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Local News

'Silent Sam' protester found guilty of defacing statue
Officials searching for missing inmate in Hoke County
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces more closures
Dangerous or fun? Wake EMS has responded to 22 e-scooter crashes since July
Sheriff: Man tried to ram car into group of officers after Fayetteville police shooting

News

Nuevo bebé real a la vista: el príncipe Enrique y Meghan Markle esperan su primer hijo
Ariana Grande y Pete Davidson ponen fin a su compromiso
Sears, la tienda que cambió a EE.UU., se declara en bancarrota
Outside the Box : Opinion Roundup: Additional Hurricane Florence aid, freed N.C. pastor returns home, cutting back on prescription opioids and more
¿Por qué el mundo se volverá loco con el bebé de Meghan Markle y el príncipe Enrique?
Huracán Michael: decenas de personas siguen desaparecidas en Florida y miles están sin luz
¿Qué guerra comercial? Las exportaciones chinas aumentan... por ahora
Sismo de magnitud 5,0 sacude Perú, según el USGS
Doce millones enfrentan la peor hambruna en la historia de Yemen por los bombardeos, alerta el Programa Mundial de Alimentos
Keiko Fujimori es víctima de una injusticia
Donald and the Deadly Deniers
The Rich White Civil War

Weather

After one hot day, more fall weather is on the way
North Carolina's "The Voice" star to headline Florence fundraiser
Robeson schools to reopen more than a month after Florence
Country music stars donate all proceeds from latest single to Hurricane Florence relief

State News

@NCCapitol : Lawmakers back to Raleigh for hurricane session
@NCCapitol : State GOP blasts 'thuggish behavior' after elections board chair asks for doctor's note for cancer patient
@NCCapitol : Three on ballot for NC Supreme Court seat
@NCCapitol : Cooper signs $800M Florence relief package into law

National News

Cuomo mum on debates
Cuomo mum on debates
To Avoid More California Wildfires, a Utility Tries Shutting Off the Power
The Expensive Rent Control Fight on the California Ballot
‘I Don’t Know That It’s Man-Made,’ Trump Says of Climate Change. It Is.
Woman Is Fired After Video Shows Her Blocking a Black Man From His Condo
First Came a Flood of Ballot Measures From Voters. Then Politicians Pushed Back.
Is Medicare for All the Answer to Sky-High Administrative Costs?
Will Too Much Love From Trump Be a Bad Thing for a Long Island Congressman?
Attack Ads Against Some Democrats Try to Portray Them as Terrorists
How an Unlikely Family History Website Transformed Cold Case Investigations
Cats v. Rats? In New York, the Rats Win
Older Patients Have Stories: Students, Listen Up
Marsy's Law: How a California woman's murder affects Georgia's ballot
Marsy's Law: How a California woman's murder affects Georgia's ballot
Drug crisis ideas get mixed reviews
Plants Can’t Talk. But Some Fruits Say ‘Eat Me’ to Animals.
In California Skies, More Rockets’ Silken Glare
Helping Pediatricians Care for Transgender Children
Should You Have Knee Replacement Surgery?
Trump Falsely Claims EU Was Formed to ‘Take Advantage’ of U.S. on Trade
Inquiry Ordered Into Hiring of Top Murphy Official Accused of Sexual Assault as Trenton Reels
Harvard on Trial: The Lawsuit on Affirmative Action, Explained
Tiny Nanoparticles to Treat a Huge Problem: Snakebites
‘Lifeboats’ Amid the World’s Wildfires
Vigorous Exercise, Even a Trek Up Everest, May Be Safe During Pregnancy
Are Calcium Supplements Safe?
Did Minnesota’s 8th District Really Swing by Almost 20 Points?
Health and Fitness News and Notes
Keith Ellison’s Campaign Overshadowed by Ex-Girlfriend’s Allegations
How the Humble Bean Went Global
Herbert D. Kleber, Pioneer in Addiction Treatment, Dies at 84
Homeless in New York Public Schools at a Record High: 114,659 Students
Irving Like, 93, Dies; Foe of Power Plant and Friend of Fire Island
Rescuing Imperiled Sea Turtles Off Kenya
Harvard Calls for Retraction of Dozens of Studies by Noted Cardiologist
Now a Hurricane Veteran, Trump Inspects Damage From Another Deadly Storm
Mary Midgley, Moral Philosopher for the General Reader, Is Dead at 99
Officials Release Video of Florida City Commissioner Who Fatally Shot Man
Heading Into Debate, Cruz Believes Momentum is on His Side, Not O’Rourke’s
Stormy Daniels’ Defamation Suit Against Trump Is Dismissed
Elizabeth Warren Has a Native American Ancestor, But Does That Make Her Native American?
Trump Campaign Doubles Spending Rate as the 2020 Race Draws Nearer
Showdown in Georgia Governor’s Race Reflects a Larger Fight Over Voting Rights
Harvard Admissions Dean Testifies as Affirmative Action Trial Begins
Elizabeth Warren’s DNA Results Put Trump on Defensive, but Also Raise Questions
National News at a Glance
Idaho Fish and Game Commissioner Resigns Amid Criticism Over African Hunting Photos
Weather
Paul Allen, Microsoft’s Co-Founder, Is Dead at 65

World News

Trump suggests 'rogue killers' behind Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance
Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is expecting her first child
10 dead after floods hit southern France
Boko Haram threatens to kill kidnapped aid workers within 24 hours, says ICRC
Hungary's constitution makes street homelessness a crime
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Announce She’s Pregnant
Twelve million face famine in Yemen if bombs don't stop, WFP warns
Kanye and Kim meet Ugandan President Museveni -- and gift him a pair of sneakers
Fracking commences in UK for first time since 2011, draws protests
Jamal Khashoggi’s Disappearance: What We Know and Don’t Know
French Flash Floods Kill at Least 11
Family of abducted Tanzanian billionaire offer reward for information
Dear Canada: This Is What Marijuana Legalization Looks Like in California
Turkey renames street of new US Embassy to Malcolm X Avenue
Saudis preparing to admit Jamal Khashoggi died during interrogation, sources say
Invisible Irish Frontier Carries the Scars of a Fractured Past
Abortion Vote in Australia Tests a Government Led by Women
Hailed as a Hero, Executed as a Spy, and Exonerated Decades Later
Theresa May, Amid Brexit Impasse, Says Agreement Is ‘Achievable’
‘Shocking and Abhorrent’ Abuse Rampant in U.K. Parliament, Report Says
‘How Can You Call Us Monkeys?’ Kenyans Say Chinese Investment Brings Racism
Belgium Elects Nation’s First Black Mayor, a Congolese Immigrant
Will Meghan Markle’s Royal Baby Have U.S. Citizenship?
Russia Takes Further Step Toward Major Schism in Orthodox Church
With Assad in Control, Syria Reopens Trade Link to Jordan
As Voters on Left and Right Rebel, Glimpse of a Post-Merkel Germany
In Shifting Story, Saudi Arabia May Admit Dissident Journalist Was Killed
World News at a Glance
Nigerian Militants Kill 2nd Captive Aid Worker, Government Says
Israel says Australia considering moving embassy to Jerusalem

5 On Your Side

WRAL SmartShopper : N.C. State Fair: Free breakfast & admission for Seniors on Tuesday
WRAL SmartShopper : Crocs Shoes 30% off sale through TODAY
WRAL SmartShopper : LEGO building event with free toy Nov. 6 & 7
WRAL SmartShopper : Swag Code until 3 pm for 3 SB points
WRAL SmartShopper : Share your deals 10/15
WRAL SmartShopper : Weekly meal plans and Monday menus
WRAL SmartShopper : New Target lower-priced brand now available with most items under $2
WRAL SmartShopper : Jersey Mike's coupon: 20% off online order
WRAL SmartShopper : Dollar General Deals: Tide Simply Pods (.95), salad dressing, bath tissue, laundry detergent
WRAL SmartShopper : Matching Holiday & Winter Family Pajama Sets sale + 30% off coupon at Kohl's

Business

Sears, the store that changed America, declares bankruptcy
Sears bankruptcy; Saudi trouble; Big week for earnings
Blackstone and BlackRock Chiefs Withdraw From Saudi Conference
Sears' slow death is a gift to Walmart and Home Depot
Business is boycotting Saudi Arabia's big conference. Here's who's still going
Head of Powerful Chinese Lender Swept Up in Corruption Inquiry
New York Times shuts down $11,995 Saudi Arabia tours
MIT Plans College for Artificial Intelligence, Backed by $1 Billion
Landlords across America are cheering Sears' bankruptcy
Sears to close 3 NC department stores, 3 Kmarts after filing for Chapter 11
These Kmart and Sears stores are closing soon
Saudi Arabia's oil is a powerful weapon. But using it has big risks
Sudden fires: Center seeks recall of 2.9 million Kia, Hyundai vehicles
Sudden fires: Center seeks recall of 2.9 million Kia, Hyundai vehicles
US deficit rises 17% to the highest level since 2012
Infosys Built Its Global Machine With Indian Workers. Can It Adjust to Trump’s ‘Hire American’?
Saudi Arabia is No. 2 supplier of oil to the United States
UPS to hold job fairs across country Friday
UPS to hold job fairs across country Friday
When Sears Was Everywhere: Espionage, Politics and Fine Art
Major mall spaces emptying as holiday shopping approaches
Major mall spaces emptying as holiday shopping approaches
Saudi Arabia owns (at least) $166.8 billion in US debt
How Sears went from gilded-age boom to modern-day bust
IBM Takes Cybersecurity Training on the Road
Visa, Mastercard and American Express Defy India’s Regulators Over Data Rules
Sears bankruptcy brings back fond memories for customers, even if they haven't shopped there in a while
Sears will close multiple NC stores after filing for bankruptcy
Myanmar’s Military Said to Be Behind Facebook Campaign That Fueled Genocide
Media company Endeavor considering cutting ties with Saudi Arabia
Carl Icahn Returns to Haunt Dell
Sears Plan to Get Out of Bankruptcy Has a Familiar Ring
Mnuchin to Decide by Friday Whether to Cancel on Saudi Conference
Business News at a Glance
Here's where Saudi Arabia has invested around the world
Blackouts Criticized as Utilities’ Self-Protection When California Fire Risk Is High

Lifestyles

Go Ask Mom : College application fee waivers extended through Nov. 16 for counties impacted by Hurricane Florence
Go Ask Mom : At the NC State Fair: Guess your weight at the agriculture department's standards booth
Aging Well : How to Help EMS Help You
For Relaxing Times, Japanese Gin and Vodka
Go Ask Mom : Award-winning children's author Kwame Alexander brings latest book to McIntyre's Books this week
Go Ask Mom : Raleigh Little Theatre to offer second sensory-friendly show with run of 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe'
Culinary Tales From the Hudson Valley
Helping Refugees, One Dish at a Time
Add Art to an Opulent Dinner
Chelsea’s Baking Shop Finds a New Home

Entertainment

FEMA at the fair: Experts offer free hurricane relief advice at NC State Fair
What's on Tap : Events this week: TerraVita, SPARKcon
'The Conners' lays foundation for life after 'Roseanne'
Kanye West returns to Twitter and raps from Uganda
Natalie Portman suggests how to put gossip to good use
'Transparent' to end with musical episode
‘A Star Is Born’ Soundtrack Gives Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper a No. 1 Album
WRAL.com at the State Fair : State Fair Taste Test: Texas Pete Glazed Mini Donuts​
WRAL.com at the State Fair : Rabbit barn takes a break from N.C. State Fair
Vinyl fuels indie record store resurgence
Barbara Kingsolver’s New Novel Moves Between the Distant Past and the Troubled Present
Keys in the Song of His Virtuoso Life
Review: A Put-Upon Nanny Erupts in Todd Solondz’s ‘Emma and Max’
She Founded Me Too. Now She Wants to Move Past the Trauma.
Jimmy Kimmel misses talking about TV shows instead of Trump too
Review: ‘Rags Parkland’ Plays the Interplanetary Homesick Blues
In ‘Fireflies,’ the Preacher’s Wife Gets Her Say

Political News

Why Elizabeth Warren is #1 in our new 2020 rankings
Trump's Saudi decision could prompt Congress to rein in his foreign policy
What Democrats in Congress will do if they're in power after midterms
Politicians, groups turn to digital advertising in race to turn out voters for midterms
The Forecast: The many ways the Senate could go on Election Night
This congressional district is drowning. Will voters choose a Republican to save it?
Elizabeth Warren releases DNA test with 'strong evidence' of Native American ancestry
Trump touts Saudi King's denial in journalist's disappearance
What Elizabeth Warren's DNA test reveals (and it's not what you think)
Trump hints that Mnuchin may skip Saudi conference
Trump says 'who cares' after Warren takes DNA test, denies $1 million offer
Donald Trump's HUGE 'denial' double standard
Yellen defends Fed against Trump's attacks
John Bolton's chief of staff out at National Security Council
American Bar Association drops review of Kavanaugh
His Case Made It to the Supreme Court. He Didn’t Have to Look Far for a Lawyer.
Hurricane Michael forces campaigning to the sidelines in competitive Florida races
Warren's DNA never mattered to Trump
Trump tours hurricane-ravaged Florida and Georgia
Pro-Trump legal fund making payments, but won't say who's benefiting
Former Senate Intelligence Committee staffer pleads guilty to lying to FBI investigators
This is an actual painting on display in President Trump's White House
Report: Top Republican's family netted government contracts through claim of minority descent
14 deeply revealing words from Donald Trump's '60 Minutes' interview
Suspicious letter delivered to Republican Sen. Susan Collins residence in Maine
Painter: Trump is 'a challenge to paint' but 'he liked what I had done'
Trump on climate change: 'Man-made or not, I mean, there's something there'
Grassley rejects Democrats plea to delay judicial hearings until after recess
Democrats need Latino voters -- but fret too many will skip the midterms
Federal judge dismisses Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against Trump
Proposal on DC protests draws 60,000 comments
Read the judge's dismissal of Stormy Daniels' lawsuit against Donald Trump
5 things we learned from Elizabeth Warren's DNA test
Separating families again? What we know about the proposed 'binary choice' policy
Budget Deficit Jumps Nearly 17% in 2018
Washington governor slams plan to use West Coast military bases to ship coal, natural gas
Warren's DNA test showcases shift in tactics ahead of 2020
Mattis says he's on Trump's 'team' after President says he's 'sort of a Democrat'
Trump Rule Would Compel Drugmakers to Disclose Prices in TV Commercials
President Trump raises more than $100 million for 2020 re-election
More than 200 children from separated immigrant families remain in US custody

Health Team

What is the Zika virus risk of Meghan's visit to Fiji and Tonga?
UK infant mortality will be 140% higher than other European countries' by 2030, says new report
Smoking featured in half of hip-hop videos, study finds
Climate change to cause global beer shortage, study says
Ebola experts pulled from Congo amid ongoing outbreak
Trump administration and Big Pharma square off over proposal to televise drug prices
Banning spanking and other corporal punishment tied to less youth violence
Most states facing confirmed or possible cases of polio-like illness
Family makes last-minute plea to keep 9-year-old on ventilator