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Archeologists believe they have discovered the remains of a thousand-year-old Viking hall in Denmark, the Historical Museum of Northern Jutland said in a December press release.
Archeologists believe they have discovered the remains of a thousand-year-old Viking hall in Denmark, the Historical Museum of Northern Jutland said in a December press release.
 
The case for truly equal opportunity in higher education.
 
Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) tore into a small group of Republican lawmakers during multiple interviews on Wednesday for blocking Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s (R-CA) bid to become the new House Speaker.
Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) tore into a small group of Republican lawmakers during multiple interviews on Wednesday for blocking Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s (R-CA) bid to become the new House Speaker.
 
Former Congressman Adam Kinzinger's new job as a Senior Political Commentator for CNN is already off to a rocky start. According to sources, anchors were forced to cut to commercials for the 12th time today to give him time to finish crying.
Former Congressman Adam Kinzinger's new job as a Senior Political Commentator for CNN is already off to a rocky start. According to sources, anchors were forced to cut to commercials for the 12th time today to give him time to finish crying.
 
William “Rick” Singer, the mastermind behind the college admissions scandal, was sentenced to 42 months in prison on Wednesday.
William “Rick” Singer, the mastermind behind the college admissions scandal, was sentenced to 42 months in prison on Wednesday.
 
$75,000 in rewards offered for information leading to arrest and conviction of Moore County vandals.
$75,000 in rewards offered for information leading to arrest and conviction of Moore County vandals.
 
The office of Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) requested information on diversity expenditures from state universities.
The office of Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) requested information on diversity expenditures from state universities.
 
The conflict among congressional Republicans took yet another surprise twist today. After what had initially started as a throwaway nomination, the nation was left stunned as the position of Speaker of the House was unexpectedly filled by Jar Jar Binks.
The conflict among congressional Republicans took yet another surprise twist today. After what had initially started as a throwaway nomination, the nation was left stunned as the position of Speaker of the House was unexpectedly filled by Jar Jar Binks.
 
Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of California accused a reporter of spreading “conspiracies” and asked Twitter to suspend him months before the reporter was booted from the platform.
Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of California accused a reporter of spreading “conspiracies” and asked Twitter to suspend him months before the reporter was booted from the platform.
 
With 4-3 party-line votes, N.C. Supreme Court Democrats threw out the state's photo voter identification law and the state Senate election map.
With 4-3 party-line votes, N.C. Supreme Court Democrats threw out the state's photo voter identification law and the state Senate election map.
 
Learning losses from school lockdowns could cause affected students to lose between 2% and 9% of their lifetime earnings as they miss the opportunity to gain critical skills, according to a new study.
Learning losses from school lockdowns could cause affected students to lose between 2% and 9% of their lifetime earnings as they miss the opportunity to gain critical skills, according to a new study.
 
Amid protracted negotiations for the speakership in the House Of Representatives, former House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA, R) has issued a stern admonition that further delay in the process could hold up the important work of continued funds for Ukraine.
Amid protracted negotiations for the speakership in the House Of Representatives, former House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA, R) has issued a stern admonition that further delay in the process could hold up the important work of continued funds for Ukraine.
 
Daily Wire Editor Emeritus Ben Shapiro reacted to “60 Minutes” hosting Stanford University biology professor Paul Ehrlich to discuss purported risks of overpopulation, even though his body of work has been repeatedly proven wrong over the past half-century.
Daily Wire Editor Emeritus Ben Shapiro reacted to “60 Minutes” hosting Stanford University biology professor Paul Ehrlich to discuss purported risks of overpopulation, even though his body of work has been repeatedly proven wrong over the past half-century.
 
Walter Cunningham, the last surviving member of the Apollo 7 mission and a Korean War veteran, has died in a Houston hospital at 90.
Walter Cunningham, the last surviving member of the Apollo 7 mission and a Korean War veteran, has died in a Houston hospital at 90.
 
Local parishioner Jacob Henderson has said he does not have time to read the Bible. However, according to sources close to the situation, Henderson listens to seven daily podcasts and has an audio Bible on his phone.
Local parishioner Jacob Henderson has said he does not have time to read the Bible. However, according to sources close to the situation, Henderson listens to seven daily podcasts and has an audio Bible on his phone.
 
Reporters asked White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Tuesday about the several meetings top Biden administration officials held with former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried, who faces several fraud and money laundering charges.
Reporters asked White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Tuesday about the several meetings top Biden administration officials held with former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried, who faces several fraud and money laundering charges.
 
Donna King, Carolina Journal editor-in-chief, asks State Superintendent of Public Instruction Catherine Truitt about getting N.C. students back on track after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Donna King, Carolina Journal editor-in-chief, asks State Superintendent of Public Instruction Catherine Truitt about getting N.C. students back on track after the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
Director Tim Burton is a Hollywood mainstay, but that wasn’t always the case. Now the 64-year-old is reflecting on one of his first big projects and how he was treated by actor Jack Nicholson.
Director Tim Burton is a Hollywood mainstay, but that wasn’t always the case. Now the 64-year-old is reflecting on one of his first big projects and how he was treated by actor Jack Nicholson.
 
The Beaufort County Board of Commissioners will meet in regular session on Monday, January 9, 2023 at 5:30 PM in the boardroom located at 136 W. 2nd St, Washington, NC.
The Beaufort County Board of Commissioners will meet in regular session on Monday, January 9, 2023 at 5:30 PM in the boardroom located at 136 W. 2nd St, Washington, NC.
 
It’s January 4, 2023, and as of press time, the House of Representatives is without a speaker.
 
In July, the U.S. Department of Education imposed new rules that school choice advocates say will have a negative impact on public charter schools.
In July, the U.S. Department of Education imposed new rules that school choice advocates say will have a negative impact on public charter schools.
 
Journalist Matt Taibbi released the twelfth installment of “The Twitter Files” Tuesday afternoon that documented the relationship between government agencies and the social media platform.
Journalist Matt Taibbi released the twelfth installment of “The Twitter Files” Tuesday afternoon that documented the relationship between government agencies and the social media platform.
 
Without his Winchester 1866 and a double load out of .44 Henry, Grandfather would not have lived through General Custer's last day standing..
Without his Winchester 1866 and a double load out of .44 Henry, Grandfather would not have lived through General Custer's last day standing..
 
Actor Jeremy Renner, 51, was reportedly attempting to dig his car from the deep snow at his home in Reno, Nevada, when the snowcat he was using ran over him and caused extensive injuries.
Actor Jeremy Renner, 51, was reportedly attempting to dig his car from the deep snow at his home in Reno, Nevada, when the snowcat he was using ran over him and caused extensive injuries.
 
This week, Ron DeSantis was inaugurated to serve another 4-year term as Florida's 46th Governor following his overwhelming reelection last November.
This week, Ron DeSantis was inaugurated to serve another 4-year term as Florida's 46th Governor following his overwhelming reelection last November.
 
Journalist Matt Taibbi released the eleventh installment of “The Twitter Files” Tuesday afternoon that explored the social media platform’s embrace of the U.S. Intelligence Community in recent years.
Journalist Matt Taibbi released the eleventh installment of “The Twitter Files” Tuesday afternoon that explored the social media platform’s embrace of the U.S. Intelligence Community in recent years.
 
Gov. Roy Cooper is appointing left-of-center activist lawyer Allison Riggs to fill a vacancy on the N.C. Court of Appeals.
Gov. Roy Cooper is appointing left-of-center activist lawyer Allison Riggs to fill a vacancy on the N.C. Court of Appeals.
 
A watchdog group says recent hate crime statistics published by the FBI are “essentially useless,” and anti-Semitism, which the report says is declining, is actually surging in the United States.
A watchdog group says recent hate crime statistics published by the FBI are “essentially useless,” and anti-Semitism, which the report says is declining, is actually surging in the United States.
 
While holding a feast for his court, King Solomon reportedly became so embarrassed by loud chewing from his 48th wife, Tiffany, that he left in shame and assembled his loyal advisors to weigh the feasibility of demoting her to the role of concubine.
While holding a feast for his court, King Solomon reportedly became so embarrassed by loud chewing from his 48th wife, Tiffany, that he left in shame and assembled his loyal advisors to weigh the feasibility of demoting her to the role of concubine.
 
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis was sworn in for a second term Tuesday as the 46th governor of the Sunshine State after defeating his Democratic opponent in the 2022 midterm elections last year.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis was sworn in for a second term Tuesday as the 46th governor of the Sunshine State after defeating his Democratic opponent in the 2022 midterm elections last year.
 
A look at the books suggests that state appropriations may be too high.
 
Do the White House press briefings even matter anymore?
 
House Republicans have requested a congressional recess following another failed round of voting for the next Speaker of the House so they can frantically binge-watch old episodes of Schoolhouse Rock and figure out what they're supposed to be doing.
House Republicans have requested a congressional recess following another failed round of voting for the next Speaker of the House so they can frantically binge-watch old episodes of Schoolhouse Rock and figure out what they're supposed to be doing.
 
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis was sworn in for a second term Tuesday as the 46th governor of the Sunshine State using the Bible of the Revolution, which the Founding Fathers in the U.S. Congress endorsed over 240 years ago.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis was sworn in for a second term Tuesday as the 46th governor of the Sunshine State using the Bible of the Revolution, which the Founding Fathers in the U.S. Congress endorsed over 240 years ago.
 
A last-minute immigration deal developed by N.C. Sen. Thom Tillis and Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema will not face a vote before Congress adjourns.
A last-minute immigration deal developed by N.C. Sen. Thom Tillis and Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema will not face a vote before Congress adjourns.
 
Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried pleaded not guilty to multiple charges stemming from the collapse of his cryptocurrency empire.
Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried pleaded not guilty to multiple charges stemming from the collapse of his cryptocurrency empire.
 
In an unexpected turn of events, congressional Republicans saw their approval ratings soar to an all-time high after bringing Congress to a grinding halt while the battle to determine the Speaker of the House dragged on.
In an unexpected turn of events, congressional Republicans saw their approval ratings soar to an all-time high after bringing Congress to a grinding halt while the battle to determine the Speaker of the House dragged on.
 
More than a dozen Republican lawmakers rejected Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s (R-CA) bid for House Speaker during a floor vote Tuesday afternoon.
More than a dozen Republican lawmakers rejected Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s (R-CA) bid for House Speaker during a floor vote Tuesday afternoon.
 
North Carolina lawmakers heard once again on Wednesday from officials on hurricane-recovery efforts for those who lost their homes due to Hurricanes Matthew and Florence.
North Carolina lawmakers heard once again on Wednesday from officials on hurricane-recovery efforts for those who lost their homes due to Hurricanes Matthew and Florence.
 
“Jews ascending & praying at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem is the most natural of acts ... Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir on the Mount today fought the terrorists and asserted our basic human rights.”
“Jews ascending & praying at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem is the most natural of acts ... Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir on the Mount today fought the terrorists and asserted our basic human rights.”
 
After managing to make $200 Billion disappear in a single year, tech entrepreneur Elon Musk was made an honorary member of Congress by unanimous vote.
After managing to make $200 Billion disappear in a single year, tech entrepreneur Elon Musk was made an honorary member of Congress by unanimous vote.
 
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