October 20, 2020
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6 Russian military officers charged in vast hacking campaign

A poster showing six wanted Russian military intelligence officers is displayed as Assistant Attorney General for the National Security Division John Demers, left, takes the podium to speak at a news conference at the Department of Justice, Monday, Oct. 19,

  • DNI director says Hunter Biden laptop, emails not part of ‘Russian disinformation’

    FILE – This Jan. 30, 2010 file photo shows Hunter Biden, right, son of Vice President Joe Biden, center, talking with President Barack Obama, and the vice president Joe Biden during a college basketball game in Washington. Biden’s youngest son
  • Tar Heels drop the ball on epic comeback at FSU

    Florida State coach Mike Norvell celebrates with cornerback Jarvis Brownlee Jr. after the Seminoles upset UNC on Saturday. (Don Juan Moore / Character Lines via the ACC photo pool) North Carolina coach Mack Brown, looking to light a spark under
  • US investigates fire reports in Chevy Bolt electric vehicles

    FILE – In this Feb. 13, 2020 file photo a 2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV is displayed at the 2020 Pittsburgh International Auto Show in Pittsburgh. The U.S. government’s road safety agency is investigating complaints that the Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle
  • YouTube follows Twitter and Facebook with QAnon crackdown

    FILE – This March 20, 2018 file photo shows the YouTube app on an iPad in Baltimore. YouTube is following the lead of Twitter and Facebook, saying that it is taking more steps to limit QAnon and other baseless conspiracy
  • Dueling town halls for Trump, Biden after debate plan nixed

    President Donald Trump listens to supporters during a campaign rally at Des Moines International Airport, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden will compete for TV
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YouTube follows Twitter and Facebook with QAnon crackdown

FILE – This March 20, 2018 file photo shows the YouTube app on an iPad in Baltimore. YouTube is following the lead of Twitter and Facebook, saying that it is taking more steps to limit QAnon and other baseless conspiracy

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Dueling town halls for Trump, Biden after debate plan nixed

President Donald Trump listens to supporters during a campaign rally at Des Moines International Airport, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden will compete for TV

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Merger of two health systems brings first medical school to Charlotte

City of Charlotte skyline. For the North State Journal | Eamon Queeney CHARLOTTE/WINSTON-SALEM —  Atrium Health and Wake Forest Baptist Health, including Wake Forest School of Medicine, announced last week their official merger into a single enterprise, Atrium Health. Both

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Supreme Court nominee Barrett faces Senate

In this Oct. 1, 2020, photo, Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett, meets with Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., at the Capitol in Washington. Confirmation hearings begin Monday for President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett. If confirmed,

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Charlotte beats North Texas on road for first win

Charlotte coach Will Healy walks on the sideline during the second half of the team’s NCAA college football game against Clemson on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro) The Charlotte 49ers traveled to the Lone Star

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Government probes Microsoft’s effort to boost diversity

FILE – A man wearing a mask looks at this phone outside the Microsoft office in Beijing, China in a Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 file photo. Microsoft says the U.S. Labor Department is investigating its efforts to boost Black employment

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US long-term mortgage rates change little; 30-year at 2.87%

A for sale sign stands in front of a house, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in Westwood, Mass. U.S. long-term mortgage rates changed little this week, flattening in recent weeks following a year-long decline amid economic anxiety in the recession set

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NC at center of black conservative rise

RALEIGH — Addul Ali and Raheem Rkitech Soto of the Urban Conservative Podcast at the Black Voters Matter Freedom-fest and Rally held Sept. 29, 2020. Photo credit: A.P. Dillon, North State Journal RALEIGH — Last week profiled the life of