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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Compass Rose is a perfect fit for Eliot's 'Murder in the Cathedral'

    Compass Rose is a perfect fit for Eliot's 'Murder in the Cathedral'
    Compass Rose Theater displays its innovative play selection by presenting T.S. Eliot's probing drama, "Murder in the Cathedral" as its third offering of the season. The play, written in 1935, follows Compass Rose's acclaimed November-December production...
  • 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...
  • Deflategate? Trying To Gain An Edge Isn't Uncommon

    Cheating, getting an edge, pushing the boundaries, skirting the intent of a rule ... it only seems like the Patriots invented the art form. But it has been going on for years. Here's how in various sports, with contributions from Courant staff writers...
  • NFL's modern-day gladiators pay the price as the crowd roars

    NFL's modern-day gladiators pay the price as the crowd roars
    On a cloudless, gentle Sunday afternoon in America's newest football palace, fans gathered on a patio behind the San Francisco 49ers bench to compare jewelry and sip margaritas. Ten yards away, helmets collided with a sickening thwack and a giant body...
  • Schneider touched by those who showed up to see his Hall of Fame induction

    Schneider touched by those who showed up to see his Hall of Fame induction
    Northampton High School's recent Hall of Fame ceremony drew a lot of attention because the 1992-93 national championship wrestling team was inducted. But beyond those wrestlers, five exceptional individuals were honored, well deserving of their own...
  • 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...
  • Founder plans to step down as Quintiles' chairman

    RALEIGH, N.C. Dennis Gillings, an industry pioneer who built Quintiles into the world's largest pharmaceutical services company, is planning to step back from the company he founded more than 30 years ago. Durham-based Quintiles announced Friday that...
  • Sea turtle finds her way back to birth beach, but how?

    Sea turtle finds her way back to birth beach, but how?
    It's a sea turtle mystery that has stumped scientists for decades: How does the female sea turtle, which travels across thousands of miles of open ocean each year, still manage to navigate back to the same beach where she hatched to lay her eggs? Keep...