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Local News

19-year-old shot in leg in Harnett County
Power restored after outages in Fayetteville, Johnston County
Man killed during early morning car crash in Wendell
Innovation Intel: Apps to help you keep your New Year's resolutions
Firefighter injured while battling blaze at Duplin County church
Duck calls lead EMS to hunters stranded on frozen Beaver Creek
Fatal crash reported in Johnston County
Even with 45 percent fewer homicides in 2017, Durham continues call for peace
Fayetteville police officer involved in wreck


10 estadounidenses entre los 12 muertos en accidente de avión en Costa Rica
Al menos 12 muertos en Irán en las mayores protestas contra el régimen desde 2009
El inusual gesto conciliador de Kim Jong Un hacia Corea del Sur
Una familia de cinco falleció en el accidente en Costa Rica
Medidas de seguridad y fuegos artificiales: así celebró el mundo la llegada de 2018
2018, odder than 2017?
New Year's resolutions? Yeah, I've got a few
#OjoCríticoTop10: las películas favoritas de 2017
#OjoCríticoTop10: las mejores películas de 2017
La presentación de Año Nuevo de Mariah Carey deja el primer meme de 2018
¿Quién se queda con el perro en un divorcio? Esta y otras leyes que entran en vigencia en EE.UU. en 2018
Filas en California para comprar marihuana para consumo recreativo
Mujeres de Hollywood lanzan campaña para combatir el acoso sexual
A Note From the Publisher
The Retreat to Tribalism
5 leadership voids in Tampa Bay: A Tampa Bay Times Editorial
Scott's election-year transformation from miser to spendthrift


From floods to fires, weather made 2017 memorable
Wind chill advisories, 2-hour delays mean frigid overnight temps
WRAL WeatherCenter Blog : Supermoons, meteor showers and crewed space flights highlight 2018
Bold Wendell divers take icy New Year's plunge
New Year's Day pizza party encourages the homeless to seek shelter in freezing weather
Should you exercise outside in bitterly cold weather?

National News

For Trump, a Glittering Gala Ends a Winter Vacation Rooted in Routine
For Trump, a Glittering Gala Ends a Winter Vacation Rooted in Routine
4 killed in New Year's Eve shooting at New Jersey home
Californians line up to legally buy recreational pot
Gresham pie shop owner says burglars drank liquor, ate pie
Man and toddler son continue to recover after fire destroyed their home in Ruffin last week
New Jersey Teenager in Custody After 4 Are Found Shot to Death in Home
Arnold officer still in critical condition after shooting; medications reduced
PD: Avondale man arrested for selling illegal fireworks on Craigslist
Breadfruit thrown through bus window, breaks woman's nose
Marines raise money to bring Afghan puppies home from deployment
Colorado gunman who killed deputy left alarming online trail, officials say
Local marine trying to stop veteran suicides through non profit
The Hunt for ‘Fire Cats’ Amid Northern California Ashes
Man, 18, with developmental disabilities shot and killed in Cleveland after leaving work at Rally's
Detectives: Man beat 6-year-old stepson to death for sneaking out of bed to get cookie
Kratom users say plant eases addiction, pain
They Took On the Food Giants — and Won
Does a ‘Strong’ Immune System Ward Off Colds and Flu?
Recreational Pot is Officially Legal in California
The Year in Fitness: Exercise, Add Intensity, Live to See Another Year
Finding Purpose for a Good Life. But Also a Healthy One.
Young father dies after being buried in Wyoming avalanche
Ceremony at Salt River honors mom and 2 children killed Christmas Day
Health and Fitness News and Notes
Fast, Cheap Testing for Tuberculosis? Soon It May Be Possible
Fiber Is Good for You. Now Scientists May Know Why.
Stray bullet hits home in Mobile during New Year's Eve celebration
Tilapia skin heals lion cub's burn after California wildfires
Clairemont hit-and-run driver crashes into van, killing man sleeping inside
Volunteers help dogs left outside in frigid temperatures
Neighbors confused, heartbroken after a man ambushes Douglas County officers
Animal abuse registry gains momentum
Beach Crawling Doesn’t Tire Out Baby Sea Turtles
Rocket Launches and Trips to the Moon We’re Looking Forward to in 2018
‘Fake News’: Wide Reach but Little Impact, Study Suggests
Woman pulled from vehicle submerged in pond
De Blasio Begins Second Term in Frigid Ceremony
Teterboro Airport: Steeped in Glamour, History and Noise
How Does the Shape of a Head Affect the Brain?
Maura Jacobson, Creator of Witty Crosswords, Dies at 91
88 Going on 18, but Not Naive
Mudslide danger replaces fire threat in Southern California
'The situation is pretty terrible:' Iran native in Raleigh hopes for end to deadly protests
UFOs: Is This All There Is?
The Hunt for ‘Fire Cats’ Amid Northern California Ashes
Recreational Pot is Officially Legal in California
Teterboro Airport: Steeped in Glamour, History and Noise
Inauguration Marks an Unofficial Start to the 2021 Mayoral Campaign
Donkey Slaughter Is a High Price for Healing in China
Calestous Juma, 64, Advocate of African Progress, Dies
Park or Playground? Semantics Dispute Illuminates Preservationists’ Fight
Traffic backed up for miles heading into California
Brutal cold torments US; snow expected in Charleston, Savannah
In Chilly Start to 2nd Term, Mayor Looks Beyond New York
Weather and Visiting Senator Steal the Show at de Blasio Inauguration
Fiber Is Good for You. Now Scientists May Know Why.
They Took On the Food Giants — and Won
Twins born in Delano in different years as first New Year's babies arrive
National News at a Glance
Gretchen Carlson, Miss America 1989, Is Picked to Lead Pageant
Slain Colorado deputy served others 'with respect,' sheriff tells mourners
UFOs: Is This All There Is?
Clearwater couple expected three more weeks to prepare but baby came on New Year's
Visas issued to Cubans plummet with slashing of staff at U.S. embassy in Havana
Hot Wheels: Trying to turn around juvenile car thieves, one case at a time

World News

Rohingya refugees find uneasy solace in Malaysia
The World Celebrates New Year’s Eve
Indian movie superstar Rajinikanth to enter politics
Iranian President Rouhani calls for unity as death toll rises in unrest
Huge blaze engulfs 1,600-capacity parking deck in Liverpool, UK
Pope Francis on migrants: 'Please do not extinguish the hope in their hearts'
Two US families die in Costa Rica plane crash
Iranians Protest in the Capital, Defying a Widening Crackdown
Iranians Protest in the Capital, Defying a Widening Crackdown
Renewal or Gentrification? London Borough Grapples With a Revamp
Iranians Protest Across Country, Defying a Crackdown
Korean War, a ‘Forgotten’ Conflict That Shaped the Modern World
Supermoon closes out the first day of the year
Renewal or Gentrification? London Borough Grapples With a Revamp
North Korea Wooing South to Repel U.S.
World News at a Glance
China’s Ambitious New ‘Port’: Landlocked Kazakhstan
South Korean leader welcomes North Korean Olympic participation
Iran Vows to Snuff Out Largest Protests in Years
2 American Families Are Mourned After Plane Crash in Costa Rica
Energized Foes Push to Cripple Two-State Goal
China's Tiangong-1 space lab to plunge to Earth by March

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The economic forces driving protests in Iran
Those Seat Back Screens on Planes Are Starting to Disappear
With Disney Deal Looming, Murdoch’s Empire Is Fractured
Fighting Climate Change, One Laundry Load at a Time
Chief of Compass, U.K. Catering Giant, Is Killed in Plane Crash
How Anti-virus Software Can Be Turned Into a Tool for Spying
Why the U.S. Spends So Much More Than Other Nations on Health Care
Rooting in the Rot for Clean Ideas
U.S. and South Korea go head-to-head on trade
Raise a Glass to the Deals of the Year
Business News at a Glance


Recipe of the Week: Hoppin' John
Here's how to follow through on your New Year's resolutions
Go Ask Mom : Ready to get rid of your Christmas tree? Take it to a Wake County park
Go Ask Mom : Heroes, villains focus of kid-friendly N.C. Symphony concerts
Go Ask Mom : From fidget spinners and solar eclipse to '13 Reasons Why,' here are the blogposts that got the most reads on Go Ask Mom in 2017
Go Ask Mom : Looking for summer, track-out camps in Raleigh, Durham Triangle? Check out Go Ask Mom's Summer and Track-Out Camp Guide


Mariah Carey Redeems Herself on New Year’s Eve in Times Square
What's on Tap : 13 Triangle events to check out this week
Mariah Carey's NYE hot tea is the first meme of 2018
Powerful Hollywood Women Unveil Anti-Harassment Action Plan
Reese Witherspoon, Shonda Rhimes, Meryl Streep among powerful women in anti-harassment group
Powerful Hollywood Women Unveil Anti-Harassment Action Plan
Art-World Giants Give $40,000 Grants to Three Poets
My favorite radio interviews of the year
Lena Hall Plans an Ambitious Tribute to Her Favorite Musicians
Astrology’s Web Boom Was Always In the Stars
Lena Hall Plans an Ambitious Tribute to Her Favorite Musicians
Review: The Met Opera’s ‘Tosca’ Overcomes Months of Chaos
Sex and Faith Overheat in Jamie Quatro’s ‘Fire Sermon’
A Literary Portrait of Richard Avedon Causes Controversy
Five Festivals for the Open-Minded Theater Lover
A Prescient Sci-Fi ‘Parable’ Is Set to Music
Swift’s ‘Reputation’ Takes Back No. 1 on the Chart
300 Strong: Hollywood Women Unite to Fight Harassment
And for His Next Trick, Hopping Genres
Astrology’s Web Boom Was Always In the Stars
Review: The Met Opera’s ‘Tosca’ Overcomes Months of Chaos
Peter Martins to Retire From New York City Ballet After Misconduct Allegations

Political News

Trump's first 2018 tweet: Pakistan has 'given us nothing but lies & deceit'
Trump to New Year's Eve guests: 2018's 'going to be something very, very special'
Pulled Over in a Rental Car, With Heroin in the Trunk
Trump administration to continue to withhold military aid to Pakistan
Congress is back, and here's what's on the agenda
You thought 2017 was a wild ride? Brace for 2018
7 key Washington and politics stories that happened over the holidays
The one question likely to decide 2018 elections
The Trump Effect: Business, Anticipating Less Regulation, Loosens Purse Strings
The Trump Effect: Business, Anticipating Less Regulation, Loosens Purse Strings
US Customs computers outage causes delays for airport travelers

Health Team

HIIT tops the list of fitness trends for 2018