Superintendent Ed Croom on Tuesday criticized a new state law that will force Johnston County to pay more than $500,000 for his rising pension benefits, an increase that came after the school board allowed him to convert his benefits to salary.
Duke starting quarterback Thomas Sirk ruptured his left Achilles tendon during a conditioning workout Tuesday morning, dealing a blow to the Blue Devils’ 2016 football campaign months before it begins.
Among the threats to American democracy, none is more insidious than our nation’s evaporating interest in reading. Along with meaningful conversation, which also seems to be in decline, good books are one of the best tools we have to learn about and empathize with different people and cultures.
VIDEO: Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said Tuesday that he has no regrets for how he handled the Super Bowl news conference, where he mostly said one-word answers and walked off after about three minutes. After his comments, his teammates cheered him.
VIDEO: Bei Bei the baby panda climbs a tree with a little help and instruction from mom at the National Zoo in Washington, DC. Bei Bei struggled with his first attempt at climbing on his first trip outside to play last week. This time, mom decided some 'paw's on' help was in order.
VIDEO: There was a moment of silence before the N.C. State basketball game against Virginia at PNC Arena in Raleigh, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, for Deah Barakat, 23, his wife Yusor Abu-Salha, 21, and Abu-Salha's sister, Razan Abu-Salha, 19. The three were killed Tuesday evening, Feb. 10 2015, in Chapel Hill.