Tar Heels down Gonzaga to win NCAA hoop title

Apr 4, 2017

Tar Heels down Gonzaga to win NCAA hoop title

It’s OK, Carolina, you can open your eyes. An unwatchable game turned into a beautiful night for the Tar Heels, who turned a free-throw contest into a championship they’ve been waiting an entire year to celebrate. Justin Jackson delivered the go-ahead 3-point play with ...

Meeks carries Tar Heels back to championship game

Apr 2, 2017

Meeks carries Tar Heels back to championship game

Kennedy Meeks relentlessly attacked the boards, posting up deep in the paint and playing with an aggressive edge that hasn’t always been there through his North Carolina career. The Tar Heels needed every bit of it, too, to survive against Oregon in the Final ...

South Carolina beats Florida to reach first Final Four

Mar 27, 2017

South Carolina beats Florida to reach first Final Four

South Carolina added a missing piece to its rich basketball history. The school of Frank McGuire, Kevin Joyce, Brian Winters, Mike Dunleavy and Alex English is going to the Final Four for the first time. Add the names Sindarius Thornwell and Frank Martin to ...

Hurricane-triggered floods strand, imperil hundreds in North Carolina

Oct 11, 2016

Hurricane-triggered floods strand, imperil hundreds in North Carolina

Hundreds of people were rescued by boat and helicopter as floodwaters inundated North Carolina towns on Monday in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, and officials warned that life-threatening flooding from swollen rivers would continue for days. Matthew, the most powerful Atlantic storm since 2007, ...

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Canada to debut legislation to protect transgender rights

Canada will introduce legislation to protect transgender people from discrimination, the prime minister said on Monday, as the political debate around such rights heats up in the United States. Recently elected Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said legislation ensuring “the full protection” of transgender ...