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President Trump is holding a joint press conference with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg at the White House. The two leaders are taking reporters' questions. Their meeting touches on the topics of NATO defense, global security and trade. The meeting is taking place as President Trump is trying to work with Congress on issues of immigration and border security. The Western European relationship with Russia is also important to Norway, and new developments in the investigation of the Trump campaign’s Russia connections may also figure in the conversation. Watch the press conference live.

The North Carolina Legislative Building
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Updated 10:30 p.m.

Federal judges ruled Tuesday that North Carolina's congressional district map drawn by legislative Republicans is illegally gerrymandered because of excessive partisanship that gave GOP a rock-solid advantage for most seats and must quickly be redone.

Panthers Fire Shula, Dorsey

Jan 9, 2018

The Carolina Panthers have fired their offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. The team has issued a statement saying Offensive Coordinator Mike Shula and Quarterbacks Coach Ken Dorsey have been dismissed after each working for roughly six years with the team. The announcement comes after the Panthers lost their wild card game against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. The team has not immediately responded to questions seeking clarification as to why the two coaches were fired.

Biggest WFAE Stories Of 2017

Dec 25, 2017
Tasnim Shamma

From remembering the pop culture legacy of Andy Griffith to following the fall-out from Cardinal Innovations Healthcare, here's a look at the biggest WFAE stories from 2017 (as determined by pageviews on

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You've heard their voices on radio and NPR One. You’ve read their reports on the WFAE mobile app. Now it's time to talk to WFAE's reporters and producers about their driveway moments of 2017 and the stories that made them proud to share North Carolina’s story.

The Avett Brothers are perhaps the most influential band to launch out of the Charlotte area. The two brothers, Scott and Seth, grew up in Concord and their distinct mix of folk and punk-rock music have earned them critical acclaim and an international following.

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