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  • Ask a Cook: Is a copper pot safe for making jam?

    Q: I bought an unlined copper preserving pot in Belgium many years ago. Is it safe to use for jams and jellies, or should I just use it to decorate my kitchen? A: Copper is one of the best metals for conducting heat evenly, so cooks have used copper pans...
  • Jeff Burton finishes tough week at Michigan in Tony Stewart's stead

    BROOKLYN, Mich. Jeff Burton completed an emotional week at Michigan International Speedway with a 37th-place finish Sunday in the Pure Michigan 400. Burton drove the Stewart-Haas Racing No. 14 Chevy in place of owner-driver Tony Stewart, who missed his...
  • Pure Michigan 400 rewind

    Joey Logano finished third and led a race-high 86 laps. He also might have won if had he done better on the final restart on Lap 184. But the power of his Penske Racing Ford gave him hope for the rest of the season. "That we can win a championship,"...
  • Panthers' Bene Benwikere has friend who died in police shooting on his mind

    Carolina Panthers rookie cornerback Bene Benwikere will remember how kind Ezell Ford was to him. When Benwikere speaks of Ford, a 25-year-old, unarmed black man who was shot and killed by Los Angeles Police on Monday, he sometimes still uses present...
  • AJ Allmendinger wins NASCAR's Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen

    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. That was truly a race into the Chase. A.J. Allmendinger went door-to-door and fender-to-fender over the final two laps with Marcos Ambrose to muscle out a win in Sunday's Cheez-It 355 at the Glen at Watkins Glen International. The win...
  • Brazilian companies launch proxy fight to acquire Chiquita

    Two Brazilian companies are taking their effort to acquire Charlotte, N.C.-based Chiquita Brands International directly to shareholders, as they launched a proxy battle Friday to gather shareholder support for their bid. Cutrale and Safra Group are...
  • Kevin Ward Jr. was a tough driver who 'wasn't afraid to go fast'

    Kevin Ward Jr.'s young life was consumed by racing. Ward, 20, who was killed Saturday night when the sprint car of NASCAR star Tony Stewart struck him on a dirt track in upstate New York, was one of the top young drivers on the Empire Super Sprint...
  • Missionaries who had contact with Ebola to be quarantined in Charlotte

    Missionaries returning from Liberia who have been in direct contact with the Ebola virus but who are not sick are heading to Charlotte and will be quarantined once they arrive, health officials said Sunday. Dr. Stephen Keener, medical director of the...
  • Ebola-exposed missionaries returning to North Carolina

    Missionaries returning to North Carolina after working with or around Ebola patients in West Africa will be quarantined upon their arrival, officials announced Sunday. SIM USA, a mission organization based in Charlotte, said some of its staffers and...
  • Car driven by Tony Stewart, hits, kills driver on track

    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. A sprint car driven by NASCAR driver Tony Stewart struck and killed another driver who was standing on the track while a Saturday night race at Canandaigua, N.Y. Motorsports Park was under caution. Sheriff Philip Povero confirmed...
  • Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton expected to play a quarter vs. Chiefs

    The Carolina Panthers packed up in Spartanburg and returned to Charlotte this week, but the question that has hovered over the team for five months followed them home. Judging from some of the responses from Panthers coach Ron Rivera and quarterback...