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Local News

More than 200 without power in Durham after truck hits power pole
Sheriff: Hillsborough dad crashed into grandmother's car to take infant
Death of mom, daughter linked to faulty air conditioner at Rocky Mount motel
'Silent Sam' pedestal remains empty, but its future is unclear
Police: Rocky Mount man, 75, killed by pit bull
'I'm still in shock,' says driver who struck Leesville High teen lying in the road
Historical Commission votes to keep, add context to Confederate memorials
Bike share offers campus commute alternative at FSU
Branding, logos and the cost of standing out
Serving time for murder in NC, woman found guilty for link to Texas body dump
Hall makes bond, joins family in call for more answers in Raleigh police incident
Man arrested after fatal shooting at Raleigh motel was on probation


Editorial: Impeach state judges, how low can you go?
Rusia planea hacer los mayores juegos de guerra desde la Unión Soviética
El papa Francisco se reunirá con las víctimas de abuso sexual en Irlanda
Opinion Roundup: Silent Sam comes down, state board backs GenX threshold, reinstating Net Neutrality and more
Los rusos intentaron hackear el Senado de EE.UU. y grupos de pensamiento conservadores, según Microsoft
Buscan a un hombre que amenazó con dispararle al presidente Donald Trump
Critican a Madonna por el tributo que hizo a Aretha Franklin en los premios VMA
Estos son los 16 momentos más memorables de los premios VMA de MTV a los largo de 34 años
Wake County begins planning for student assignment in 2019-20
Jennifer Lopez sacude los VMA con su presentación y escribe su nombre en la historia
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Mujer asesinada por su esposo preparaba fiesta para revelar el género de su bebé
Colombia protesta contra Venezuela por supuesta violación de su soberanía en una zona fronteriza
Congresistas colombianos cantan reguetón para promover la consulta anticorrupción en el país
¿Por qué El Salvador rompió relaciones diplomáticas con Taiwán y giró a favor de Beijing?
Le disparan a tres personas en Nueva Zelandia mientras surfeaban en un lugar resguardado
Papa Francisco, para arreglar el problema de abusos sexuales en la Iglesia se necesita más que una carta
¿Cuán corrupta es Colombia y cuánto dinero pierde por este delito? Cuatro claves a propósito de la consulta anticorrupción
Ascienden a sargento a la policía que amamantó a un bebé en un hospital de Argentina
Editorial: Actions of few can't distract from dealing with monuments of Jim Crow past
Melania Trump’s Call to Greatness
Editorials of The Times
La verdad de ellos: de los "hechos alternativos" de Trump a los tacos estadounidenses de Tucker Carlson


One more chance for storms before temperatures cool, humidity clears

State News

@NCCapitol : North Carolina's Watt, now at FHFA, accused of sexual harassment
@NCCapitol : Three-judge panel pulls two amendments from N.C. ballots

National News

A New York Staple Is Coming to Los Angeles
The Bipartisan Cry of ‘Not in My Backyard’
In Wyoming Governor’s Race, a Wealthy Conservative Donor Tries on a New Hat: Candidate
Texas Deputy Accused of Molesting 4-Year-Old Is Found Dead in Jail, Officials Say
Golden State Killer Prosecutors Team Up to Try Suspect
Gov. Phil Murphy Banned Bear Hunts in New Jersey ... Sort of
Stationed Overseas, but Solving Crimes in New York City
Lack of Diversity Won't Prompt New York Elite School to Alter Admission Policy
Survivor of Massacre Is Back in the Hospital, But This Time to Learn
Weinstein Accuser Denies Having Sex With Man Accusing Her of Assault
Don Cherry, Singer by Night and Golfer by Day, Is Dead at 94
Hanna Mina, Syrian Novelist Who Chronicled the Poor, Dies at 94
Critics of a Confederate Statue Decide to Take Matters Into Their Own Hands
Barbara Harris, Stage, Screen and Improv Actress, Dies at 83
Video of Man Berating Officer Opens Debate Over Recording in Police Stations
Should Gov. Cuomo Be Investigated? His Fellow Democrats Don’t Say No.
Brian Murray, an Acclaimed Veteran of Broadway, Dies at 80
Thomas Hofeller, Republican Master of Political Maps, Dies at 75
Cost of New EPA Coal Rules: Up to 1,400 More Deaths a Year
‘We Have Some Breaking News’: A Wild Day Makes Networks Scramble
He Calls Home, Raising a Red Flag for the Army
Cohen’s Drink on Eve of Guilty Plea: Glenlivet on the Rocks
Vivian Matalon, Tony-Winning Director, Dies at 88
National News at a Glance
Leaving Queens: A Nazi’s Long Flight From Justice Ends
6 Takeaways From Michael Cohen’s Guilty Plea
Cohen, Manafort and Trump: What’s Next?
Body Believed to Be That of Iowa College Student Mollie Tibbetts Is Found
Michael Cohen Says He Arranged Payments to Women at Trump’s Direction
Black Girl Sent Home From School Over Hair Extensions
Manafort Guilty of 8 Charges in Fraud Trial
Rep. Duncan Hunter Is Indicted, Accused of Misusing Campaign Funds

World News

Russian Hackers Broaden Attacks to Conservatives
Italy bars its own Coast Guard ship from allowing migrants to disembark
5 things to know about the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha
Abuse allegations have been leveled at the Catholic Church for decades
Russia is giving the West plenty to worry about
Second Thoughts on a Chinese Spending Spree
Flash Flood at Gorge in Italy Kills at Least 10 Hikers
Real Turks feel the squeeze after Trump's tweets and tariffs
Pope Francis to meet Irish victims of sexual abuse
Iran unveils 'first domestically manufactured' fighter jet
New U.S. Sanctions Target Russia for Defying Rules on North Korea
Israel could allow up to 500,000 more civilians to carry guns
Pushing Further into Africa, Russia Signs a New Military Accord
Years after he told Ireland his story of abuse on live TV, ex-politician says Pope must do more for survivors
In Kerala Floods, Rescuers Use Helicopters and Even Their Own Backs
Paris Jackson Apologizes for Harper’s Bazaar Cover in Singapore, Where Gay Rights Lag
Can a Woman Head a Household in Dubai? Our Reporter Ventures to Find Out
For These Australian Prisoners, a 14-Month Wait Without Being Sentenced
U.S. Man Gets 17 Years in Prison for Traveling to Dominican Republic to Prey on Girls
El Salvador Recognizes China in Blow to Taiwan
Coal Lobby Turns Up Heat, and Australia Wilts Under Climate Change
Pope to Meet Victims of Clergy Sexual Abuse While in Ireland
After Italy Collapse, Europe Asks: How Safe Are Our Bridges?
Venezuela’s New Currency Sows Confusion and Shutters Stores
World News at a Glance
Ex-Nazi Guard in U.S., Now 95, Is Deported to Germany
Strong Quake Strikes in Northeastern Venezuela
Mortar Fire Punctures Afghan President’s Speech on Offer of Cease-Fire
Asia Argento Scandal Makes for Open Season on #MeToo in Italy

5 On Your Side

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Reliable Sources: VMAs winners; Trump talks to Reuters; 'truth isn't truth' fallout
Trump criticizes Powell; Stocks steady; Kohl's earnings
Australia has a lot to lose in the US-China trade war
Maersk to send first container ship through Arctic
What killed coal? Technology and cheaper alternatives
How Brexit could smash the British pound a second time
JPMorgan Chase will offer free online trades to customers
How Costco thrives in the Amazon era
Goldman Sachs will pay for mothers to ship breast milk home
Toll Brothers' record shows the American housing boom has no end in sight
Tesla wouldn't be as private as Elon Musk wants
Cannabis stocks soar to new highs
Kinecta Federal Credit Union Reviews: Checking, Savings, CD, Money Market, and IRA Accounts
Amalgamated Bank Reviews: Checking, Savings, CD, Money Market, and IRA Accounts
Review of E*Trade Bank’s Checking and Savings Accounts
How Trump’s Proposed $200 Billion China Tariffs Could Affect You
Can Trump bend the Fed to his will?
Slack Raises $427 Million More, at $7.1 Billion Valuation
In a Victory for PETA, Animal Crackers Roam Free
8 Ways the Next Round of China Tariffs Could Pinch Consumers
Apple Buys Rights to Series Based on New York Times Climate Change Article
McClatchy announces staff reductions of 3.5%, among other cost-cutting measures
Mining Innovation Aims to Turn Utah Sands Into an Oil Patch
Chasing Amazon, Grocers Stock Up on Startups
A Real-Time Map Tracks the Building Frenzy That’s Transforming New York
Uber Hires New Head of Finance for IPO
If Food Is Medicine, These Are the Giant Labs Needed to Make It
PepsiCo Returns to Soda’s Roots With Its SodaStream Deal
Stranger than fiction: Journalists marvel at a day almost hard to believe
Business News at a Glance


Healthy lunchbox packing tips for busy parents
Bill Leslie's Carolina Conversations : Bill Leslie: The act of mindfulness
A Road (and River) Trip Through Western Germany
Honeys for Rosh Hashana
Pizza, Pizza. And Then Some.
Brandy, You’re a Fine Cocktail Mixer
Summer Ramen You Will Want to Recreate at Home
Go Ask Mom : Meet Bonnie! N.C. Zoo names second baby rhino
A Gelato Cart to Tempt Midtown
Butler Bake Shop Expands to Dumbo
Go Ask Mom : Raleigh Little Theatre teams up with Raleigh Symphony for family-friendly performances
Step Aside, Peaches: Nectarines Make a Bid for Best Cobbler Filling
Can Liquor Have a Local Taste? They’re Banking on It
A Dwindling Catch Has Alaskans Uneasy
Go Ask Mom : Need to stock up on school clothes? Check out this week's children's consignment sales
The BLT gets a taco makeover
Let Us Now Praise the Humble Clam
Overnight Getaways Before (or After) the Kids Go Back to School
Go Ask Mom : As one decades-old school supply store shuts down, local owners say they're facing shifts in retail, education
Go Ask Mom : 13 places: Check out this teen-friendly Instagram tour of downtown Raleigh
Five Tips to Give Kids Some Culture and a Vacation at the Same Time
A Casual Place as Cool as the Name Suggests
At 59, a Gutsy Chef Makes Her Restaurant Debut
In Montenegro, a Mellow Journey Along a Familiar Path
Rebuilding Lombok After Multiple Earthquakes in Indonesia


What's on Tap : Beer with friends: How two friends turned love of beer into a business
Rose McGowan facing backlash for urging 'be gentle' with Argento
'Champions' star Josie Totah comes out as transgender
Ken Jeong on the success of 'Crazy Rich Asians': 'The fans have spoken'
'Star Wars' actress says she 'started to believe' trolls who pushed her off social media
What's on Tap : Racers take downtown Raleigh in MOST Amazing Race
Indian Dance: Motion in Stillness, Stillness in Motion
Review: ‘John McEnroe’ Captures a Perfectly Imperfect Tennis Star
Tiffany Haddish Gets a Netflix Stand-Up Special
Boyle Won’t Direct New James Bond Movie After All
A King Lear Set in India, Wild and Tragic as Ever
Here’s Your Assignment
A Movie That Creeps to Its Own Choreographic Beat

Political News

Russians targeted Senate and conservative think tanks, Microsoft says
7 political things that happened at the 2018 VMAs
Trump is powerless as his legal fate spins out of his control
Trump: There'll 'most likely' be another summit with Kim
First on CNN: Group targets key House race voters on local environmental issues
Nazi labor camp guard living in New York deported to Germany
Paul Manafort found guilty on eight counts
EPA rolls back Obama-era coal pollution rules as Trump heads to West Virginia
New Russia meddling claims put Trump on spot over Putin
Trump claims 'even James Clapper' thinks Brennan has 'gone totally off the rails'
Can the Republican Party survive Donald Trump?
Here's what's actually going on behind closed doors at the Manafort trial
Warren pitches new anti-corruption plan, calls Trump administration 'stinkiest example' of old problem
Michael Cohen implicates Trump in hush money scheme
Russia's 2018 hacking efforts are nowhere near what they were in 2016 -- yet
Susan Collins says Kavanaugh told her Roe v. Wade is settled law
Ward says appearing with 'Pizzagate' conspiracist necessary to attract campaign attention
Intel protests to Trump -- quiet and loud -- gain momentum
Congress still doesn't know what Trump said to Putin in Helsinki
Former House IT staffer at center of debunked conspiracy theories avoids jail time
Donald Trump doesn't appear to have any idea what a 'perjury trap' is
Trump's latest round of China tariffs is coming this week
VA may have fumbled over 1,000 sexual trauma claims, report says
UN watchdog says North Korea has not halted nuclear program
Trump decries Manafort verdict, says Mueller investigation a 'disgrace'
Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife indicted in use of campaign funds for personal expenses
GOP lawmakers try to distance Trump from Manafort and Cohen as Democrats pounce
The worst hour of Donald Trump's presidency just happened
READ: The charges against Paul Manafort
Facing New Russian Hacking, Senators Signal They Are Ready to Act
Washington Post: White nationalist attended top WH adviser birthday party last weekend
Michael Avenatti on Cohen plea: 'Trump's fingerprints are all over the crime scene'
Trump planning 40 days of midterm campaign travel, White House says
Takeaways from the Paul Manafort guilty verdicts
Who was on Paul Manafort's jury of his peers?
Accused of Crimes, but Is Trump Shielded From Prosecution?
Roe Is ‘Settled Law,’ Kavanaugh Tells Collins. Democrats Aren’t Moved.
The original 'Trump caucus' in Congress has not fared well at all
Sen. Richard Blumenthal: 'We are in a Watergate moment'
A One-Two Punch Puts Trump Back on His Heels
A Birkin bag and attempts to bury negative stories: The case against Michael Cohen
Cohen's attorney says he has information on Trump that would interest Mueller

Health Team

Rookie vegetarianism and the junk food trap
Students learn lifesaving techniques once reserved for military
Their dad killed himself on the farm where he was born. They hope his story will save others
What's new about the flu shot this year
When students were bullied because of dirty clothes, a principal installed a free laundromat at school
Some EpiPen expiration dates get extended on heels of shortage
New cervical cancer screening recommendations include more options
She took a self-defense class for blind women; now she's a judo champion