A North Carolina icon has died. Andy Griffith passed away this morning at his home in Dare County.
The actor's death was first confirmed by former UNC President Bill Friday and later by Dare County Sheriff Doug Doughtie.
MEXICO CITY (CNN) -- The political party that ruled Mexico for more than 70 years appears poised to return to power after election authorities projected Enrique Peña Nieto as the winner of the nation's presidential vote.
The House of Representatives voted Thursday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in criminal contempt for refusing to turn over documents tied to the botched Fast and Furious gun-running sting -- a discredited operation that has become a sharp