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Local News

Employee shot during attempted robbery at Wendy's in Durham
Hope Mills man accused of trying to kill wife with ant poison
City, county leaders discuss challenges for Raleigh, Wake County
Too many alligators; Hyde County will allow hunting
Durham clerk shoots robber with his own gun
Family wants law changed after man killed in high-speed chase
Driver faces manslaughter charge in fatal north Raleigh crash
Man charged for indecent exposure at Harris Teeter parking lot
Johnston officials want to remove indicted magistrate
10-year-old girl killed in crash on I-40 in Garner
Woman charged after Lumberton police find malnourished 65-year old in unsanitary home
Elon apartments evacuated after bomb threat
Nash County detention officer fired, charged with giving cellphones to inmates
Man accused of shooting NC deputy killed by SWAT team

News

Editorial: Astonishing! Trump stands up for Putin, fails to defend USA
Outside the Box : Opinion Roundup: Trump-Putin summit, Charlotte approves GOP convention, gerrymandering reform, monitoring social activists and more
Adidas se une a la lucha contra el plástico
La política al acecho de la justicia
La Unión Europea y Japón firman un acuerdo comercial que cubre un tercio de la economía mundial
El accidente de avión en La Habana en mayo fue por un error humano, según la aerolínea
Obama alerta sobre los “hombres fuertes de la política” después de la cumbre de Trump con Putin
Obama alerta sobre los “hombres fuertes de la política” después de la cumbre de Trump con Putin
State superintendent tells top staff to report only to him, not state board
2 metro Atlanta ZIPs in America's widening wealth gap
Nicaragua: ¿cuánta gente ha muerto en la violencia?
A President With No Shame and a Party With No Spine
Trump, “el perrito de Putin”: así reaccionó la prensa internacional a la cumbre entre Estados Unidos y Rusia
Students say SAT score calculations led to lower results second time around
Estados Unidos todavía no encuentra a los padres de 71 niños que habría separado
Editorials of The Times
Cenar temprano puede reducir el riesgo de algunos tipos de cáncer, según estudio
Congresistas republicanos rompen con Trump por comentarios sobre Putin

Weather

Storms to continue overnight ahead of dry Wednesday

State News

@NCCapitol : Health officials to begin testing Chemours neighbors for GenX
@NCCapitol : NC lawmaker tells Trump, 'Don't come back'
@NCCapitol : He's given more than $5M to NC political campaigns, but no one's saying what he wants
@NCCapitol : Civil rights group: NC death penalty cases rife with racial bias
No more sit-ups: Army revises PT test to reflect battlefield challenges

National News

Court orders temporary halt to migrant family deportations
Lawsuit alleges diving coach forced athletes into sex
Tipster alerted police to suspect in possible Houston serial killings
Minnesota pipeline a step closer to being replaced. Native Americans and environmentalists are ready for a fight
MGM Resorts denies liability for Las Vegas shooting, sues victims to block lawsuits
He walked all night to be on time for his first day of work. His boss was so impressed he gave him a car
They Bonded as the Pacific Crest Trail Burned. Now They Heal It.
Man arrested in bed on 1989 car theft
Coast Guard extends safety zone around Hawaii lava flows after 'lava bomb' hits tour boat
Bodies of missing boaters recovered
Class-action suits claim OSU ignored doctor's alleged sex abuse
Man passes away hour after learning his significant other died in car crash
Competitive cornhole leagues rise in popularity
Indy student stranded overseas after breaking his back in France
Woman feels unsafe in Flint neighborhood where FBI raided 3 houses
North Carolina couple's Amphicar makes a splash
SUV slams into Dairy Queen
Man found stabbed to death outside Walmart
Daycare worker charged after baby suffers injuries in her care
North Carolina woman charged in human trafficking investigation
10 incoming Washington U. students stopped for suspected dining and dashing
Deputy charged with woman's 2017 murder
Federally indicted Russian spy spent time in Wisconsin, met Gov. Walker
Service dog helps sniff out gluten for 6-year-old diagnosed with Celiac Disease
They Bonded as the Pacific Crest Trail Burned. Now They Heal It.
Home of the 2022 World Cup Prepares for Its Turn in the Spotlight
4-year-old in coma after crash kills mom, sister
Opinions vary on actions of Las Vegas police officers during gun battle
Hundreds of bikers help celebrate birthday of boy with autism
Phoenix PD: Mother broke bones of 2-month-old boy
Hundreds of bikers help celebrate birthday of boy with autism
Former officer indicted for allegedly stealing opioid pills confiscated as evidence
Phoenix PD: Mother broke bones of 2-month-old boy
Coyote, not cougar, now suspected of attacking dog in Portland
Northeast thunderstorms cause flash flooding, major airport delays
Woman finds black widow spider in package of grapes
Suspect Is Arrested After a String of Murders and Robberies in the Houston Area
Can a Pro-Coal Democrat in West Virginia Carve a Path for His Party?
1 adult, 7 juveniles arrested following robbery spree, pursuit in Phoenix
Officer accidentally fires weapon while responding to call
Ohio lawmakers place sports betting on agenda
10,000 volunteers needed for week of Super Bowl
LAPD responds to bear sighting in neighborhood
Thousands of dead fish found in Arizona community ponds
Brooklyn couple witnesses rat emerging bathroom sink drain
Woman Stung Hundreds Of Times By Swarm Of 80K Africanized Bees
Police able to get bear out of tree in Grand Forks, but animal's survival is iffy
Teen Entrepreneur Gets OK To Sell 'Old Fashioned' Hot Dogs
Police Post 'Mugshot' Of Pug That Ran Away From Home
Cybersecurity fears spark training, hopes for lots of jobs
Rare Leopard Cubs Make Public Debut At Illinois Zoo
Relax, You Are About To Get A Snake Massage
A storm ruined her beach wedding. Then a total stranger saved the day
Think a lightning strike won't happen to you? It's more likely than winning the lottery
Texas inmate expresses his love to victim's family before he is executed
Horse-drawn carriage companies say new rule in STL threatens their business
Texas Man Found Guilty of Hate Crime in Mosque Fire
When a teen's hot dog stand was shut down for not having a permit, this city helped him get one
After Putin Meeting, Trump Voters Mostly Dig In. But Cracks Are Showing.
Ann Hopkins, Winner of a Workplace Bias Fight, Dies at 74
Pet owner blames groomer in dog's death
A Congressional Candidate Used to Be a Rapper. Will It Matter?
California Is Preparing for Extreme Weather. It’s Time to Plant Some Trees.
3D Color X-rays Could Help Spot Deadly Disease Without Surgery
4 killed in midair collision in Florida
More bad news for monarch butterflies -- study shows climate change's devastating effect
Homeowner selling home, moving out amid spat with HOA over goldfish in driveway
Suspect Is Arrested After a String of Murders and Robberies in the Houston Area
Lava Bomb Hits Tourist Boat in Hawaii, Injuring 23
After Putin Meeting, Trump Voters Mostly Dig In. But Cracks Are Showing.
Man found guilty of hate crime in burning of Texas mosque
Marcia Chambers, 78, Who Exposed Discrimination in Golf, Dies
New York and New Jersey File Suit Against Trump Tax Plan
John Stormer, ‘None Dare Call It Treason’ Author, Dies at 90
Undocumented immigrant in S.F. dubbed 'Rideshare Rapist' denied bail
MMA fighter takes down suspected home burglar
Dr. Alan Rabson, Influential Cancer Researcher, Is Dead at 92
MGM Resorts Sues 1,000 Victims of Las Vegas Shooting, Seeking to Avoid Liability
Dan Coats, the Intelligence Chief, Finds His Voice. Will It Anger Trump?
Weather
Escaped jaguar bit 8 by 10 inch hole in woven stainless steel barrier
Woman frustrated after receiving counterfeit money at gas station
National News at a Glance
Judge Orders Chinese Billionaire to Report to Prison
Ex-Correction Chief Pays $18,500 Fine for Car Use
Bike-Share Program Offers Discount to Needy New Yorkers
Gun store to host firearm-safety class for kids
In His Second Trial, a Former Titan of Albany Is Found Guilty, Again
Who Needs Small Donors When You Have Friends? Ask Gov. Cuomo.
Roby, Former Trump Critic, Wins Alabama House Runoff
Ann Hopkins, Winner of a Workplace Bias Fight, Dies at 74
The family behind the decades-old photos in a projector at Goodwill has been found

World News

Pro-Brexit group Vote Leave fined by UK electoral commission
"Mobocracy" cannot be the new normal, says India's top court on lynching
Big-budget Chinese film yanked from theaters after it flops
11-year-old girl in India raped by 17 men since January, police say
U.S.-Russia Relations in Syria? Less Rosy Than Trump and Putin Claim
One in every 100 UK children's books has an ethnic minority main character
'Putin's poodle:' Newspapers around the world react to Trump-Putin meeting
Dozens Swept Away in Myanmar Landslide While Hunting for Jade
A quadrillion tons of diamonds lie deep beneath the Earth's surface, scientists say
Live From Beijing: A Disappearing ‘Saturday Night Live’
Critics of Trump Have a New Word in Their Vocabulary: Treason
Critics of Trump Have a New Word in Their Vocabulary: Treason
Obama Warns of ‘Strongman Politics’ After Trump’s Meeting With Putin
Critics of Trump Have a New Word in Their Vocabulary: Treason
Critics of Trump Have a New Word in Their Vocabulary: Treason
Syrians fleeing Assad's forces turned away by Israeli soldiers
Trump Inaccurately Claims NATO Spending Is Increasing ‘Only Because of Me’
Obama Warns of ‘Strongman Politics’ After Trump’s Meeting With Putin
In India, Summer Heat Could Soon Be Unbearable. Literally.
North Korea Will Transfer American Remains in Coming Weeks, Official Says
Ethiopia Eritrea first flight: Excitement mounts as families get set to reunite
In Russia, Summit Is Seen as a Triumph for Putin
In Rough Rio de Janeiro Neighborhood, Ballet as ‘Anesthetic’ and Escape
May Narrowly Survives Yet Another Brexit Test
Estonia Says Putin’s Plane Trespassed
In Rough Rio de Janeiro Neighborhood, Ballet as ‘Anesthetic’ and Escape
North Korea Will Transfer American Remains in Coming Weeks, Official Says
In India, Summer Heat Could Soon Be Unbearable. Literally.
Deported From U.S., and Picking Up Pieces of a Shattered Dream
Hong Kong May Ban Political Party That Seeks Independence From China
In West Bank, 99.7 Percent of Public Land Grants by Israel Go to Settlers
Broken Deal Prompts Iran to Sue U.S.
World News at a Glance
Box office hit sparks debate on drug prices in China
A Besieged President Says He Misspoke and Agrees With U.S. Intelligence
Hong Kong pro-independence party threatened with legal ban
Pakistan election: Who is likely to be the country's next leader?

5 On Your Side

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5 On Your Side gets refund for bride whose caterer went AWOL

Business

Walmart and Microsoft team up to fight Amazon
EU and Japan sign trade deal covering a third of the world's economy
Panic, worry for Kroger employees at job fair
Fed's Powell: Best way forward is to keep raising rates
As Tensions With U.S. Worsen, Europe Courts New Partners
Amazon's Prime Day is off to a red hot start, despite glitches
Sleep on the job? Mattress Firm is hiring someone to do just that
Netflix lands its first hits in India. It needs many more
Netflix stock is tanking, but Hollywood would kill for its problems
Goldman President Solomon to Become CEO on Oct. 1
CNN, other outlets show solidarity with LA Times over judge's order to alter story
Is a Papa John's takeover on the menu?
Goldman President Solomon to Become CEO on Oct. 1
MoviePass vs. Sinemia vs. AMC Stubs A-List vs. Cinemark Movie Club — Which Theater Subscription Is Best?
What will Lloyd Blankfein do next? Departing Goldman CEO leaves options open
Texas to pass Iraq and Iran as world's No. 3 oil powerhouse
As Tensions With U.S. Worsen, Europe Courts New Partners
Univision executive Isaac Lee exits amid company changes
Boeing looked into the future. Here are 3 things it saw
Judge vacates order requiring Los Angeles Times to alter published story
When Wives Earn More Than Husbands, Neither Partner Likes to Admit It
Malta wants to become 'Blockchain Island'
Trump finds few defenders as news media covers his 'betrayal'
Read Blankfein’s Farewell Memo to His Goldman Sachs Team
Bail After Federal Convictions Tells Prosecutors ‘It Ain’t Over’
As Tensions With U.S. Worsen, Europe Courts New Partners
Australian Housing Costs Rival New York’s, but Boom May Be Ending
For Manufacturers, a Complex Mix Can Determine Location
Senators Push Fed Chairman for Answers on Slow Wage Growth
As Tensions With U.S. Worsen, Europe Courts New Partners
Apple Bank Savings Accounts, CD Rates, Checking Account and Money Market Account
Napping on the job? Your boss may be OK with that
Understanding How Overdraft Protection Works
Tech analyst tells Elon Musk: Time to take a break from Twitter
The Highs and Lows of Lloyd Blankfein’s Career at Goldman Sachs
Texas Instruments CEO resigns over 'personal behavior'
Cambridge Analytica's Facebook data was accessed from Russia, MP says
Leading AI researchers vow to not develop autonomous weapons
Australian Housing Costs Rival New York’s, but Boom May Be Ending
Goldman Names a New Chief. Don’t Expect Big Changes.
Papa John’s Founder Will Not ‘Go Quietly’ as Company Tries to Push Him Away
A New Home for a Publisher and Its Priests
Business News at a Glance
Texas Instruments Chief Executive Resigns; Conduct Violations Are Cited
Trump No. 1 in buying political ads on Facebook
Settlement Rejected in McDonald’s Franchisee Case

Lifestyles

California ghost town sells for $1.4 million
Go Ask Mom : Inconceivable: Frozen embryo transfer 101
Cheeky Surprises in Bristol and a ‘Wee Look Around’ Glasgow
World's best airlines for 2018 announced by Skytrax
Cheeky Surprises in Bristol and a ‘Wee Look Around’ Glasgow
Out of the blue: A look back at Air Force One's classic design
Julia Child Foundation Honors Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken
Llamita, a Spinoff of Llama Inn, Opens in the Village
Smoked, Steak May Never Be the Same
A G-and-Tea for Summer
Go Ask Mom : Meredith College launches new after school program
Cheeky Surprises in Bristol and a ‘Wee Look Around’ Glasgow
Let This Glorious Ingredient Simply Shine
Old Recipes, New Format: Spain Puts Historic Dishes on Video
What to Do With a Perfect Avocado
There Are No Real Roads in Guadalupe Park. You Earn the Incredible Views.
5 Tips for a Luxury Trip to Istanbul for Less
Five Active African Getaways for Travelers Looking to Explore on Foot
In Mexico, a Contemporary Homage to Puebla’s Past
A Nevada Park That, at 77,000 Acres, Sneaks in Under the Tourist Radar
Two for the Road in 80 Countries (and Counting)
Glugs of Olive Oil, Flurries of Cheese and Two New Menus Every Day
In Wine and Critics, Populists Find an Easy Target
Reimagining the Museum Tour
A Simple Treatment for Stunning Scallops
Five Places to Shop in Marseille
Old Recipes, New Format: Spain Puts Historic Dishes on Video
What to Do With a Perfect Avocado
A Nevada Park That, at 77,000 Acres, Sneaks in Under the Tourist Radar
The Sweet Satisfaction of Homemade Yogurt
Five Active African Getaways for Travelers Looking to Explore on Foot
In Mexico, a Contemporary Homage to Puebla’s Past
5 Tips for a Luxury Trip to Istanbul for Less
There Are No Real Roads in Guadalupe Park. You Earn the Incredible Views.
Five Places to Shop in Marseille
Housing Authority Program Teaches Marketable Food Skills
Glugs of Olive Oil, Flurries of Cheese and Two New Menus Every Day
Go Ask Mom : What you need to do before you go to this week's massive Kids Exchange consignment sale
Go Ask Mom : Is my baby crying too much?
Among the Majestic Trees in Congaree, Slipping Into Silence

Entertainment

MTV VMAs backlash: Taylor Swift shut out of major categories
Kim Kardashian defends Kylie Jenner being called 'self-made'
What's on Tap : Meet the three women who help run NC's comedy scene
Is Sacha Baron Cohen still funny?
'Mamma Mia' sequel makes it well worth going again
Paul Walker documentary to premiere next month
Denzel Washington picks off familiar targets in 'Equalizer 2'
'Boy Erased' trailer previews film about so-called gay conversion therapy
GM Used Graffiti in a Car Ad. Should the Artist Be Paid?
Male Critics Are Harsher Than Women on Female-Led Films, Study Says
Spike Jonze Can Dance. But His Best Choreography Is Behind the Camera.
Salzburg Festival Explores Music of Human Passion
'The Book of Mormon' still showing its heart
On Mönchsberg, Find Respite From the Salzburg Festival Fray
Review: ‘Hidden,’ a Detective Story Under Gray Welsh Skies
At Summer Camp With Mozart and Tchaikovsky
‘Everyman’ Anchors Drama at the Salzburg Festival
Taking On 19th-Century Opera Stereotypes for a Modern Audience
Salzburg Pays Tribute to Gottfried von Einem
'Fiddler’ in Yiddish? Sounds Crazy, Nu?
Review: ‘Blindspotting’ Walks a Tense Line in a Gentrifying Oakland
GM Used Graffiti in a Car Ad. Should the Artist Be Paid?
Spike Jonze Can’t Stop Dancing
'Blindspotting' opens
At Summer Camp With Mozart and Tchaikovsky
Taking On 19th-Century Opera Stereotypes for a Modern Audience
‘Everyman’ Anchors Drama at the Salzburg Festival
Salzburg Festival Explores Music of Human Passion
Can a List of Someone’s Stuff Double as Literature?
Destiny's Child Michelle Williams reveals she sought help for mental health issues

Political News

House Republican says Trump 'was wrong yesterday in a major way'
Obama warns against 'strongman politics' in speech after Trump news conference
NRA and some other nonprofits will no longer need to identify their donors to the IRS
Scaramucci calls on Trump to 'reverse course immediately'
House Speaker Paul Ryan advocates for more Russia sanctions
Trump, facing fury, says he misspoke with Putin
'Baby Trump' balloons are coming to New Jersey after flying in the United Kingdom
Former Obama senior adviser: Democrats should 'fight like hell' on SCOTUS pick
Democratic House candidates dominate second quarter fundraising
What the Democratic Party's civil war in California actually means
Trump says Putin meeting went better than NATO summit
Trump confirms new paint job for Air Force One
Biden warns: 'We have to resist the siren song of populism and phony nationalism'
US Embassy in Jerusalem to cost $20 million more than Trump's estimate
Why not much will come of Republicans' outrage at Trump on Russia
New York and three other states claim Trump tax law is unconstitutional
GOP Senate candidate wishes Trump 'would have been more forceful'
Trump and Putin met one-on-one in a room for 2 hours. Here's why that's a problem.
Schumer demands hearings 'immediately' with Trump officials -- including Pompeo
House GOP stands by controversial finding in Russia report despite Putin's preference for Trump
Why don't Dan Coats and Jon Huntsman just quit?
Few Americans view Russia as warmly as Trump does
Senators scramble to deal with fallout from Trump's news conference
Butina not a flight risk, her lawyer says at first court appearance
Why Netanyahu liked what he saw from Trump in Helsinki
Linda Sánchez launches bid for Democratic caucus chair
READ: Obama's full speech about the 'politics of fear and resentment'
5 words that reveal Trump still isn't convinced Russia meddled in the 2016 election
Immunity sought for witnesses, venue change denied as Manafort trial nears
'I don't like the uncertainty:' Wisconsin voters split after Trump-Putin summit
TRANSCRIPT: Trump backtracks on Russia comments
US and UK intelligence agencies concerned Russia is readying to ramp up aggression after World Cup lull
Russian national indicted on two charges, including acting as a foreign agent
Democrats want Trump's interpreter to testify before Congress
When it isn't just 'LOL. Nothing Matters' for Trump
Biden: Trump's news conference with Putin 'beneath the office of the President'
Republican senator proposes resolution backing US intelligence agencies
Trump's Helsinki performance puts translator in the spotlight
US offers no details as Russia claims Trump and Putin reached military agreements
Kamala Harris signs book deal amid 2020 speculation
US expects first group of remains to be returned July 27 from North Korea
Discord over Trump's Helsinki humiliation hands Putin another win
White House opted for Russia indictments before Putin meeting
Republicans Scramble to Contain the Damage From Embrace of Putin
GOP Rep. Will Hurd: Trump should not meet one-on-one with world leaders
Maria Butina Loved Guns, Trump and Russia. It Was a Cover, Prosecutors Say.
Trump Supreme Court pick: I would 'put the nail' in ruling upholding independent counsel
Defense Secretary James Mattis open to talks with his Russian counterpart
Ex-FBI head James Comey urges public to vote Democratic
Trump seems to question US commitment to defending all NATO allies
Judge Denies Manafort’s Request to Move Trial Away From Washington
The word 'treason' enters the debate as the list of Trump critics grows
Would It or Wouldn’t It Be Russia: Trump Goes Double Negative
IRS Will No Longer Require Certain Nonprofits to Disclose Large Donors

Health Team

Remains of bread baked 14,400 years ago found in Jordan
Simple radio message saved thousands of children, studies say
Teens and dieting: Why it's not a good idea
Are 'breakthrough' drugs as safe as other FDA-approved medicines?
What your sexual fantasies say about you
An earlier dinner may lower risk of some cancers, study says
Grocery chain recalls pasta salad over salmonella risk after 20 people get sick