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North Carolina governor to welcome historic visitor at mansion: Japan's Prime Minister Kishida

Apr. 12, 2024 00:12 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — After spending a few days in Washington emphasizing global security concerns, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is set to tour around North Carolina on Friday to spotlight a different interest: his nation's title as the state's biggest foreign investor. ...

Case heard by NC Supreme Court may affect how partisan officials file voter fraud claims

Apr. 11, 2024 20:23 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — An attorney representing voters accused of fraud in the 2016 election warned North Carolina’s highest court that their eventual decision could allow political operatives to make voter fraud allegations without consequence — but the justices had several questions. ...

On eve of Japanese prime minister's visit to North Carolina, Fujifilm announces more jobs there

Apr. 11, 2024 16:28 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Hours before the Japanese prime minister's arrival in North Carolina, a subsidiary of Japan's Fujifilm Corp. announced Thursday plans to expand further a massive biopharmaceutical manufacturing plant in the state, even as the initial phase is not yet complete, promising...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina - Advisory

Apr. 10, 2024 07:13 AM EDT
Eds: The North Carolina editorial roundup will not move this week due to a lack of editorials of state-wide interest. We will resume the roundup at its normal time on Wednesday, April 17, 2024. The AP

UConn finishes at No. 1 in first post-March Madness AP Top 25 poll after run to repeat NCAA title

Apr. 09, 2024 15:49 PM EDT

UConn finished atop the first Associated Press Top 25 men's college basketball poll to be released after March Madness following its run to the first back-to-back national championship in 17 years. The Huskies (37-3) topped all 58 ballots Tuesday, coming roughly 12 hours after they...

Zibanejad, Panarin lead Rangers to 5-2 win over Canadiens

Apr. 07, 2024 23:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mika Zibanejad had two goals and an assist, Artemi Panarin had a goal and three assists, and the New York Rangers beat the Montreal Canadiens 5-2 on Sunday night. Chris Kreider and Alexis Lafreniere also scored, and Igor Shesterkin had 26 saves to help the Rangers...

UConn, Purdue set to collide in NCAA title game after dominating in a romp-filled March Madness

Apr. 07, 2024 19:35 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The NCAA Tournament has reached its finish line, down to one game pairing the two best teams that routinely win in romps and boasting a marquee post matchup that features a two-time national player of the year. Maybe that will make this version of March...

2 women who say abortion restrictions put them in medical peril feel compelled to campaign for Biden

Apr. 07, 2024 10:22 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Texas woman who went into premature labor, developed sepsis and nearly died and a Louisiana woman who said restrictive abortion laws prevented her from getting medical help for a miscarriage are now campaigning for President Joe Biden as the Democrat highlights how women's...

Zach Edey and Purdue power their way into NCAA title game, beating N.C. State 63-50

Apr. 06, 2024 23:08 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — There was more than one team that came to the Final Four with a dream — more than one team hoping to add its own unforgettable chapter to college basketball's colorful history book. Zach Edey and Purdue have been thinking big all year, and after snuffing...

Wolfpack's balance fails at wrong time in Final Four power outage vs. Purdue

Apr. 06, 2024 21:59 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — North Carolina State’s miraculous late-season run to the Atlantic Coast Conference title and an even more improbable Final Four trip had been the product of a blending of talent, balance and cohesion when the pressure peaked. One first-half tumble appeared...