LOS ANGELES – Carrie Fisher, who rose to fame as Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” films and later endured drug addiction and stormy romances with show business heavyweights, died on Tuesday, People magazine reported, citing the family’s publicist.”It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning,” the statement from family spokesman Simon Halls read. Fisher was 60 years old.
RALEIGH North Carolina is still reeling from the effects of Hurricane Matthew. As the state begins the recovery process, Gov. Pat McCrory led the first meeting of the Hurricane Matthew Recovery Committee Tuesday in […]
RALEIGH The North Carolina General Assembly assumed a routine quality this week as lawmakers bounced between committee meetings and floor votes, but was highlighted by passage of a bill to restore party labels to […]
CHAPEL HILL Less than three weeks after people skipped work for “A Day Without Immigrants” to illustrate the contributions of undocumented workers, women are staging a similar protest to raise awareness of women’s rights.For […]