Jean-Michel Cousteau, a distinguished underwater explorer, called for action to protect endangered ocean resources at a recent lecture he gave at East Carolina University.
North Carolina ranks second in the nation for having the lowest in-state public university tuition for low-income students, according to a report released by the New America Foundation.
A century-long battle between North Carolina and Ohio about which state was “First in Flight” has finally come to an end as the two states work together to counter claims made by a new competitor — Connecticut.
Forbes ranked North Carolina as the fourth best state for business in a recent study — but local economists say it only gives one side of the picture.
A new grassroots campaign launched by nonpartisan youth advocacy organization Generation Opportunity is encouraging young Americans to opt out of the Affordable Care Act’s health care exchange before it takes effect in January.
U.S. Congress, caught in a partisan gridlock, is on the verge of shutting down most of the government. Staff writer Olivia Lanier had an email exchange with Jason Roberts, a UNC political science professor, about what impact that would have.