Supreme Court legalizes same-sex marriage in all 50 states

The U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 Friday to legalize same-sex marriage in all 50 states.

Approximately 200 Durham community members gathered Saturday to honor the recent victims of the shooting in Charleston, S.C.

Durham activists commemorate Charleston victims

Approximately 200 activists and community members gathered Saturday in Long Meadow Park to commemorate the recent shooting in Charleston, S.C.

UNC's Saunders Hall will be renamed because its namesake was a member of the KKK, prompting demands from students.

UNC building renamed Carolina Hall, last renaming for 16 years

Last month, UNC's Board of Trustees announced a 16-year freeze on discussions of renaming buildings. It also announced that an academic building bearing the namesake of a Ku Klux Klan member would...

The new faces on Ninth Street in the upcoming year will include several eateries and a 229-unit apartment complex.

New faces on Ninth Street

Several new restaurants and businesses have already opened or will open in the coming months, including a new burger joint, a coffee shop and two new Venezuelan restaurants.

The Power House building in Durham's Innovation District is one of many the investments Duke has made to help the city's revitalization effort.

I&E Initiative move downtown highlights Duke-Durham partnership

The University has made significant investments downtown—Duke now has more than 2,700 employees downtown and occupies more than one million square feet of space in downtown Durham.

Members of the North Carolina House of Representatives have delayed a vote on a bill that would allow magistrates to opt out of performing same-sex marriages. | Chronicle File Photo

Updated: NC House of Representatives overrides veto on same-sex marriage bill

Members of the North Carolina House of Representatives have delayed a vote on a bill that would allow magistrates to opt out of performing same-sex marriages.

At least one Durham police officer drew his weapon as he approached Nolan Smith's car during a Wednesday night traffic stop. | Chronicle File Photo.

Former Duke guard Nolan Smith issued warning ticket after Durham police officer draws gun during traffic stop

Smith was issued a warning ticket for a window tint violation after a tense moment with police officers late Wednesday night in Durham.

Duke grad and former Chronicle editor experiences Philadelphia train crash

The editor of The Chronicle's 101st volume shares her experiences from Tuesday's deadly train crash.

David Schanzer, professor of the practice at Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy, and director of the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security, gives his thoughts on the recent shooting in Garland, Texas. | Special to The Chronicle

Duke professor weighs in on Texas shooting, First Amendment debate

A recent shooting in Garland, Texas, raised questions about free speech.

Craft beer growth in N.C. reflects nationwide trend

As America drinks more and more craft beer, brewers note that North Carolina's unique economic position makes it a hotbed for the growing market.

President Obama visits Charlotte, talks education and workforce equity

President Barack Obama held a private town-hall discussion addressing obstacles facing working-class families and women at a local children's library Wednesday afternoon.

Durham celebrates national championship

The event featured speeches from head coach Mike Krzyzewski, President Richard Brodhead and senior captain Quinn Cook.

David Steinbrenner, pictured above, is the first Duke employee to take advantage of the University's Southside housing incentive.

Subsidized housing project met by limited success

The University has struggled to find success with a housing incentive program that encourages employees to buy houses in Durham's Southside neighborhood.

DPD search additional property in ADPhi sexual assault investigation

A set of new search warrants issued earlier this month allowed DPD to search the house next door to the site of the original investigation on West Chapel Hill Street.

Andrew Barnhill—Divinity '13, the student speaker at Duke’s 2013 Commencement Ceremony––is in the process of planning to officially launch a campaign for the North Carolina State Senate.

Duke alum Andrew Barnhill to launch state senate bid

Less than two years after Andrew Barnhill was the University's student speaker at commencement, he is launching a campaign for state senate.

Legislation aims to broaden oversight of police

"Policing" the police may be getting a whole lot easier for North Carolina's residents.

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Students to take stand against Indiana law at Final Four

When the men's basketball team squares off against Michigan State in Indianapolis this weekend for the Final Four, the student section will be awash in Duke blue—perhaps with a touch of rainbow.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

UNC to consider name-change of history building with namesake linked to KKK

The Board of Trustees at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will soon decide on a proposal to rename a building named for an alum who had connections to the Ku Klux Klan.

Venmo, an app which enables anyone with a mobile device to send and receive payments via text message, has become increasingly popular among Duke students.

Cash, credit or mobile app: the rise of Venmo

Paying your friends back has never been so easy—or entertaining.

Panel stirs conversation on race and law enforcement

Students and panelists convened Monday night to discuss personal experiences and ways to properly address the problem of racial profiling both in Durham and across the United States.

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N.C. innocence commission sets the standard for others

After success in advocating for wrongfully convicted individuals, the North Carolina Innocence Inquiry Commission is looking to expand its reach through increased funding from the state government.

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Closure of UNC poverty centers leads to questioning of rationale

In the weeks since the University of North Carolina Board of Governors' voted to close an academic center for poverty research, many have speculated that the move was politically motivated.

The Durham-Orange Light Rail Line, proposed in 2013, will extend 17.1 miles, spanning from Chapel Hill through Durham.

City leaders plan ahead for Triangle light rail

Though plenty of construction and logistical questions remain for the Durham-Orange Light Rail Line, city leaders are optimistic about the project's future.

Members of the Triangle community gathered for a vigil in Chapel Hill earlier this month following the murder of three local college students.

Murders of three Muslims further sparks discussion on hate crime prosecution

The murders of three Muslim students in Chapel Hill, NC earlier this month has brought national attention once again to how hate crimes are prosecuted in America.

Support for N.C. medical marijuana legalization off to blazing start

A bill to expand the legal use of medical marijuana in North Carolina passed a first reading in the General Assembly earlier this month.