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For 'Miracle' flight survivors, a decade of thankfulness

NEW YORK (AP) — Children they've gotten to see grow up. Grandchildren they've been able to meet. New jobs and adventures. For the people who were on US Airways flight 1549 on that co...

Republican convention set for August 2020 in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Republican National Convention will be held in North Carolina's largest city in August 2020 and party leaders say they'll gather with an eye on nominating President Donald T...

Worries of violence accompany 2020 GOP convention choice

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte, the North Carolina city selected for the 2020 Republican national Convention, has a history of diversity and inclusiveness that has sometimes been difficult to achiev...

By a 1-vote margin, city leaders OK bid for GOP convention

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A divided North Carolina city council narrowly approved a bid Monday to host the 2020 Republican National Convention, a decision that followed nearly two hours of comments pro a...

Democrat-friendly Charlotte considers hosting GOP convention

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — More than 100 people have signed up to weigh in on whether the Democrat-friendly city of Charlotte, North Carolina, should host the Republican National Convention in 2020. ...

GOP convention could come to Democrat-friendly Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte, North Carolina, a Democrat-dominated city whose transgender-friendly bathroom ordinance triggered a statewide political war, is a front-runner to host the 2020 Republ...

Poor People's Campaign launches days of protests around US

Activists converged on state capitals around the U.S. on Monday to begin six weeks of non-violent protests calling for new programs to help the millions of Americans who live in poverty, an overhaul o...

Local leader threatens R. Kelly protest in North Carolina

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Critics who accuse singer R. Kelly of sexual misconduct are threatening to stage a protest at his upcoming show in North Carolina if it isn't canceled. The thr...

Quirky 'Night Court' actor Harry Anderson dies at age 65

Harry Anderson, the actor best known for playing an off-the-wall judge working the night shift of a Manhattan court room in the television comedy series "Night Court," was found dead in his North Caro...

Spring storm spawns tornado that kills 1, dumps heavy snow

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — As Minnesota began digging out from a mid-April snowstorm, one North Carolina city was cleaning up the damage Monday from a deadly tornado spawned from the same vast storm syste...

South awaits thaw from snowstorm, icy roads and numbing cold

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Southerners awaited a big thaw that would end days of icy roads, broken pipes, snow and numbing cold after a fierce winter storm blasted their normally mild region. ...

North Carolina man leaps from street protests into politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Braxton Winston stood defiantly with fist raised before riot police in 2016 to protest the fatal shooting of a black man by a North Carolina officer, a bold protest captured in ...