| Oct 7, 2013
| 1:19 PM
I sat in Starbucks a couple of Wednesdays ago quaffing my usual caramel latte, reading the morning newspaper and soaking up a friendly vibe.
As far as I could tell, no one toted a concealed firearm.
It seemed as though everyone in the establishment...
| 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...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 9:54 PM
WEEK ONE SCORES
Alleghany 42 Covington 13
Grayson 48 Alleghany, NC 9
Altavista 51 Randolph-Henry 13
Amherst 32 Northside 6
Buckingham Co. 34 Appomattox 7
Eastern Montgomery 27 Bath Co. 21
Giles 31 ...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 9:51 AM
OAK CREEK, Wisconsin -- Two young children have emerged as heroes after warning others of a gunman on a rampage at their Sikh house of worship in suburban Milwaukee.
Abhay Singh, 11, and his sister, Amanat, 9, were sitting outside the gurdwara Sunday...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 6:08 AM
Albemarle 58, Stafford 44
Altavista 51, Chatham 33
Appomattox Regional 63, Franklin 14
Bishop Sullivan 42, Kempsville 32
Broad Run 55, Osbourn 51
Brookville 67, Liberty-Bedford 43
Bruton 57, York 30
| Aug 28, 2011
| 3:48 PM
SAN DIEGO - Relief teams in San Diego watched Hurricane Irene over the weekend and remained on stand-by for any requests for help from the East Coast.
The storm's track was headed up the Eastern Seaboard and washed through the biggest population...
| May 28, 2009
When older people start dating, they run into many of the same heart-pounding issues as the young, trying to decide when it's time to talk - and when to make love.
That's the word from older singles such as Emily Gordon, 73, a Carrboro, N.C., resident...
| May 27, 2008
Pity the Los Angeles residents who lug home pricey high-definition television sets only to find that most of their shows don't look much better.
The entertainment capital of the world ranks last among the five biggest U.S. markets in the number of high-...