WASHINGTON, D.C. The U.S. House of Representatives backed a waiver on Friday that will allow James Mattis to serve as President-elect Donald Trump’s secretary of defense, despite having retired as a Marine General in 2013. The House voted 268 to 151, largely along party lines, for a one-time waiver of a provision of a law on civilian control of the U.S. military that requires a seven-year wait after retirement before active-duty military can lead the Department of Defense.
CHAPEL HILL Chairman of the UNC Board of Governors Louis Bissette and Vice Chairman Roger Aiken were having dinner in Davidson, N.C., earlier this year and got to know their waiter. He was a […]
RALEIGH Conflict between two state regulatory agencies reignited Tuesday evening when the testimony of Dept. of Health and Human Services (DHHS) toxicologist Ken Rudo was leaked to media accusing Gov. Pat McCrory and top-level […]
RALEIGH More than $200 million dollars in state funds was allocated in the days before Christmas to help communities and victims of floods in the eastern part of the state and fires in the […]