| 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...
| 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 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...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 9:58 AM
WASHINGTON -- The Senate voted unanimously Thursday to confirm Anthony Foxx as transportation secretary, leaving two controversial choices pending to fill President Obama’s second-term Cabinet.
Foxx, the mayor of Charlotte, N.C., won a vote of...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Almost three years after the death of Micheal Jackson, The Jacksons are set to go back on tour together for the first time in nearly three decades....
| Apr 18, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Los Angeles City workers are planning a protest outside of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s annual State of the City address Wednesday to voice their anger at the mayor’s plan for layoffs....
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:35 PM
Even as city workers protested proposed layoffs outside of his speech, L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa avoided talk of layoffs during his annual State of the City address Wednesday, choosing instead to cheerlead a proposed ballot measure that he said...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 10:02 AM
This No vember, Californians have a chance to rectify a bad decision made by lawmakers in 2009, George Skelton writes in his Thursday column. The lawmakers, along with then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, "included a tax incentive for out-of-state...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 9:24 PM
The Week in Pictures from around the world....