Early in the morning on Dec. 6, 2014, a Carrboro man overdosed on heroin. Police, firefighters and Emergency Medical Technicians were deployed to the scene.
Some call David Horowitz a free thinker fighting the academic status quo; others call him offensive and incorrect.
Despite considerable qualifications and more than 130 days of waiting, U.S. Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch is still unconfirmed by the U.S. Senate — and her supporters want an explanation.
The U.S. Department of Justice has accused the police department in Ferguson, Missouri, of systemic exploitation and discrimination against black Americans — bringing international attention to racial profiling by U.S. law enforcement.
The Federal Aviation Administration released new rules regulating how drones are allowed to operate in the United States.
The financial aid realm is notorious for its 100-plus-question form and the headaches it creates for students — but a new report offers proposals to simplify the financial aid and loan repayment process.
The state chapter of the NAACP is considering taking legal action against new rules that limit where protestors can gather within the capitol.
A bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that would have restricted all abortions to fewer than 20 weeks after fertilization was stopped Wednesday night by an unusual source — the Republican lawmakers who put it forth.
Online education is trickling down from universities to the K-12 level — and North Carolina will soon experiment with this unusual method of public education, in the form of two virtual charter schools.
Students who have recently entered college or will apply in the next couple of years are scrutinizing universities for the value of the education they offer — and most of them think that education should include internships, according to a new national survey.
The Guardian reported Monday that an Australian government employee accidentally emailed the personal information of multiple world leaders to the wrong recipient. That employee’s superiors then decided to just not mention to anyone that it happened.
Politico recently reported that there was a $21.8 billion shortfall in the federal budget caused by federal student loans. The total outstanding student debt in the U.S. is more than $1.2 trillion, and 40 million Americans are carrying that debt.
This Saturday will be an auspicious day for the United States, as it is the second anniversary of the day when every state officially ratified the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. To clarify, it's the amendment that banned slavery in 1865.
The embattled Duke Energy has faced criticism before, and they’re under attack again. This time they’re facing down the wrathful tweets of former Duke University basketball player Jay Bilas.
The Democratic Party was severely outperformed by Republicans across in the country in the 2014 midterm elections. On top of that, the N.C. Democratic Party is in a troubled place financially.
As the 2014 midterm elections draw near, American voters are still hungry for economic progress and unhappy with Congress — but North Carolinians are taking a sharp interest in foreign policy.A poll released Oct. 2 by the Associated Press and German research firm GfK Group showed that economic recovery topped the list of issues for Americans this election season, followed closely by national security.
Jeb Bush, Chris Christie, Rand Paul, and Hillary Clinton are names pollsters have been foreseeing in the 2016 presidential primaries, but seem a little out of place in the N.C. Senate race between Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis.These big names, with the exception of Hillary whose husband is doing it for her, are throwing endorsements into every Senate race they can reach, and we can be certain the victors will return the favor in 2016.