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  • Senate confirms Anthony Foxx as transportation secretary

    Senate confirms Anthony Foxx as transportation secretary
    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...
  • Cop kills ex-football player who may have been looking for help

    Cop kills ex-football player who may have been looking for help
    A North Carolina police officer has been charged with voluntary manslaughter after he shot and killed an unarmed man who may have been looking for help early Saturday morning, officials said. Local media identified the victim as a former football player...
  • North Carolina shooting: Police officer charged with manslaughter

    North Carolina shooting: Police officer charged with manslaughter
    DURHAM, N.C. -- After wrecking his car early Saturday, Jonathan A. Ferrell knocked on a door in a neighborhood in Charlotte. He was apparently seeking help, according to Charlotte police. But the early-morning knock frightened the woman who answered the...
  • Not in the Chase for the Cup, Brad Keselowski wins Charlotte race

    Not in the Chase for the Cup, Brad Keselowski wins Charlotte race
    CONCORD, N.C. -- Brad Keselowski snapped a 37-race winless streak Saturday night by chasing down Kasey Kahne in the closing laps at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The defending Sprint Cup Series champion, who failed to qualify for the Chase this year,...
  • Emmys 2013: Mandy Patinkin talks nomination, beard troubles

    Emmys 2013: Mandy Patinkin talks nomination, beard troubles
    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...
  • North Carolina team's solar house: surprise in the concrete walls

    North Carolina team's solar house: surprise in the concrete walls
    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...
  • Californian Kyle Larson, 21, to make NASCAR Cup debut Oct. 12

    Californian Kyle Larson, 21, to make NASCAR Cup debut Oct. 12
    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...
  • Toyota engines ride thin line between success and failure in NASCAR

    Toyota engines ride thin line between success and failure in NASCAR
    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...
  • Wrestling great Ric Flair faces arrest in alimony dispute

    Wrestling great Ric Flair faces arrest in alimony dispute
    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,...
  • The Week in Pictures | September 3 – 9, 2012

     
    The Week in Pictures from around the world....
  • Villaraigosa urges Brown to sign immigration bill

     
    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa urged Gov. Jerry Brown to sign legislation that would prohibit local law enforcement from detaining arrestees who are illegal immigrants as well as effectively blunt federal deportation efforts....