Students for Fair Admissions, Incorporated sued UNC-Chapel Hill. The advocacy group argued that UNC's admissions policies were racially discriminatory against Asian American and white students.
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Sixteen members of Ohio-based Christian Aid Ministries are U.S. citizens, including 5 children. The 400 Mawazo gang that took the group specializes in mass kidnappings and seeks a $17 million ransom.
Even as the federal government has cracked down on robocalls, more than 47 billion spam texts have been sent so far in 2021, one company found, costing Americans millions.
Judge Loretta Biggs ruled that the University of North Carolina showed it has a compelling reason to pursue a diverse student body and measurable benefits that result. The group's president, Edward Blum, told The Associated Press he'll file his appeal on Tuesday and hopes the Supreme Court will consider this case together with its suit against Harvard.
Messing was president and CEO of the 1999 Women’s World Cup and helped land the 2028 Los Angeles Olympic bid. Messing will oversee operations of the league and work with the board of governors.
After years of delay, the EPA is moving to regulate industrial chemicals linked to cancer and other health problems. Companies will have to disclose the amount found in many household items.
A Wake County Superior Court judge took a step today toward ordering the North Carolina General Assembly to increase public education funding by billions of dollars. The Leandro case centers on the state's constitutional duty to provide equal access to education to all North Carolina students.
WUNC's Will Michaels speaks to Rep. David Price, who announced his retirement from Congress at the end of his current term
After more than 30 years in Congress, David Price will retire. The 81-year-old representative of North Carolina's 4th District says he will not seek reelection at the end of his term in 2022.
With a population of 98, Lumber Bridge, N.C., saw a long-lost son come home. 1st Lt. James "Dick" Wright was buried this week, and his World War II heroism honored.
The North Carolina State Fair opened on Thursday, Oct. 14 after a year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic. WUNC was there to capture the atmosphere in photos.
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