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  • 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...
  • At home, really, with Superman

    At home, really, with Superman
    Superman, the story goes, was born on the planet Krypton and sent to Earth in a small rocket by his father when that planet was about to explode. He was actually born in 1933 in a two-story bungalow in a scruffy neighborhood on the east side of...
  • Ask a Cook: Mayo isn't the biggest worry in picnic salad safety

    Q: I've always been told that it is not the mayonnaise but the potatoes in potato salad that will make you sick on a hot day. Is this true? A: The culprit isn't the mayonnaise or the potatoes. The real risks are hands and heat, says Ben Chapman, an...
  • Makeup artist makes a name in film and at home

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Makeup artist Heather Richardson is always on the go. One week, she's in Asheville, working on the set of the movie "Loomis Fargo Heist." Another week, she's in Charlotte, helping clients at her studio figure out which blush color best...
  • Kevin Harvick scrambles to runner-up finish

    LONG POND, Pa. Kevin Harvick came up short again in his quest for his third Sprint Cup Series victory of the season. But it was a shocker he was still in position for the win late in the race. Harvick was penalized for speeding on pit road and was...
  • Pocono rewind: Jeff Gordon has speed, lacks strategy

    LONG POND, Pa. Jeff Gordon looked like he had a good shot at making it two consecutive wins Sunday, but he and his No. 24 team ended up with the wrong pit strategy and finished sixth. Gordon led a race-high 63 laps, but he stayed out under a caution with...
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. sweeps at Pocono Raceway

    LONG POND, Pa. Break out the broom, Dale Earnhardt Jr. made a clean sweep of Pocono. Earnhardt passed then-leader Greg Biffle with 13 of 160 laps remaining and cruised to victory in Sunday's GoBowling.com 400 at Pocono Raceway, becoming just the...
  • Jordan Gross transformation: From 305 pounds to 235 in 7 months

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. Fans don't recognize him as often. Former teammates joked when they saw him at training camp. And his kids are excited that he can easily put on his seat belt. Since playing his last game for the Carolina Panthers in January, Jordan...
  • Denny Hamlin set to brave Pocono Raceway without suspended pair

    LONG POND, Pa. Denny Hamlin is hoping to find a positive from the massive NASCAR penalties levied on his Sprint Cup Series team this week. Racing at Pocono Raceway is a good place to start. Hamlin is a four-time winner at the track, which is a solid...
  • Kyle Larson edges Joey Logano for Pocono pole

    LONG POND, Pa. It's not his first time starting out front, but it is Kyle Larson's first Sprint Cup Series pole. Larson's track-record lap at 183.438 mph in the third and final round of Friday's knockout qualifying session edged Joey Logano to take the...
  • Swimming: It's never too late to learn

    Swimming: It's never too late to learn
    The moment brings laughter now, but it sure wasn't funny then. Michelle Simmons swam to the middle of the deep end at the YMCA pool and froze. She was too tired to go all of the way to the wall. She was too scared to turn around and swim back to the...