Obama unveils ConnectEd initiative in Mooresville
President Barack Obama unveiled his ConnectEd initiative at Mooresville Middle School Thursday—a plan to provide high-speed broadband internet to 99 percent of American students within five years.
'Mega Moral Monday' results in mass arrests
Hundreds of people get arrested at the North Carolina legislature Monday evening, as they protest the agenda of the General Assembly.
NC energy company sued by state
The state of North Carolina has filed a second lawsuit against Duke Energy regarding threats of contamination to Charlotte’s water resources.
Duke professors arrested for civil protest
Duke professors who teach civil rights and civil disobedience have chosen to lead by example.
McCrory budget proposes closing 5 prisons
Governor Pat McCrory’s proposal to shut down five North Carolina prisons reflects a decrease in the inmate population.
Professors from Triangle universities slam state Republican policies
Scholars from around the region gathered Thursday to discuss the negative implications of Republican control on North Carolina politics.
UNC sophomore faces punishment for 'intimidating' student she accused of rape
Sophomore Landen Gambill of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is now facing possible expulsion for “intimidating” her alleged rapist.
Bev Perdue to foster 'symbiotic process' through Duke fellowship
Former Gov. Bev Perdue visited campus Tuesday to discuss education and policymaking with a small group of students.
Siblings harness Duke-UNC rivalry to raise funds for clean water
Aidan Hunter and his older brother Zach began working on the project in India during a year-long “sabbatical” from school.
North Carolina voter ID legislation could hinder Duke voters
As many as 613,000 North Carolina voters may be unable to cast ballots if a voter ID law moves through the state legislature.
Duke study shows persistent North Carolina school inequity
The research shows grim consequences could accompany intensifying economic disparity in North Carolina’s public schools.
Duke, North Carolina ramp up flu vaccinations
Influenza showed up early and uninvited this winter and has since taken a toll on North Carolina.
Judy Woodruff joins Duke Endowment board
Woodruff has worked at CNN, NBC News and PBS—where she is currently the co-anchor and senior correspondent.
Coalition fights North Carolina abortion law
North Carolina physicians are contesting what they believe is a medically unfounded abortion law in legal proceedings this month.
Role of money in North Carolina judicial elections raises concerns
North Carolina is one of 22 states that holds elections to select its supreme court justices, a controversial policy that some critics say corrupts the state’s judicial system.
North Carolina petition to secede hits 29,000 signatures
North Carolina is at the forefront of a grassroots movement of individual states looking to secede.
G.K. Butterfield cruises to another House term
Butterfield easily defeated Republican Pete DiLauro and Libertarian Darryl Holloman .
Gap between state and national polls lead to reliability concerns
Discrepancies in state and national polling predictions raise questions about their reliability.
Republicans celebrate North Carolina victories amid White House defeat
wo to four stickers: the rectangle Romney/Ryan, the round ones with “Pat” in large font and maybe even the square “Barefoot for Senate.”
Duke Obama supporter reflects on mixed feelings
When I came to Duke, I didn’t think of myself as someone “interested” in politics.
Pat McCrory becomes first Republican North Carolina governor in 20 years
Former Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory was elected governor of North Carolina Tuesday
North Carolina governor's race favors two-time candidate Pat McCrory
North Carolina voters will likely put a Republican in the Executive Mansion.
Race for Duke's representative in U.S. House is lopsided
G.K. Butterfield expects a smooth re-election today.
Candidate for North Carolina lieutenant governor discusses platform
Coleman spoke with The Chronicle about working with politicians with different agendas.