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Local News

Durham police searching for driver after SUV strikes 39-year-old woman
Chapel Hill inn the latest to ban plastic straws
15-year-old charged in fatal Raeford shooting
Man arrested in robbery of Cameron Village bank branch
NC woman's cancer struggle inspired 'rocks of hope' but new fear over her children's health
20 permits given to hunt alligators in Hyde County
Man charged with peeping at Trader Joe's in Raleigh
Raleigh man beaten by law enforcement sues Wake sheriff, deputy
Evacuation order lifted in Wake Forest after suspicious object deemed harmless
Garner woman accused of plotting to kill her mother
Authorities: Man broke into Raleigh home to rape 9-year-old girl
Johnston magistrate pleads guilty to using criminal database to help friend, hurt foes
Raleigh officer fired weapon during car chase that ended on Western Boulevard
All three in custody in death of Wilson teen
Rocky Mount mortician convicted of planning wife's slaying dies in prison
Hurricane Matthew recovery money slow in coming, but welcome when it arrives
Orange County firefighter dies following call
Man sought in fatal stabbing of Raleigh woman

News

FRANK BRUNI: What I learned at secretarial school
Los famosos que quizá no sabías que son zurdos
Autobús con fanáticos del Barcelona Sporting Club se estrella en Ecuador: hay al menos 12 muertos
Se desploma pasarela de madera en Vigo, España: hay más de 300 heridos
Incendio en hospital de Taiwán deja varios muertos y heridos
Terminan los 17 días de luto de la orca que llevó el cuerpo de su cría por más de 1.600 kilómetros
Hipopótamo ataca y mata a turista en Kenya
Outside the Box : Opinion Roundup: What to expect from GenX meeting, myth of school choice, voting rights and more
Los niños que murieron en Yemen estaban hablando y riéndose felices por su salida de campo apenas horas antes del ataque aéreo
Argentina: Cristina Fernández de Kirchner pide la nulidad de los cargos y la recusación del juez Bonadío y fiscales
Despiden del FBI al agente Peter Strzok
Omarosa grabó una conversación con Trump después de que fue despedida
Chile: Renuncia ministro de Cultura, Mauricio Rojas, tras polémica por declaraciones sobre el Museo de la Memoria
Wake school board committee to consider plan to match students with nurses
Mocoa, otra vez en alerta por lluvias: ¿cuáles son los lugares de Colombia más vulnerables a desastres naturales?
Nueva teoría sobre lo que le sucedió a la población de la Isla de Pascua sugiere un escenario completamente diferente
Trump fears the truth and Mueller
Detalles del lanzamiento de la sonda solar Parker: el intento de la NASA por llegar al Sol
Donald Trump alienta el boicot contra Harley-Davidson y sus motocicletas
La caída de Bayer tras perder un caso frente a un hombre que dice que desarrolló cáncer por herbicida de Monsanto
Lindsay Lohan se disculpa por comentarios sobre el movimiento #MeToo
Aretha Franklin: vida, música y legado, en datos
Who’s Afraid of Nancy Pelosi?
Editorials of The Times
Aretha Franklin está en cuidados paliativos en su casa, confirma fuente a CNN
¿Por qué la grabación secreta de Omarosa es señal de alarma?
Del Potro llega al puesto 3 del ranking ATP: tres de sus partidos que nadie olvida (ni olvidará)

Weather

Chance for severe storms mainly east of Raleigh

State News

@NCCapitol : Judge issues injunction, delays ballot printing over Supreme Court race
@NCCapitol : Amendments shifting power to legislature 'devious and mischievous,' former governors say
Voting felonies dropped for five in Alamance in plea deals

National News

LePage Was Saying Whatever He Wanted Before That Was a Thing
1 in 5 Students to Get Second Chance at Entry to Elite Schools
Patrick Williams, 79, Composer as Heard on TV (and Beyond), Is Dead
Elite New York High Schools to Offer 1 in 5 Slots to Those Below Cutoff
An Underappreciated Key to College Success: Sleep
Bui Tin, Colonel Who Accepted South Vietnam’s Surrender, Dies at 90
LePage Was Saying Whatever He Wanted Before That Was a Thing
Trump Visits Upstate New York to Aid GOP in House Races
Muthuvel Karunanidhi, 94, Screenwriter Turned Politician, Dies
Thirst Does Not Make You Stronger
Plane theft highlights security fears
Ohio State center of 2 high-profile investigations
Clues to Your Health Are Hidden at 6.6 Million Spots in Your DNA
With Short, Intense Sessions, Some Patients Finish Therapy in Just Weeks
Experts: School safety needs to go beyond focus on shooters
Can You Screen for Early Pancreatic Cancer?
Health and Fitness News and Notes
They Thought Hemophilia Was a ‘Lifelong Thing.’ They May Be Wrong.
Maria Konnikova Shows Her Cards
Baltimore Officer Resigns After Video Shows Him Punching a Man
Letitia James’ Ties to Cuomo Help, and Hinder, Her Bid for Attorney General
What Happens to #MeToo When a Feminist Is the Accused?
News and Notes About Science
Ellison Denies Abuse Allegations About Ex-Girlfriend
Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz, Feminist, Activist and Author, Dies at 72
Trump Appears to Admit White House Aides Signed Nondisclosure Agreements
Florida Prosecutors Charge Man in ‘Stand Your Ground’ Killing
My Patient’s Faithful Sisters
They Thought Hemophilia Was a ‘Lifelong Thing.’ They May Be Wrong.
Trump Visits Upstate New York to Aid GOP in House Races
Weather
Witnessing History at Manafort Trial, If You Can Stay Awake
Larry Meachum, Prison Reformer Who Led Prisons, Dies at 79
Trump Talks for 28 Minutes on Bill Named for John McCain. Not Mentioned: McCain.
Trump cabinet secretaries tour devastation of California fires
The Elements of Fire
Corruption Case Hinges on Whether $60,000 Can Fit in Ferragamo Bag
Son Tweets of Lawmaker’s ‘Grandstanding’
Trump Goes for Broke on Claim Military Received No Money Before His Watch. (He’s Still Wrong.)
Stephen Miller’s Uncle Calls Him a Hypocrite in an Online Essay
Why Many White Supremacists Skipped Rally: They’re Fractured
National News at a Glance
Ride-Hail Drivers Rush to Register Cars Before City’s New Cap
Program Will Train Students In Methods to Stop Bleeding
Trump Mocks Gillibrand and Cuomo in Visit to Upstate New York
‘Don’t Run This Year’: The Perils for Republican Women Facing a Flood of Resistance
Cuomo Finally Agrees to Debate Nixon, on Aug. 29
Candidate Admits Lying About College Degree
Fakir Musafar, Whose ‘Body Play’ Went to Extremes, Dies at 87

World News

The schoolboys on a field trip in Yemen were chatting and laughing. Then came the airstrike
Turkey's Erdogan defiant in the face of US tariffs, sanction threats
New theory paints more sophisticated picture of ancient Easter Island
Vigo festival: Hundreds injured in Spain after platform collapses
Mount Fuji’s Got Mail. A Bone-Rattling Bulldozer Ride Brings It Down.
North and South Korea Agree to Summit on Dismantling Weapons
America's longest war takes worrying new turn
Hospital Blaze in Taiwan Kills 9 and Injures Dozens
Iran's Supreme Leader: No war or talks with US over sanctions
The Iraqi Spy Who Infiltrated ISIS
‘No Such Thing’: China Denies U.N. Reports of Uighur Detention Camps
As Taliban Fight for Ghazni City in Afghanistan, Nearby Districts Fall
Another Surprise Meeting With Putin. This Time, It’s Merkel.
U.S. Set to Return Philippine Bells That Once Tolled to Mark a Massacre
Pier Collapse at Spain’s Vigo Music Festival Injures More Than 300
Turkey’s Currency Crisis Tests Erdogan’s Authoritarian Approach
As Taliban Fight for Ghazni City in Afghanistan, Nearby Districts Fall
Iran’s Top Leader Faults Rouhani for Crisis, Saying He Crossed ‘Red Lines’
Ouster of Zuma Loyalist Bolsters South Africa’s Corruption Fight
Turkey’s Currency Crisis Tests Erdogan’s Authoritarian Approach
Why the Taliban’s Assault on Ghazni Matters for Afghanistan and the U.S.
Why Is the U.S. Wary of a Declaration to End the Korean War?
World News at a Glance
Why Is the U.S. Wary of a Declaration to End the Korean War?
Special Forces Soldier Dies After Roadside Bomb Explosion in Afghanistan
Mount Fuji’s Got Mail. A Bone-Rattling Bulldozer Ride Brings It Down.
Her world ended when her kids were murdered. Raising dozens of orphans saved her life

5 On Your Side

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WRAL SmartShopper : Chipotle Mexican Grill: BOGO offer for students Saturday
WRAL SmartShopper : Share your deals & questions 8/13
WRAL SmartShopper : Weekly meal plans and Monday menus
WRAL SmartShopper : New printable coupons: Cooked Perfect, Coleman, Mr. Bubble
WRAL SmartShopper : Boston Market: BOGO meal valid through Tuesday, 8/14
WRAL SmartShopper : Free Outback Bloomin' Onion TODAY
WRAL SmartShopper : School supply deals: Week of 8/12 - 8/18
WRAL SmartShopper : Swagbucks Swago starts TODAY at 12 noon
WRAL SmartShopper : New Savingstar offers: Breyers, Skinny Pop, Sunsweet, Mrs. Smith's
WRAL SmartShopper : Couponing & grocery savings class at WRAL on August 25
WRAL SmartShopper : The Children's Place: Basic Denim only $6.99 TODAY plus 50% off sale & FREE shipping
WRAL SmartShopper : FREE Marbles Kick-Off to Kindergarten event Saturday, August 18
WRAL SmartShopper : Stainless Steel Salt and Pepper Grinder Set only $12.95
WRAL SmartShopper : Potbelly Sandwich Shop: Free kids meal with purchase of entree
WRAL SmartShopper : Dollar General Deals: Crayons, Xtra laundry, Pepsi, iTunes gift card
WRAL SmartShopper : Michaels: 40% off one item through 8/18

Business

Reliable Sources: Laura Ingraham fallout; Steve Hilton's response
Crisis in Turkey; Global fallout; Bayer pain
Could Citi's Jane Fraser become the first female banking CEO on Wall Street?
Banks and Retailers Are Tracking How You Type, Swipe and Tap
The Large Hidden Costs of Medicare's Prescription Drug Program
Turkish Regulators Step In to Deal With Fall in Currency
Elon Musk says he expects Saudis to fund plan to take Tesla private
What happens next in Turkey? It probably won't be good
How to Manage Your Law School Debt in 2018
Look out Apple! Amazon may soon be worth $1 trillion too
Lee and Wrangler jeans get the boot as VF Corp moves to Denver
Corporate America is raking in fat profits. Will it last?
Lawsuits target Delta, vendor for cybersecurity breach
Musk Says Meetings With Saudis Preceded Tweet on Taking Tesla Private
Papa John's is helping out franchisees hurting from the PR crisis
Drones and bluetooth sneakers: What's with all the pizza gimmicks?
Those Long Security Lines at Airports? They May Move Quicker Soon
Banks and Retailers Are Tracking How You Type, Swipe and Tap
Plunge in Lira, Turkey’s Currency, Fuels Fears of Financial Contagion
VF Plans to Spin Out Its Denim Brands
Foxconn Is Feeling the Sag in Smartphone Sales. Apple? Not So Much.
Why the Collapse in Turkish Currency Matters Globally
FBI warns banks about potential ATM hacking scheme
Tweets on Tesla Started a Tizzy. Someone Should Hit the Brakes.
Business News at a Glance
Fighting Conspiracies, Sandy Hook Parent Is Thwarted by Online Policies
Tweet on Tesla Going Private Was a Surprise
Reliable Sources: Three theories why Omarosa's book is not a #1 best seller

Lifestyles

Woman dies after getting infection from dog lick
Let’s Get a Can of Wine. It’s Not as Bad as It Sounds.
These Cutting Boards Help With Cleanup
Jewish Food Society Recalls Picnic Recipes From the Soviet Union
The History of France, Told Through Food
A Hole in the Wall for (Cash-Only) Brisket
A Sumptuous Dinner Date With Shakespeare
Comic book artist's work takes her from superheroes to civil rights
Go Ask Mom : Cirque du Soleil's Crystal stops at PNC Arena this week
Go Ask Mom : Children's theater series offers free open rehearsal, storytimes
Go Ask Mom : 10 things parents can do to help their child start the school year strong

Entertainment

Lindsay Lohan apologizes for #MeToo comments
Teen Choice Awards 2018: The winners list
Kanye explains his silence on 'Kimmel'
Aretha Franklin gravely ill at Detroit hospital
What's on Tap : Events this week: Cirque du Soleil, wine dinners
Chris Hardwick's tearful return to 'Talking Dead'
'Sabrina' reboot looks chilling
50 years of funk: Tower of Power celebrates golden anniversary
Bethenny Frankel breaks silence on Dennis Shields' death
What's on Tap : Schedule released for Wide Open Bluegrass
They All Love a ‘Yellow Submarine’: Very Young Beatles Fans Sing Along
A Case for the New Jazz Sound That Will Inspire Playlists
He Used to Move Pianos. Now He Moves Audiences.
Travis Scott’s ‘Astroworld’ Sells Enough to Beat Drake
What's on Tap : Booze and tacos: Taco Bell opens Cantina in Raleigh
Ruby Rose Quits Twitter Amid Backlash Over ‘Batwoman’ Casting
He Used to Move Pianos. Now He Moves Audiences.
Pranked by Sacha Baron Cohen, He Was as Shocked as the Rest of Us
Laverne Cox calls out 'injustice' of misgendering murder victims
Review: Familiar Rock Dreams in ‘Gettin’ the Band Back Together’

Marketplace

Quality Fishing and Cruising Challenger, Bay, and Flatbottom boats manufacturer in Southeastern, NC

Political News

The utter collapse of Donald Trump's 'best people' boast
Trump's Supreme Court pick calls Antonin Scalia a 'role model' and a 'judicial hero'
Trump-appointed judge upholds special counsel Mueller's authority
Omarosa taped call with Trump after she was fired
GOP lawmaker's son blasts father's role in Strzok saga, wants to flip his seat
Prosecution rests in Paul Manafort trial
Peter Strzok fired from the FBI
Why you can't just ignore Omarosa
Peter Strzok, FBI Agent Who Criticized Trump in Texts, Is Fired
Why the firing of Peter Strzok changes the Russia investigation less than you think
New black political group launches with four Democratic endorsements and more planned
Kasich responds to Trump's Twitter attack with a laughing Putin GIF
GOP lawmaker: FBI has evidence Russian bots were fanning flames before Charlottesville violence
Political strategist who worked with Kamala Harris says only she knows about 2020 run
Why did 2 of Trump's aides feel the need to record him?
Keith Ellison denies allegations he abused ex-girlfriend
Legal watchdog wants Commerce IG to investigate Wilbur Ross
A rose by any other name? Democrats grapple with the socialist question
Michael Avenatti is no Donald Trump. Not even close.
Meet the Indiana dad who hunts Russian trolls
Trump signs McCain defense measure, doesn't thank McCain
Kremlin "pleased" with Helsinki summit, US and Western intelligence assesses
White House paranoia deepens after Omarosa tapes
Pompeo, Trump mum on Saudi-led airstrike that hit Yemen school bus
3 takeaways from Day 10 of Paul Manafort's trial
1 data point that should make Democrats nervous
Trump has no black senior White House staff
James Clapper: Omarosa's secret recordings are 'unthinkable'
FBI Ousts an Agent Who Reviled Trump
Roger Stone ally: Mueller has 'concern' about Stone's 2016 predictions
Peter Strzok's attorney: FBI had the 'power, but not the right' to fire anti-Trump agent

Documentaries

'Connecting the Bots' examines automation in the workplace

Health Team

Escape from the Mayo Clinic: Teen accuses world-famous hospital of 'medical kidnapping'
Escape from the Mayo Clinic: Parents break teen out of world-famous hospital
Escape from the Mayo Clinic: How CNN reported the story
Unexpected effects of climate change: worse food safety, more car wrecks