23andMe suspends genetic tests in compliance with FDA
A recent rift between the Food and Drug Administration and a private genomics company has sparked a debate about whether or not non-medical companies should offer customers a health analysis.
Former Pa. governor denounces partisan politics
Partisan politics force politicans to act on party lines rather than for the good of those they represent, said Ed Rendell, former governor of Pennsylvania.
Mixed levels of support for LGBT anti-discrimination bill in NC
An anti-discrimination bill in the U.S. House of Representatives could benefit LGBT employees in North Carolina but is meeting mixed levels of support.
Updated: Appeal by Duke lacrosse players denied by Supreme Court
An appeal relating to the 2006 lacrosse scandal was rejected by the Supreme Court of the United States Tuesday.
Barton Gellman discusses journalism ethics, Snowden
Pullitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author Barton Gellman was invited to be a part of the “ Leakers or Whistleblowers? National Security Reporting in the Digital Age” event organized...
Hayden and Gellman debate whistleblowers
Just how much Americans ought to know about their government's national security programs was up for debate Monday night.
Scholar says both NSA and Snowden in violation of Founding Fathers' ideas
George Washington would not have been an Edward Snowden fan, a legal historian speculated at the School of Law on Monday.
Kori Schake leads discussion on women in combat
The former deputy director for policy planning in the U.S. State Department gave a talk about the military’s recent decision to integrate women into combat Tuesday evening.
Duke alum, Healthcare.gov repairman talks Duke education, business world
Jeffrey Zients, Trinity '88, was recently chosen to oversee the repairs of Healthcare.gov
Duke community sounds off on government shutdown
The Chronicle's Elizabeth Djinis and Georgia Parke talked with members of the Duke community about their impressions of the political event.
Tropical storm threat shows local impact of shutdown
Weather providers scrambled to keep North Carolina residents updated during hurricane season as tropical storm Karen moved towards the state Monday.
Former lacrosse players denied audience of Supreme Court
The United States Supreme Court denied an appeal made by three former Duke lacrosse players.
Updated: Government shutdown to have little impact on Duke, expert says
Although the government shut down last night, Duke administrators believe there will be little to no lasting impact on the University.
DOJ to sue NC over voter ID law
The United States Department of Justice will sue the state of North Carolina over the voter identification law that was passed this summer.
Morris discusses former political role
The Chronicle sat down with Morris to discuss his role in politics and take on the modern political climate
Redefinition of Arab and Mexican identifiers could alter U.S. Census, study finds
Statistics about the American melting pot may miscategorize portions of the population.
Vargas redefines American to tearful audience
Tears fell in Page Auditorium as Jose Antonio Vargas recalled his experiences as an undocumented immigrant.
Vargas redefines immigration identity
Vargas spoke with The Chronicle’s Julian Spector about these issues, in advance of his appearance on campus Sept. 16.
Petraeus advocates for U.S. action in Syria
Petraeus said the United States should demonstrate to Syria and other potential aggressor nations that chemical weapons are unacceptable.
Protesters argue against U.S. intervention in Syria
A group of Duke graduate students sought to unite the Durham community against proposed U.S. airstrikes in Syria, as Congress reconvened to debate the issue Monday.
Manning sentence sets discipline precedent
For many members of the Duke community, the verdict in the Bradley Manning case did not come as a surprise.
Koskinen nominated to head IRS
President Barack Obama nominated John Koskinen, Trinity '61, to take over the Internal Revenue Service Thursday.
Supreme Court maintains affirmative action in admissions
The Supreme Court ruled Monday morning on Fisher v. University of Texas, a case concerning affirmative action policies.
Gene patent ruling irks some experts
Duke professors and alumni have expressed mixed reactions about the recent Supreme Court decision to outlaw natural genome patenting.
Karsh mulls Tribune sale to Kochs
University trustee Bruce Karsh, Trinity ’77 and president of Oaktree Capital Management, is being pressured to stop Oaktree from selling Tribune Company newspapers to the Koch brothers.