North Carolina

They’re Still Drawing Crazy-Looking Districts. Can’t It Be Stopped?

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Walking around Asheville, former Washington Redskins quarterback Heath Shuler doesn’t just see a quirky mountain city he represented in Congress for three terms. He sees a city without a voice.<p>A dramatic redistricting effort spearheaded by North Carolina Republicans carved much of …

Politics

The 15 Most Instagrammable Spots In Asheville, North Carolina

Mountains, meat and so much more.<p>HuffPost is hitting the road this fall to interview people about their hopes, dreams, fears ― and what it means to be American today.<p>Asheville, North Carolina is one of the top-ranked U.S. destinations to visit right now. But despite all its recognition as a trendy …

News (U.S.)

Sex offender convicted of kidnapping girl, 6, found chained

A convicted sex offender accused of abducting a 6-year-old North Carolina girl who was found chained to a tree last year has been convicted of …

Crime

Boston's Fate Lies With a Zombie Hurricane

Hurricane Maria continued its thunderous roll northward as forecasters struggled to pin down a trajectory. Whether the storm makes landfall again …

Weather

At Duke University, A Bizarre Tour Through American History And Palates

Eighteen doughnuts, toasted Brazil nuts, a can of deviled ham, an avocado "pear," and Worcestershire sauce: No, this list doesn't comprise an especially malicious ingredient basket for competitors on the Food Network's <i>Chopped</i>.<p>Instead, they are the makings for the "Goblin sandwich," a Halloween …

News (U.S.)

AARP, YMCA have a plan to help people in Buncombe County fight aging

The YMCA and AARP on Wednesday announced a plan in Buncombe County to help people fight aging. They challenging people older than 50 to get in shape …

Asheville

The 21 best bets for Week 4 college football, including *defense* in Oklahoma State v. TCU

Let’s pick out some wagers for a deep Week 4 of college football.<p><i>All wagers at -110 odds unless otherwise noted. My picks are in bold, with that team’s spread attached. Visit</i> <i>Odds Shark for updated lines throughout each game week</i><i>.</i><p>Season record: 15-21.<p>I had a disastrous, 5-11 Week 2 that included a …

Sports

Civil Rights, Racial Disputes Fuel Divide Over Judicial Nominee

North Carolina senators defend Thomas Farr<p>President Donald Trump’s pick for a federal judgeship in North Carolina has drawn the opposition of the …

Politics

Canes forward Jeff Skinner has a studious side. So, what does he like to read?

There’s a studious side to Carolina Hurricanes forward Jeff Skinner that Canes fan may not have seen: He loves to read.<p>Skinner says his favorite book …

Scientists unravel mysteries of DNA replication in corn

DNA replication is among life's most important processes, providing a way for an organism's genetic material to be reproduced so it can be passed …

Biology

Here Are The Announcers For The N.C. State vs. Florida State Game

The NC State Wolfpack will take on the Florida State Seminoles this Saturday.<p>The game will be broadcast on ABC, and it will kick off at 12 p.m. …

Sports

Whole food diet may help prevent colon cancer, other chronic conditions

A diet that includes plenty of colorful vegetables and fruits may contain compounds that can stop colon cancer and inflammatory bowel diseases in …

Nutrition

Triangle leaders hope forecast transit improvements will help woo Amazon

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — The final 30-day stretch is underway for cities to sell Amazon on coming to town.<p>The retail giant is in search of a site for …

American South

No. 12 Florida State returns to action hosting NC State

North Carolina State (2-1) at No. 12 Florida State (0-1), Saturday, Noon ET (ABC/ESPN2)<p>Line: Florida State by 13.<p>Series record: Florida State leads …

College Football

Why are shark attacks on the rise in North Carolina?

Going below the surface to uncover why the predators are becoming more aggressive<p>0 Comments<p>This feature is part of Salon’s Young Americans initiative, showcasing emerging journalists reporting from America’s red states. Read more Young Americans stories.<p>Shark attacks have long been synonymous with …

Liberal View

Teacher accused of bringing students home for sex

Updated:Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:30 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:30:06 GMT<p>One year ago, Rakeiya Scott walked out of her northeast Charlotte apartment to …

Crime

Researchers develop system to power up smartphones and stream videos over the same wireless connection

Researchers from the North Carolina State University have developed a system that can transfer videos and power up consumer electronics using the …

North Carolina State University

Why Charlotte Hornets center Cody Zeller doesn’t consider new role a demotion

Dwight Howard dislikes playing against Cody Zeller. Zeller dislikes playing against Howard.<p>So it might work out better that they’re teammates. …

NBA

Dallas Support Groups - Therapy Groups Dallas, North Carolina - Counseling Groups Dallas

<b>Area auto widened to Gaston County -</b> no Support Groups were found in the city of Dallas, NC.<p>Not finding the right group for you? Try contacting one …

Dallas

Tear down statues? At this rate, we’ll have to rename New York

We require those we admire to be blameless, while the very definition of ‘blamelessness’ is a moving target<p>Growing up in Raleigh, North Carolina, I took the monuments around the state capitol for granted. The first Confederate soldier killed in the Civil War, Henry Lawson Wyatt, has leaned into the …

History

Feds say convicted ex-lawmaker hiding assets to avoid paying restitution

— Federal prosecutors have accused former state House member Stephen LaRoque and his family of hiding thousands of dollars in assets to avoid paying …

Corruption

Here Are The Announcers For The Duke vs. North Carolina Game

The Duke Blue Devils will take on the North Carolina Tar Heels this Saturday.<p>The game will be broadcast on ESPNU, and it will kick off at 3:30 p.m. …

Sports

Oklahoma State’s dangerous trio will beat TCU by at least 2 TDs

<i>The North Star from Northcoast Sports Service joins The Post’s college and NFL bettor’s guides for 2017. Go to ncsports.com to view a sample of the</i> …

College Football

How realistic is Greg Olsen’s recovery timeframe? Other NFL players’ results mixed

Carolina Panthers tight end Ed Dickson called Greg Olsen following Olsen’s foot surgery on Monday, when Olsen was resting at home and spending time …

Charlotte

Someone stole 3 pig statues. The town hopes someone will squeal.

The town of Cornelius NC, north of Charlotte, is looking for three pig statues that were stolen from the town’s Bailey Road Park. “No ransom note!” …

American South

Hurricane Maria leaves Puerto Rico in ruins as the wave-generating storm churns northwestward; its high seas to impact the East Coast from North Carolina’s Outer Banks north next week; July-like 90s through this weekend could break more records

Weather

Consultant’s advice: Complete the I-77 lanes but delete the tolls

A consultant hired to review the Interstate 77 toll lane project recommends the N.C. Department of Transportation consider the so-called “Complete …

Charlotte

Cam Newton’s nicknames for Panthers teammates: A running guide

Death, taxes and Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton being unique are sure things in Charlotte.<p>In the Carolina locker room, so is getting a …

Charlotte

Did Christmas Abbott win ‘Big Brother’? Here’s the full report.

Raleigh CrossFit star Christmas Abbott made it to the finale of the CBS reality competition series “Big Brother,” which meant she went up against …

Remember ‘Hooooov’? Former Panthers fan favorite building winning prep team in Concord

It’s been nearly 10 years since he played a professional football game for the Carolina Panthers, but Cannon School coach Brad Hoover said he still …

Charlotte