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Local News

Report: Raleigh woman dropped flaming pot in living room, starting fire
More than 30 percent of Durham families can't afford their homes
No students injured after school bus crashes in Durham
Raleigh man's murder trial continues after rest period
2 dismissals, 1 not guilty in saga of Durham Confederate statue
Defense witnesses recall chaotic scene outside Raleigh home after fatal shooting
Security increases at Robeson high schools due to rumored threat
Student brought gun to Durham elementary school, officials say
Cary looking for alleged rapist on the loose
Indictment: Soldier used kickback to get pool, vehicles
Elementary teacher charged with crime against a child
Video of slumped over worker at Carthage assisted living center stirs questions, goes viral
'This is not OK with me:' 350 gather to call for gun reform following Florida shooting
17-year-old surrenders to police in shooting at Henderson movie theater


Outside the Box : Opinion Roundup: Attacking assault weapons, the math behind gerrymandering, Russians campaigning in N.C., keeping good teachers, N.C. evangelicals and Trump, and more
Sobrevivientes del tiroteo en la Florida: Están con nosotros o contra nosotros
El tuit de Trump que enfureció a los sobrevivientes del tiroteo de Parkland
Premios Bafta: 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' fue el gran ganador de la noche
Trump critica a Oprah llamándola "insegura"
El atacante de la Florida logró comprar al menos 10 armas
Saldo blanco pero daños tras el sismo de 7,2 en México
Trump culpa a todo el mundo excepto a Rusia
Paro bancario en Argentina: esto es lo que pueden hacer los clientes
Santos dice que miembro de Guardia Nacional Bolivariana de Venezuela estaría vinculado con el ELN
ONU alerta por el aumento desmedido de desplazamientos forzados en Colombia
Editorial: Our kids are dying. It's time to end NRA's grip on our laws
School tragedy teaches us about real strength
Personas se tomaron fotos y rayaron cadáver de ballena azul varada en Chile
Let's put speed bumps on Florida sex-for-service complaint
Downtown public bathroom on the move
Los días soleados para la economía no pueden durar siempre
"Disfrutar", el mayor reto de Rafael Araneda y Carolina de Moras, presentadores de Viña del Mar 2018
Sequía extrema en Ciudad del Cabo: ¿deberías cancelar tu viaje turístico?
Los 9 tuits menos presidenciales de Trump durante el fin de semana del Día del Presidente
Así criticaron los sobrevivientes del tiroteo las respuestas "patéticas" de los políticos
Respect First, Then Gun Control
The Content of the GOP’s Character
The Dirty Little Deals That Would Foul the Environment
Carlos Zannini: El objetivo de mi detención es evitar que Cristina Fernández esté en el Senado
La exfiscal Luisa Ortega solicita una orden internacional de captura contra Nicolás Maduro
Romeo, la solitaria rana boliviana que busca pareja en para salvar su especie
El presidente Maduro pide en Twitter diálogo con Donald Trump


Record-breaking heat likely this week

State News

@NCCapitol : How fair are NC's voting maps? Check the math
@NCCapitol : NC couple pitching dating site for Trump supporters
@NCCapitol : NC lawmaker seeks option to take guns from potential threats

National News

'This isn't the person we knew,' host family says of Florida school shooter
How Dental Inequality Hurts Americans
City Officials See Progress in Effort to Curb Opioid Deaths
Postal employee found dead on Dallas interstate
Rare letter from Einstein thanks American who helped Jews escape Nazi Germany
Blackhawks fans ejected for racist taunts at Capitals player
Your new tech can cause problems for 911 dispatchers
Increased security at Collier County Schools
The blurring of racial lines won't save America. Why 'racial fluidity' is a con
Facebook harassment continues for Florida family of girl killed in crash
'No one should feel this,' says parent advocating for gun violence reform
Fourteen-year-old girl booked for homicide
14-year-old girl charged in father's death
Omaha once hosted ski jumping
County cop turned city's youngest funeral director
Astronomers’ Dark Energy Hopes Fade to Gray
Texas Democrat Writes Giant-Killer Narrative One Livestream at a Time
Contraception for Teenagers
UPDATE: Teen freed from Lancaster County cave; being treated at hospital
Man accused of pimping his wife on Craigslist
City Officials See Progress in Effort to Curb Opioid Deaths
Twins pose as Olympians for Instagram
Gun target practice in apartment leads to arrest in Cape Coral
People are calling for this Florida shooting victim to be buried with military honors
Man shot to death following dispute with Uber Eats driver in Buckhead
9-year old Michael Jackson impersonator becomes hit on parade route
Ice fisherman flown to hospital after going into Saginaw Bay
Suspect dies following officer-involved shooting at Scottsdale Fashion Square
Who’s Paying Ex-Cuomo Aide’s Legal Bills? No One’s Talking
Family sees professor facing deportation for first time since his arrest
Sandy Hook dad doubts things will change
Savannah residents: Creek's offensive slave-era name must go
Firefighter charged after domestic incident
Kindergartner knows his presidential trivia better than many adults
As Some Got Free Health Care, Gwen Got Squeezed: An Obamacare Dilemma
High school teacher is racing to send more of her students to college
Do I Get Enough Vitamin D in the Winter?
When the Parents Are Back, This Time for Good
Portland surfer rescued at Cape Kiwanda
Once They Felt Free to Roam
PA Supreme Court issues congressional district map
Lassa Fever Erupts in Nigeria
Günter Blobel, Nobel Laureate Who Found Cell ‘ZIP Codes,’ Dies at 81
News and Notes About Science
Overcome Academy turns combat wounded veterans into civilian leaders
The Arrest Was a Bust. The Officers Got Overtime Anyway.
Peru Moves to Protect ‘One of the Last Great Intact Forests’
Cured Unexpectedly of Cancer
Aurora girl beats H1N1 infection after weeks-long battle at Children's Hospital
Arthur J. Robinson, Known as ‘Mr. Okra’ to New Orleans, Dies at 74
Court-Drawn Map in Pa. May Boost Democrats’ House Chances
Rise and Shine (and Play Tag)
It’s Harder to Make Meals in the Mountains
Herpes Is Slowly Retreating, but the Infection Remains Common
Health and Fitness News and Notes
The Lone Star Long Shot Who Wants to Topple Ted Cruz
Astronomers’ Dark Energy Hopes Fade to Gray
City Officials See Progress in Effort to Curb Opioid Deaths
Lydia Ratcliff, Writer Who Found a Farmer’s Calling, Dies at 84
Cured Unexpectedly of Cancer
Woman missing since January 17 has been located, police say
Some Choice Words for Diabetes
North Carolina man arrested 3 times in 8 days for trafficking heroin, sheriff says
Who’s Paying Ex-Cuomo Aide’s Legal Bills? ‘Why Is That Your Business?’
David Poindexter, Who Used Media to Preach Family Planning, Dies at 89
Little Italy Is Very Little, and Not Very Italian
Faster Internet for Rural Pennsylvania
Court-Drawn Map in Pennsylvania May Lift Democrats’ House Chances
Finding Resilience, 25 Years After 1993 World Trade Center Bombing
Chinese anger after terracotta warrior's thumb stolen in US
Treating the Victims, and the Teenager Accused of Gunning Them Down
6-year-old CT girl's death was flu-related
‘Collars for Dollars’ Arrest Practices Will Face Scrutiny in a Federal Lawsuit
National News at a Glance
Parents Concerned over Blessing Involving Assault Rifles
School shooting survivors want to talk about gun control with Florida lawmakers
Trump Endorses Mitt Romney's Run for Utah Senate Seat
States Say U.S. Must Do More to Protect Vote
Educators Face Daunting Role: Student Shield

World News

Fire damages Tibet's hallowed Jokhang temple
Swastikas drawn on Polish embassy in Israel
New Kurdish alliance complicates relationship with US
Search for Iran plane crash wreckage 'ongoing', state media says
Nigeria convicts 205 Boko Haram suspects
Trump set the tone for a year of 'hate-filled rhetoric', Amnesty says
Oxfam Says Workers in Haiti Threatened Witness to Misconduct
American Is Charged With Stealing Terra-Cotta Warrior’s Thumb
China wants tough punishment for American who stole thumb from traveling exhibit
Dozens of people were killed in Syrian airstrikes, a human rights group says
Iran Plane Crash Leads to Search-and-Rescue Effort at 14,500 Feet
Why Russia's presidential election is like no other
Iran official: Tel Aviv would be 'razed to the ground' if Israel attacks
With 10 Million Acres in Patagonia, a National Park System Is Born
A Director’s Apology Adds Momentum to South Korea’s #MeToo Movement
Living 24 hours with 'Day Zero' water rations
Rhodes Scholarships Go Global as Students From Anywhere Now Qualify
Kurdish Syria, Where the Fallen Find Fame
In Ukraine, Corruption Is Now Undermining the Military
Two aid workers killed, one kidnapped, in Congo
Oxfam Says Workers in Haiti Threatened Witness to Misconduct
There’s a Persistent Hum in This Canadian City, and No One Knows Why
ISIS claims attack on Shiite militia in Iraq; 27 dead
American Is Charged With Stealing Terra-Cotta Warrior’s Thumb
Kenya’s Political Turmoil Is a Tale of Fathers and Sons
Netanyahu's troubles deepen as Israeli police arrest confidants
'Sadistic' UK academic sentenced to 32 years in prison for pedophilia
As Ukraine Fuels Its War Machine, Crooked Deals Undermine the Military
World News at a Glance
Donation Plants Seeds for Parks Across Chile
Pro-Syrian regime forces enter Afrin to support Kurdish fighters


Inside WRAL : Moms bond behind the scenes at Olympics

5 On Your Side

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Here's a new North Korean hacking threat to worry about
Donald Trump Jr. will dine with apartment buyers in India
Emirates hands Arsenal $280 million in record sponsorship deal
Stelter: The 'Oprah 2020' story isn't going away. Trump just made sure of it
Europe is getting its biggest IPO in years
KFC is running out of chicken across the U.K.
The fight for Sharpie and Yankee Candle
How tax refund advance loans really work
WeShop? WeWork preps a retail push
CEO Who Stood Up to Trump Speaks Out
Do Seating Charts Matter?
NBA's Adam Silver: Two decisions that defined my tenure
Tax Overhaul Gains Public Support, Buoying Republicans
Fact-Checking a Facebook Executive’s Comments on Russian Interference
Trump administration unveils alternative to Obamacare
On Russia, Facebook Sends a Message It Wishes It Hadn’t
CEO Who Stood Up to Trump Speaks Out
Wildfires inspire new idea: Charging rural customers more for electricity
Fox News to Join Crowd of Networks That Offer Stand-Alone Streaming
Congress Fails to Curb Guns. Could Banks?
After Florida School Shooting, Russian Bots Pounce to Divide
Business News at a Glance
To See What Drives a Tech Company, Look Who Has a Desk Near the Boss
Stink bugs on ships disrupt Japan's car exports
A massive US farming industry fears China trade trouble


Aging Well : What is Memory Care?
Recipe of the Week: Harissa-Rubbed Roast Boneless Leg of Lamb
Go Ask Mom : 2 consignments in Cary, Raleigh, week of Feb. 20 to Feb. 25
Go Ask Mom : Burning Coal seeks submissions for its annual festival featuring one-act plays by tweens, teens
Go Ask Mom : This Apex dad creates minor key versions of Disney songs, popular hits on YouTube and it's kind of mind-blowing
5 great places to visit in March
Spreading like wildfire: Why wooden skyscrapers are springing up across the world
Transcaucasian Trail: Mapping Eurasia's forgotten hiking routes


A Female Composers’ Competition Announces Its First Winners
Fergie and other National Anthem performances that didn't sing
What's on Tap : 17 Triangle events to check out this week
Winston Duke's M'Baku heats up 'Black Panther' fans
5 things 'Mister Rogers' can still teach us
Some fresh reading delights for our youngest readers
'Black Panther' Is No. 1 on the Album Charts, Too
‘George,’ Like Its Fluxus Subject, Is Playful and Prankish
Hunting — and Haunted by — a Serial Killer
Review: Lee Krasner Gets the Upper Hand in ‘Pollock’
Ping! Pong! The Concert’s On.
Ping! Pong! The Concert’s On.
Review: In ‘Athena,’ Two Teenage Fencers Parry Ordinary Life
Still Making Art, and Sly Jokes, at Age 91
A Pulpy New Novel and Juiceless Old Essays From Mario Vargas Llosa
Is Opera Audience Aging? Not in Paris

Political News

Trump slams 'insecure' Oprah
Kremlin dismisses Mueller's indictment of 13 Russians
Parkland survivors rip politicians' 'pathetic' responses
Kasich softens 2nd Amendment portion of campaign website
Trump open to improving background checks, spokesman says
White House Seeks to Move On From Abuse Scandal. But What Did It Learn?
Here's what the Senate gun bill says
9 totally unpresidential things Donald Trump tweeted over Presidents Day weekend
Trump motorcade driver found with firearm in bag
GOP congressional candidate defends AR-15 giveaway
Trump adds cautious support to changes to background checks for gun buyers
Trump to break bread with reporters at tony Gridiron Dinner
Will more young people support gun control after Parkland? Recent history suggests no.
Trump blames Obama for inaction over Russia meddling
Political scientists rank Trump last, Lincoln first in presidential greatness survey
Court releases new Pennsylvania congressional maps, could help Democrats
The places that will decide the 2018 midterm elections
Teens hold 'lie-in' outside White House to demand gun reform
Will Kennedy Retire? What Influences a Justice’s Decision
Florida GOP Rep. Tom Rooney retiring
Could this gun control push end differently? History says ... maybe
Trump is helping to undermine US democracy. That's just what Russia wants
These Florida lawmakers accepted money from the National Rifle Association
US show of force sends Russia a message in Black Sea
Trump Edges Toward a Conventional Republican Approach, at Least on Policy
White House Seeks to Move On From Abuse Scandal. But What Did It Learn?
Justices Consider Legacy and Loyalty in Departure Plans
Pennsylvania's new congressional district lines are not a game-changer
Trump endorses Mitt Romney for Senate
Rob Porter’s Charisma and Ambition Disguised Flare-ups of Anger
White House Seeks to Move On From Abuse Scandal. But What Did It Learn?
Trump Signals He’s Open to Backing Bill to Alter Gun Background Checks

Health Team

Blood and urine test for autism could enable earlier diagnosis, scientists say
Tired? Make 3 simple changes for better sleep
Why heart attack symptoms are sometimes missed in women
Inside the secret lives of functioning heroin addicts
Tools to encourage kids' creativity