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Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika
President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus and the mosquitoes that spread it here and abroad, but says "there shouldn't be a panic on this."
Supreme Court puts Obama's Clean Power Plan on hold
A divided Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved.
Ferguson City Council seeks changes to DOJ agreement
The Ferguson City Council delayed ratification of an agreement with the Justice Department that would avert a civil rights lawsuit that federal officials could bring to force changes in the police department.
Obama unveils record $4.1 trillion election-year budget
President Barack Obama on Tuesday unveiled a record $4.1 trillion, election-year budget that finances Democratic priorities like education, health care and climate change with new taxes on crude oil, the wealthy and big...
Trump, Sanders claim New Hampshire after second-place Iowa finishes
Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have won the New Hampshire primary.
CMS board votes 6-3 to extend Ann Clark’s contract one year
Before the search vote, the board spent more than two hours hearing from parents and employees with sharply mixed views about the importance of neighborhood schools and diversity.
FB Mike Tolbert wants to be back, but do Panthers want him?
One role Tolbert didn’t want to assume Tuesday was that of general manager. Tolbert, who becomes an unrestricted free agent in March, was asked whether he’d be back in Charlotte next season.
Waiting for answers on coal ash in Belmont
More than 100 households near the plant, their wells contaminated, have subsisted on bottled water since last spring. Homeowners appear unpersuaded by Duke’s insistence that ash didn’t taint their water.
Costco plans 1st Lake Norman location in Mooresville
The 155,500-square-foot Costco would be the development’s major anchor, according to Mooresville Planning Board documents. The Costco would include gas pumps.
UNC's Williams taken to locker room after feeling dizzy
North Carolina coach Roy Williams got dizzy and had to be taken to the locker room during the second half of the Tar Heels game at Boston College on Tuesday night.
Cam Newton: 'I have no more tears to cry,' discusses press conference walk off
Newton's reaction to the Super Bowl loss has made headlines since Sunday, but Newton says he has no regrets about walking out of a postgame interview with the media.
Smallest baby born at Charlotte hospital goes home
Megan and Eric's daughter, little E'layah Faith, was born on September 23 after an emergency C-section. She was 14 weeks early and weighed just 10 ounces - lighter than a can of soda.