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Shortly after President Joe Biden took office, the White House contact form was changed to allow individuals to select gender-inclusive pronouns and prefixes.

A new report showed North Carolina state parks welcomed 19.8 million visitors last year — 400,000 more than any other year on record.

A significant uptick in unemployment insurance fraud coinciding with unprecedented job losses due to the coronavirus pandemic was apparent across the country months ago, but new data suggests it could be far worse in some states than previously believed.

President Joe Biden on Tuesday ordered the Department of Justice to end its reliance on private prisons and acknowledge the central role government has played in implementing discriminatory housing policies.

Actor Elliot Page and Emma Portner said Tuesday that they are divorcing after three years of marriage.

Birdwatch, Twitter's new pilot program to combat misinformation, aims to enlist a small list of users to flag and leave notes on misleading tweets

Help is on the way for small businesses in Buncombe County and it comes in a familiar form: the One Buncombe Fund.

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy is recommending that thousands of people delay plans to hike the trail because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

One school district in Nevada -- the nation's fifth-largest district -- announced it would start in-person classes after 18 students died by suicide.

The World Health Organization said today it does not recommend that pregnant women receive Moderna’s COVID vaccine.


BREAKING | Harry Anderson, 'Night Court' star and Asheville resident, dies at age 65 #avlnews 

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A puppy rightfully named Hulk! One WNC family was shocked when this little guy came into the world with his bright green color.

A Texas man who admitted on social media he breached the U.S. Capitol also urged the assassination of Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

Riley Howell, one of two people killed in the UNC Charlotte shooting, is being called a hero by police, saying his actions saved lives.

Often misinterpreted as Mexico's equivalent of Halloween, the two-day Nov. 1-2 Day of the Dead is a celebration to welcome and commune with the dead, not fear their return or revive old hatreds.

JUST IN: A letter sent on Saturday, Jan. 9, to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, signed by N.C. District 11 leaders of the Democratic Party, lists examples they say are grounds for Rep. Cawthorn's expulsion from Congress.

In a new tell-all, a former friend and adviser of Melania Trump says she made the “worst mistake” of her life by working for President Trump and his family. The White House dismisses the book as “full of mistruths and paranoia.”

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