As Israel and Hamas argued over proposals for a lull in the fighting in Gaza on Sunday, hundreds of people rallied across Charlotte to show support for the two sides.

A missionary from Charlotte and a Texas doctor working for Boone-based Samaritan’s Purse are among the first Americans who have been infected with the deadly Ebola virus while working to combat the outbreak in Liberia.

Police say a 10-week summer initiative to bring down violent crime across Charlotte-Mecklenburg is beginning to show results. Across the city, police have seen 21 percent fewer gun crimes in 2014 than in 2013, according to police statistics. In one large swath of southeast Charlotte, violent crime is down 15 percent during the first six weeks of the initiative, said Lt. Ryan Jackson, who heads the effort there.

Charlotte Premium Outlets, the city’s first new mall in almost a decade, is set to open Thursday – a sign of a changing retail landscape that favors bargain-hunting and putting outlets closer to major cities.

Hugh McColl’s idea to save the Charlotte Symphony has broadened into a $45 million lifeline for Charlotte’s cultural groups.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is about to release its list of 14 chronically struggling schools that will be targeted for intensive aid.

Plans are underway for a new customer service center to help homeowners and small business owners navigate building permits and inspections.

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Called the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project, it has received nearly $2 million in gifts from academic and industrial sponsors.

Surrealist Salvador Dali once made a painting directly on Mozella Roberts Holder's bare back.

The Daily Edit: 7.28.2014

In his first public comments since he was convicted of assaulting and threatening to kill his ex-girlfriend, the Panthers' Greg Hardy said he regrets being a distraction to the team.

Panthers fullback Mike Tolbert has shed 13 pounds and said Sunday at training camp that he’s in “tremendous shape.”

Jeff Gordon captures fifth victory at Brickyard on 20th anniversary of his first; earns 2nd win of season.

For all the skeptics out there, UNC forward Kennedy Meeks has offered proof of his newly developed dunking ability.

Here’s what you need to know about Saturday's soccer match in Charlotte between European powers AC Milan and Liverpool.

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