<![CDATA[Nation & World News |]]> http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/ en-us Thu, 08 Feb 2018 09:59:25 EST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 08 Feb 2018 09:59:25 EST Nation & World 60 ccarpenter@charlotteobserver.com(Cheryl Carpenter) If you vape, you may be inhaling toxic metals, study finds, but how dangerous is it? http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/article201740489.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 09:54:24 EST

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US gymnasts say sport rife with verbal and emotional abuse http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/article201855124.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:13:50 EST By MITCH WEISS and HOLBROOK MOHR ]]> http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/article201855124.html How airlines could mine your spending data — and make you pay more for a ticket http://www.charlotteobserver.com/latest-news/article201816844.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:24:04 EST

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Jonathan Martin detained by police after Instagram post http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article201846724.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:48:14 EST By MICHAEL BALSAMO ]]> http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article201846724.html Teen wasn’t ready for math test, Alabama cops say. Ploy to avoid it got her arrested. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article201838209.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:31:52 EST

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Teen killed couple, stole their stuff and left apartment in flames, Tennessee cops say http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article201822174.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:44:11 EST

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Trolley driver paid man to beat him up while wearing a Michael Myers mask, Boston cops say http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article201815214.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:18:50 EST

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After Scooby the dog sniffed out weed, Kansas sued a Toyota pickup. The truck won http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article201796909.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:14:17 EST

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His girlfriend was suicidal on the balcony, said Oregon man. But witnesses saw a push http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article201727504.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 07:36:13 EST

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Bullied boy was target of racist graffiti because he’s white, Pennsylvania family says http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article201777684.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:55:27 EST

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Cops think he’s hiding drugs. They’ve waited more than a month for him to poop http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/world/article201770314.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:22:19 EST

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Want to live to be 90? Have a beer and put on a few extra pounds, study says http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article201747774.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:35:03 EST

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‘My four-legged angel’: Burglars shot this ‘hero’ dog as scared teen hid in a closet http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article201743884.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:13:48 EST

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Deputy who ‘did nothing’ during Florida shooting had been school cop of the year http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article201732279.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:22:40 EST

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Is Chevy Chase the victim or cause of road rage incident? ‘I didn’t know who he was’ http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article201732824.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:30:01 EST

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Cop told driver to surrender stolen U-Haul. Driver plowed toward him instead, video shows http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article201729829.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 07:58:36 EST

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‘A hoarder’ burglar took $200K in stolen goods and just stored it for years, cops say http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article201726074.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 07:20:04 EST

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‘Wakanda Forever!’: Wauconda village in Illinois gets calls from ‘Black Panther’ fans http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article201678044.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:20:29 EST

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‘You’ll never catch me,’ ATV driver told cops. A potted plant did the job for them, Rhode Island police say http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article201676724.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:12:22 EST

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Authorities mull terror charges in Planned Parenthood crash http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/business/national-business/article201732859.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:20:54 EST By DAVID PORTER ]]> http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/business/national-business/article201732859.html Brown University to pay tuition for future actors, directors http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/business/national-business/article201846719.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:14:36 EST The Associated Press]]> http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/business/national-business/article201846719.html Police experts urge intensive training if teachers are armed http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/business/national-business/article201849034.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:12:30 EST By LISA MARIE PANE ]]> http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/business/national-business/article201849034.html Top USA Swimming official quits over failure to disclose http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article201841149.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:11:42 EST The Associated Press]]> http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article201841149.html Tennis association, player who fell settle liability lawsuit http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article201815264.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:11:42 EST By TOM HAYS ]]> http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article201815264.html Federal judges to hear Pennsylvania district map challenge http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article201775654.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:08:16 EST By MARK SCOLFORO ]]> http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article201775654.html Wisconsin woman charged in 3 infant deaths from the '80s http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/article201854694.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:08:16 EST The Associated Press]]> http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/article201854694.html US donors balk at pope's request for $25M for Rome hospital http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/business/national-business/article201854524.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:07:26 EST The Associated Press]]> http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/business/national-business/article201854524.html West Virginia teachers to continue strike over pay, benefits http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article201800369.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:06:11 EST By JOHN RABY ]]> http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article201800369.html How major US stock indexes fared Friday http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/business/national-business/article201850044.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:06:11 EST The Associated Press]]> http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/business/national-business/article201850044.html Utah bill would give teens fleeing polygamy more rights http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article201800419.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:06:11 EST By LINDSAY WHITEHURST ]]> http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article201800419.html