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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 help fight the Zika virus. In an announcement Monday, the White House said the money would be used to expand mosquito control...
Clinton making a personal pitch to New Hampshire voters
From a Michigan pulpit to New Hampshire's town halls, Hillary Clinton is working to establish a personal connection with voters as she faces an increasingly difficult struggle against Bernie Sanders for the Democratic...
Trump aiming for New Hampshire win, rivals aim to survive
Encouraged by Marco Rubio's stumbles, the Republicans' second-tier candidates are seeing fresh hope for survival as they sprint to the finish line in New Hampshire. The Democrats' Clinton-Sanders duel is...
Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supporters
Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is examining other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday.
Hundreds leave early after non-credible threat made at Indian Land High School
School officials say the threat was made by a student. Extra security will at the school Tuesday and for the remainder of Monday.
Experts say launch won't bring N. Korea much closer to ICBM
Japan has deployed PAC-3 missile batteries in the heart of Tokyo to shoot down any incoming rocket debris. South Korea is reportedly mobilizing two Aegis-equipped destroyers. The U.S. is already gunning to punish Pyongyang...
Charlotte man facing multiple kidnapping, armed robbery charges
Saturday, police say 31-year-old Eric Orr held a woman against her will at her home on Equipment Drive and took her gold Ford Taurus.
Troopers looking for purple truck involved in fatal I-77 hit-and-run
The accident happened around 3:45 a.m. on Interstate 77 northbound near mile marker 59.
Disappointed Panthers fans return home from Super Bowl City
WBTV was at Charlotte Douglas International Airport early Monday morning, as a plane returned from San Francisco.
Bank robbery suspect shot, killed in Iredell County ID'd
A bank robbery suspect was shot and killed Friday night in Iredell County, according to Iredell County Sheriff Darren Campbell.
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'Kung Fu Panda 3' tops Super Bowl weekend at box office
The Coen brothers' "Hail, Caesar!" and the Jane Austen-monster mashup "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" followed distantly behind "Kung Fu Panda 3," which remained on top of the box office over Super Bowl weekend.