Updated at 8:43 AM

Officials in Charlotte, North Carolina, are considering whether to create “public safety zones,” areas within the city where people with past convictions, and merely arrests, would be restricted from entering.Charlotte is not the first city to pursue such restrictions. In 2011, North Arlington, Texas, home of Cowboy Stadium, made the neighborhoods around the stadium prostitution-free zones before and during Super Bowl XLV.

Updated at 8:10 AM

While ordering Domino's with a simple pizza emoji text or tweet may seem like a one-step process, the act itself is tedious (at best) and could potentially leave you starving for pizza.

Updated at 7:47 AM

A Pew Research Center report indicated U.S. immigrants are more likely to have a college degree but less likely to have a high school diploma than American citizens, making them a "bifurcated" group, according to Slate.

Posted at 6:05 AM

For 10 years, Todd Mitchell booked some of the biggest music acts in the nation while working as general manager and events coordinator at Kansas City’s Kemper Arena. “There was a time,” said Mitchell, who has been the...

Posted at 6:02 AM

Author Jan Stites has come a long way in life since honing her journalistic skills as an intern at The Examiner during the mid-1960s. After working for The Examiner for two summers and studying under Ron Clemons, longtime journalism instructor at...

Posted at 5:14 AM

A local state legislator is getting ready to try again to open the door to upgraded 911 service across the state. Currently, in about one-third of the state, dispatchers cannot find the location of an incoming call. That capability is...

Posted at 7:48 AM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) " At K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen during the early 1980s, chef and owner Paul Prudhomme would drive to his hometown near Opelousas in his pickup truck and come back loaded down with supplies reflecting his native Cajun cuisine.

Posted at 7:49 AM

BEIJING (AP) " Research published in the medical journal The Lancet says one in three of all the young men in China are likely to die from tobacco, but that the number can fall if the men quit smoking.

Posted at 7:49 AM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) " Proponents of an effort to repeal California's new stricter law requiring mandatory vaccines for school children failed to submit enough signatures to qualify a ballot initiative asking voters to repeal the law.

Posted at 7:56 AM

It was the pic seen 'round the world. Justin Bieber's lawyers are hoping to stop news sites from...

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