Jonathan Drew, The Associated Press

Jonathan Drew

The Associated Press

Raleigh, NC, United States

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  • The Virginian-Pilot
  • Killeen Daily Herald
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  • FayObserver.com
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  • SavannahNow
  • FOX 5 DC
  • WKBN 27 First News
  • CBS 42
  • Boston.com
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Recent articles by Jonathan:

North Carolina requires face coverings statewide

North Carolina’s governor said the state currently has sufficient hospital capacity, but that could quickly change if virus trends don’t improve. → Read More

Protesters topple Jefferson Davis statue in Virginia capital

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Protesters pulled down a century-old statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis in the former capital of the Confederacy, adding it to the list of Old South → Read More

North Carolina governor: RNC hasn't submitted safety plan

North Carolina's governor said Thursday that his administration hasn't received the written safety plan for the upcoming Republican National Convention requested by his health secretary in response to President Donald Trump's demands for a full-scale event. Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, said during a media briefing that RNC organizers have yet to turn over written plans for how they envision… → Read More

Trump’s convention demand comes amid Charlotte virus surge

CHARLOTTE — President Donald Trump’s demand for a full-capacity Republican convention in August is putting pressure on North Carolina health → Read More

Trump’s convention demand comes amid Charlotte virus surge

CHARLOTTE — President Donald Trump’s demand for a full-capacity Republican convention in August is putting pressure on North Carolina health officials — and local Republicans — as coronavirus cases surge in the host county and statewide.Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's administration has refused to give in to the pressure, though, responding with a letter demanding a written safety plan from… → Read More

Mayor makes play to host RNC in Jacksonville as President Trump threatens move

As President Donald Trump is threatening to pull the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina, Mayor Lenny Curry made a play to host the convention in Jacksonville. → Read More

Trump threatens to move RNC without assurances from governor

Trump’s tweets about the upcoming RNC in Charlotte come two days after North Carolina’s largest daily increase in virus cases yet. → Read More

Trump threatens to move RNC without assurances from governor

President Donald Trump threatened Monday to pull the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina if the state's Democratic governor doesn't immediately sign off on allowing a full-capacity gathering in August despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.Trump's tweets about the upcoming RNC in Charlotte come two days after North Carolina's largest daily increase in virus cases yet.On Friday,… → Read More

Trump threatens RNC move without assurance from governor amid pandemic of full-capacity event

Trump's tweets about the upcoming RNC in Charlotte come two days after North Carolina's largest daily increase in virus cases yet. → Read More

Trump threatens to move Republican convention without assurances from N.C. governor

Pre-pandemic, the GOP had estimated 50,000 would come to Charlotte for the convention centered around its NBA arena. → Read More

Trump threatens to move RNC without assurances from governor

President Donald Trump threatened Monday to pull the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina if the state's Democratic governor doesn't immediately sign off on allowing a full-capacity gathering in → Read More

Trump threatens to move RNC without assurances from governor

President Donald Trump threatened Monday to pull the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina if the state’s Democratic governor doesn’t immediately sign off on allowing a full-capacity gathering in August despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Trump’s tweets about the upcoming RNC in Charlotte come two days after North Carolina’s largest daily increase in virus […] → Read More

Trump demands immediate answer from governor about RNC moving forward as planned

“Unfortunately, Democrat Governor, @RoyCooperNC is still in Shutdown mood & unable to guarantee that by August we will be allowed... full attendance in the Arena,” Trump tweeted Monday. → Read More

Trump threatens to move RNC without assurances from N.C. governor

Trump's tweets about the RNC, planned for Charlotte, come just two days after North Carolina recorded its largest daily increase in positive cases yet. → Read More

Trump threatens to move RNC without assurances from N.C. governor

Trump's tweets about the RNC, planned for Charlotte, come just two days after North Carolina recorded its largest daily increase in positive cases yet. → Read More

Trump threatens to move RNC without assurances from governor

President Donald Trump threatened Monday to pull the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina if the state's Democratic governor doesn't immediately sign off on allowing a full-capacity gathering in August despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Trump's tweets about the RNC, planned for Charlotte, come just two days after North Carolina recorded its largest daily increase in positive… → Read More

Tropical Storm Arthur spins out to sea, will drench Bermuda

Tropical Storm Arthur moved further out to sea Tuesday and was expected to dissipate into a depression before dumping heavy rain on Bermuda later in the week. The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season sent rain over North Carolina Monday and forecasters warned to expect dangerous surf and rip currents for another day along parts of the U. S. East Coast. → Read More

Tropical Storm Arthur hits North Carolina coast with rain

Tropical Storm Arthur moved out to sea Monday after dumping heavy rain on North Carolina as forecasters warned that the first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season could continue → Read More

VIDEO: Cattle spill out of semi-truck after it tips over, slides across slick street

A liquor store surveillance camera caught an alarming semi-truck crash on video Thursday night. → Read More

Virus restrictions reimposed amid patchwork re-openings

As coronavirus-induced economic pain grew around the world, some U.S. states moved forward Friday with plans to reopen their economies, while European countries held muted commemorations to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II on the continent. → Read More