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  • Ex-Don Fitzgerald wants more at Wake

    Ex-Don Fitzgerald wants more at Wake
    During his four years playing goalie for the Loyola Dons, Akira Fitzgerald had just about as many compliments sent his way as shots. The three-time All-Metro standout - the area's Player of the Year as a senior in 2005 - was quick and agile, determined...
  • Sun archives: Top prospect Adenhart to have elbow surgery

    Nick Adenhart, the Williamsport High pitcher who was expected to go within the first 10 picks in next month's amateur baseball draft, will undergo reconstructive ligament surgery on his right elbow after suffering an injury in his last start. Adenhart...
  • Severe childhood obesity shows a decline in New York City

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Appearing to buck national trends, the prevalence of severe obesity among school children in New York City was down by almost 10 percent in the 2010-11 school year from 2006-07, researchers reported on Thursday. Earlier research...
  • Many colleges fall short in handling campus rape, study finds

    WASHINGTON Many colleges and universities are failing in how they handle sexual violence among students, according to Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., who Wednesday released a survey of colleges and universities. But the American Council on Education, which...
  • Facebook experiment becomes a debate over power and consent

    Facebook experiment becomes a debate over power and consent
    When Facebook performed an experiment to see if it could secretly affect users' emotions, were you really surprised? Academics were galled, knowing they would need explicit permission from research subjects and strict ethical oversight to perform such...
  • P.J. Hairston apologizes to Hornets, fans

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. P.J. Hairston faces a summons for misdemeanor assault and battery following an incident in a Sunday pickup basketball game at a Durham YMCA, according to the Durham District Attorney's office. His court date is Aug. 8. Hairston is in...
  • Facebook tinkered with users' emotions in experiment

    Facebook has been playing with its users' emotions, and now a lot of people are upset. For one week in 2012, hundreds of thousands of Facebook users were unknowingly subjected to an experiment in which their news feed was altered to see whether...
  • Press Box: NCAA to reopen 2011 investigation of UNC

    The Sports Xchange Press Box: NCAA to reopen 2011 investigation of UNC The NCAA announced on Monday it has reopened the 2011 investigation of academic irregularities at the University of North Carolina. "The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill,...
  • Traveling abroad casts doubt on American exceptionalism

    Traveling abroad casts doubt on American exceptionalism
    Having lived abroad for much of my adult life, it feels a little odd cheering the U.S. in the World Cup. Rooting for the U.S. to beat up Ghana seems almost sadistic. I cheer with equal fervor for the few athletes Jordan, Egypt and Qatar send to global...
  • Study of cliff swallows' flight tactics could help design missile guidance systems

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. They sing gently outside our windows, these soaring symbols of nature's grace. But sometimes birds' behavior is more consistent with a war movie than a Disney film. A new University of North Carolina study involving cliff swallows...
  • Local professor named to '40 under 40' national honors list

    WILLIAMSBURG – Cheryl Dickter, a William and Mary professor who specializes in teaching social psychology, describes herself as a "nerd" – and defines that term as someone who spends time "being inquisitive, reading information, and talking...
  • NC scientists find that oyster reefs can grow faster than sea-level rise

    MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. Climate scientists predict that by 2100, sea level will be 2 to 3 feet higher than it is today, but it appears that oyster reefs may adapt to the change. New research at the University of North Carolina Marine Science Institute...