Sen. John McCain speaks at a North Carolina campaign rally during the 2008 presidential election campaign.

Sen. Barack Obama speaks at a campaign rally in Greensboro, N.C. Sept. 27, 2008.

UNC students participate in a candlelight vigil for slain UNC-Chapel Hill Student Body President Eve Carson March 6, 2008.

A man signs a memorial for UNC-Chapel Hill Student Body President Eve Carson, who was slain in the early morning of March 5, 2008.

Durham Mayor Bill Bell greets a supporter after his election victory Nov. 6, 2007.

Visitors to the Monument to the Heroic Defenders of Leningrad in St. Petersburg, Russia on June 21, 2009, the 68th anniversary of the Nazi invasion of the USSR.

Gerald Henderson goes up for a shot against North Carolina's Deon Thompson.