In a 57-41 vote Tuesday, the Senate ended a Republican filibuster and confirmed North Carolina Rep. Mel Watt to lead the Federal Housing Finance Agency.
(Video) In Johannesburg Tuesday, President Barack Obama spoke of former South African President Nelson Mandela's legacy of making peace by getting South Africans to trust on another.
The family of a Charlotte teenager who died from an alleged misfire from one of the country’s most popular rifles joined a nationwide list of lawsuits Monday against the North Carolina producer of the gun.
Update: Police have identified a man who was shot and killed Friday afternoon on Beatties Ford Road.
Scene at the Harvey B. Gantt Center’s 33rd Annual Jazzy Holiday Luncheon.
Video: A look back at the life and career of Nelson Mandela, narrated by TIME's former managing editor, Richard Stengel.
Henry Rock, who moved to Charlotte from New York in 2012, has gotten funding to launch an "entrepreneurs academy" in conjunction with the local Urban League. On Jan. 17, his vision becomes reality.
If you’re confused or need help signing up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, also referred to as Obamacare, the Mecklenburg County Health Department is offering free help.
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A new African American-owned restaurant prepares to open in Charlotte • Garry Howard parts ways with the Sporting News • Tarsha' Hamilton will be honored for her work with families affected by HIV-AIDS • Plus more.
Update: Authorities have identified the 19-year-old woman who died after shots were fired into an apartment in W. Charlotte.
Twenty years after he was first elected to City Council at age 26, Patrick Cannon was sworn in Monday night as Charlotte's mayor.
Law enforcement authorities are requesting the public’s help in identifying two men suspected of robbing a bank inside a west Charlotte Walmart.
Police are investigating a shooting early Saturday that left one man dead inside a vehicle in east Charlotte.
Former Mecklenburg County Manager Harry Jones said Tuesday he’s still pondering a run for a seat on county commission – the board that fired him in May – but it may not be his decision.
Ten local artists are competing to have their work displayed on billboards, and the Arts and Science Council is inviting the public to make the final picks.
After marking our 30th wedding anniversary this week, Mike and I sat down to compose some advice for young folks that's straight from the bowels of matrimony.
The editors and writers at Qcitymetro.com want to select the top 10 newsmakers of 2013, and we need your help.
Alma offers advice to a "heartbroken" woman who lost the man she thought she'd someday marry.
Looking for something fun to do this weekend, check out Toni Baker-Tyson's weekly entertainment picks.
A lawsuit filed by a former leader of the House of Prayer includes allegations about the secretive congregation’s power struggles and financial dealings.
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Once the holiday eating starts at Halloween, it can go on for another two months. With so much food around, it’s easy to gain 5-10 pounds.
For more than 12 years my friend and I discussed almost everything -- everything except serious race relations. Then came the acquittal of George Zimmerman.
A reader wants to know if it's okay to take her 8-year-old son on her date with a man she met online. Her ex-husband has called her an unfit mother.
Delta's is gone. Nana's Uptown couldn't make it work. Is Charlotte flooded with too much inexpensive soul food?
VIDEO: It's the NBA deal that has everyone talking -- Kobe Bryant gets a two-year contract extension worth $48.5 million. Did the L.A. Lakers overpay?
Before our Thanksgiving meal is digested, retailers now beckon us into malls for an afternoon of shopping. Whatever happened to being thankful for what we already have?
Beyonce, Jay Z go vegan