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Hong Kong, China, turns five

As the eyes of the world this summer focused on the Middle East, South Asia and Wall Street, Hong Kong quietly marked the fifth anniversary of its status as a Special Administrative Region of China.


The police chief circus

The last several weeks have seen the search for a new Durham police chief transform from a competition among three seemingly qualified candidates into a rollercoaster of scandal and public...


Duke's missing money

The University has decided to repay the federal government nearly $700,000 after two employees embezzled federal grant money from the Center for Demographic Studies and its lead researcher, Kenneth...


Courageous UNC

Students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill engaged in discussion earlier this week about their summer reading assignment, a book called Approaching the Quran: The Early Revelations...