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  • Washington, D.C., grieves for slain North Carolina students

    WASHINGTON Although Samreen Anwar, 24, of Columbia, Md., never met Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, Deah Shaddy Barakat or Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, she feels like she knows them. Anwar held a poster that read "we will never forget the legacy you left behind in...
  • Correction: Three Killed-North Carolina story

    In a story Feb. 11 about the shooting deaths of three Muslim students, The Associated Press erroneously reported, based on incorrect information from Chapel Hill officials, the full name of one of the victims. The name of the newlywed wife was Yusor...
  • Family, friends: 3 young people gunned down in North Carolina left a legacy of helping others

    Three young people gunned down in a condominium in North Carolina were known and admired for helping and healing others, whether it was friends and next-door neighbors or refugees located thousands of miles away, friends and family said Wednesday....
  • Chapel Hill killings reverberate around the world

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. The killing of three promising students plunged two families and two universities into mourning Wednesday and sparked a worldwide social media outcry of "Muslim Lives Matter." Slain in the Tuesday night shooting were UNC-Chapel Hill...
  • Gunfire ends three promising lives in Chapel Hill, NC

    The following editorial appeared in The News & Observer on Thursday, Feb. 12: As police look into the possible motivations for a horrendous shooting incident that left three bright, promising young people dead in a rented condominium complex in...
  • Vigil held in Los Angeles for slain Muslim students in North Carolina

    Vigil held in Los Angeles for slain Muslim students in North Carolina
    Solemnity marked a peace and prayer vigil held Wednesday night on USC’s campus, one day after three Muslim students in North Carolina¬†were shot and killed inside their apartment. Outside the university’s religious center, the crowd of...
  • Dean Smith dies at 83; North Carolina basketball coaching legend

    A blue line, 10 inches wide, awaited North Carolina basketball players at the arena's entrance each day before practice. They knew it as the spot where competition began. It was to be crossed only after both shoes were tied, practice jerseys were...
  • News media juiced the story

    As soon as the news broke Tuesday evening, anyone near a TV, radio or computer heard that three Muslim students were murdered near the University of North Carolina. My immediate thought was, "Oh, my God, not Muslims." That very same day, we had...
  • Police arrest man in slayings of three Muslim students in N.C.

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. Police charged a Chapel Hill, N.C., man Wednesday with first-degree murder in the deaths of three Muslim students in a quiet neighborhood. Craig Stephen Hicks, 46, was being held in the Durham County Jail on three counts of first-degree...
  • Victims' father says Chapel Hill triple homicide was a 'hate crime'

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. The father of two of three students shot to death in Chapel Hill, N.C., on Tuesday says the shooting was a "hate crime" based on the Muslim faith of the victims. Chapel Hill police said Wednesday morning that a dispute about parking...
  • Michael Jordan on Dean Smith's passing: 'mentor, teacher, second father'

    Michael Jordan on Dean Smith's passing: 'mentor, teacher, second father'
    Dean Smith was more than simply a basketball coach. Yes, the retired Hall of Famer left North Carolina as the winningest coach in men's history after capturing two national titles along with the 1976 Olympic gold medal and coaching some of the sport's...