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Perdue Signs Smoking Ban Bill

Updated: 05/19/2009 - In the old house chamber, Governor Beverly Perdue signed the ban on smoking in restaurants and bars. The ban takes effect January 2, 2010.

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NC State Chancellor: Governor's Wife Should Resign

Posted: 05/18/2009 - The chancellor of North Carolina State University says it would be best for the university if former first lady Mary Easley resigns from her position at the college.

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UPDATED: Gov. Perdue In Kinston Today

Updated: 07/01/2009 - North Carolina Gov. Perdue is urging business leaders to look at opportunities for contracts resulting from federal stimulus funds.

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Honoring Gay Rights Leader Harvey Milk

Posted: 05/17/2009 - The California Senate has approved legislation designating a day each year to honor slain gay rights leader Harvey Milk.

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Obama: Early To Mull More Troops In Afghanistan

Posted: 05/17/2009 - President Barack Obama says he needs to see how fast Afghanistan can be stabilized and led toward a more democratic government before deciding whether more troops are needed.

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AP Source: Obama To Name Utah Gov Envoy To China

Posted: 05/16/2009 - President Barack Obama intends to name Utah's Republican Gov. Jon Huntsman, seen by many as a potential GOP presidential contender, to be ambassador to China, a source close to the governor said Friday night.

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Biden Announces $100M For Lead-Paint Removal

Posted: 05/16/2009 - Nearly $100 million in federal stimulus money will go toward a program to remove lead-based paint and other health and safety hazards from low-income homes, Vice President Joe Biden announced Friday.

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Poll: More Americans Calling Themselves Pro-Life

Posted: 05/16/2009 - A Gallup Poll released Friday found that 51 percent of Americans now call themselves pro-life rather than pro-choice on the issue of abortion, the first time a majority gave that answer in the 15 years that Gallup has asked the question.

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NC State University Trustees' Chairman Resigns

Posted: 05/15/2009 - The chairman of North Carolina State University's board of trustees has resigned following accusations that he acted inappropriately in the hiring of former first lady Mary Easley.

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Roy Cooper Decides Against 2010 Senate Run

Posted: 05/15/2009 - North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper said he will not run for the Democratic nomination to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Richard Burr in 2010.

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AP Source: Rove To Be Interviewed On US Attorneys

Posted: 05/15/2009 - Former top Bush White House aide Karl Rove, who has said he will cooperate with an investigation into the firing of U.S. attorneys, is scheduled to be interviewed by a special prosecutor, a lawyer familiar with the probe says.

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Insurers Get Preliminary OK For Treasury Funds

Posted: 05/15/2009 - The Treasury Department has agreed to extend billions in bailout funds to six major life insurers, following a months-long quest by some in the sector for government help in shoring up capital positions in the wake of major investment losses.

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Notre Dame President Catches Heat For Obama Invite

Posted: 05/15/2009 - The Rev. John Jenkins got some simple advice before taking over as president of the University of Notre Dame: "Don't listen to the criticism, don't listen to the praise, just make the best decision you can."

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AP Source: US Wants Faster Training In Pakistan

Posted: 05/15/2009 - The Pentagon is looking at plans to significantly accelerate and expand the training of Pakistan's military in a key move to improve their ability to confront insurgents along the Afghanistan border, The Associated Press has learned.

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Pelosi on the CIA: "They Mislead Us All The Time"

Posted: 05/14/2009 - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi bluntly accused the CIA on Thursday of misleading her and other lawmakers about its use of waterboarding during the Bush administration.

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George C. Wallace IV Found Dead At Age 25

Posted: 05/14/2009 - A grandson of former Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace, George Corley Wallace IV, has been found dead at his home in Pensacola, Fla. He was 25.

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