The United States stood firm Wednesday in its fight against Islamic State militants who beheaded a U.S. journalist in Iraq, pledging to continue attacking the group despite its threats to kill another American hostage.

Bank of America has reached a record $17 billion settlement to resolve an investigation into its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis, officials said.

Right-of-way purchases have begun in the two eastern segments that are closest to Marshville. Construction could begin as early as next spring.

A 26-year-old man was charged Tuesday with four counts of human trafficking, accused of holding women for one- to two-month periods that began last November and ran through the end of June.

Hakeem Sanders was getting ready for an afternoon nap before work when someone banged on the door of his Fort Mill apartment.

The Mooresville-based home improvement retailer said its second quarter sales and profits rose as weather, housing and the job market improved.

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Mix your summer whites – skinny jeans, cotton frocks and pale pumps – with darker colors and heavier fabrics.

In five years, Mike Boulware hopes the Waxhaw community will be glad he came.

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Panthers coach Ron Rivera plans to play Cam Newton and the rest of his starters for the first half of Friday's exhibition at New England.

Hornets owner Michael Jordan accepted the ALS ice bucket challenge, going the extra mile and donating money as well as taking an ice bath.

Peyton Manning, Drew Brees and Aaron Rodgers lead the way as the top fantasy football quarterbacks.

Former N.C. State standout Carlos Rodon worked three innings with three strikeouts in Charlotte Knights debut.

American Dry Cleaners vacated its East Morehead Street location in 1984 to make way for I-277.

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