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  • A scandal at North Carolina lands on NCAA's doorstep

    Somewhere, up there, Jan Gangelhoff is smiling. She didn't need to be validated, but she has been. Name not familiar? We will help you. In March 1999, a bright young sportswriter named George Dohrmann wrote a story in the St. Paul Pioneer Press that...
  • Showing cell phone callers the road might improve driver safety

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Providing a caller with views of the driver and the road ahead might reduce cell phone distraction for the driver, suggests a new study. Researchers used a driving simulator and video phones to examine how a driver's...
  • RedEye Rundown: KFC, Renee Zellweger's face and more madness

    RedEye Rundown: KFC, Renee Zellweger's face and more madness
    Welcome to Friday. Everyone's temperature normal? Of course it is, because you don't have Ebola. But if you've been watching any sort of news lately, you probably think the guy sneezing next to you on the CTA DEFINITELY does. It was hard to sort...
  • John Drescher: Raleigh reporter Dan Kane's UNC reporting was on target

    College sports make some people crazy. That's the only explanation I can summon for some of the mail I've received in the last four years as we've sought to get to the bottom of the academic and athletic scandals at UNC-Chapel Hill, my alma mater. Even...
  • Luke DeCock: UNC experience raises old questions about compatibility of college athletics and academics

    The morning after facing up to an investigation into academic fraud at the University of North Carolina that was considerably less than flattering, Tom Ross and Carol Folt sat in a boardroom at The News & Observer and faced the uncomfortable question that...
  • Athletes took fake classes at University of North Carolina, report shows

    Athletes took fake classes at University of North Carolina, report shows
    More than 3,000 students at the University of North Carolina received credit for fake classes over an 18-year period as part of a program that allowed many of them to remain eligible to play sports, according to a report released on Wednesday. The...
  • Termination for 4, disciplinary review for 5 involved with UNC academic fraud

    A sobering independent investigation into academic fraud at UNC-Chapel Hill released Wednesday prompted Chancellor Carol Folt to commit to holding accountable all current university staff implicated in the report, including initiating termination...
  • North Carolina academic fraud far reaching

    The Sports Xchange North Carolina academic fraud far reaching Hundreds of athletes at the University of North Carolina enrolled in classes they didn't have to attend and received artificially inflated grades in far-reaching academic fraud over an 18-...
  • Report shows fake classes helped athletes at UNC

    Report shows fake classes helped athletes at UNC
    A report into an academic fraud scandal at the University of North Carolina released on Wednesday found that for 18 years two academic advisers ran a program of fake classes that helped many athletes at the school remain eligible to play sports. The...
  • Special Report: U.S. visa program for crime victims is hit-or-miss prospect

    (Reuters) - It was the week of Chinese New Year, and Jian Zhen Huang was climbing her sister's doorstep in Brooklyn with cups and other supplies for the celebration inside. Suddenly, a young man grabbed her, punched her in the face several times,...
  • North Carolina academic fraud report to be released Wednesday

    A highly-anticipated report into the longstanding academic fraud at UNC-Chapel Hill is scheduled to be released Wednesday at a special meeting of UNC officials, the university said Monday. A meeting notice that appeared on UNC-CH's website said...