Op-Ed

Opinion

More manipulation from the Michael Peterson show

The new episodes of director Jean-Xavier de Lestrade's "The Staircase," about the death of Kathleen Person in her Durham, North Carolina, home, provide a master class in manipulation starring accused murderer Michael Peterson, writes Tom "Gaspo" Gasparoli.

Reinventing life in rural America

Duke professor Charlie Thompson discusses the decline of rural America and how small towns can use their own resources and strengths to rebound.