North Carolina

State in the southeastern United States

North Carolina is a state in the southeastern region of the United States. North Carolina is the 28th largest and 9th-most populous of the 50 United States. It is bordered by Virginia to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Georgia and South Carolina to the south, and Tennessee to the west. Raleigh is the state's capital and Charlotte is its largest city. The Charlotte metropolitan area, with an estimated population of 2,569,213 in 2018, is the most-populous metropolitan area in North Carolina, the 23rd-most populous in the United States, and the largest banking center in the nation after New York City. The Raleigh metropolitan area is the second-largest metropolitan area in the state, with an estimated population of 1,362,540 in 2018, and is home to the largest research park in the United States, Research Triangle Park.

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The sixth named tropical storm in the already busy hurricane season will bring heavy rain and flooding to the mid-Atlantic coast and the Northeast.
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Five former detention officers and a nurse at a North Carolina jail were charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a Black man, John Neville, 56.
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Workers removing a monument in North Carolina found a deteriorated time capsule from 1894. Inside were objects said to belong to Robert E. Lee, though some..
Credit: NYTimes.com - Published 6 days ago

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