When searching for historical analogues to the Trump presidency, political analysts have landed again and again on Andrew Jackson. For both men, an obsession with personal honor triggers their volatile temperaments. Their political appeal is tied to their opposition to the Washington establishment. And Jackson set the precedent for politicians to use a populist appeal to frame their rhetoric.
Bubba Cunningham, athletic director at UNC-Chapel Hill, has a new contract, with a 4.9 percent annual raise plus $1 million in retirement contributions over five years and potential bonuses based on championship wins.
A long-running court battle between lawyers in Kazakhstan and two powerful families of fugitive exiles is roiling a New York federal court with allegations of leaks, ties to former Israeli Mossad agents and missing millions.
A sculpture of raised fists now sit atop the pedestal that once held the controversial Confederate soldier monument in front of the Durham County administrative building on Main Street until demonstrators pulled it down on Aug. 14.
Kelli Egnaczak, jail mental health supervisor with the Durham County Criminal Justice Resource Center, explains the advantages of consistent staff in the jail's mental health pod on Nov. 9, 2017. The mental health pod opened Oct. 2, 2017.
Durham County jail opens mental health pod
UNC professor burned by fire and explosion, suspect arrested
Durham's bomb squad sets off "disruptive charge" in Carrboro car
Carrboro police investigate suspicious package in car