Craig Stephen Hicks (46) of Chapel Hill, who has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder for  shooting three Muslim students near the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus. Photograph: Durham County Office of the Sheriff handout/Reuters

A gunman shot dead three Muslim students near the University of North Carolina, enraging Muslim activists who demanded US state and federal authoriti(...)

Pinehurst No. 2, the signature golf course at a resort in Pinehurst, N.C., May 28, 2014. The famous golf course, recently returned to its original appearance with irregular sand and native vegetation, will host the United States Open and the United States Women's Open in the coming weeks. (Travis Dove/The New York Times)

As one of the country’s first golf resorts, Pinehurst has long been viewed as an American cradle of the sport. The resort’s showcase golf course, know(...)

Research has found some cockroaches avoid traps baited with glucose to avoid poisoning. Photograph: Getty Images

For decades, people have been getting rid of cockroaches by setting out bait mixed with poison. But in the late 1980s, in an apartment test kit(...)