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With Harris and Hannah-Jones, Howard University is on a roll

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WASHINGTON — With the surprise twin hiring of two of the country's most prominent writers on race, Howard University is positioning itself as one...

Tropical storm sparks tornado warnings in trek up East Coast

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SAVANNAH, Ga. — Severe weather from Tropical Storm Elsa spurred tornado warnings in southern Delaware early Friday as the system moved over the mid-Atlantic...

North Carolina GOP senate candidate Pat McCrory raises $1.2M

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Republican North Carolina U.S. Senate candidate Pat McCrory on Thursday announced he raised more than $1.2 million in his first fundraising...

Dozens of states target Google’s app store in antitrust suit

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SAN RAMON, Calif. — Dozens of states are taking aim at Google in an escalating legal offensive on Big Tech, this time in a...

Tropical storm kills 1 in Florida, hurts 10 at Georgia base

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SAVANNAH, Ga. — Tropical Storm Elsa carved a destructive and soaking path up the East Coast after killing at least one person in Florida...

North Carolina owner of venomous snakes facing charges

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RALEIGH, N.C. — A North Carolina man whose venomous snake escaped from his home and terrorized a neighborhood for several days is facing multiple...

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...

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...

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...