Charlotte North Carolina

Gov’t easing the way for disabled air passengers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Disabled travelers should find it easier to access airline websites under a new set of rules the government issued on Monday. Airline website pages which have core travel information and services must […]


US Airways and American Airlines planes at DFW International Airport. (AP Photo)

Bees delay US Airways Express flight from NC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A US Airways Express flight left three hours late from a North Carolina airport after a swarm of bees kept crews from rolling the plane back from the gate. US Airways […]


Job seekers turn to Pinterest to showcase ‘living resume’

The social media site Pinterest is known for its eye-appealing recipes, wedding pictures and DIY projects – and it’s also becoming a place for pinners to market themselves professionally. Listen as an expert explains how some job seekers use Pinterest.


Bret Lewis

What’s in a name?

How do you handle it when you have one of the most hated names in America? Listen to this inspiring report:


Inauguration preparations at west front of US Capitol, Washington DC.

Corporate money to help pay for Obama inauguration

WASHINGTON (AP) – In a reversal from four years ago, President Barack Obama will accept unlimited sums of corporate money to pay for his inauguration. A spokeswoman said Friday that it will accept cash from companies and individuals


Oldest and youngest DNC delegates (video)

(AP) — The youngest and oldest delegates to the Democratic National Convention were born 80 years apart, but they say the thrill of participating in the political process is timeless.


NBC's Tom Brokaw hospitalized; tweets he's OK

NEW YORK (AP) – NBC News special correspondent Tom Brokaw was taken to a Charlotte, N.C., hospital Thursday morning after appearing on MSNBC‘s “Morning Joe.” He later tweeted that he was doing OK. The network […]


Obama joins Clinton after nominating speech

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – President Barack Obama joined former President Bill Clinton on the stage of the Democratic National Convention after Clinton gave a rousing speech nominating Obama to be the Democratic candidate in the […]


A dampened tradition: No balloon drop for Obama

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – No balloons? What kind of a political convention is that? With a threat of rain, there will be no downpour of Democratic balloons. Thursday’s national convention finale was supposed to be […]


First lady says 'we can trust' Obama (video)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – First lady Michelle Obama lovingly praised her husband Tuesday night in a prime-time Democratic Convention speech as a devoted spouse and caring father at home and a “man we can trust” […]


Democrats eye rainy weather as Obama speech nears

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Despite a wet week unfolding around the Democratic National Convention, organizers say the president’s outdoor acceptance speech Thursday in Charlotte will go on rain or shine. The National Weather Service says […]


Protests fizzle during GOP convention

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – Protests during the Republican National Convention in Tampa have fizzled this week. Thousands of protesters had been expected but only hundreds arrived, mostly Green Party supporters, Occupy Wall Street activists, anarchists […]