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The Twenty Year War is a photo book that shares stories of veterans -- both in combat and at home. The book looks at 71 stories spanning the 20 year War on Terror.
With Attorney General Josh Stein suing Juul for allegedly targeting teens with their marketing, a doctor shares the dangers of e-cigarettes.
Another mission to Mars is now officially underway. Perseverance will drill into rocks and collect samples -- looking for signs of ancient microbial life.
Major League Baseball is back, but the start of the season hasn't been too smooth. The NBA is preparing to start up as well. The puck has dropped in the NHL and the first matchup of the season featured the Carolina Hurricanes. Joe Ovies, co-host of "The OG with Ovies & Giglio", discussed what has been a busy week in sports.
Researchers in Australia discovered five species of robber flies this year, and decided to name them after their favorite Marvel superhero franchises. Scientists say they had a good reason for choosing these names.
On Thursday, NASA is launching a new rover to the red planet to discover if there are more secrets to be uncovered on its surface. Dr. Lori Glaze, director of the Planetary Science division at NASA, spoke with WRAL News about the exciting mission. Was there ever life on Mars?
Personal Protection Equipment has been in high demand for months, and with masks now mandatory in public in North Carolina, nearly everyone is looking to get one. That's where two brothers from Raleigh come in -- Dylan and Connor Clark.
Major League Baseball is returning in a few hours. The NBA is days away from starting up and the NFL is forging ahead. Co-host of "The OG with Ovies & Giglio" Joe Ovies joined WRAL News to talk about this new normal in the world of sports.
Jeremy Humphrey is an ultra-marathon runner who loves to spend his time in the mountains of Idaho. This past weekend, Humphrey offered to put his skills to use by joining in the search for a hiker who hadn't been seen in the area for more than a week.
It could be a week of big decisions for our area school districts, including Johnston County Public Schools. The school board is set to meet Wednesday, and could decide whether to bring some students back to class in the fall or hold out and start the school year with virtual instruction. Jennifer Medlin, a parent and a teacher at Riverwood Elementary School, shared her thoughts about the options.
In Raleigh, the NC Theatre had to cancel the rest of its season, and is predicting big losses during the next few months. Elizabeth Doran, the president and CEO of the theater, joined WRAL News on Friday.
Ashley Wheeler explains the one thing really on her mind is the families of those who get sick.
Blake McLennan is from Phoenix, Arizona. Her family posted her frustration online back in March, but it's gone viral in the past several days.
Since May 25, the day George Floyd died after being held down by a police officer in Minneapolis, more than 67 memorials have fallen in former confederate states, including North Carolina. One group is working to create a way to see where all of these monuments stood and their history for free online. Josh Vincent, the co-chair of Southern Vision Alliance, described the project.
Summer isn't when we typically talk about filing taxes, but we've had an extra three months to file this year due to the pandemic. The deadline to file taxes is Wednesday, July 15. Scott Braddock, a Raleigh based financial professional, joined WRAL's Ken Smith and offered some advice if you still haven't filed your taxes.
In the past week, Wake County Schools announced its plans for the upcoming school year. It includes putting students on a rotation schedule; one week in school; two weeks remote learning. Ashley Turner is the parent of two girls in elementary school. She joined WRAL News to share her thoughts on the plan.
Many families with children are anxious to dive into summer fun. But some activities, like riding bikes or diving into a pool, could be unsafe and in some cases, lead to a traumatic brain injury. Daniel Pietrzak, executive director of the Brain Injury Association of North Carolina, spoke with WRAL's Ken Smith and explained how to protect our family members from serious accidents this summer.
Love in the age of coronavirus for some -- spending every hour of the day with our spouse or romantic partner -- sounds like heaven. For others, not so much. A new survey has gotten some answers about whether stay-at-home orders have been good or bad for our love lives.
Parents, students and teachers grow anxious as they wait for the state to release its plan for resuming classes this fall. Keith Sutton, chairman of the Wake County Board of Education, joined WRAL News on Thursday.
Many people have been blindsided by medical bills during the pandemic. For some, it's led to financial devastation. Cynthia Fisher is the founder of patientrightsadvocate.org. She joined WRAL News to discuss the need for price transparency.
Parents, students and teachers are eagerly waiting to learn plans for the school year. Because of the pandemic, school officials need to finalize cleaning protocols, social distancing requirements and learning plans. Brenda Berg with Best NC, a nonprofit that works to improve the state's education system, joined WRAL News to share what she believes needs to happen.
A Garner woman was surprised on her way home from work. This is video she captured of a young bear cub. The North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission says it's mating season, so bears are moving around to find a partner.
Many people have gained the quarantine 15 during the pandemic. That extra weight could cause problems including neck and spinal damage. Dr. Tom Ju joined WRAL News on Tuesday to discuss pain management.
One day after agreeing to a deal with the New England Patriots, Cam Newton bid farewell to the Carolina Panthers. In a vlog posted to his Youtube channel, Newton says he never wanted to leave the Panthers. Newton signed a one-year deal with the Patriots.