The board of trustees at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington has voted to recommend tuition and fee increases that would see in-state undergraduates paying more than $600 a year more for school.
A federal judge will not rule out two former Federal Election Commission members from testifying for former Democratic presidential contender John Edwards, who's defending himself against campaign finance violations while hiding his mistress.
Gov. Beverly Perdue's campaign is giving up more than $41,000 in contributions that are linked to its chief fundraiser for the 2008 elections now that he's been convicted of a felony linked to campaign finance-related activities.
Applauding their "extraordinary achievement," President Barack Obama saluted returning troops Wednesday, declaring that the nearly nine-year conflict in Iraq is ending "not with a final battle, but with a final march toward home."
U.S. Senators Richard Burr, Kay Bailey Hutchison, and Jay Rockefeller won Senate passage Monday of their bill which would direct the TSA to develop and implement a plan providing expedited screening through the country's airports for U.S. Armed Forces and their accompanying family members.