Topic: North Carolina
The long-range forecasts are out, and this winter promises to be every bit as wacky as last, except different. La Nina could make the north cold, California warm and dry, and Florida parched. And the Northeast? Check back later.
10/21/2010 07:43 pm
Beige Book is the Federal Reserve's periodic survey of economic conditions around the US.
10/21/2010 10:45 am
One iconic symbol of America's rural poverty has been the dirt road, especially in Appalachia. Despite decades of paving over these back roads in the name of progress, many are still dusty washboard surfaces.
10/19/2010 11:25 am
Are the Democrats a party in desperate need of an ideology?
10/13/2010 07:05 am
The US lost jobs in September and the unemployment rate remains at a high 9.6 percent, the US Department of Labor reported Friday. But some metropolitan areas are bucking the trend and adding jobs. By making everything from food to music and band instruments, these four metros have seen the biggest year-over-year decline in their unemployment rates. Is your city on this list?
10/08/2010 03:36 pm
The current campaign system puts the interests of the American people in the hands of wealthy special interests. Both parties should rally behind the Fair Elections Now Act, returning public elections to public ownership.
10/08/2010 03:07 pm
Tropical storm Nicole and her aftermath dumped jaw-dropping quantities of rain on the East Coast, including 10 inches in 24 hours in parts of Pennsylvania. Wilmington, N.C., was worst-hit, with 22.5 inches in five days.
10/01/2010 08:51 pm
The new documentary "Waiting for Superman" makes clear the dismal state of American public schools. But forces of change are aligned now more than ever before. Three key factors create a real possibility for education reform.
09/29/2010 11:39 am
Krispy Kreme, whose stock is up 34 percent since June, is luring back investors.
09/29/2010 10:55 am
Closing costs and origination fees cost New Yorkers $5,600. But mortgage applicants in these five states spend at least 40 percent less.
09/23/2010 12:37 am