| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:59 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. — Saying he sees a possible "breakthrough" year for the U.S. economy, President Obama touted a new manufacturing institute in this state's technology hub, an election-year attempt to show he can advance his agenda without his...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 7:21 PM
Dwyer safety Shawn Boone, the No. 3 ranked prospect in Palm Beach County's Class of 2014, committed to North Carolina State tonight after an in-home visit, per multiple media reports.
Boone chose the Wolfpack over Penn State and Arkansas, both of which...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 3:49 PM
COLLEGE PARK — Throughout most of Gary Williams' 22 seasons as Maryland's coach, and for parts of Mark Turgeon's first two years, the Terps often played with a proverbial chip on their collective shoulder.
With many of Williams' early teams, the...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 10:56 AM
The NCAA has staged early-round men’s basketball tournament games in North Carolina eight times in the last decade. In six of those eight seasons, two ACC teams were bracketed to that venue.
With the tournament returning to the state this March...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:55 AM
WASHINGTON — A Pakistani immigrant was arrested at the Raleigh-Durham airport in North Carolina while attempting to travel to Syria to join the terror organization Jabhat al-Nusrah and provide the group with logistical support and medical supplies...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Jimmy Kimmel and ABC have apologized, but that didn't stop hundreds of people from gathering outside ABC's Burbank headquarters on Saturday to protest the recent comments about killing Chinese people on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" last month.
| Oct 25, 2013
| 8:52 AM
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Newport Beach, where a bodysurfer gets launched down a wave at the Wedge, where rules have long put time limits on board surfers versus bodysurfers riding waves at the popular surf spot. Also in the Southland, a man...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:35 PM
DURHAM, N.C. -- To cries of "Shame! Shame! Shame!" from outraged women, the state Senate in North Carolina on Wednesday passed a bill that would impose new licensing requirements and other restrictions on abortion clinics.
Hundreds of protesters, most...
| Feb 17, 2013
States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible.
Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262 or...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Scotty McCreery's decision to enroll at North Carolina State University last fall might not have created as big of a buzz in the media as James Franco's and Emma Watson's pursuit of a college education, but that doesn't mean the 2011 “American Idol&...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 1:07 PM
I'm a collector of college and university sweatshirts.
I've accumulated a few: North Carolina, NC State, Tennessee, Michigan, Duke, Ohio State, Miami, Auburn, West Point and Virginia.
I like to wear them on my daily constitutionals.