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Local News

Candidates & Issues: 9th Congressional District
Candidates & Issues: Wake commissioners
Want to cast a vote in NC's primaries? Go ahead
Asheville mother, 2 of her children killed, allegedly by her boyfriend
29-year-old motorcycle rider dies in Durham crash
Raleigh police looking for man linked to Circle K robbery
'We need cops here:' 911 caller watched woman crash into Raleigh car dealership
Yes, the new Cary IKEA will be big and blue
Officials investigating Ft. Bragg chaplain who banned same-sex couple from marriage retreat
Two charged with murder in death of Lumberton man found in street
Cary birthing center agrees to state inspection
Army, too, considering Raleigh for future HQ
Chatham County HOA votes to kill 35 beavers
SAS sponsors aviation science class to spark youth interest in flying, STEM education
NC massage therapists complain new state human trafficking law targets wrong people
Sen. Bernie Sanders, Rev. William Barber talk race, morals at Duke Chapel


LINDSAY WAGNER: Will General Assembly fix critical flaws in new principal pay plan?
Outside the Box : Opinion Roundup: Early voting, NC prison employees, Amazon HQ2 and more
Trump está optimista sobre las charlas con Corea del Norte, pero dice que estaría dispuesto a abandonarlas
Los dos hombres que fueron arrestados en el incidente de Starbucks en Filadelfia rompen el silencio
Donald Trump vuelve a la carga contra el TPP: "No me gusta el acuerdo"
Condenan a prisión a canadiense que su viaje de tráfico de drogas en Instagram
Condenan a prisión a canadiense que publicó su viaje de tráfico de drogas en Instagram
¿Se atreverá Díaz-Canel?
Corea del Norte ya no pedirá retirada de tropas estadounidenses como condición para la desnuclearización
La Procuraduría de Brasil, en contra de cerrar la frontera con Venezuela
Detienen a "El Segador", líder de Mara Salvatrucha, en Nueva York: se enfrenta a cadena perpetua
Protestas en Nicaragua contra ley del seguro social dejan varios heridos
¿Podría una grieta oculta en el motor del avión de SouthWest haber causado el accidente?
Donald Trump decidió abandonar el plan de imponer más sanciones a Rusia
#DebateChilango, así fue el primer encuentro de los candidatos a la jefatura de gobierno de CDMX
Hey, Gov. Deal, don't allow cities to cannibalize
NCCU students angry over chancellor's alleged misdeeds
¿Funcionará el plan de Starbucks para educar a sus empleados contra los prejuicios raciales?
Siete de cada 10 mexicanos consideran que es inseguro vivir en su ciudad
La foto que muestra la tensa campaña presidencial que vive Colombia
The Great Snake Oil Slump
Un ave decapitada en el balcón de su casa: la presunta amenaza a un fiscal en Perú
La razón de Comey para creer “posible” que Trump estuviera comprometido por los rusos
Gatopardo: ¿hace falta que algo cambie para que todo siga igual?
El caso por la muerte de Prince no tendrá cargos penales, revela el fiscal
Las fotos que debes ver de la frontera de México y Estados Unidos
¿Cuánto gana un empleado promedio de Amazon? Menos de lo que crees


WRAL WeatherCenter Blog : Fishel: Animations from space and the East Coast advantage

State News

@NCCapitol : Democrats subpoena GOP director in judicial primaries lawsuit
@NCCapitol : Cooper seeks $130M for school safety, mental health

National News

On the Bench for the Cohen Case: ‘The Judicial Equivalent of Teddy Roosevelt’
Why Nikolas Cruz's death penalty trial would be complicated
Overlooked No More: Harriott Daley, the Capitol’s First Telephone Operator
3 men convicted in plot to attack Somali immigrants with weapon of mass destruction
Dick's Sporting Goods plans to destroy all the assault rifles it pulled off its shelves
Participating in the #NationalSchoolWalkout? Robert DeNiro has your excuse letter
Death of H.R. McMaster's father being investigated as 'suspicious'
Firefighter who pulled Southwest flight victim back into plane 'felt a calling' to help
Syracuse University suspends fraternity after 'extremely racist' video emerges
Police Kill Black Man With Barrage of Bullets Outside California Walmart
The Bay Area is long overdue for a major earthquake. When it hits, it could kill hundreds
No criminal charges in Prince's death, attorney says
Bill that would've allowed certain fireworks in CT fizzles out
PD: 3 women arrested for kidnapping, assault
A Pulitzer Brings Bittersweet Pride to Santa Rosa
This is what a baseball game looked like in a blacked-out Puerto Rico
Part of Delta plane catches fire at Atlanta Airport
As Opioid Prescriptions Fall, Prescriptions for Drugs to Treat Addiction Rise
School district says no discipline after student creates racial prom poster
District Attorney's office decides not to seek new trial for man on death row for decades
E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Romaine Lettuce Expands to 16 States
Even Sully impressed by Southwest's emergency landing
Police say mother & 2 children killed, 3 other children injured, suspect dead
Would You Pass the Green Card Marriage Interview?
There are nearly 160,000 pilots in America. Fewer than 7,000 are women
Philadelphia's top cop apologizes to black men arrested at Starbucks
Hampton man charged with attempted abduction of 10-year-old girl walking to bus stop
Joe Biden honors student who was shot twice while stopping a rape
Fugitive charged with sex crimes against minor in South Carolina captured in Virginia Beach
Turning Point Clinic treating more people than a year ago
Stormy Daniels performs at Detroit's Truth Gentleman's Club
Crook steals surveillance camera while it was LIVE recording
Housemates post sign telling roommate to empty dishwasher
Trump Lawyer Drops Defamation Suits Related to Russia Inquiry
Suspected cockfighting ring busted in Kansas City
Woman who allegedly put infant girls in suitcase identified, charges filed
City councilman involved in scuffle with student, can no longer serve as substitute teacher
New species among rare treasure trove of fossils found in California
Family needs help after bunnies multiply again and again
Medical mix-up terrifies family
Surfing legend Laird Hamilton has been rescuing people from floods in Hawaii
This Arizona teacher might earn $50,000 more a year by driving 10 more minutes to work in California
Tired of waiting for electricity in Puerto Rico, man builds his own solar power system
Dentists concerned about recent DIY braces trend
Doctors treating teens for video game addiction
Police: Man's erratic driving leads to $5 million Nebraska pot bust
Suitcase murder trial: Jury reaches verdict in death of Shauna Haynes
Firefighters in Arizona rescue man trapped in palm tree
PD: Boyfriend slams woman to the ground at Scottsdale bed and breakfast
Phoenix couple's home destroyed during carjacking suspect's standoff with SWAT
Georgia congressional race pulled into national gun control debate
Extremely rare Colt firearm sets sales record for Rock Island Auction Company
Cubans in Florida Have Waited to See Castros Go, but No One Is Celebrating
Expert hacks into Georgia's electronic voting machines
83-year-old executed in Alabama is oldest inmate put to death in modern US history
It Could Be Game Over for a Onetime King of Donkey Kong
A Marriage Used to Prevent Deportation. Not Anymore.
Accused MS-13 East Coast kingpin arraigned on drug trafficking and conspiracy charges
What to Expect From the National School Walkout for Gun Safety
Lance Armstrong to pay US government $5 million to settle lawsuit
3-time heart transplant survivor hopes others will become donors
2 Florida deputies killed by gunman while eating at a restaurant
Rob Matthews, 56, Dies; Blind Paralympian Won 8 Gold Medals
Prince’s Overdose Death Results in No Criminal Charges
A small city in Georgia is fighting back against neo-Nazis in a novel way
Beatrix Hamburg, Barrier-Breaking Scholar, Is Dead at 94
Backpacker trapped in the torrential rains in Hawaii survived by hiking 20 miles in sandals
Firefighters Rescue Elderly Woman from Burning Home
2 Sheriff’s Deputies Are Killed in North Florida
Seeking Foreign Cash, Donor Pushed for Trump to Golf With Malaysian Leader
‘Outrageous’ $17 Toll to Cross the Verrazano Vexes Drivers
Cannabis-Derived Drug Nears Approval by FDA
Toxicologists Clash on Drug in Cosby Sex Assault Trial
NASA Nominee Is Confirmed by Senate on Party-Line Vote
Lights Back On for About Half of Puerto Rico
LA Fitness apologizes after racial profiling allegations at club
On Southwest 1380, Confusion and Distraction as Oxygen Masks Dropped
National News at a Glance
‘Deceived and Betrayed’ by Nanny’s Family, Krims Want References Law
Grandmother accused of killing her husband and killing a woman to steal her identity captured in Texas
Storm-Relief Funds Ease a Fiscal Crisis, for Now
What to Expect From the National School Walkout for Gun Safety
Alabama Executes Mail Bomber, 83, the Oldest Inmate Put to Death in Modern Era
Southwest gives $5,000 checks to passengers on Flight 1380
‘Fearless Girl’ to Move, and She May Take the Wall Street Bull With Her
Lee Holley, Cartoonist of Teenage Life in ‘Ponytail,’ Dies at 85
2 Sheriff's Deputies Are Killed While Eating at North Florida Restaurant
Sergio Pitol, Mexican Author Who Blended Genres, Dies at 85
Alabama Town Is Free of New York’s Sludge Train, but the Stench Remains
Landmarks Chairwoman Will Resign Her Post
City Officials Cite Pressure From Cuomo To Skip Rally

World News

Australia's forgotten indigenous World War II veterans
CNN's Zero Plastic Lunch Day
Canadian who posted drug smuggling trip on Instagram sentenced to prison
UK's May proposes ban on plastic straws, stirrers and cotton swabs
Japanese finance official resigns over sexual harassment allegations
Ethiopia is now Africa's fastest growing economy
Who is Meghan Markle's future husband?
Britain's Queen hopes Prince Charles will 'one day' lead Commonwealth
European lawmakers ask Congress to save Iran deal
America's second 'princess': Why Meghan Markle is a modern Grace Kelly
North Korea drops withdrawal of US forces as condition of denuclearization, Moon says
Macron to put 'bromance' with Trump to the test during US visit
North Korea Removes Major Obstacle to U.S. Negotiations, South Says
Miguel Diaz-Canel named Cuba's new president
Damage to Great Barrier Reef From Global Warming Is Irreversible, Scientists Say
The woman risking her life to save a village from lead poisoning
'The Deminer:' Unearthed videos reveal life and death of bomb disposal hero
Greek Court Upends Rules Limiting Migrants’ Movements
Chinese Doctor Arrested, Then Applauded, for Criticizing a Popular Elixir
Macron Had a Big Plan for Europe. It’s Now Falling Apart.
World War II bomb successfully defused after evacuation in central Berlin
'We are not lazy,' Nigerian youth lash out at President Buhari on social media
Nazi Links of Hans Asperger, Autism Research Pioneer, Prompt Consternation
Fidel Died and Raúl Resigned, but Castros Still Hold Sway in Cuba
Rome course teaches exorcism, even by cellphone
Frenchman Is First in World to Get 2 Full Face Transplants
‘Diligently’ Seeking Return of 3 Americans Held by North Korea
Big Protests in South Africa Force Ramaphosa to End London Visit
Trump Administration Seeks to Expand Sales of Armed Drones
Missile Strikes Are Unlikely to Stop Syria’s Chemical Attacks, Pentagon Says
China challenged Australian warships in South China Sea, reports say
Absolute King of Swaziland Gives Realm a New Name
Four Masked Burglars Steal Jade and Gold Artifacts From Museum in England
North Korea Drops Troop Demand, but U.S. Reacts Warily
Libyan General’s Illness Stokes Fears of a Violent Struggle to Succeed Him
Cuba’s New Leader: A Progressive, a Hard-Liner and an Enigma
World News at a Glance
'Pre-monsoon' rains begin in Bangladesh, highlighting plight of Rohingya refugees
Missile Strikes Are Unlikely to Stop Syria’s Chemical Attacks, Pentagon Says
Absolute monarch renames Swaziland 'eSwatini'

5 On Your Side

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Rodents and filth cited in FDA report on farm linked to egg recall


This robot can build an Ikea chair with a little help
Men say they were arrested within minutes after arriving at Starbucks
U.S. Regulators Slap Wells Fargo With $1 Billion Fine — Will Consumers See Any of It?  
Amazon and Jeff Bezos are on top of the world
Crypto company's stock plunges on SEC probe
How to Request a Credit Limit Increase With Chase
Will GE uncover more 'skeletons'?
China is holding up a $44 billion US tech deal
The typical Amazon employee makes less than you think
Every Bon-Ton department store is closing
Gillette and Tide maker struggles in 'tough environment'
Men arrested at Starbucks hope to ensure 'this situation doesn't happen again'
Trump Wants to Close Trade Gap, but Leaves Export Agency in Limbo
AT&T antitrust trial comes down to testimony from AT&T CEO
McLaren 720S: It doesn't get any more sports car than this
Oops! Deutsche Bank accidentally sent a $35 billion payment
Exclusive: YouTube ran ads from hundreds of brands on extremist channels
Starbucks' plan to close for day of training draws mixed reactions
Window seat or aisle? After Southwest incident, some fliers think twice
If the World Economy Is Looking So Great, Why Are Global Policymakers So Gloomy?
Punishing Wells Fargo: Just Deserts, or Beating a Dead Horse?
'Fearless Girl' artist wants her message spread beyond Wall Street
Mattel CEO is out after just over a year on the job
Even rising mortgage rates won't stop homebuyers
Wells Fargo will be fined $1 billion
Starbucks: Crisis response done right
Walmart employees may soon get a more lax dress code
GE Makes a Sharp ‘Pivot’ on Digital
Cars That Will Get Your Grad Down the Road of Life
AI Researchers Are Making More Than $1 Million, Even at a Nonprofit
Men Arrested at Starbucks Hope to Ensure ‘This Situation Doesn’t Happen Again’
Qualcomm is laying off more than 1,500 people
Punishing Wells Fargo: Just Deserts, or Beating a Dead Horse?
CNN’s Tapper Has Emerged as a Staunch Defender of Facts in Trump Era. So Why Is He Writing Fiction?
In a Trade War, China Might Boycott U.S. Goods. That Could Backfire.
Wells Fargo Said to Be Target of $1 Billion U.S. Fine
From witness stand, AT&T chief details new $15-a-month streaming service
Venture Capitalists Seek ‘Safe Harbor’ for Virtual Currencies
Similar Type of Failure Worried Regulators in ’16
Audit Approved of Facebook Policies, Even After Cambridge Analytica Leak
GE Makes a Sharp ‘Pivot’ on Digital
Business News at a Glance
Engine on Southwest Jet Not the Only One to Develop Cracks


Your next pilot could be drone software
Aging Well : Assisted Living--Is Anything Negotiable?
How beautiful design is keeping libraries relevant in the digital era
Vintage road atlases show changing face of the American road trip
She's trying to be the first black woman to visit every country
Not even a slew of ravaging hurricanes could knock out these national park treasures
Marilu Henner: 'How I became the person I became'
Go Ask Mom : Marbles seeks input on changes to its second floor exhibits
Go Ask Mom : Take the Kids: Art - 10 reasons why N.C. Museum of Art's You Are Here is absolutely perfect for kids
Go Ask Mom : Does it work? We try a recipe for bagels that requires just flour, Greek yogurt


Review: Matthew Broderick Finds His Inner Satan in ‘The Seafarer’
Review: In ‘We Live by the Sea,’ a New Neighbor Disrupts the Routine
919 Beer : How technology is (and isn't) changing craft beer
What's on Tap : Weekend best bets: Cuegrass Festival, Glenwood Wing Fling
What's on Tap : New movies this week: I Feel Pretty, Super Troopers 2
Claire Danes confirms 'Homeland' ending
Kanye West is life coaching on Twitter
Tina Fey returning to 'SNL' to host
Will Smith's delightful story of meeting Michael Jackson
What's on Tap : Super Troopers 2: Not as good as the original and that's okay
What's on Tap : Durham coffee shop wants people to talk, not text
'Avengers: Infinity War' delivers spectacle worthy of giant hype
Sorry, Beyhive: You can't livestream Beyoncé's second Coachella performance
What's on Tap : Great job, Morning Times: Act of kindness shows Raleigh spirit
Review: ‘I Feel Pretty’ Doesn’t Even Go Skin Deep
Ellen Burstyn on a Futurist, and the Future
20 Years of Jazz Concerts, Heading to Harlem
You Don’t Really Need to See This
In and Out of Sync, Artistically
Stalking a Notorious Underworld Figure
In All Seriousness, They Aren’t Going for Laughs
Robert De Niro’s Top Picks for the Tribeca Film Festival
Review: ‘Westworld’ Gets a Partial Upgrade for Season 2
A Global Star Sets His Heart on Home
Antonio Banderas Doesn’t Think You’ll Remember Him. Not Yet.
A Big Hit From a Big Team
The Mission of Two Poets Is to Sow Literature
One Prize Can Change Everything
Here’s $1 Million. Now Make Your Movie.
Passing the Torch: Denzel Washington and Michael B. Jordan
Kanye West Says He Is Returning With Two New Albums
Cannes Brings Back von Trier After 2011 Ban for Hitler Comments
Review: If You Love Godard, You’ll Hate-Watch ‘Godard Mon Amour’
Real Faces and Stories, but Not in ‘Beirut’
Review: ‘Kodachrome,’ an Ode to Color Film, Now Streaming Near You
‘Super Troopers 2’: The Broken Lizard Boys Are Back, as Goofy as Ever
Adrian Piper: The Thinking Canvas
Whose ‘Fair Lady’? This Time, Eliza’s in Charge

Political News

Valerie Plame: Scooter Libby's pardon hurts the country
Conway: Trump defending Cohen because of unfair treatment
Corker questions Trump candidacy in 2020
Cohen drops defamation suits over infamous dossier
Nielsen says SCOTUS ruling on deportation 'undermines' DHS efforts to safeguard US
Why the close Cruz-O'Rourke poll should make the GOP nervous
The Democrats' lead in House polling is tightening. Here's what it means
Cruz effusively praises Trump in 'Time' magazine writeup
Kris Kobach found in contempt of court by federal judge
How Trump plans to arm the world with US weapons
Obama: Parkland students 'are shaking us out of our complacency'
US warns of growing African terror threat
Mueller team says it has not gone rogue
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham says he'll support Trump in 2020
The Missouri Republican Party is a total dumpster fire
Cambridge Analytica whistleblower to appear before Congress next week
Snapshots from the US-Mexico border
Ted Cruz's embarrassing ode to Donald Trump is why people hate politicians
Comey on why 'it's possible' Trump was compromised by Russians: He's 'constantly bringing it up'
Hickenlooper in 2020? 'This summer we'll see how it begins to feel'
Sen. Duckworth makes history, casts vote with baby on Senate floor
Justice Dept. watchdog sends McCabe findings to federal prosecutors for possible charges
This Republican senator has no idea what a 'gotcha' question actually is
Justice Dept. turns over James Comey's memos on talks with Trump
Trump's secretary of state pick gains support of his first Democratic senator
Trump's NASA nominee is confirmed after Senate drama
EPA inspector general to begin second review of Pruitt's security detail
Bolton, Kudlow on the rise, but risks abound
Trump and Sessions lose another sanctuary cities case
Comey: 'I didn't have confidence' in deputy AG Rosenstein
Trump has 'weathered Comey' but Cohen is 'consuming him,' White House source says
Democrats see red line for Veterans Affairs nominee on privatization
Rosenstein told Trump he's not a target in Cohen investigation
US-backed Syrian fighters capture militant linked to 9/11 attacks
Push for Special Counsel Bill Shows GOP’s Rising Fear Mueller Will Be Fired
McCabe Report Is Sent to Prosecutors to Weigh Possible Criminal Inquiry
Giuliani says he is joining Trump's legal team to help bring Mueller probe to a conclusion
Motel misery: Hundreds fled Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico only to end up functionally homeless in Florida
‘It’s About Time.’ A Baby Comes to the Senate Floor
Senior GOP source: 'Likely' the public will have access to Comey memos sent to Congress
James Comey, political animal
Trump threatens to pull funding for California National Guard deployment
Threat to walk out on Kim highlights risks of Trump's volatile diplomatic approach
A high for marijuana legalization on 4/20
Why a primary challenge to Trump is likely to fail
White House: Bolton meets with Russian ambassador
President Trump won't attend Barbara Bush funeral, to 'avoid disruptions'
Longtime Trump attorney: Michael Cohen may lie to get leniency
Democrat who challenged Pelosi speaking at Clyburn's fish fry
Schumer to introduce marijuana decriminalization legislation
Nearing Confirmation, Pompeo May Yet Face a Panel’s Historic Rebuke
Giuliani to Join Trump’s Legal Team
Judge blocks Trump administration from transferring American ISIS suspect
Read: James Comey's memos
Comey memos detail Trump's comments on Russia, reservations about Flynn
Push for Special Counsel Bill Shows GOP’s Rising Fear Mueller Will Be Fired
Redacted Comey Memos Delivered to Lawmakers
Comey memos renew questions over Trump's behavior
Case of Ex-FBI Deputy Chief Is Sent for Possible Prosecution

Health Team

The secret burden of mental illness in Hong Kong
More illnesses reported in E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce
Why does smoking pot give you the munchies?
Pioneering physician Asperger sent children to their deaths, study claims
Marijuana-derived drug for epilepsy gets FDA committee recommendation
Skull surgery was performed on this Stone Age cow, study says
A lot of people wore their oxygen masks wrong during the Southwest emergency landing
Two new flu deaths reported in NC as season comes to an end
Ice swim racing is not for the faint of heart -- literally
Picky eating: New study suggests ways to treat it in young children