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Local News

Durham Rescue Mission equips thousands for start of school
Firefighters rescue 2 boys trapped in bunk bed after tree falls on home
What's next for Confederate monuments across the Triangle? Local group seeks answers
Police searching for missing Fayetteville man
Rocky Mount mother charged in infant's death
Longtime Brooks Elementary principal dies
Does North Carolina's "CON" law help or hurt access to and cost of health care?
'Long time coming': Victim relieved after arrest of alleged 'Ramsey Street Rapist'
Cache of gold, mystery liquid emerge as clues in Durham man's death
UNC-CH chancellor: 'We were not remiss' in leaving 'Silent Sam' statue standing before protest
Church's view less than heavenly after road project
Clues sought after woman's body found outside Sanford hospital ER
Police searching for man with information in 'suspicious' death of Fayetteville woman
Family seeks solace in others after son suffers multiple strokes as baby
Several tell panel they want Confederate statue returned to Durham courthouse
President Trump expected to visit the Charlotte area next week
Two charged with breaking into Franklin County church

News

BARRY SAUNDERS: For a silent symbol, 'Sam' keeps stuff stirred up
Ataque con cuchillo cerca de París deja dos muertos y un herido
These apps can help you organize your life
Encuentran agua congelada en los polos de la Luna
Outside the Box : Opinion Roundup: Fate of Confederate monuments, Constitution Party wins ballot access, school segregation and more
Search Your Souls (What’s Left of Them), Republicans
“No quería que Paul Manafort fuera culpable, pero lo es. Nadie está por encima de la ley”, dijo jurado que apoya a Trump
Cumberland County bus drivers ready to hit the road on first day of school
La serie 'The Big Bang Theory' llegará a su fin con la próxima temporada en 2019
Un buque se dirige hacia un punto del océano en el que podría estar el ARA San Juan
Trump dice que si es enviado a juicio político, “todo el mundo sería muy pobre”
Reviven las corridas de toros en Bogotá; Colombia, entre los ocho países donde aún es legal la tauromaquia
¿Buscas el trabajo ideal? Este resort de lujo en las Maldivas está buscando un vendedor de libros
NC lottery raises record-breaking $670M for education
Descubren un narcotúnel entre Arizona y México debajo de lo que fue un restaurante
The Tax-Cut Con Goes On
Las razones de Estados Unidos para no querer a China en Latinoamérica
Editorials of The Times

Weather

Why is the Pacific having such a busy hurricane season compared to the Atlantic?
Gardner: 'Glorious' weather starts today

State News

@NCCapitol : All former NC chief justices voice opposition to 2 amendments
@NCCapitol : Lawmakers call another special session on proposed amendments
@NCCapitol : NCGA leadership releases new constitutional amendment language

National News

Verizon Throttled California Firefighters’ Internet Speeds Amid Blaze (They Were Out of Data)
Hawaii Braces for Hurricane Lane, a Rare Category 4 Storm
James explains break from Working Families
DeVos Is Said to Weigh Letting School Districts Use Federal Funds to Buy Guns
The Human Element in California’s Wildfires
Study: Coastal Georgia homes lost $15.3 million value due to flooding
A Rebirth for Alabama Democrats? Not So Fast.
In Serial Rape Case That Stumped Police, Genealogy Database Leads to Arrest
Alice Dunnigan, First Black Woman to Cover White House, Will Get Statue at Newseum
Mary Pratt, Realist Painter of Household Scenes, Dies at 83
Giraffe Parts Sales Are Booming in the U.S., and It’s Legal
Attempted Hacking of Voter Database Was a False Alarm, Democratic Party Says
New York City May Be Stalled on Integration, but a Brooklyn District Has a Plan
NSA contractor receives record-setting prison sentence in leak case
María Isabel Chorobik de Mariani, Crusading Argentine Grandmother, Dies at 94
Manafort Jury Holdout Blocked Guilty Verdicts on 10 of 18 Charges, Juror Says
Trump’s Inaccurate Claims About Cohen, Obama and Campaign Finance
How the Nazis Got to New York: Immigration Fraud
Levi Sanders Is Not His Father. He Keeps Telling That to Voters.
Trump Put a Low Cost on Carbon Emissions. Here’s Why It Matters.
Alex Storm, Who Found a Long-Lost Treasure at Sea, Dies at 80
DeVos Weighs Arming Schools by Tapping $1 Billion Antipoverty Program
Sniper Terrorizes Residents of Upper East Side High-Rise
Cynthia Nixon Says She Can Win. But Who Are Her Voters?
Lament Quickly Turns Into Politics in Wake of Young Woman’s Death
A New Panel Can Investigate Prosecutors. They Plan to Sue to Block It.
State Eyes Criminal Case Against Trump’s Company
David Pecker, chief of National Enquirer's publisher, is said to get immunity in Trump inquiry
National News at a Glance
Hawaii Braces for a Rare Encounter with a Hurricane
Reality Winner, Former NSA Translator, Gets More Than 5 Years in Leak of Russian Hacking Report
Woman Sues Mario Batali, Saying He Groped Her in Boston Bar
Three Men Sentenced to Prison for Violence at Charlottesville Rally
Weather

World News

China Forces Out BuzzFeed Journalist
South Africa hits back at 'unfortunate' Trump tweet on land reform
Knife attack near Paris leaves two dead, one injured
Water ice found at the moon's poles, study says
Pop star MP Bobi Wine charged with treason in Uganda
Halogen light bulbs to be banned in Europe
British-Iranian woman imprisoned in Tehran temporarily released
Rivals Challenge Malcolm Turnbull, Australia’s Leader, as Party Support Fades
Argentine Police Officer Promoted After Breastfeeding Neglected Baby
Man on Terror Watch List Kills Relatives Near Paris, Police Say
Briton Arrested in Iran in 2016 Given Three-Day Furlough to See Family
The Arctic's 'last bastion' of sea ice is breaking up for the first time on record
Turkey’s Colorful Carpet Fields Bask in Summer Sun
Trump Cites False Claims of Widespread Attacks on White Farmers in South Africa
Fox News Draws Rebuke From Poland Over ‘Polish Death Camp’ Reference
Pope Francis Will Be Visiting a Changed Ireland
British Airways and Air France to Suspend Iran Service
Army Recommends Silver Star for Captain Criticized in Deadly Niger Ambush
'Saving Nemo': How Australian schools are protecting the clownfish
Former Argentine President’s Homes Searched in Corruption Inquiry
Trump Administration Revives Use of Special Envoys
On Eve of Pope’s Visit, Rural Irish Rage at Abuse
The Call to Hajj May Be Unanswerable
A Second ‘Wound That Never Heals’
Drone Spots Isolated Tribe in Amazon
After Worst Kerala Floods in a Century, India Rejects Foreign Aid
Egyptian authorities detain former diplomat after calls for referendum, family says
U.K. Outlines Plan to Avert Chaos of a No-Deal Brexit
World News at a Glance

Traffic

Envelope full of flour prompted investigation at NCCU
Raleigh readies rules for recently deployed dockless scooter flock

5 On Your Side

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WRAL SmartShopper : Share your deals & questions 8/23
WRAL SmartShopper : What's for dinner Thursday?
WRAL SmartShopper : Bojangles' closing 10 locations and removing 4 menu items
WRAL SmartShopper : Wendy's: Small Frosty only 50 cents
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WRAL SmartShopper : New printable coupons: Delizza ($1.50), Dove antiperspirant, Claritin
WRAL SmartShopper : How many coupon inserts in the Sunday paper?
Are robotic vacuums worth the price?
WRAL SmartShopper : Couponing & grocery savings class at WRAL this Saturday

Business

How Much Does the Average American Have in Savings?
CNN suspends Paris Dennard pending investigation of misconduct allegations
Reliable Sources: Cohen fallout; Lanny's TV tour; Omarosa's victory
Buzzfeed's China reporter says she was forced to leave the country
US-China trade war ramps up; Stocks steady; Alibaba earnings
How FireEye Helped Facebook Spot a Disinformation Campaign
Texas Gulf Coast exports more oil than it imports for the first time
Kroger plans to ditch plastic bags by 2025
UK warns of higher costs if Brexit talks fail
Sears is closing another 46 stores. Here's where
Sears at Crabtree Valley is closing in November, company says
Starbucks will let employees split their time at a nonprofit
Let's play softball: Read all 18 questions Fox News asked Trump
Apple's Tim Cook is about to get a $120 million payday
Georgia explores challenges, benefits of Atlanta airport takeover
Kroger is doing away with plastic bags
Alibaba is ready for a trade war
Australia Bans China’s Huawei From Building 5G Wireless Network
Goldman Sachs is offering savings accounts to Brits
Time Magazine's latest Trump cover shows president drowning in Oval Office
How to Do a Balance Transfer With Capital One
Credit One Bank Review: Average Credit Welcome But Complicated Terms
Best First Credit Card for Teenagers
Self Lender Review
SPAM maker Hormel gets burned by tariffs
European airlines are scrapping flights to Iran
Volkswagen accused of ruining Mexican crops with weather-altering 'hail cannons'
The Stealth Drivers of the Record Bull Market
Trump says impeachment would crash the market. Really?
America's banks have never made more money
Should These Tests Get a Failing Grade?
Musk Wants to Take Tesla Private. Can He Make the Math Work?
How McDonalds solved its Happy Meal problem
Alibaba Had a Bright Quarter, Despite Clouds Over China’s Economy
Purveyors of Juice-Box Style, Nicotine-Filled E-Liquids Quit Selling the Products
Dozens of CEOs ask Trump administration not to change immigration policy
One Tesla Investor Wants It to Stay Public
Why the IPO of Saudi Arabia's crown jewel has stalled
Tesla investor to Musk: Don't go private. Stock could be worth $4,000
McGraw-Hill Federal Credit Union Review of Checking, Savings, CD, Money Market and IRA Rates
My eBanc Review of Checking, Money Market and CD Accounts
How have Americans fared financially under Trump?
The Passion, and Sometimes Profit, of Vintage Racing
Business Leaders View U.S. Immigration Policy as Threat to Economy
Google Deletes 39 YouTube Channels Linked to Iranian Influence Operation
Jaguar to make an electric version of 1960s sports car the E-Type
Treasury Issues Crackdown on State and Local Tax Workarounds
Business News at a Glance
SEC Will Rehear Dozens of Cases After Supreme Court Ruling
Chill Remains Between China and United States in Latest Trade Talks

Lifestyles

An Alternative to Bollywood Style
How to Do a Makeup Look in 5 Minutes. Tops.
Aging Well : What does a hospice social worker do?
Asheville-based company recalls 32 homeopathic medicines for kids and infants
Owner of Indian cafe in Chapel Hill wants to 'break down barriers'
It’s the Summer of Challenges
Go Ask Mom : Chatham County author's newest picture book tells a story about life journeys, immigration
Go Ask Mom : Take the Kids: Learn about animal tracks at Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve in Cary
Go Ask Mom : Recipe: Weeknight Tandoori Chicken from new cookbook, '100 Days of Real Food on a Budget'

Entertainment

What's on Tap : The Happytime Murders: Puppet debauchery made boring
What's on Tap : Weekend best bets: Brad Paisley, Lazy Daze
Asia Argento's accuser speaks out
Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco weigh in on end of 'Big Bang Theory'
Ben Affleck enters rehab
What's on Tap : New movies this week: The Happytime Murders, Beautifully Broken
What's on Tap : Visitors spent a record $23B last year in NC
What's on Tap : Urban Outfitters opens Friday in downtown Raleigh
'Magnum P.I.,' 'Hawaii Five-0' shut down production ahead of Hurricane Lane
‘Star Wars’ Actress Takes a Stand After Online Harassment
Review: ‘The Innocents’ on Netflix Is a Stylish, Slender Teen Romance
Review: ‘Crime + Punishment’ Is a Tough Documentary About Police Abuses
Baldwin’s ‘Little Man’ Grows Into Another Time
Italy to Frick Collection: Give Our Painting Back
Benanti to Join ‘My Fair Lady’ on Broadway
The Leonard Bernstein You Should Listen To
In ‘Support the Girls,’ Sisterhood Is Funny, Essential and Sweet
Bernstein as Conductor: Movement That Mesmerized
Playing for Lenny: ‘I Saw This Guy Jumping Up and Down’
Jack Ryan Still Just Wants to Sit at a Desk
How ‘Searching’ Uses Tech Devices as Narrative Devices
What Will the Future Be Like? These Objects Help Us Imagine
For Glenn Close, the Seventh Nomination Just May Be the Charm
You Wrote the Play. Can You Let It Go?
Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King, co-writer of 'Sweet Home Alabama,' dies
An Artist Warns of a Robot-Ruled Future. Or Is It Our Present? Let’s Discuss.
Missed the Summer Music Festivals? Stream These Classic Performances at Home
Hip-Hop Dreams and Indian Fantasy
Rip Van Winkle Meets His Neighbors
A Striking Video Bending Genre and Gender
Temptations Musical ‘Ain’t Too Proud’ Headed for Broadway

Political News

Trade war: The US and China just slapped new tariffs on each other
'I did not want Paul Manafort to be guilty, but he was,' says juror who supports Trump
Republicans Urge Embattled Incumbents to Speak Out on Trump
A reckoning could be coming for Trump
'Misstep' by Michigan Democrats caused a cybersecurity scare and prompted the DNC to call the FBI
Emails show the swamp stretches to the Agriculture Department
Trump falsely says Michael Cohen's actions 'weren't crimes'
Trump says longstanding legal practice of flipping 'almost ought to be illegal'
Trump says Jeff Sessions 'never took control of the Justice Department'
Trump says 'everybody would be very poor' if he's impeached
Trump admin disputes NYT report on Education Department plan to arm teachers
Pompeo expected to tap diplomatic vet Zalmay Khalilzad as Afghanistan special envoy
NSA leaker Reality Winner sentenced to more than 5 years in prison
Pompeo names special representative, announces fourth trip to North Korea
Beto O'Rourke's defense of anthem protests draws support from LeBron James
The 36 most outrageous lines in Donald Trump's Fox News interview
Lindsey Graham says Trump could replace Jeff Sessions after midterms
Sessions hits back at Trump: DOJ won't be 'improperly influenced'
California lawmakers vote to wipe out old pot convictions
What's behind Trump's concern for white farmers in South Africa?
Duncan Hunter and his wife plead not guilty to charges they misused campaign funds
Trump's story on hush money payments to silence women keeps changing
WSJ: National Enquirer publisher David Pecker granted immunity
Jeff Sessions finally punches back at Donald Trump -- hard
Bolton warns Russia over election interference, denies Trump is a 'security risk'
Manafort jury form confirms 11-1 split
Duncan Hunter's deluded defense is pure Trump
Coal miner: Trump's 'false promises' will 'only line the pockets' of executives
Giuliani: If Trump were impeached 'the American people would revolt'
Duncan Hunter steps down from committee assignments amid corruption charges
Mulvaney's long history with key consumer tool puts its future in doubt
Report on Starr investigation leaks doesn't mention Brett Kavanaugh by name
New Treasury rule won't allow SALT deduction workarounds
Senate approves massive $850 billion spending package
Gowdy asks Mattis for answers on Pentagon spokeswoman investigation
Donald Trump's very dramatic case against impeachment
Trump’s Lawyers Urged Him to Postpone Even Considering Pardons in Russia Inquiry
GOP dodges, weaves and downplays Trump's week of drama
Senator Says He Has Trump’s Backing for Prison Bill Vote Late This Year
Report on Starr Inquiry Leaks Is Released
Justice Scalia's son: Washington can learn from dad's 'rich friendship' with RBG
Criminal justice overhaul is tabled -- for now
Indicted Rep. Duncan Hunter: My wife handled my finances
Judge: ICE shouldn't 'remove' people applying for green cards just because they have deportation orders
NY Times: Manhattan DA looking at criminal charges against Trump Organization
Trump Tweet Echoes Agenda of Supremacy
With a Vocabulary From ‘Goodfellas,’ Trump Evokes His Native New York

Health Team

From 'screw you' Aetna to Sweet 16, teen celebrates her surgery -- and new life
Massive 5,000-year-old burial monument unearthed in Kenya
First case of deadly MERS virus in five years diagnosed in England
Why Russian trolls stoked US vaccine debates
Survey aims to find solutions to Wake County's greatest health concerns
American Academy of Pediatrics wants doctors to write children a prescription for play
No amount of alcohol is good for your overall health, global study says
More than 500 sick from outbreak linked to McDonald's salads