People who were sterilized under a state program in North Carolina talk about the impact of the procedure. WRAL reports.
Deborah Chesson spoke through tears Wednesday as she addressed a North Carolina task force on behalf of her mother.
The threat of severe thunderstorms continued Wednesday to hang over portions of the Deep South and into the Northeast, after another round of violent weather swept through the country the day before.
Home video shows a tornado that swirled through northeast Missouri. WGEM has more.
Two days after the largest tornado outbreak since 2008 raked the Southeast, killing at least 45, the focus shifted Monday to cleanup.
The long-running fight between North Carolina and Alcoa over the future of four hydroelectric dams near Charlotte is heating up during this frigid winter.
Six counties in eastern North Carolina have been declared federal disaster areas after heavy rains from Tropical Storm Nicole earlier this month caused extensive flooding and subsequent damage.
Areas of North Carolina became flooded as a result of a large rain storm that passed over.
Tropical Storm Nicole only lasted a few hours, but its remnants, along with a stalled frontal boundary, are expected to dump heavy rain Thursday on parts of the Eastern Seaboard.
Shirley Chisholm, elected in 1968 as the first black woman in the U.S. Congress, once said: "I've always met more discrimination being a woman than being black."