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Local News

Sheriff: Driver ditches vehicle, runs away after Durham County chase
Nearly 2,000 walk out of class at Green Hope to protest gun violence at schools
Bond of teen charged with making false shooting threat at Pine Forest High raised to $15,000
Intersection of Owen Drive and Village Drive closed in Fayetteville due to downed power lines
Reality TV star, central figure in Wake murder trial among 2018 candidates
'Face up to it:' Some propose statewide registry for animal abusers
Airline mix-up lands elderly RDU-bound United passenger in Denver
16 months after Hurricane Matthew, Fayetteville still waiting for FEMA relief to repair dam
Police searching for masked man who robbed Durham bank
Police searching for men who robbed Durham Pizza Hut
Troopers: Charges pending after baby dies following car crash into Knightdale pond
59-year-old woman seriously injured in Durham hit-and-run crash
Police respond to Wake County home; nearby residences evacuated


Editorial: Banning assault weapons -- simple questions and simpler answers
Suspect whose escape prompted lockdown at 2 Chatham schools in custody
Jennifer Lawrence: Fui tratada de una forma que ahora llamaríamos abusiva
Detienen a Rosa Elena Bonilla de Lobo, exprimera dama de Honduras
Paul Manafort se declara no culpable de nuevos cargos
1 de 4 jóvenes dice que ha hecho 'sexting', según un estudio
Corea del Norte está enviando suministros para armas químicas a Siria, dice la ONU
Outside the Box : Opinion roundup: Guns, politics, cabinet pay, coal ash, offshore drilling and health
Investigan a sindicalistas argentinos Hugo y Pablo Moyano por presunto lavado de dinero
Le degradan la autorización de seguridad a Jared Kushner, yerno de Donald Trump
Duke University to require random roommates for first-year students
A children's revolution in Florida is leading the way on guns
Cómo la NRA venció a los niños, otra vez
In Georgia fight, Delta's muscle no match for NRA's big guns
The Rise of Woke Capital
Delta, NRA and Cagle's political litmus test for taxpayers
Estudiantes de Parkland vuelven a clases entre policías, flores y periodistas
Regresa a la Tierra astronauta puertorriqueño Joseph Acaba
Renuncia Hope Hicks, directora de comunicaciones de la Casa Blanca
Renuncia Hope Hicks, directora de comunicación de la Casa Blanca
Walmart aumenta la edad mínima para comprar armas de fuego a 21 años
Trump’s Worst: The Winners Are In!
Dick's Sporting Goods dejará de vender rifles parecidos a los de asalto
Los hispanos también son víctimas de las armas en EE.UU.: más de 3.100 mueren por esta causa cada año
La caída del yerno de Trump Jared Kushner: de ser "secretario de Todo” a... ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Editorials of The Times


Gardner: Fronts bring rain Wednesday, possible thunderstorms Thursday

State News

Graham praised by Trump, politicians as 'America's pastor'
@NCCapitol : Democrats call for Wake lawmaker to resign after sexual harassment allegations
@NCCapitol : Thousands of untested rape kits sit in evidence rooms in NC

National News

Gun Control Bills, Including Program to Arm Teachers, Race Through Florida Legislature
Cutting ties to NRA pits businesses against Republicans
Sonoma County's confusion about phone alerts and fire risk left residents off guard in wildfires, report says
This wounded Parkland student won't return to her high school. But she'll still get her diploma
Scared but resilient, Stoneman Douglas students return to class
Streisand cloned her dogs. For $50,000, you can clone yours
Man says he was denied medical care over 50 cents
A Parkland shooting victim's father has this advice for those who oppose arming teachers
Dog shot, hit with hammer and left to die in ditch rescued
Should Bail Be Set Above What Defendants Can Pay?
Gandhi once wrote a letter praising Jesus and it's on sale for $50,000
Police take on 'Dementor' at Smith Park
No Sign of Newborn North Atlantic Whales This Breeding Season
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock apologizes after police detective accuses him of sexual harassment
Former youth pastor faces sexual assault on child charges
Teacher Accused of Grabbing Student by Neck over School Dance
Floridians want tougher gun laws, poll says; are lawmakers listening?
Man reportedly attempts to rob convenience store armed with a finger
Immigration Agency Rails Against Oakland Mayor’s Warning of Raids
Former President Obama makes appearance at Obama Center meeting
Propane tank rupture leads to evacuations
Once It Was Overdue Books. Now Librarians Fight Overdoses.
Scared but Resilient, Stoneman Douglas Students Return to Class
Tree-climbing champ to defend title
Georgia teacher arrested after firing gun in school, police say
PD: Toddler left in car for 90 minutes while mom shops
Q-and-A on the News
Police rally for former SWAT officer who says he was harassed for being gay
Concerns raised about secret alcohol in kombucha, drink long lauded as health tonic
Kidnapping Suspect Detained After Leading Authorities on Chase Through East L.A. County With Blown-Out Tire
High school teacher in custody after firing shot in classroom
Organization brings students to the court for a behind the scenes experience
Legal marijuana could be blamed for increase in pedestrian deaths
Tiny medical device helping doctors locate cancerous tumors
School district policy change will allow nurses to give students contraceptives
'Moms Love Wine Culture' Is Ruining Lives, Says MA Mother
Scared but Resilient, Stoneman Douglas Students Return to Class
'This Is Life And Death For Children': Teachers Sound Off On School Safety
Why Was A Student Not Expelled After Threatening To Kill Teacher?
Should You Get a Cheaper Phone? Be Sure to Look Into the Camera
You Get Thirsty and Drink. How Does Your Brain Signal You’ve Had Enough?
Schools criticized over bullying and suicides, starts free series on mental health
Hundreds of landlords receive millions in taxpayer support, fail to pay taxes
Bush faces uncertain future as Alamo debacle looms
US Olympic boss Scott Blackmun resigns
Manhattan nanny accused of killing two children in 2012 heads to trial
A Real Life ‘Kramer vs. Kramer’
Six months after Hurricane Harvey, is Port Aransas ready for visitors?
Scared but Resilient, Stoneman Douglas Students Return to Class
Say hello to Poco, the second giraffe born at the Audubon Nature Institute this year
Women Forced to Remove Hijabs in Police Custody Settle With New York City
West Virginia teacher with cancer, others demand affordable health care
Six months after Hurricane Harvey: What's open?
Stolen vehicle returned to 20-year-old man battling cancer
Parkland families meet Pulse shooting survivors
Once It Was Overdue Books. Now Librarians Fight Overdoses.
Jurors in Nanny Trial Prepare to Hear Emotional Case
California hasn't raised age limit for buying rifles. That may change
A Real Life ‘Kramer vs. Kramer’
Setting Up to Print From Chromebook
Even After High School Massacre, Albany Demurs on Gun Control
Major differences exist between California and federal gun laws
War of words: ICE compares Oakland mayor to 'gang lookout'; She decries 'racist' crackdown
Arthur J. Moss, Who Pioneered Heart Treatments, Dies at 86
Immigration Agency Rails Against Oakland Mayor’s Warning of Raids
Percoco Was Cuomo’s Foot Soldier, Not His Right Hand, Lawyer Says
Hundreds of Worshipers Bring Guns to Blessing Ceremony at Pennsylvania Church
National News at a Glance
West Virginia governor defends role in teachers strike: 'I'm not king'
New York Man Arrested in Fatal Bombing That Police Say Missed Its Target
Georgia Teacher Fired Gun While Barricaded in Classroom, Police Say
Sean Lavery, Ballet Star in a Shortened Career, Dies at 61
Trial opens for widow of Pulse nightclub shooter as jury selection begins
De Blasio Looks to Miami for Next Schools Leader
Raymond Danowski, Stockpiler of Poetry, Dies at 74
Pennsylvania couples clutching AR-15 rifles renew wedding vows

World News

At least 20 dead after 7.5-magnitude earthquake hits Papua New Guinea
Struggling in the surf: Australian beaches pose dangers to newcomers
Afghanistan offers to recognize Taliban as legitimate 'political party'
Meghan Markle to 'hit ground running' to empower UK women
Billy Graham's North Korea legacy: From 'witch doctor' to honored guest
Slovak leader offers a $1.2 million reward for information in case of murdered journalist
'Beast from the East' brings snow and chaos to Britain
After finding freedom, this former slave is now homeless and hungry
India labels Trudeau's remarks 'baseless' as controversy reignites
Russian model in Thai jail promises to spill Trump-Russia secrets
Afghanistan's offer to the Taliban is a desperate but necessary one
Amid Turkish Assault, Kurdish Forces Are Drawn Away From U.S. Fight With Islamic State
Prosecutors directly link Benjamin Netanyahu to another graft probe
In Taiwan, Young Protesters and Ex-Presidents Chafe Against China
6 Aid Workers Killed Amid Chaos in Central African Republic
Dutch Supermarket Introduces Plastic-Free Aisle
Bill Banning Circumcision in Iceland Alarms Religious Groups
In Peace Overture, Afghan President Offers Passports to Taliban
Amid Turkish Assault, Kurdish Forces Are Drawn Away From U.S. Fight With Islamic State
Someone Forged a Nomination of Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize. Twice.
How Immigrants Become Truly Canadian: On the Ski Slopes
Xi Sets China on a Collision Course With History
Why Can’t U.K. Solve the Irish Border Problem in Brexit?
The drug smuggling scandal Russia wants to wish away
Lies, Damned Lies, and One Very Misleading Statistic
The Mystery Man Who Runs Italy’s ‘Five Star’ From the Shadows
Hungary’s Soros-Backed University Is Allowed to Stay
Amid Turkish Assault, Kurdish Forces Are Drawn Away From U.S. Fight With Islamic State
Lion mauls woman to death at popular South African wildlife sanctuary
Stranded at Guantánamo, a Cooperative Detainee Criticizes Saudi Arabia
Scientists detect first light in the universe after the Big Bang
Britain Presses U.S. to Avoid Death Penalty for ISIS Suspects
Snowstorm Called ‘Beast From the East’ Sends Britons Scrambling
Murdered Slovak Reporter Sought to Expose Italian Organized Crime
Dutch Supermarket Introduces Plastic-Free Aisle
U.S. Banks on Diplomacy With North Korea, but Moves Ahead on Military Plans
China’s Censors Ban Winnie the Pooh and the Letter ‘N’ After Xi’s Power Grab
Australians hand in 57,000 firearms during gun amnesty
World News at a Glance
As Elections Near, Egypt Finds a New Target: Foreign News Media
China's top paper says Xi Jinping won't necessarily serve for life
Putin blames Syrian 'extremist forces' for ceasefire failure
Egypt Is Using Banned U.S.-Made Cluster Munitions in Sinai, Rights Group Says


Police: Water main break could close Durham's W. Main St. for days
Capital Boulevard closed north of Raleigh due to crash
3-vehicle crash snarls traffic on US-70 in Durham


Inside WRAL : Bill Leslie remembers: Covering Billy Graham

5 On Your Side

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Pedestrian deaths higher in states where pot is legal
Amazon Buys Ring, Maker of Smart Home Products
5,300 jobs at risk as two big UK retailers collapse
Double trouble: Brexit and online rivals slam UK retailers
Dick's Sporting Goods will stop selling assault-style rifles
What the Dick's story says about guns and Big Money
Boeing is the hottest stock in the Dow. Again
Pizza Hut replaces Papa John's as the NFL's official sponsor
Meet the new Walmart customer: Higher-end and digital-savvy
Kushner bombshell: Fox buries unflattering story for Trump White House...again
Ben & Jerry's owner picks Netherlands for HQ in snub to London
Georgia governor says he would sign bill without Delta tax break in NRA fight
FedEx and UPS go back and forth over the NRA
Twitter rolls out private bookmark feature for tweets
ClassPass once again changes its business model
Is your paycheck being taxed enough? Check the new IRS calculator
Uber Health will get patients to and from the doctor
Facebook goes after LinkedIn with job postings expansion
Dick's Sporting Goods, Major Gun Retailer, Stops Selling Assault-Style Weapons
How to Finally Pay Off Your Medical Debt
American Airlines says United got a better deal in major O'Hare makeover
How DraftKings is prepping for the Supreme Court's sports betting decision
How Low Can Unemployment Really Go? Economists Have No Idea
Spreadsheets at Dawn: The New Tax Battle Is All About Data
Spotify files for a $1 billion IPO
USA Today publishes op-ed by InfoWars conspiracy theorist
Coca-Cola taps into nostalgia with fruit-flavored sodas
Spotify Files to Go Public on the New York Stock Exchange
Mexico Has Its Spyware. A Reporter Has a Few Phones to Juggle.
Paul Allen Wants to Teach Machines Common Sense
Crowdfunding for Marjory Stoneman Douglas student newspaper hits halfway mark
Dick’s Sporting Goods, Major Gun Retailer, Stops Selling Assault-Style Weapons
Flying Taxis May Be Years Away, but the Groundwork Is Accelerating
Dick’s Sporting Goods, Major Gun Retailer, Stops Selling Assault-Style Weapons
Walmart raises minimum age for firearm purchases to 21
The unseen power of Hope Hicks
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Putting Green in the Tea Party, She Crusades for Clean Power
Walmart to Raise Age to Buy Guns and Ammunition to 21
Is Bitcoin a Waste of Electricity, or Something Worse?
Spotify Cues Up a Wall St. Listing
Thwarted by Sanctions, Exxon Scraps Russia Deal
Kushner’s Business Got Loans from Companies After White House Meetings
Walmart and Dick’s Raise Minimum Age for Gun Buyers to 21
An Investor Ends His Bitter 5-Year Fight With Herbalife
China Envoy Looks to Defuse Trade Tensions as Conflict Looms
Wells Fargo Is Accused of Harming Fraud Victims by Closing Accounts
Walmart and Dick’s Sporting Goods Tighten Rules on the Guns They Sell
Business News at a Glance
A social media tycoon is now China's richest man
Putting Green in the Tea Party, She Crusades for Clean Power
China Envoy Looks to Defuse Trade Tensions as Conflict Looms
Subpoenas From SEC Signal Crackdown on Initial Coin Offerings


In Montgomery, a City Embedded With Pain, Finding Progress
Saudi Arabia: What to know before you visit
Inflighto: The ultimate app for airplane passengers?
Oscar-worthy travel: 8 destinations every film buff needs to visit
Go Ask Mom : I Mom So Hard viral-video duo returns to Raleigh for another night of laughs - mom-style
How to Lift Your Face With 2 Hands, 30 Needles and No Knives
How Women Are Rethinking the Tattoo Parlor
How Warby Parker’s Neil Blumenthal Disrupts His Daily Routine
The Rich Dial It Back on Rugs
A Collegian Unafraid to Go to the Mat
Saint Laurent’s Woman of Power
You Won’t Find DeMarre Carroll of the Brooklyn Nets in Sweats
A ‘Star Wars’ Hero Aims High
A ‘Star Wars’ Hero Aims High
Art for Sneakerheads, and Collectors
Go Ask Mom : Durham Bulls holds its annual Fan Fest on Saturday
Go Ask Mom : 15 family-friendly weekend activities for March 2 to March 4
Go Ask Mom : Sarah King: My journey with postpartum depression
How to fund an English stately home in the 21st century
How Women Are Rethinking the Tattoo Parlor


Seacrest Will Host E! Oscars Show Despite Sexual Harassment Allegations
'Atlanta' is back and Donald Glover is feeling a little vulnerable
Remembering the 'Moonlight' and 'La La Land' Oscars fiasco
Ellen DeGeneres surprises Jimmy Kimmel
Will the Spice Girls perform at the royal wedding?
Kevin Smith gets emotional talking about his heart attack
What's on Tap : Your guide to Raleigh's First Friday
What's on Tap : Voice recap: Clarkson, Shelton battle over Raleigh singer
'This Is Us' recap: Vegas, baby, and a little drama
5 questions for Liam Neeson, the voice of CNN's 'Pope'
Ryan Seacrest's Oscar night could prove complicated
What's streaming on Netflix, Amazon and Hulu in March
What's on Tap : Father and Son opens at new location this weekend
Coates Will Write the 'Captain America' Comic
Steven Pinker Wants You to Know Humanity Is Doing Fine. Just Don’t Ask About Individual Humans.
T Bone Burnett: How I'm planning the last phase of my musical career
Review: ‘Atlanta’ and the Surreal Larceny of Life
Paramount postpones 'Heathers' series, citing Parkland shooting
Soccer Mommy Confronts All the Disappointments of Love on ‘Clean’
Tour Marc Maron’s Garage Before He and His Podcast Move
Picasso Painting of a Lover in a Beret Brings $69.4 Million
14 Hours With the Met Opera’s New Maestro
Review: ‘Atlanta’ and the Surreal Larceny of Life
Review: Philip Glass Is Celebrated, but Not With His Best
Jazz at Lincoln Center Lines Up a New Season
Review: In ‘Black Light,’ an Alter Ego Takes Over, and She Is One Diva
David Bowie’s Space Oddities, and Much More

Political News

Hope Hicks Acknowledges She Sometimes Tells White Lies for Trump
Little white lies could be a very big problem for Hope Hicks
NRA directly appealed to Trump against raising age for firearms purchases
Lehigh University faculty vote to pull Trump's honorary degree
Alaska's congressman suggests more Jews would have survived the Holocaust if they were armed
Jared Kushner's fall from Secretary of Everything to ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Gun control debate: Trump to meet with key lawmakers Wednesday
Sessions pushes back on Trump after 'disgraceful' insult
Paul Manafort pleads not guilty to new charges
Hope Hicks' white lies are part of Trump's broader campaign against truth
Rubio bemoans lack of civility amid gun control debate
Trump touts immigration enforcement efforts in AM tweets
CNN poll: 8 in 10 back DACA, supporters hold Trump, GOP responsible for not extending program
Clinton says Trump is surrendering to Russia's election meddling
Kelly, Kushner tension simmers amid West Wing uncertainty
Wyden calls on Senate Intelligence Committee to hold public hearings over Trump finances
Meghan McCain: Trump CPAC comments 'incredibly hurtful'
Armed authorities enter Trump hotel in Panama amid standoff over legal dispute
Jewish center bomb threat suspect charged with hate crimes
A map of the feuds and frustrations splitting the Trump White House
Former WH press secretary Carney says the role is unrecognizable under Trump
Remember when Jared and Ivanka were going to moderate the White House?
Once Again, Push for Gun Control Collides With Political Reality
Ex-FBI official hoping to blaze a path to Congress as 'cannabis candidate'
Even Republican gun owners don't agree on gun policy
The White House chief calligrapher has a higher clearance than Jared Kushner
Nuclear missile threat a 'red line' for Trump on North Korea
Burr backs away from public hearing for Trump attorney Michael Cohen
Rev. Billy Graham Lies in Honor at U.S. Capitol for Day of Remembrance
Donald Trump's public shaming of Jeff Sessions is shameful
Trump repeatedly upends GOP lawmakers in gun session
Regulator seeks information about Kushner's ties to 3 banks
Trump tells senators 'You're afraid of the NRA'
5 Reasons Democrat Conor Lamb could win Pennsylvania's 18th District special election
Nation of Islam leader Farrakhan delivers anti-Semitic speech
NRA Logo? No. #MeToo Shirt? Maybe. Justices Weigh Political Apparel at Polls.
Hope Hicks is resigning from the White House
Hope Hicks' totally ridiculous explanation for why she quit
Mike Pence casts tie-breaking vote for 9th time
Trump shuts down Scalise's concealed carry push
16 insane things that happened in Trumpworld in just the last 48 hours
'Surreal' Trump meeting on guns left Republicans reeling, Democrats optimistic
White House furious at embarrassing stories about HUD, Secretary Ben Carson
Trump to lawmakers: 'Take the gun first, go through due process second' in some cases
Turkish operation in Syria undercuts US gains in ISIS fight
First on CNN: Planned Parenthood to target 8 states, spend $20 million as part of midterm battle plan
Washington Post: Trump refers to Jeff Sessions as 'Mr. Magoo'
What Hope Hicks meant about white lies
Rev. Billy Graham Lies in Honor at U.S. Capitol for Day of Remembrance
Rep. Rooney: Hicks story shows Russia probe must end
Once Again, Push for Gun Control Collides With Political Reality
Former Trump campaign official said Mueller's team asked about Hicks
Trump Tears Into Sessions Over Russia Investigation
With Hope gone, Trump could soon be left home alone
Trump Stuns Lawmakers With Seeming Embrace of Gun Control Measures
Bernstein and Woodward compare Trump, Nixon responses to political storms
See HUD's $31,000 mahogany dining set
NRA: Trump's meeting on gun legislation 'great TV' but 'bad policy'
Jeff Sessions spotted at dinner with DOJ officials Rosenstein, Francisco
Trump’s Contradictory, and Sometimes False, Comments About Gun Policy to Lawmakers
Hope Hicks to Leave Post as White House Communications Director

Health Team

How your skin care could protect you from pollution
Switching IV fluids could save thousands of lives, researchers say
Do bagged salad greens hold their nutrients?
Gun injuries fall during NRA conventions, study says
Leading Senate Democrats want answers from Aetna CEO
Duke doctor pioneers rare disease experimental therapy
22-year-old's 3-D scanner can diagnose heart diseases in 90 seconds