A lifelong double-leg amputee, high school senior Christopher Shallal uses his circumstances to explore the latest technological advances in prosthetics and to help others facing the same situation. He plans to major in biomedical engineering.
More than a half dozen of the swimming pigs at Big Major Cay in Bahamas — made famous last year by ABC’s “The Bachelor” — have been found dead. Some authorities think tourists might be getting them drunk.
The sports magazine deleted an image that put Halle Berry, who sported a natural curly afro at the Oscars, beside NBA basketball player Anderson Varejao, after social media users said the comparison was a racially charged comment on Berry’s hairstyle.
Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts said Monday morning she is “very concerned” about the hail of gunfire uptown Saturday night, but said “it’s too early to even talk about whether it’s connected to the CIAA tournament.”
The famed accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers has two full sets of envelopes delivered to the Dolby Theatre on Oscars night to ensure the right winner is named on the stage. But the duplicate envelopes might have led to the awards night’s largest snafu Sunday.
Evolutionary psychology professor Robin Dunbar wants to find out why humans are capable of maintaining significantly more social ties than the size of our brains alone could explain. Religion is the latest hypothesis he's testing.
Police say a Pennsylvania woman had her 8-year-old daughter blow into an ignition device meant to prevent the woman from driving while drunk shortly before she crashed and was again charged with drunken driving.
In the wake of recent attacks, students at Davidson College and UNCC are raising questions about whether they’re getting enough information and support to protect themselves from sexual assault. They’re asking administrators to be more transparent about what’s happening and how they’re handling it.
The Charlotte Knights are adding more coverings and making improvements for fans at BB&T Ballpark in preparation for their fourth season, and they’re also still looking at how to develop land next to the field.
President Donald Trump is expected to provide historically black colleges and universities a long-awaited boost as he looks to outdo his predecessors — including the nation’s first African-American president — on a surprising issue.