REUTERS — NBC News fired Matt Lauer, the popular host of its “Today” morning show, on Wednesday after a female colleague accused him of inappropriate sexual behavior, the network said, making him the latest rich and powerful man to be felled by such accusations. His termination sent shockwaves through U.S. morning television, where Lauer has been a fixture since becoming a “Today” anchor in 1997 and went on to become one of NBC’s highest-paid personalities, earning $20 million a year.
RALEIGH — While Republicans are seated in most of the key elected positions representing Stanly County, several members of the party are seeking the removal of county chairman Phil Burr. According to Gerald Poplin, he […]
Legislators honored by city group The North Carolina League of Municipalities presented State Rep. Chuck McGrady (R-Henderson) and State Sen. Paul Newton (R-Cabarrus) with its Community Champion Award for their work as champions of local […]
NEW YORK — A federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that the U.S. Constitution’s Second Amendment protects a right to openly carry a gun in public for self-defense, rejecting a claim by Hawaii officials that […]