Dan DiMicco says he and Donald Trump had never met in person when the presidential candidate’s campaign approached the former CEO of Charlotte steelmaker Nucor Corp. about two months ago to serve as a trade adviser.
Fueled by an apocalyptic vision of impending martial law, three Gaston County men conspired to mount a violent defense against an expected federal takeover – from booby-trapped homes and a stash of high-powered weapons, to homemade pipe bombs and exploding tennis balls, federal documents say.
The Supreme Court is preparing to examine an appeal by North Carolina to maintain its plan to remap its districts. Voters argue that the controversial plan -- which centers around congressional districts belonging to the state’s only two African-American representatives -- would disenfranchise minorities. But Gov. Pat McCrory contends that the plan does not violate the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Family Dollar stores founder Leon Levine has become the latest community leader to give money to help remake the Boulevard Homes public housing project on West Boulevard, a site that once had a crime rate five times the city average.
Democrats tied a Republican investigation into the fatal attack in Benghazi, Libya, to presidential candidate Donald Trump on Monday, working to taint the inquiry as a partisan smear of their own candidate, Hillary Clinton.
Panic over Great Britain’s startling vote to exit the European Union sends global financial markets skidding anew, with shock waves felt from Shanghai to Wall Street. By midday, analysts estimate that more than $4 trillion in stock value has been erased across the globe. What does it all mean for you?
A U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down a Texas abortion law on Monday appears to be the end of the road for Mississippi’s efforts to enforce a 2012 law that requires abortion doctors to have hospital admitting privileges.
Bank of America announced Monday that, for the second week in a row, it’s party to a $500,000 investment to help Charlotte tackle its ranking as the city least likely to see low-income people seldom rise out of poverty.
States in the Great Plains and Deep South tend to have the highest rates of car accident deaths, while the West and Northeast have the lowest. Those are the findings from CDC data, analyzed by data visualization site HealthGrove.