Jockeying begins to replace Tata

One day after Tony Tata abruptly resigned as state transportation secretary, attention turned to who the governor would appoint to be his replacement to run the 14,000-employee department.

Planned Parenthood videos: Looking away from abortion

Ross Douthat: Dwelling on the content of the Planned Parenthood videos gets you uncomfortably close to that moment when you start pondering the possibility that an institution at the heart of respectable liberal society is dedicated to a practice that deserves to be called barbarism.

This week's circulars

Blue Devils redshirt freshman wide receiver Chris Taylor wants to step up for Duke. Video by Chuck Liddy,