North Carolina would do away with Common Core standards for English and math in public schools under proposed legislation that a study committee approved Thursday.
NC Museum of Natural Sciences receives national award
The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is one of 10 recipients of the 2014 National Medal for Museum and Library Science, the Institute of Museum and Library Services announced Thursday.
- William Peace students to protest actions of university president
William Peace University students will protest outside the school's gates on Thursday to highlight their disapproval of university president Debra Townsley.
- FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes
The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels.
- Early voting for NC primary underway
The 2014 primary sees the implementation of a number of new laws that govern who can vote, when and how.
- Afghan hospital guard kills three American doctors
An Afghan government security guard opened fire Thursday on a group of foreign doctors at a Kabul hospital, killing three American physicians and wounding a U.S. nurse, officials said.
- Holliday: Duke, UNC recruits give strong showing at all-star games
While high school all-star games are not played at the same level as collegiate contests, we got a glimpse into the future of Duke and UNC with the performance of a few players.
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