Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press | PostedFeb 22nd - 3:52pm
A North Carolina judge on Friday voided new state mandates requiring photo identification to vote and also limiting income tax rates. He ruled the GOP-controlled legislature lacked authority to put those constitutional amendments on the ballot because lawmakers had been elected from racially-biased districts two years earlier.
Tom Krisher, Associated Press | PostedFeb 22nd - 2:34pm
As their company was swirling around the financial drain in the early 2000s, General Motors executives came up with an idea to counter its gas-guzzling image and point the way to transportation of the future: an electric car with a gas-engine backup that could travel anywhere.
Government officials say the five-month shutdown of a North Dakota highway during protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline was not aimed at manipulating the media or the American Indian tribe that has led the protracted fight against the project.
A proposal to raise the age to buy cigarettes in Utah has an unlikely critic — the American Cancer Society's Action Network, which argues the law should target retailers for penalties rather than buyers.