SpaceX launched and landed a Falcon rocket Sunday from a historic NASA launch pad at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This mission was a step forward for Elon Musk's company — they plan to send a rotation of people to the International Space Station and eventually to Mars. Daily Tar Heel Staff Writer Luke Bollinger spoke with Gerald Cecil, a UNC astrophysics professor, to discuss the privatization of the space industry and the future of space exploration.
President Donald Trump is expected to sign executive orders that would temporarily halt the immigration of Syrian refugees and suspend the visas of citizens from seven Middle Eastern and African countries.
Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., called for Republicans to reach across the aisle to work toward meaningful solutions rather than mistakenly assuming there was a conservative mandate, in an op-ed in The Charlotte Observer last week.
A section of House Bill 2 has prevented local governments from adjusting the minimum wage for government contractors — but some communities have encouraged living wage programs.
The overall child mortality rate in North Carolina remained stagnant between 2014 and 2015 — caused in part by the unwavering mortality rate of infants.
The UNC Board of Governors Committee on Strategic Planning met yesterday and discussed increased access, lowering the achievement gap and degree completion as part of a discussion of their five-year plan.
The Supreme Court decided Friday to hear a case regarding the rights of transgender students in public schools — the outcome of which could affect state laws restricting bathroom access to transgender students.
Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence insisted the race was not over for Donald Trump at a rally in Greensboro Monday.
Eleven days after Hurricane Matthew hit the North Carolina coastline, flooding has caused fecal waste lagoons — sites used by hog farms to store pig waste — to present possible health and environmental concerns for the state.
Kratom, an herbal drug often served in tea, has become a popular alternative to pain medication — but impending federal action may place the drug under strict regulation.