Broadway, Aggies look to start 3-0

Rod Broadway, A&T’s head football coach, has been coaching football since the late seventies.  He began his career as the defensive line coach at East Carolina University.

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U.S. to drawdown troops from Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan— As the United States begins the major phase of its withdrawal from Afghanistan, military officials say equipment and vehicles are moving out of the country briskly but that planning the final details has been complicated because negotiations with the Afghan government have stalled over how many American troops might remain.

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Lenders go online as regulators crack down

WASHINGTON— The banner ad atop the website features a wide-eyed baby cradled in an adult’s hands with the words, “Did that special vacation for two end up producing a third? Castle Payday has life’s unexpected expenses covered.”

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Gunman killed near N.C. Central after pursuit

DURHAM — Police shot and killed an armed man who came onto North Carolina Central University’s campus after he exchanged gunfire with officers, the public university said Tuesday.

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Kenya mall attack: Officials say all hostages are free

NAIROBI, Kenya— Authorities said they were going floor by floor through a darkened, smoldering mall early Tuesday as they searched for remnants of a team of attackers that had seized the building, and that they believed all those trapped or held hostage had been freed.

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Farmers market exceeds expectations

North Carolina A&T hosted its first farmers market on Saturday. The school became the first HBCU to host an on-campus farmers market. Kayla Harris and the Honors Program initiated the market for A&T.  

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Financial crisis leaves 401(k)s vulnerable

WASHINGTON— As the father of two college-age kids, Rob Harris knew that finding money to pay soaring tuition costs wasn’t going to be easy. Reluctant to saddle himself or his children with loans, the 55-year-old product development manager from Kansas City, Mo., tapped another source: his retirement savings.

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Pakistan church bombing claims the lives of 78

ISLAMABAD— Two suicide bombers attacked a Christian congregation in the northwest Pakistani city of Peshawar at the end of Sunday worship services, killing at least 78 people and critically wounding 120 others.

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Bad call from gov’t on gun law

Sometimes, I think that those in governing positions get bored. What happens when you are bored? You do unintelligent things (make unintelligent decisions).

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