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.
INDIANAPOLIS The NCAA governing board said Monday it will move seven championship sporting events out of North Carolina to protest a state law it deems discriminatory to transgender individuals. The NCAA cited the law, […]
CONCORD, N.C. America’s original pony car will finally get its own national museum dedicated to its heritage when The National Mustang Museum comes to Concord, N.C., where the museum is currently expected to open […]
GREENSBORO, N.C. Vice presidential nominee and Virginia senator Tim Kaine spoke to his “neighbors” on Wednesday, stressing how North Carolina is a key component of ensuring a Hillary Clinton presidency.Kaine addressed controversies in N.C., […]