CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte's growth spurt shows no signs of stopping, but there are still plenty of questions about how the city will develop over the next decade.
If there's a single, overarching narrative of Charlotte...Read more
"Nobody knows anything," screenwriter William Goldman famously said about the movie industry's ability to predict a box-office hit.
But in the real estate industry, experience imparts knowledge, expertise and insight -- ...Read more
When Kentucky state Treasurer Allison Ball and a colleague talked with high school seniors last year about credit cards and other pieces of the personal finance puzzle, something wasn't right.
"We kept using the word '...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- When Elon Musk tweeted Tuesday that he was considering taking Tesla private, and claimed that funding had been secured, he only inflamed the debate over whether the electric car company is about to drive ...Read more
Ford is hoping to better compete in the largest auto market in the world by unveiling a new midsize sport utility vehicle designed for China that targets shoppers wanting more vehicle space for less money.
The SUV, called...Read more
When Samuel Crawford's grade-school teacher asked her students what they wanted to do when they grew up, his classmates said they wanted to be doctors, lawyers and accountants. Sam said he wanted to build Mustangs, and his...Read more
Nine words tweeted by Tesla CEO Elon Musk Tuesday afternoon raised questions for the outspoken auto executive.
At 12:48 p.m. Musk tweeted: "Am considering taking Tesla private at $420. Funding secured."
The tweet caused ...Read more
Anyone with assisted-driving functions in their car -- those technologies designed to help a vehicle stay in its lane and mitigate the chance of a collision on the road -- should still keep both hands on their car's ...Read more
Q: I was hoping you could help me with pruning dogwood trees and a lilac bush. When is the best time of the year to shape or cut limbs off these two trees?
A: The best time to prune flowering trees and shrubs that you ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- I was filling out my daughter's Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) when she asked a question that for years I've avoided answering.
"Mom, how much do you make?"
I froze. She's the last of our ...Read more
My dog, a Yorkie-Pekinese mix, barks at every noise he hears. He goes into a frenzy when someone comes to the door. If I let them in, he is very aggressive and will even bite visitors. If I leash him, he gets ...Read more
I often wonder why weeds have no problem with drought-like conditions. They don't require a thing -- not water, fertilizer or protection from pests and predators.
Weeds don't even need soil. They're happy to grow in ...Read more
I love to travel, whether I'm relaxing on vacation with my wife and our sons or meeting with my chefs and business partners at my restaurants around the world. As the old saying goes, travel broadens the mind. In my line ...Read more
I spend an inordinate amount of time flipping through cookbooks and food magazines. I salivate over glossy photos of peach pie and slices of too-moist-to-be-true double-decker chocolate cake. I lick my fingers while ...Read more
Callaway Gardens is famous for a lot of things in the world of nature and certainly, the Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center is among the best in the country. It's the place to give you a glimpse into the butterflies of Central ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Driving down costs for car buyers was a stated rationale of the Trump administration's decision last week to lower Obama-era fuel economy standards and challenge California's ability to set its own vehicle ...Read more
(UPI) Travelers on a Montana road captured video of an unusual traffic hazard -- a pair of mountain lions brawling in the middle of the street.
The video, filmed on a road in the Yaak area, shows the two cougars wresting ...Read more
(UPI) Talented canines gathered at a California beach to ride the waves at the World Dog Surfing Championships.
Markia Holmgren shared video of dogs shredding the waves at Linda Mar Beach in Pacifica for the annual canine...Read more
The Trump administration's recommendation to freeze mile-per-gallon standards for cars and light trucks after the 2020 model year could benefit consumers in the long run with increased choices of fuel-efficient vehicles at...Read more
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