Gov. Roy Cooper wants Confederate monuments removed from state grounds

The Democratic governor said monuments honoring the slave-holding Confederacy are best displayed in museums and history books.
By Glenn Burkins | August 16, 2017

In governor’s race, McCrory wants a recount

Trailing by more than 6,000 votes, Gov. Pat McCrory's campaign has questioned the validity of the posted results, alleging voter fraud.
By Daniel Trotta, Reuters | November 23, 2016

Pat McCrory unwilling to concede in tight race

Roy Cooper, the state's attorney general, declared victory after unofficial election results showed him leading McCrory by fewer than 5,000 votes.
By By Colleen Jenkins, Reuters | November 10, 2016

Roy Cooper leads Pat McCrory in razor-close race for governor

About 4,400 votes separated the candidates with all precincts reporting, according to unofficial election results from the state.
By By Colleen Jenkins, Reuters | November 9, 2016

NCAA pulls championship events from North Carolina because of HB2

The NCAA will move seven championship sporting events from North Carolina in protest of HB2, a state law that some deem discriminatory to transgender individuals.
By Glenn Burkins | September 13, 2016