| Apr 2, 2015
| 3:59 PM
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...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 10:12 PM
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....
| Mar 28, 2015
| 12:28 PM
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...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 2:26 PM
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...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 1:39 PM
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...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 6:38 AM
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...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 5:41 PM
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...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 7:15 AM
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...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 3:51 AM
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.
| Feb 12, 2015
| 11:44 AM
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...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 2:30 AM
"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...