Explainer: Confederate statues

Over the past two years there have been many news reports of tension surrounding the presence of statues and icons that celebrate Confederate generals, soldiers, and imagery from the Civil War. An argument exists as to their purpose; whether they...

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North Carolina sued for violation of civil liberties

The governor of North Carolina is being sued for violating the civil liberties of citizens based on sex discrimination after House Bill 2 passed in the North Carolina legislature on March 23. Governor Pat McCrory is one of four defendants in a suit...

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Obama nominates moderate Garland for SCOTUS vacancy

Against the wishes of Republican congress members, President Barack Obama handed down a nomination for the Supreme Court on Wednesday March 16. Obama nominated Judge Merrick Garland, 63, to fill the seat left vacant after Justice Antonin Scalia’s...


Cruz, Clinton take Texas, Runoff set for House

Presidential Nominations The Super Tuesday primary voting came to a close in Texas at 7 pm CST on March 1, with Senator Ted Cruz and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton taking home wins. On Super Tuesday, 12 states hold their primary elections...

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HIV positive Bearkat travels nation as advocate

Junior Deondre Moore will remember April 21, 2014 for the rest of his life. It was the day after Easter, the day he tested positive for HIV. Today, Moore travels across the nation to present speeches, spread awareness and advocate for HIV/AIDS...

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