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Two dead in U.S. university campus shooting – media

May 01, 2019 - 7:42 AM

University of North Carolina's Charlotte campus tweets: 'Shots reported near Kennedy. Run, Hide, Fight. Secure yourself immediately'

ANOTHER SHOOTING. Students and faculty wait near the entrance of campus after a shooting on the campus of University of North Carolina Charlotte in University City, Charlotte, on April 30, 2019. Photo by Logan Cyrus/AFP

North Carolina beats Gonzaga for NCAA collegiate crown

Apr 04, 2017 - 1:35 PM

UPDATED The Tar Heels win their sixth national title with the triumph at the University of Phoenix Stadium

CHAMPS. The North Carolina Tar Heels celebrate after defeating the Gonzaga Bulldogs during the 2017 NCAA Men's Final Four National Championship game on April 3, 2017. Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images/AFP

Villanova reaches NCAA title game after record rout of Oklahoma

Apr 03, 2016 - 11:52 AM

Villanova wins by the biggest margin of victory in the history of the national tournament s Final Four

FINALS-BOUND. The Villanova Wildcats reach the NCAA Finals after routing the Oklahoma Sooners. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

US-based Nobel chemistry laureates stunned by honor

Oct 08, 2015 - 2:16 AM

With this map we can now say to a fellow scientist Tell us the gene you re interested in or any spot on the genome and we ll tell you how it is repaired

Jordan's game-worn shoes fetch $33,000

Dec 19, 2014 - 8:10 PM

The Converse shoes worn by Michael Jordan during his rookie year at the University of North Carolina was sold for 33 387

JORDAN KICKS. Michael Jordan's game-worn shoes sells for over $33,000. Photo from

New forms of racism arise in science research

Feb 15, 2014 - 12:35 PM

A professor warns science could be misused to propagate the belief that people inherently have different abilities based on skin color or ethnic background

NEORACISM. New forms of discrimination take hold in scientific research

NBA: Dante Exum decides to enter NBA draft

Jan 29, 2014 - 11:42 AM

Australian basketball phenom Dante Exum has decided to enter the 2014 National Basketball Association entry draft ESPN reported on Monday

HIGH SCHOOL TO HIGH LIFE. Australian phenom Dante Exum has declared he will forego college for the professionals. Photo courtesy Exum's Facebook