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Local News

Employee at Chatham assisted living facility charged with abusing 92-year-old resident
Judge withholds sentence for former DA in wife-hiring scheme
Autopsy: Punch from WFU assistant coach caused brain injury, death ruled a homicide
Jones in his second year with Wake Forest
Former Moore County teacher plans to buy used car with $1M lotto win
175-yr-old oak tree damages coffee barn in Chatham County
Reward offered for information leading to arrest of fugitive believed to be in Fayetteville
Gaston girl pinned to couch when storm sends tree into home
Jellyfish warning issued for southeastern NC
Sheriff: 14-year-old killed in Moore County shooting
'You took away my angel:' Parents grapple with sudden, violent death of Millbrook grad in NYC
Wake County middle school paints positive messages on bathroom stalls
Suspect arrested in slaying of Harnett County man
Car lands next to U.S. Air Force plane on display on Carolina Beach Road after wreck
87-year-old man charged with sex crime against a child

News

GUEST EDITORIAL: Where There's Fire, Trump Blows Smoke
Tiroteo en Canadá deja varios muertos; un sospechoso fue capturado
"Retírense de inmediato": advierten a un avión de la Armada de EE.UU. que volaba sobre el mar del Sur de China
Ryanair cancela cientos de vuelos en Europa por huelga de pilotos
Outside the Box : Opinion Roundup: Millions wasted in ABC liquor contract, overhauling Medicaid, alligator hunting and more
Habrá lluvia de estrellas Perseidas este fin de semana: te contamos cómo verlas
Red, and Ready to Flip
Jugadores de la NFL se arrodillan, levantan su puño o no salen al campo durante el himno nacional mientras comienza la pretemporada
Venezuela: Oposición denuncia que Gobierno allana residencias de Borges y Requesens
El sargazo, el alga que invade las costas del Caribe y pone en alerta a México
‘En diálogo con Longobardi’ presenta a Diego Cabot
Colombia dejará de ser miembro de Unasur
Two high-level DPI staffers out, third State Board of Education member resigns
Alemania levanta la prohibición de símbolos nazis para los videojuegos
Living while black
¿Estás buscando gente 'fuera de tu alcance' en citas en línea? Un estudio te ayuda a responder esta pregunta
'Le dijo que era una lección, que lo había mandado Dios': la estremecedora historia de la violación a una niña de 12 años en Argentina
Omarosa dice que la campaña de Trump le ofreció un trabajo a cambio de su silencio
Charter school debate hits one Durham school's finances
GloboTemperatura: ¿pasó ya el mejor momento de la economía en 2018?
Ni de izquierda ni de derecha: las lecciones de gestión que debe aprender un buen gobierno
El mezcal amplió su denominación de origen: 7 datos e historias del popular destilado mexicano
What’s in a Name? A Political Taste Treat
Ya sabemos por qué Justin Bieber estaba llorando… más o menos
Non-Scandal Over Israel’s Identity Bill
El Salvador: autoridades incautan propiedades a nombre de Antonio Saca
El humo de los incendios en California se extiende 4.800 kilómetros hacia Nueva York
Former UNC board members concerned about current board's 'bad governance'
Editorials of The Times

Weather

WRAL WeatherCenter Blog : Mission to the sun lifts off Saturday morning
New bridge helps restore beauty to Fayetteville park damaged by Hurricane Matthew
After dry morning, chance for thunderstorms returns Saturday afternoon

State News

@NCCapitol : Here's a look at North Carolina's proposed constitutional amendments
ECU sorority suspended until 2021 for hazing
@NCCapitol : Five former NC governors campaigning against constitutional amendments
@NCCapitol : Weekly Wrap: Anybody else want to file a lawsuit?
@NCCapitol : Smithfield Foods removing hogs from farms involved in court losses

National News

Coach at Wake Forest Is Arrested After Punch Leads to Man’s Death in Queens
Cables Detail CIA Waterboarding at Secret Prison Run by Gina Haspel
Garbage Pours Into Chesapeake Bay, and States Quarrel Over Whose Mess It Is
Inside the Mendocino Complex Fire Evacuation Zone
EPA Staff Objected to Agency’s New Rules on Asbestos Use, Internal Emails Show
How the Oscars Sent the Wrong Message — Again
EPA Staff Objected to Agency’s New Rules on Asbestos Use, Internal Emails Show
Trump Used Racial Slur During ‘Celebrity Apprentice,’ Former Aide Says
He Spoke for the Tree. Then He Got Fired.
Inside the Mendocino Complex Fire Evacuation Zone
Trump Used Racial Slur During ‘Celebrity Apprentice,’ Former White House Aide Says
The Varsity, at 90, keeps its hold on Atlantans' hearts, stomachs
Medical marijuana will be ready for testing in Ohio by end of year, company says
Raising cash outside Georgia both a strength, vulnerability for Abrams
Trump Used Racial Slur During ‘Celebrity Apprentice,’ Former White House Aide Says
‘Abolish ICE’: How Republicans Seized on a Liberal Rallying Cry
Republican Governors in Blue States Find a Way to Get Along
Ocasio-Cortez Likens $10,000 Debate Offer by Conservative Columnist to Catcalling
Father of Baby Found Dead in East River Is Jailed in New York
As Catholic Hospitals Expand, So Do Limits on Some Procedures
NASA Named the Parker Solar Probe for Him. 60 Years Ago, No One Believed His Ideas About the Sun.
Trump Used Racial Slur During ‘Celebrity Apprentice,’ Former White House Aide Says
Garbage Pours Into Chesapeake Bay, and States Quarrel Over Whose Mess It Is
He Spoke for the Tree. Then He Got Fired.
Arvonne Fraser, Strong Voice on Women’s Issues, Dies at 92
Yosemite to reopen amid red-flag warnings and a mounting death toll
Boyfriend of Bethenny Frankel Found Dead in Trump Tower
Containers of hurricane donations found rotting in Puerto Rico parking lot
Anya Krugovoy Silver, Poetic Voice on Mortality, Dies at 49
DeVos Ends Obama-Era Safeguards Aimed at Abuses by For-Profit Colleges
Governor Demands Sen. Bill Nelson Back Up Claims That Russia Hacked Florida Voting Systems
Republican governors in blue states find a way to get along
Outside Influence: The Veterans Agency’s Shadowy Leadership
Manafort Leaned on Ties to Trump to Win Loans, a Bank Official Testifies
Vindication for FBI Team in Oregon Standoff, but a Mystery Remains
Weather
DNA Ties an Inmate to Grisly Colorado Murders and Rapes From 34 Years Ago
Michael Avenatti Urges Democrats to Reject Michelle Obama’s Advice on Trump
A Box Fell From the Sky. It Had a Note About Trump. The Police Were Not Amused.

World News

UN chief calls for investigation into Saudi-led strike that killed Yemen children
Look up for the Perseid meteor shower this weekend
How Kenya replaced the 'baton with the pen' and transformed prisoners' lives
Meet Iceland’s Whaling Magnate. He Makes No Apologies.
Germany lifts ban on Nazi symbols in computer games
France floods: One missing and 1,600 evacuated
Taliban Launch Assault on Ghazni, a Key Afghan City
Star Scholar Disappears as Crackdown Engulfs Western China
South Korean Companies Accused of Illegally Importing Coal From North
Meet Iceland’s Whaling Magnate. He Makes No Apologies.
Taliban Launch Assault on Ghazni, a Key Afghan City
Falz 'This is Nigeria' lyrics branded 'vulgar' by censorship board
Indonesian Islands Were Shaken in Quake. Tourists’ Confidence Was, Too.
‘The NEG’ Aims To Be Australia’s Latest Energy Solution. Will It Work?
Yemen's parents search through the dead for their children after strike
Star Scholar Disappears as Crackdown Engulfs Western China
Activists are renaming streets in the Netherlands after famous women. Welcome to Beyoncé Blvd.
U.K. Reversal Opens Door for Chess Prodigy, 9, to Stay in Country
Brazil's Murder Rate Rose to New Heights in 2017
Violence Erupts as Tens of Thousands Protest Corruption in Romania
A Litany of Grievances: How Turkish-American Relations Deteriorated
Once ‘No Longer a Nuclear Threat,’ North Korea Now in Standoff With U.S.
Oil and New Leadership Raised Hope in Guyana. But Political Rifts Are Resurfacing.
Were Victims Friend or Foe? U.S. Airstrike Leads to New Dispute with Afghan Allies
Four Are Killed in New Brunswick, and Canada Repeats a Sad Ritual
U.N. Panel Confronts China Over Reports That It Holds a Million Uighurs in Camps
World News at a Glance
Violence Erupts as Tens of Thousands Protest Corruption in Romania
A Quebec Comedian Is Happy to Offend in Multiple Languages
Violence Erupts as Tens of Thousands Protest Corruption in Romania

WRAL TV

WRAL WeatherCenter Blog : Into a clear, blue sky: Flying with the Golden Knights parachute team

5 On Your Side

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WRAL SmartShopper : Free AMF Bowling Game Saturday, August 11
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WRAL SmartShopper : Earthwise Reusable Mesh Bags 9-Piece Set only $9.21
WRAL SmartShopper : Swag Code until 3 pm for 3 SB points
WRAL SmartShopper : Instant Pot 6 Qt only $69.99 at Kohl's PLUS get $15 Kohl's Cash
WRAL SmartShopper : Share your deals & questions 8/10
WRAL SmartShopper : What's for dinner Friday?
WRAL SmartShopper : Carlie C's: FREE Sunny D Orange Strawberry drink
WRAL SmartShopper : Harris Teeter e-Vic deals: FREE Gain, FREE Purell, Oreo cookies, Sparkling Ice
WRAL SmartShopper : Reminder: Today is the last day of Super Doubles
WRAL SmartShopper : My last trip to Kroger with video and photos
WRAL SmartShopper : The Children's Place: Huge 50% off sale + 70% off clearance
WRAL SmartShopper : Amazon Music Unlimited 30 day FREE trial
WRAL SmartShopper : Papa John's: 50% off regular price pizzas
WRAL SmartShopper : Swagbucks Swago starts Monday, August 13
WRAL SmartShopper : Food Lion text offer: 50% off fresh peaches through Sunday
WRAL SmartShopper : Food Lion 3-Day Sale Friday - Sunday: Pork back ribs, Oreo cookies, Talenti
WRAL SmartShopper : Kroger closing ALL remaining Raleigh & Durham area stores on Saturday, August 11

Business

Japan dodges a recession, but it's not in the clear yet
How a currency meltdown in Turkey threatens Europe
Ryanair cancels 400 flights as pilots strike
Turkey on the edge; Oil prices drop; Ryanair strikes
An Economic Upturn Begun Under Obama Is Now Trump’s to Tout
What’s the Right Number of Taxis (or Uber or Lyft Cars) in a City?
Starbucks is getting into the kombucha business
BofI Federal Bank Personal Loan Review
BBVA Compass Review of Checking, Savings, CD, Money Market, and IRA Accounts
Wells Fargo Personal Loan Review
LendingPoint Personal Loan Review
What Does a Mortgage Rate Spike Mean for Buyers and Sellers?
Navy Federal Credit Union: Reviews: Checking, Savings, CD, Money Market and IRA Accounts
An Economic Upturn Begun Under Obama Is Now Trump’s to Tout
What’s the Right Number of Taxis (or Uber or Lyft Cars) in a City?
Ex-Employees Sue Nike, Alleging Gender Discrimination
Sales Tax Holidays for School Supplies May Deliver Less Than Promised
Turkey Emerges as Economic Flash Point as Tensions With U.S. Soar
'Women are devalued and demeaned' at Nike, two ex-employees say in lawsuit
Ex-Employees Sue Nike, Alleging Gender Discrimination
Calling Out an Employee’s Offensive Remark, Without Starting a Fight
The Cape May Ferry Stops for Whales and Triathletes
What’s the Right Number of Taxis (or Uber or Lyft Cars) in a City?
Fidelity Tries Luring Investors With 2 No-Fee Funds. So What’s the Catch?
Trump Hits Turkey When It’s Down, Doubling Tariffs
A 'blue wave' is probably coming. Or maybe we should call it a 'blue blizzard'
BMO Harris Bank Review of Checking, Savings, CD, Money Market and IRA Accounts
NPR Is Criticized After White Nationalist Ranks the Races by Intelligence on Air
At Carrier, the Factory Trump Saved, Morale Is Through the Floor
The Economy Grew Even Faster in Truman’s Presidency. So What?
Monsanto case: Bay Area man with cancer awarded $289 million in damages
Vanguard Warns of Worsening Odds for the Economy and Markets
As Chinese Investors Panic Over Dubious Products, Authorities Quash Protests
Mulvaney Looks to Weaken Oversight of Military Lending
The Journey of the ‘Sex Cult’ Heiress: From Reluctant Recruit to Criminal Defendant
What’s the Right Number of Taxis? The Answer Isn’t Easy for Cities
Tempted to Reap Short-Term Perks From New Tax Laws? Not So Fast
Trump Hits Turkey Hard, Doubling Metal Tariffs
Estela Co-Owner, Accused of Harassing Employees, Steps Away From His Restaurants
Twitter admits InfoWars violated its rules, but says it will remain on the platform
Business News at a Glance
Inside the Struggle at Twitter Over What Warrants a Ban
Tensions Between Turkey and U.S. Soar as Trump Orders New Sanctions
Trump Hits Turkey Hard, Doubling Metal Tariffs

Lifestyles

When Man Buns and Airlines Don’t Mix
Parasite found in McDonald's salad infects over 400 people
I Have to Ask: Do You Own a Gun?
Can the Fonz Make Pizza? Ayyy!
Andie MacDowell, Still Worth It
Can Society Scale?
My Voice Got Deeper. Suddenly, People Listened.
How Civil Must America Be?
Latte Art Begone! Here Come the Bold Freaks of Instagram

Entertainment

Review: ‘The Meg’ is a Binational Terror
Review: The Vietnam War, as Fought by the French, in ‘The 317th Platoon’
Kimmel's question on Trump leaves Kanye West stumped
Idris Elba as James Bond? Fans are shaken and stirred at the possibility
What's on Tap : Foodie News: Beer and ice cream shop is now open
'I Am Paul Walker' brings more nostalgia than depth to actor's life
'Ordeal by Innocence' spins Agatha Christie into juicy miniseries
'Crazy Rich Asians' stars explain why the film should be allowed to fail
We now know why Justin Bieber was crying...sort of
Emmy Rossum, Kristen Bell and more celebs share their 'weight'
Nicki Minaj makes regal drop with 'Queen'
Demi Lovato cancels fall tour
Review: A Housekeeper Claims Center Stage in ‘Member of the Wedding’
Langston Hughes Just Got a Year Older
Mark Morris’ New Pastoral Says Less Than Its Music
Matthew Newton, Director With Domestic Violence Record, Quits Jessica Chastain Film
Same Poet, Give or Take a Year
The Playlist: Cher Covers Abba (Again!), and 10 More New Songs

Political News

'Leave immediately': US Navy plane warned over South China Sea
Congress is trying to run away from immigration. This fall may not let them.
'Manhattan Madam' to testify before grand jury in Mueller investigation
Trump stokes attacks on NFL players who protest
Manafort jurors hear about Yankees tickets after mystery recess
Trump vows to double steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey
Buzz Aldrin: Space Force is 'one giant leap in the right direction'
Michael Avenatti in Iowa: I'm seriously considering running against Trump
Roger Stone aide skips out on grand jury testimony, challenging Mueller subpoena
Mueller subpoenas Randy Credico, who Roger Stone says was his WikiLeaks back channel
North Korea rejecting US proposals in diplomatic standoff
Mocked in Space: Russian embassy trolls US over new branch
Trump admin outlines plan to reunify separated children with deported parents
Stone Associate Is Subpoenaed in Russia Investigation
Betsy DeVos' rollback of Obama's for-profit college rules is almost complete
Trump's Supreme Court nominee to have confirmation hearing September 4
Omarosa claims Trump campaign offered her job in exchange for silence
Editorial asks what GOP lawmaker meant when he said his Democratic rival didn't know Kansas 'values'
UN Security Council calls for probe into Saudi-led airstrike that hit Yemen school bus
Rick Scott says Bill Nelson should prove his claim Russians have hacked Florida's elections
Brett Kavanaugh Urged Ken Starr Not to Indict Clinton While in Office
Space Force 2020! and other big headlines this week
Watchdog demands Congress investigate acting EPA head over alleged lobbying disclosure omissions
A Lifelong Political Scrapper, Roger Stone Is Fighting for His Own Legal Future
Kansas governor on primary race: 'Not entirely' comfortable with vote counting process
Takeaways from day nine of the Paul Manafort trial
Michael Avenatti calls for a fight in Iowa: 'When they go low, I say, we hit harder'
Immigration lawyer of Melania Trump's parents pushes back against Trump immigration proposal

Health Team

Australians urged to get tested for syphilis after unborn baby dies
Social media filters mess with our perceptions so much, there's now a name for it
Woman dying of cancer seeks deportation stay
On 'mission to touch the sun,' Parker Solar Probe has launched
A teen wanted to auction off a pig for a cancer charity. Buyers kept returning it so he could sell it over and over.
Eugene Parker, the pioneer behind the 'mission to touch the sun'
Have another cup: Research shows coffee could help people live longer
A university spelled 'Board of trustees' incorrectly in its diplomas for 6 years before it was spotted
Jurors give $289 million to a man they say got cancer from Monsanto's Roundup weedkiller
FDA approves 1st birth control app, long-term vaginal contraception ring