Duke

Top basketball recruit Brandon Ingram chooses Duke

Brandon Ingram, the 6-foot-9 Kinston High School standout who was considered perhaps the top uncommitted prospect in the class of 2015, ended a years-long recruiting competition on Monday by announcing he will play at Duke next season.

Shop Talk

Renovation of Cary's Waverly Place helps attract small businesses

When Red Hot & Blue opens next month, it will mark a reunion for the restaurant that once flourished for about 18 years at Waverly Place. After cycling through three different owners and a $15 million renovation, the Cary mall is working with small businesses to build a unique community on the shopping center’s 26-acre campus.

News

Prosecutor: 2 exams found James Holmes to be sane

A prosecutor declared that two psychiatric exams found Colorado theater gunman James Holmes to be sane as he meticulously plotted a mass murder, considering a bomb or biological warfare before settling on a shooting so that he could inflict more “collateral damage.”

Blogs & Columns

World

Nuclear attack survivors, 70 years later, now fading away

Seventy years have passed since the United States shocked the world by dropping atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. As nuclear powers gather this week to discuss a landmark disarmament treaty, the now-fragile survivors warn this may be their last chance to use their personal horror to hurry that work along.

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