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  • U.S. military and civilians are increasingly divided

    U.S. military and civilians are increasingly divided
    Jovano Graves' parents begged him not to join the Army right out of high school in 2003, when U.S. troops were fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. But their son refused his parents' pleas to try college. He followed them both into the Army instead. Last...
  • Build meaningful life with day to day hard work, alum tells Hampton Roads Academy graduates

    NEWPORT NEWS—Disregard advice to go out and find yourself after graduation, keynote speaker David Halliday urged Hampton Roads Academy graduates Saturday morning. That's passive thinking. Honesty with oneself is more important. "Nietzsche...
  • FAU hunting for sea sponges that fight cancer

    FAU hunting for sea sponges that fight cancer
    Think of it as drawing medicine from the sea. Florida Atlantic University scientists have developed a sophisticated device that allows them to inspect ocean reefs and collect sponges with chemicals to fight an array of diseases, from Alzheimer's to...
  • NCAA urges caution on idea of paying college athletes

    WASHINGTON NCAA vice president Kevin Lennon on Tuesday told the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics that schools should resist pressure to change the rules on what it means to be an amateur college athlete. "We know degree completion will best...
  • North Carolina lawmakers honor Duke's NCAA title

    Another national championship, another visit to the North Carolina Legislature for Coach K and the Duke Blue Devils. The General Assembly celebrated Duke's latest NCAA title on Tuesday with the House and Senate unanimously passing a resolution to honor...
  • 'Fair trade' coffee pioneer continues to expand on sustainable, transparent practices

    DURHAM, N.C. When Counter Culture Coffee co-founder Brett Smith was in business school, he would laugh when entrepreneurs talked about vision statements. "We always viewed it as sort of touchy feely," Smith said, "and we didn't think that was really what...
  • NC budget decisions aren't as painful with $400M cushion

    North Carolina budget-writers aren't making as many cuts compared to other years since the Great Recession. It made for a less painful process as House Republicans rolled out Thursday portions of a spending plan for the next two years. Budget panels...
  • Carol D. 'Joey' Eustis

    Carol D. 'Joey' Eustis
    Carol D. "Joey" Eustis, dean of the Community College of Baltimore County Essex campus' School of Health Professions who earlier had been director of athletics and coached the women's basketball and field hockey teams, died of cancer May 9 at her...
  • Around Town: Balboa Island Artwalk to feature 90 artists Sunday

    Local artists will take over the South Bayfront Promenade of Balboa Island on Sunday for the area's annual Artwalk. The outdoor fine-art show, which is in its 21st year, will feature 90 artists showing paintings, fine jewelry, blown glass, sculptures and...
  • Federal panel calls medical scopes unsafe

    Federal panel calls medical scopes unsafe
    A federal panel concluded Friday that the medical scopes linked to a deadly string of superbug outbreaks are unsafe as designed and urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to do more to protect patients. But the agency's advisory committee stopped...
  • Asian groups file complaint over Harvard admission practices

    An alliance of Asian American groups on Friday filed a federal complaint against Harvard University, saying that school and other Ivy League institutions are using racial quotas to admit students other than high-scoring Asians. More than 60 Chinese,...