statement that two of the...
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August 23, 2017 - 5:35 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) -- It was a tale of two Trumps in the desert southwest. Within a 24-hour span, President Donald Trump delivered one speech in which he tore into the media and members of his own party, and a second in which he called for national unity and love. The about-face seemed to reflect the...
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August 23, 2017 - 2:34 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) -- One day after a searing speech tearing into the media and some Republicans, President Donald Trump returned Wednesday to calls for unity and love as he spoke to veterans Wednesday at an American Legion conference. "We are here to hold you up as an example of strength, courage and...
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