Duke’s DeVon Edwards a quiet assassin

After DeVon Edwards introduced himself to the college football world in 2013 with a 100-yard kickoff return and back-to-back interceptions for touchdowns against N.C. State, he celebrated in his own way: a quiet dinner on campus with his girlfriend and uncle.

Guns and the way of life Americans have come to accept

Myron Pitts: More Americans have died in domestic gun violence since 1968 than all our wars combined (1.5 million vs. 1.4 million). The Virginia incident was not about the danger journalists face, but the ever-present danger to all of us. It’s a way of life we’ve come to accept in a nation of 300 million guns.

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Your guide to the political correctness debate

Trump, Seinfeld among those who say people are too sensitive about language

Obama was criticized for using the word ‘thug’ to describe Baltimore rioters

Jeb Bush came under fire for saying ‘anchor babies’

UNC coach Larry Fedora talks after practice on Monday, Aug. 31, about the importance of starting strong in the wake of team chemistry issues at the end of last season. Video by Andrew Carter, acarter@newsobserver.com

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