NATIONAL POLITICS


10/28/2014 12:20am

Student group unveils new UNC app

CarolinaGO, a mobile application designed to inform students of everything they need to know at UNC, has been in the making since 2012, and students' partnership with UNC's Information Technology Services has finally brought the app to fruition.


10/27/2014 12:53am

Two dozen UNC centers under review

Twenty-six of UNC-CH’s 80 research centers and institutes will be scrutinized further as a UNC Board of Governors review of the UNC system’s centers continues.


10/22/2014 11:45pm

Kay Hagan targeted for flip-flop on Ebola

Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan issued a statement on Friday calling for a travel ban on West African countries affected by Ebola and a larger coordinated effort to deal with the ongoing outbreak — and the N.C. Republican Party is accusing her of flip-flopping on the issue.


10/7/2014 11:49pm

Experts skeptical about black hole research

UNC associate professor Laura Mersini-Houghton’s recent study dismissing the existence of black holes is in the spotlight as the scientific community begins the process of reviewing and questioning her work. 


10/6/2014 1:35am

Doctors OK long-acting birth control for teenagers

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently recommended that long-acting, reversible contraception methods should be the primary form of birth control for teenage girls. These methods include implants and intrauterine devices, known as IUDs.