| Sep 30, 2013
| 12:12 PM
For Solar Decathlon 2013, we put a virtual microphone in front of some teams and let the competitors explain their home design, in their own words. First up: the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, which like the 19 other teams in the Department of...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Kyle Larson, the 21-year-old racing prodigy from Elk Grove, Calif., will make his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut Oct. 12.
Larson will drive the No. 51 Chevrolet in the night race at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway, then also compete in the Oct. 27...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:18 PM
North Carolina is channeling Alabama and South Carolina when it comes to the best economic, social and political model for a U.S. Southern state.
For more than half a century, North Carolina has been progressive on education and public investments, and...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 7:21 PM
The ACC likely will alter distribution of its bowl revenue, retain the current divisions and keep its championship football game in Charlotte. Those were the primary takeaways from Commissioner John Swofford’s Sunday news conference at the league&...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 7:40 AM
A Charlotte, N.C., judge on Tuesday issued an arrest order for Ric Flair, considered by many to be the greatest pro wrestler of all time, for not paying his estranged wife $32,352.51 in spousal support.
Flair, whose real name is Richard Morgan Fliehr,...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 10:51 PM
Chuck Foley, whose Twister party game brought shoeless strangers achingly close to one another and made even the most spirited rounds of Scrabble seem comparatively tame, has died. He was 82.
The inventor, who held 97 patents, died July 1 in a care...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 9:02 AM
The beard has been validated.
After a critically praised freshman season, "Homeland" scored nine Emmy nominations that resulted in six wins, including outstanding drama series actor for Damian Lewis and actress for Claire Danes. Yet, Mandy Patinkin's...
| Sep 10, 2013
The flight was scheduled to take off at 5:45 a.m. on May 25, but Giannina Lozano didn't mind getting up early.
Her trip, booked in April through Travelocity, was still a heck of a deal. For less than $2,000, she and her husband received round-trip...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 8:20 PM
Julius Chambers, a tenacious North Carolina civil rights lawyer whose house was bombed and office torched as a result of his advocacy, died Friday.
The 76-year-old attorney, whose cases paved the way for public school integration in the Charlotte-...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:08 PM
When he watches a NASCAR race on television, Greg Scott feels his heart sink if smoke suddenly billows from the cars of Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth, Denny Hamlin or some other Toyota drivers.
The smoke usually means one of Toyota's engines blew up from the...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:53 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Remember that night at the beginning of last December in Charlotte, N.C. when Florida State played Georgia Tech for the ACC Championship? Forget it. It never happened. It didn't even exist.
At least, according to former FSU offensive...