As far as football in the Triangle, this is as good as Duke, North Carolina and N.C. State have collectively been in a long time, even if it doesn't feel that way. Last season, all three schools went to a bowl game for only the second time. They have combined to post a combined 20 or more wins three years in a row, only the second time that's happened.
Overcoming ferocious opposition, President Barack Obama secured a legacy-defining foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats clinched the necessary votes to ensure the Iran nuclear agreement survives in Congress.
David McLennan: House and Senate members need more time to fully deliberate public policy issues. Tax reform and mental health reform don’t get done because these policy issues are difficult to do in the midst of regular legislative business and the desire to keep sessions short.