Topic: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The nonprofit group CJA tracks down those who commit crimes in one country and flee to another – and hauls them into court.
12/27/2011 03:48 pm
Gary White cofounded Water.org with actor Matt Damon. His success secret: Making sure local people are deeply involved.
10/24/2011 01:03 pm
An Israel-based legal group has sent a letter to 100 university and college presidents asking them to crack down on anti-Israel abuse. Fair enough, except that anti-Israel speech – anger directed at a government – is protected by the First Amendment.
09/19/2011 03:42 pm
North Carolina's Republican House could have put the gay-marriage ban on the November ballot, when it might have boosted the vote for President Obama's Republican challenger. Instead, the House scheduled it for May.
09/12/2011 08:46 pm
Rigid standards are shutting out aspiring teachers. States must evaluate potential teachers without traditional certification in ways that don't push needed talent away.
08/15/2011 11:39 am
The same kind of community mobilization and intervention that have successfully reduced gang-related crimes can work to address domestic extremism, the White House says.
08/03/2011 08:29 pm
Health-care costs for seniors have been largely picked up by government. But their health-care costs could rise under various Medicare reform plans.
07/18/2011 09:21 am
Opinion polls suggest a strong win for the opposition after the Thai election Sunday. The military is unlikely to stage a coup, though it may try to use other means to thwart a PTP-led government.
07/01/2011 08:00 am
Bachelor's degrees from research universities are the costliest to taxpayers, a new study finds, while degrees from the most selective not-for-profit schools give back the most.
05/25/2011 06:11 pm
Reports that the US Justice Department is moving ahead with a potential indictment against John Edwards underscore how much his political ascent was dashed on the rocks by an affair, a love child, and, allegedly, a $1 million payoff.
05/25/2011 06:06 pm