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.
RALEIGH — Attorneys representing Citizens for Buck Newton, a PAC advocating for Sen. Buck Newton (R-Wilson) in the race for N.C. attorney general, have sent cease and desist letters to media outlets Saturday demanding they […]
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. A U.S. judge will hear arguments Monday to stop North Carolina from enforcing a state law requiring that people use the bathrooms in government buildings and public schools that correspond with the […]
CHARLOTTE One person was shot Wednesday in a second night of unrest in Charlotte officials said, as police in riot gear fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse a demonstration against the fatal […]