• In this photo taken May 7, 2016, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Spokane, Wash. Donald Trump faces a struggle proving himself to white, suburban women, who could be crucial in the November general election.  (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

    In swing-state suburbs, white women are skeptical of Trump

    WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — For Donald Trump to win the White House in November, he’ll need the votes of women like lifelong Republican Wendy Emery.

  • In this photo taken May 7, 2016, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Spokane, Wash. Donald Trump faces a struggle proving himself to white, suburban women, who could be crucial in the November general election.  (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

    In swing state suburbs, white women are skeptical of Trump

    WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — For Donald Trump to win the White House in November, he’ll need the votes of women like Elizabeth Andrus.

  • In this photo taken May 7, 2016, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Spokane, Wash. Donald Trump faces a struggle proving himself to white, suburban women, who could be crucial in the November general election.  (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

    In swing state suburbs, white women are skeptical of Trump

    WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — For Donald Trump to win the White House in November, he’ll need the votes of women like lifelong Republican Wendy Emery.

  • Maroon 5, citing morality, cancels North Carolina concerts

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The pop group Maroon 5 on Friday joined the list of entertainers canceling appearances in North Carolina because of its law that denies anti-discrimination protections and dictates which restrooms transgender people can use.

  • In this May 4, 2016 file photo, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory make remarks concerning House Bill 2 while speaking during a government affairs conference in Raleigh, N.C. McCrory has taken a beating from critics over a law dictating which restrooms transgender people can use, highlighting what they call the economic harm and reputation it’s causing North Carolina. McCrory is retrying to reshape the narrative heading into a tough re-election campaign by going after the federal government. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

    McCrory lawsuit against feds may help shift HB2 narrative

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — After weeks of taking a beating from critics over North Carolina’s law dictating which restrooms transgender people can use, Gov. Pat McCrory adopted a strategy long favored by Southern conservative governors: He went after the federal government.