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  • Duke: Student has admitted to hanging noose in tree

    Duke: Student has admitted to hanging noose in tree
    An undergraduate student at Duke University admitted to hanging a noose in a tree and has left campus while disciplinary actions are considered, university officials said Thursday. School spokesman Michael Schoenfeld said at a news conference that the...
  • Duke University investigates noose found hanging on campus

    Duke University investigates noose found hanging on campus
    Duke University officials are trying to determine who hung a rope noose from a tree, what the president of the elite Southern school described Wednesday as a vicious symbol in a region where lynchings were once used to terrorize black residents....
  • Nancy W. Kiehne, artist

    Nancy W. Kiehne, an artist and homemaker, died March 20 of cancer at the Edenwald retirement community. She was 90. The daughter of Christian Wenger, a farmer, and Marion Singer Sartorius, Nancy Jane Wenger was born in Ephrata, Pa., and moved to...
  • Head of UCLA hospitals takes healthcare executive post in Pennsylvania

    Head of UCLA hospitals takes healthcare executive post in Pennsylvania
    The head of the UCLA Health System, who has been confronting public concerns related to a bacterial outbreak at one of its hospitals, is leaving for a high-profile job in Pennsylvania. Dr. David Feinberg will become chief executive of the Geisinger...
  • Bianchi: Duke basketball is entering Jameis Winston territory regarding rape allegations

    Bianchi: Duke basketball is entering Jameis Winston territory regarding rape allegations
    It might be a good idea if Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski gives FSU football coach Jimbo Fisher a call on how to handle the damage control. Sadly, it seems that the venerable Coach K is about to enter the Jameis Winston zone when it comes to...
  • Scott Ellsworth on 'The Secret Game'

    Scott Ellsworth on 'The Secret Game'
    On a Sunday morning in the spring of 1944, two college basketball teams laced up and squared off against each other in Durham, N.C. The game wasn't advertised; almost no one but the players and coaches themselves knew what was happening. The doors to...
  • Medical students celebrate their next steps at annual 'Match Day'

    Medical students celebrate their next steps at annual 'Match Day'
    University of Maryland School of Medicine senior Caitlin Carnell opened a white envelope at the Hippodrome Theatre on Friday and saw light at the end of a tunnel: the long-distance phase of her young marriage was coming to an end. Carnell, 26, walked...
  • 'Lettuce And Tomato' Stick Together

    Lettuce and tomato. This was the code name for Lexi Wallace and Tom Atwood. A name given to them, without their knowledge, during the first week of orientation at Duke University. Tom, from Woodstock, Conn., met Lexi, who grew up in Arizona, in the...
  • Bruce Rauner turns to high-priced consultant for budget plan

    Bruce Rauner turns to high-priced consultant for budget plan
    When Gov. Bruce Rauner set out to craft the budget he'll propose Wednesday, he turned to a $30,000-a-month consultant with a history of helping Republican governors and a devotion to the supply-side economic theories popularized by Ronald Reagan. From...
  • Happy face or angry face? A dog can tell the difference, study finds

    Happy face or angry face? A dog can tell the difference, study finds
    Word to the wise: Don’t play poker with your dog. He can read your face like a book. A new study shows that man’s best friend is remarkably good at discerning happy expressions from angry ones – even when he’s only looking at...
  • True lies

    "NBC Nightly News" anchorman Brian Williams frequently fabricated a dramatic story that he was under enemy attack while reporting from Iraq. NBC is now investigating whether Williams also embellished events in New Orleans during his reporting on Hurricane...