Many people who live near large-scale livestock farms complain about noxious smells, air and water pollution and health risks. With little help from regulators, they are turning to lawsuits.
A grassroots movement is fighting for transparency and accountability on North Carolina’s involvement in torture.
Venus flytrap plants have ‘traps’ that snap shut on insect prey. But they also rely on insects for pollination. New research suggests how the plant avoids eating its allies.
Judges in North Carolina just threw out the state’s congressional district map. The decision could have major implications for the future of partisan gerrymandering across the US.
The court ruled unanimously that access to social media is an essential right.
From coast to coast, the 2016 election has torn up the usual order.
Often dismissed as a solid Republican bloc, the southern states are anything but.
The shooting of yet another black American by police in North Carolina ignited a tinderbox of deep anger and resentment.
Is our gender determined by our bodies or our culture?
It wasn’t even until the late 19th century that this was codified into law.
North Carolina recently passed a law that prohibits individuals from using a bathroom based on the gender with which they identify. Why does this pose a risk for transgendered individuals?