North Carolina

Philanthropies eagerly back ex-UNC professor Hannah-Jones

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NEW YORK — Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones used major philanthropic donors to build her future as a tenured professor at Howard University, just as other...

Black students, faculty: UNC needs self-examination on race

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — When the University of North Carolina first declined to vote on granting tenure to journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, kicking off a...

California to pay victims of forced, coerced sterilizations

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California is poised to approve reparations up to $25,000 to victims who were among the thousands of people — some as...

Nikole Hannah-Jones she will not teach at UNC-Chapel Hill

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones says she will not teach at the journalism school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel...

Tennessee Valley Authority considers replacing coal with gas

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The nation's largest public utility is looking at shutting down three of its five remaining coal-fired power plants, saying they are...

Tom Dundon now sole owner of Carolina Hurricanes

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Tom Dundon is now sole owner of the Carolina Hurricanes after buying out the remaining shares of the NHL club held...

Glazed Over: Initial response to Krispy Kreme IPO tepid

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Doughnut chain Krispy Kreme is expected to start trading on the Nasdaq on Thursday, but it might be off to a bit of a...

Venomous snake captured in North Carolina capital

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RALEIGH, N.C. — A venomous snake has been captured two days after it was spotted on the loose in a neighborhood of North Carolina’s...

University trustees to vote on Nikole Hannah-Jones tenure

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Weeks of tension over the hiring of investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will...

North Carolina bill aims to stop prosecuting 6-year-olds

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Children as young as 6 can be prosecuted in North Carolina juvenile court — the lowest age set by law in...