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Local News

Raleigh home invasion leads to chase, crash in Durham
Raleigh police believe overnight shooting, car crash are related
Two arrested after fatal shooting of pregnant woman
More protests planned over Silent Sam toppling?
Police: Fayetteville man killed his wife, fled to Las Vegas
Good feeling leads Fayetteville woman to lottery win
Durham can cover $58M shortfall for Durham-Orange light rail, leaders say
Family of latest person to die in Durham jail seeks answers
Fuquay-Varina authorities remove over two dozen animals from home
Birthday dinner disrupted by couple's theft allegation, Triangle woman says
Fuel leaks, bad tires, worn brakes: WRAL investigates NC school bus inspections
Robeson County physician sentenced to 20 years for unlawfully prescribing opioids
Machete-waving driver prompts chase with Johnston deputies
State Bar reinstates former Durham DA's law license

News

Advice from a teacher: 3 back-to-school tips every parent should know
By the numbers: 162,000 Wake students head back to school
El último mensaje de John McCain a Donald Trump
Outside the Box : Opinion Roundup: Confederate statue debate, addressing mental health in N.C.'s schools, putting a stop to GenX and more
Seniors at Green Hope High School greet the new year with a parade
Las fotos de la carrera y vida personal de John McCain
EE.UU. y México alcanzan acuerdo preliminar para reformular el NAFTA
Consulta anticorrupción en Colombia: ¿quién ganó y quién perdió?
A political body-snatching
Manu Ginobili se retira de la NBA y del baloncesto con este mensaje
Death in the Age of Narcissism
Safety measures inside and out greet students on first day of school
High fives, new faces as Cumberland County school year begins
John McCain representa la dignidad en la política de EE.UU.
“Game of Thrones”: nuevo tráiler destapa algunas pistas de la próxima temporada
¿Por qué han varado tantas ballenas en Argentina recientemente?
¿Por qué han varado tantas ballenas en Argentina recientemente?
Fatal accidente: jóvenes empujaban un auto varado, una camioneta los atropelló y cuatro murieron
Why It Can Happen Here
Lo que la muerte de McCain deja claro: la morralla y la dignidad
Editorials of The Times

Weather

State News

@NCCapitol : Republicans plan hearing to review Cooper's handling of hurricane relief, Atlantic Coast Pipeline
@NCCapitol : NC House candidate to remain in race despite cancer diagnosis
@NCCapitol : Senate finalizes new amendments language
@NCCapitol : Partisan gerrymandering case could force another congressional primary in NC

National News

A Surprisingly Simple Way to Help Level the Playing Field of College Admissions
‘Secret Science’ in the Salinas Valley?
Trump’s $130,000 in Hush Money to Daniels: Here’s Everything We Now Know
Arpaio Could Have Ridden Into the Sunset. Instead He’s Taking a Pummeling in Arizona.
McCain ‘Suffered Fools Poorly,’ and Arizonans Admired Him For It
A New Trick to Keep Barnacles From Sticking to Ships
Proposal to rename Senate building for McCain a quandary for Ga. lawmakers
New judge means a restart in Georgia-Florida legal fight over water
The DNA of Extinct Cave Bears Lives On
Big Tobacco’s Global Reach on Social Media
Russian Trolls Used Vaccine Debate to Sow Discord, Study Finds
The Heartbreakers at Chain Restaurants
Do Collagen Supplements Help Skin, Hair, Nails and Joints?
How You Felt About Gym Class May Impact Your Exercise Habits Today
Let Kids Play
Georgia Democrats aren't putting Trump at center of November hopes
Criminal justice reveals wide split in Georgia governor's race
Donna Shalala Isn’t Done Yet
Ohio's aging prison population is adding costs for their care
McCain’s Farewell Statement
The City Council Has New Muscle, and It’s Starting to Flex It
What Do Ducks Hear? And Why Do We Care?
Queeneth Ndaba, Champion of South African Jazz, Dies at 81
Meet Josh Shapiro, the Man Behind the Bombshell Investigation of Clergy Sexual Abuse
China Has Withheld Samples of a Dangerous Flu Virus
Breast-Feeding Mothers Should Avoid Marijuana, Pediatricians Say
Trump Falsely Calls Preliminary Pact Between U.S. and Mexico ‘Maybe the Largest Trade Deal Ever’
Climate change report projects harms to California
A Trump Endorsement Can Decide a Race. Here’s How to Get One.
In Police Stations, Help for Crime Victims Is Closer to Home
When Plastics Perish in Museum Collections
How a Plant Ages
Could Trump's missing signature force him to be deposed?
High Profits and Misery Meet at Door of Smugglers’ Stash Houses
Claims of Staff Sex Parties: New Troubles for Public Housing
Health and Fitness News and Notes
George Walker, Barrier-Breaking Composer, Is Dead at 96
A Deal Is Reached to Reactivate Speed Cameras in School Zones
In Defending Trump, Is Giuliani a Shrewd Tactician — or ‘Untethered’?
How Much Alcohol Is Safe? None, Say These Researchers
Letter Accusing Pope Inflames American Catholic Church
Charles Kushner and Michael Cohen Accused of Falsifying Building Permits to Push Out Tenants
National News at a Glance
Weather
Federal Court Throws Out North Carolina’s Congressional Districts, Again
Rose McGowan Says Asia Argento Admitted to Sleeping With Young Actor

World News

Macron says Europe can't rely on US for security
Super sniffer dogs help Kenya crack down on illegal ivory poaching
German government condemns right-wing rioters after protests surprise police
Aerial photos show smaller crowds than expected at papal Mass in Ireland
MP Bobi Wine freed on bail in Uganda
Remembering John McCain, Moscow's Enemy No. 1
South Africa's top diplomat slams Trump tweet as 'right-wing ideology'
Scott Morrison Is a New Kind of Australian Prime Minister: An Evangelical Christian
17,500 Dutchmen Gave Their DNA in a Murder Inquiry. After 20 Years, an Arrest.
Alexei Navalny, Kremlin Critic, Is Jailed Before Pension Protests
Pope Francis, the Accusations and the Backstory
Myanmar Generals Should Face Genocide Charges, U.N. Panel Says
U.S. Commander Seeks Clarity in Yemen Attack
Vatican Power Struggle Bursts Into Open as Conservatives Pounce
World News at a Glance
Ally of South Korean Leader Conspired to Rig Online Opinion, Inquiry Finds
Hong Kong Professor Faces Murder Trial in ‘Yoga Ball Killing’
Trump and Kim Clash, via Tweets and the State Media

5 On Your Side

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WRAL SmartShopper : Little Tikes Cash Register, Grocery Cart & wooden play food deals
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WRAL SmartShopper : Weekly meal plans and Monday menus
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WRAL SmartShopper : Potbelly Sandwich Shop: BOGO "A Wreck" sandwich deal through Sunday
WRAL SmartShopper : Dollar General Deals: 2-Day Sale, Libby's veggies, ketchup, apple juice, laundry, razors
Router reboot, updates, password are key to home network security
WRAL SmartShopper : Reversible Quilt Sets only $34.99 at Kohl's
WRAL SmartShopper : Pepsi & Dr. Pepper 2 ltrs. only 88 cents at Big Lots

Business

Tesla reaction; NAFTA talks; Didi in trouble
Investors still aren't happy with Elon Musk
Brit + Co founder: Women can create their own roadblocks
Women Struggling to Get Pregnant Turn to Fertility Apps
4 Companies That Help You Get Your Paycheck Early
SmartyPig Savings Account Review
Utah First Credit Union Review of Checking, Savings, CD, Money Market and IRA Rates
How to Tame Health Care Spending? Here’s a 1 Percent Solution
How's your 401(k)? Record bull market continues growth
Bloomberg News reassigned reporter after Wells Fargo CEO called to complain
What You Need to Know About IRS Ruling on 401(k) Match for Student Loan Repayments
Apex restaurant sued by IRS declares bankruptcy
Next Act for Roseland Ballroom Site
What You Might Not Know About Esports, a $620 Million Industry
Student Loan Watchdog Quits, Saying Trump Administration Is Harming Students
Volkswagen’s Effort to Stop Scandals Needs More Work, Report Says
5 Signs You’re in a Financially Abusive Relationship
Shopping for Multi-Armed Chandeliers
Top U.S. Student Loan Officer Resigns, Slams Trump Administration
US-Mexico trade agreement sends markets to record highs
Elon Musk and Tesla Resolved One Issue, But Face Others
US-Mexico trade deal could be a relief for automakers
FCC Investigation Clears Chairman in Sinclair Inquiry
Blueprints for 3D Printed Gun Must Stay Off Internet for Now, Federal Judge Says
The Trump Tax Cuts Were Supposed to Depress Housing Prices. They Haven’t.
As Sears Withers, Its Former Stores Fuel a New Fortune
Business News at a Glance
Trump Reaches Revised Trade Deal With Mexico, Threatening to Leave Out Canada
In a Shift in Driverless Strategy, Uber Deepens Partnership With Toyota

Lifestyles

Go Ask Mom : Back to School: Slow down, watch for kids, be safe in school zones
Aging Well : Medicare and Moving Across State Lines
Go Ask Mom : Just show your student ID: Libraries in Chapel Hill, Durham, Orange County make it easy for students to check out a book
Mekelburg’s Opens an Outpost in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
The Danes Arrive With Danish
Hill Country Opens a Food Park
A Finer Flagship Store for Morgenstern’s
A City Market Moves Across the Street
Batidos for Bed-Stuy
Go Ask Mom : Check it out: Eagle Scout completes wooden train playset at New Hope Valley Railway ahead of Thomas in the Garden event
Go Ask Mom : Julia Sims: Back-to-school jitters

Entertainment

Neil Simon: Comedy giant who straddled the worlds of theater, movies, TV
Kevin Smith celebrates major weight loss
Your first look at the long-awaited new season of 'True Detective'
What's on Tap : Events this week: Rooftop pool party, live music
What's on Tap : American Aquarium, Rhett and Link among State Fair performers
What's on Tap : DPAC nominated for international Theater of the Year Award
What's on Tap : Burial Beer, Videri Chocolate headed to Moore Square food hall
'Game of Thrones' trailer drops some hints
Ariana Grande Returns to No. 1 With ‘Sweetener’
Tales of Royal Romance and a Demon Barber to Grace the Stage
At Operalia, the Zarzuela Tradition Lives On
‘Who Is America?’ Ends With Simpson. But Where Was Palin?
‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘True Detective’: Get a Glimpse of the New Seasons
‘When He Laughed, You Knew You’d Hit His Truth’
The Rock helps honor fan who died in car crash
‘Son of Immigrants, Black and Gay’: A DJ Breaks Barriers in France
'Lake Success': He’s Riding a Dark Bus of the Soul
‘Sehnsucht’ Navigates the Inexact Science of Nostalgia
Operalia Opens Doors to the Best Stages; Winners Claim the Prize
For Portuguese Singers, Opera Is Elsewhere
John Goodman says Dan will be 'sad because his wife's dead' on 'The Conners'
In a New Book of Sketches, Françoise Gilot Clears Her Mind of the Past
Patricia Clarkson: ‘Sharp Objects’ Included ‘Some of the Toughest Scenes I’ve Played’
Louis C.K. Performs at Club for First Time Since #MeToo Accusations

Political News

John McCain's final message for the President
What I learned from covering a statesman's journey
Ted Kennedy's son remembers his father's friendship with John McCain
Former AZ Gov. Jan Brewer says McCain 'embodied what Arizona was all about'
US and Mexico reach a preliminary trade deal that could replace NAFTA
Why John McCain would never make it in today's Republican Party
Trump finally orders flags lowered to honor McCain
House Intel Dem wants Cohen, Trump Jr. to testify again
North Korea accuses US of 'hatching a criminal plot to unleash a war'
Flashback: Former Senate majority leader remembers McCain considering leaving the Republican Party
Kelli Ward said McCain announcement about ending treatment was timed to hurt her campaign
Most disapprove of Trump's handling of trade negotiations, are worried about impact on US
READ: Sen. John McCain's farewell statement
McCain's last message read aloud as Washington returns to work without him
The total weirdness of Donald Trump's trade announcement
Trump says he's ditching NAFTA but that's not what's happening
As Trump stays silent on McCain's death, the senator gets a last word
Parkland shooting looms large in the Broward County School Board race
Donald Trump thinks 52% of Americans approve of the job he's doing. They don't.
Mattis warns Saudi Arabia US support in Yemen 'not unconditional'
Republican lawmaker: Border wall, family separations counterproductive to security
Read President Trump's statement on John McCain
Behind Trump's decision to finally praise John McCain
Democrats' campaign dilemma: If we're hacked, do we go public?
Top student loan regulator quits CFPB in protest
GOP senator praises McCain but says he's 'partially to blame' for White House flag controversy
Influx of Puerto Ricans in Florida may not turn the tide for the midterms, experts say
US on alert as Syrian regime prepares for assault on final rebel stronghold
Kelli Ward apologizes for suggesting McCain timed announcement to hurt her campaign
He Fought Russia’s Mafia. Now He’s a Trump Target.
6 takeaways from the new book about Mike Pence
WSJ: Manafort sought plea deal before second trial
Donald Trump's shameful silence on John McCain
Giuliani: Trump's lawyers haven't heard from Mueller in weeks
So far, Republican senators lukewarm on Schumer's McCain proposal
GSA head silent on Trump's role in FBI building decision, watchdog says
North Carolina gerrymandering decision creates uncertainty ahead of midterms

Health Team

Marijuana study finds THC in breast milk up to 6 days after mom's use
Air pollution is making us dumber, study shows