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Local News

Brine in tow, DOT prepares roads for winter weather
Salvation Army assembles hundreds of bikes for children
Principal: Unfounded threat against Athens Drive High appears to be part of national hoax
911 recordings trigger dispute in wrongful-death case against Angier minister
Safety is the priority as Triangle towns prepare for winter weather
South View High teacher sought on student sex charges
Wake sheriff bars deputies from Fuquay bagel shop over racial slur
Man charged in connection with Durham fatal shooting
Wake, Durham sheriffs move away from immigration programs
'We don't want it': Silent Sam discussion briefly interrupted by student protesters


Izabel Goulart: “La moda es mucho más que ropa y accesorios”
Editorial: Cure to 'Silent Sam' problem is weak. Move statue off campus
Venezuela: Mueren dos exjugadores de Grandes Ligas en accidente vehicular
The Deadly Soul of a New Machine
Outside the Box : Opinion Roundup: McCready withdraws amid probe, Medicaid fraud, remembering Pearl Harbor and more
La economía de EE.UU. suma 155.000 empleos en noviembre
John Kelly, secretario general de la Casa Blanca, renunciaría pronto
La Torre Eiffel y el Museo Louvre cerrarán el fin de semana por temor a las protestas de los "chalecos amarillos"
Trump nomina a Heather Nauert como embajadora de la ONU
Finally, some real-life election fraud
Estos son los nominados a la edición 61 de los Premios Grammy 2019
Una gran tormenta invernal cubrirá de nieve el sur de Estados Unidos este fin de semana
Rex Tillerson acaba de poner al descubierto la mayor debilidad de Donald Trump
Líder humanitario de las Naciones Unidas: No es demasiado tarde para salvar a Yemen del apocalipsis
Francia en su laberinto: la manifestaciones de Francia que tienen en crisis al gobierno Macron
¿Qué países de América Latina tienen la mayor cantidad de días feriados?
Anti-Zionism Isn’t the Same as Anti-Semitism
Your Tax Dollars Help Starve Children
Muere el expresidente de Colombia Belisario Betancur a los 95 años
Fiscales piden "pena sustancial de prisión" para Michael Cohen
Mueller: Paul Manafort mintió sobre los contactos con la administración Trump este año
Casas pequeñas, pero con gran demanda
Democrats: A Cornucopia of Candidates
Exclusivo: investigadores de Mueller entrevistaron John Kelly en el caso de posible obstrucción de la justicia
Coliving: espacios pequeños, vida social muy activa
¿Qué pasa con las focas hawaianas? ¿Qué sale (o entra) de sus narices?
La final de la MLS: Martino, Savarese y Josef Martínez, los protagonistas de un campeonato muy latinoamericano
Las casas rodantes del futuro
Editorials of The Times


Storm will move out quickly, drop several inches of snow Sunday

State News

@NCCapitol : Harris campaign owes $34K, in part for disputed Bladen absentee effort
@NCCapitol : Harris says he'll accept new 9th District election if substantial fraud found
@NCCapitol : Friday Wrap: Who votes (part 3)?
@NCCapitol : State inquiry into 9th Congressional District extends into Robeson

National News

North Carolina Republican Owes $34,310 for Disputed Ballot and Turnout Work
‘A Witness That They Were Here’: Los Angeles Honors 1,457 of Its Unclaimed Dead
Uber disputes Georgia tax bill, and the stakes are high
Uber disputes Georgia tax bill, and the stakes are high
Senators scale back Ohio gun rights bill
Senators scale back Ohio gun rights bill
Ohio abortion ban bill put on hold -- for now
Republican in Disputed North Carolina Race Is Favorite of Christian Right
Guns, Faucets and Energy Drinks: Detroit Bar Owner Charged in $1 Million Theft Ring
Housekeeper Spoke Out Against President Trump. What Price Will She Pay?
Six Michigan Doctors Charged in $464 Million Insurance and Opioid Scheme
Albert Frère, Belgian Master of Multinational Mergers, Dies at 92
P.M. Forni, Who Argued for ‘Choosing Civility,’ Dies at 67
Michael Cohen, Trump’s Ex-Fixer, Should Get Sentence of Roughly 4 Years, Prosecutors Say
James Fields Guilty of First-Degree Murder in Death of Charlottesville Protester
A Covert Coup for Cadets: Steal the Mascot
Pete Shelley, Leader of the Punk-Rock Buzzcocks, Dies at 63
What’s That Strange New Thing Rising in the Hudson River?
Arizona Lawmaker Faces Calls for Resignation After Saying Black People Don’t ‘Blend In’ With Society
The Mayor and the FBI Raid: Atlantic City Is Stained Once Again
Behind the Scenes in Wisconsin: A Republican Power Play, Months in the Making
Dawn Clements, Creator of Detailed Panoramas, Dies at 60
Palden Gyatso, Monk Who Cried Out for a Free Tibet, Dies at 85
2 More Immigrants Say They Worked for Trump Despite Lacking Legal Status
Air Force Missed Six Chances to Stop Church Gunman From Buying Weapons, U.S. Says
Belisario Betancur, Colombia President During Rebel Siege, Dies at 95
National News at a Glance
The World Still Isn’t Meeting Its Climate Goals
Selma Engel, 96, Dies; Escaped Death Camp and Revealed Its Horror

World News

China Watchers Demand Action on Harassment of New Zealand Professor
Eiffel Tower, Louvre to close amid fears of weekend 'gilets jaunes' protests
Who are the 'yellow vest' protesters causing chaos in France?
Child on death row in South Sudan as state executions escalate - rights group
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, a Merkel protege, elected leader of Germany's ruling party
Elvis Presley traffic lights appear in town where he was stationed with US Army
Picking Kramp-Karrenbauer as Leader, German Conservatives Choose Continuity
U.S.-China Friction Threatens to Undercut the Fight Against Climate Change
China Readies Chang’e-4, Its Moon Lander, for Launch
The ‘It’ ’80s Party Girl Is Now a Defender of the Catholic Faith
National Guard Investigating if Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Was Properly Trained and Equipped
Huawei Arrest Tests China’s Leaders as Fear and Anger Grip Elite
Rome Gets a New Christmas Tree, Sponsored by Netflix. Will it Weather Social Media?
Rights Advocates and Politicians Condemn Students’ Arrests in France
Ducking and Weaving: Corbyn’s Vanishing Act on Brexit
Trump Administration Defends Arrest of Huawei Executive
Bucking a Global Trend, Japan Seeks More Immigrants. Ambivalently.
Mattis Erupts Over Niger Inquiry and Army Revisits Who is to Blame
‘Round Four’: Paris Braces for New Yellow Vest Protests
U.N. AIDS Agency Is in ‘State of Crisis’ and Needs New Leader, Report Says
Justin Trudeau’s Carbon Tax Push Finds Critics on All Sides
Huawei Executive Was Company’s Professional Face, Until Her Arrest
Total Recall: The CNN news quiz
Huawei Executive Took Part in Sanctions Fraud, Prosecutors Say
World News at a Glance


If you must go out: Clear your car, pack an emergency kit

5 On Your Side

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Reliable Sources: What happened when CNN New York had to evacuate
US jobs report; Huawei fallout; OPEC crunch
OPEC and Russia agree to slash oil production
GM's union talks could spare some workers at risk of layoffs
Chinese investors lead a $5 billion bid for the owner of Louisville Slugger
Marlboro owner Altria invests $1.8 billion in cannabis company Cronos
Another sign of a wobbly economy in weaker November jobs report
Why the stock market is freaking out
Walmart turns to robots and apps in stores
U.S. Added 155,000 Jobs in November; Unemployment at 3.7%
With Kevin Hart off the Oscars, what will ABC and the Academy do now?
The Economy Faces Big Risks in 2019. Markets Are Only Now Facing Up to Them.
Brutal week: Dow plunges 1,150 points
Bitcoin's epic plunge continues
Review: 'Divide and Conquer' examines Roger Ailes legacy
Google Hearing to Preview Democrats’ Strategy on Big Tech
You Work With Liars!
When Answering the Phone Exposes You to Fraud
How to Get the Most From a Health Savings Account
Europe and U.S. Agree on Chinese Threat, but Are Too Busy Feuding to Fight It
The Housing Boom Is Already Gigantic. How Long Can It Last?
Stocks Fall Back Into Negative Territory for 2018 as Economic Uncertainty Grips Investors
Defying U.S., OPEC Makes Deal to Cut Oil Output
As Hiring Slows, Employers Say It’s Getting Harder to Find Workers
Secrets to Buying the Perfect Diamond
A Teacher’s Long Road to Student Loan Forgiveness (and a $4,500 Surprise)
A Low-Cost Fix for Africa’s Silent Killer
Business News at a Glance
Uber Is Said to File for an IPO as It Races Lyft to a Public Debut


Go Ask Mom : From 'Grinch' to 'Frozen,' NC Master Chorale offers first holiday concert designed just for families
Go Ask Mom : Despite winter weather, Disney on Ice to go on as planned Sunday
The New Iron Johns Seek Catharsis
Aquaman’s Nemesis Gets a Chess Lesson
Likes That Become Unwelcome: Another Thing for Online Daters to Worry About
For Couple With Moebius Syndrome, Love Is Expressed From the Heart


Kevin Hart says he won't host Oscars after furor over homophobic tweets
Kevin Hart Steps Down as Oscars Host After Criticism Over Homophobic Comments
How Gilda Radner changed comedy and helped make 'SNL' a cultural treasure
Dear Oscars: Stop trying to push the envelope
Grammy nominations are here
'Game of Thrones' drops new trailer and it's icy
What's on Tap : Foodie News: Big BBQ news for the Triangle
What's on Tap : Popular NC BBQ joint quietly closes its doors
What's on Tap : Holiday parades to brave chilly temperatures this weekend
'Avengers: Endgame' trailer is finally here
Social media is a minefield for celebs
Cardi B shows up to court and avoids potential arrest
Michelle Williams and Chad Johnson end engagement
Women headline holiday movies but still face 'celluloid ceiling'
As debates over music in the age of #MeToo rage on, radio is still about the power of the people
Kevin Hart and the Academy: 2018 Gets the Messy Oscars It Deserves
Kevin Hart and the art of the celebrity apology
Going Over the Top With a Giddy Bounce
Taylor Swift? Cardi B? The 2019 Grammy Nominations’ Snubs and Surprises
‘Deal or No Deal’ Gets a Revival, but Should Its Bevy of 26 Models?
Smithsonian to Add Gallery Honoring Latino-American Culture
Kendrick Lamar Leads 2019 Grammy Nominees, and Women Dominate Major Categories
Crown Publisher and Editor of Michelle Obama’s Memoir Is Leaving
Dana Carvey Remembers George Bush, From Muse to Friend
After Dispute, ‘Mockingbird’ Blends Novel’s Spirit and Sorkin’s Voice Onstage


The importance of spiritual support during hospice care

Political News

Mueller's next big reveal
Beto O'Rourke lands big Obama fundraiser -- but many elite donors are playing the field in 2020
Kelly expected to resign soon, no longer on speaking terms with Trump
Health spending is growing more slowly
Kelly Expected to Leave White House Post in Next Few Days, Officials Say
Trump picks Nauert to be UN ambassador
Trump nominates William Barr to be his next attorney general
Ex-FBI Director James Comey exasperated after closed-door interview on Capitol Hill
Rex Tillerson says Trump got 'frustrated' when told he couldn't do something that 'violates the law'
Magazine covers tell the story of US politics in 2018
George Papadopoulos released from prison
Rex Tillerson just exposed Donald Trump's greatest weakness
Supreme Court discussing partisan gerrymandering behind closed doors Friday
Judge: Clinton's private emails are 'one of the gravest modern offenses to government transparency'
Another Democrat flips to supporting Pelosi for speaker
Exclusive: Mueller investigators questioned John Kelly in obstruction probe
One fewer woman in Trump's Cabinet
Mia Love 'surprised' by Trump's mocking comments
Trump's Cabinet turmoil
Giuliani says Mueller has accused Manafort of lying about Trump
Rosenstein, Justice Department vets celebrate Barr nomination
North Carolina's Mark Harris owes $53,000 to firm at center of absentee ballot effort, records show
Trump says some GOP candidates 'choke like dogs'
Trump to name new Joint Chiefs chairman, sources say
Trump said to express irritation over Wall Street's negative review of China deal
VA secretary praised Confederate president as a "martyr to 'The Lost Cause'" in 1995 speech
Nikki Haley: We can't give Saudi Arabia a pass on Khashoggi
Speier says Dems could subpoena Trump Jr., Kushner as part of Russia inquiries
Ocasio-Cortez and Trump Jr. trade social media barbs
Prosecutors: Michael Cohen acted at Trump's direction when he broke the law
North Carolina board calls political operative a 'person of interest' in election fraud probe
Mueller: Paul Manafort lied about contacts with Trump administration this year
READ: Sentencing memorandums for Michael Cohen
US and UK point to Russia, Assad forces for Aleppo attack
CIA taps 34-year agency veteran as first woman to lead its clandestine arm
Air Force missed several chances to stop shooter from buying gun, watchdog says
Trump Hints He Has Picked His Next Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman
Mueller opened the floodgates on Cohen and Manafort
Bryan Stevenson says 'slavery didn't end in 1865, it just evolved'
Eric Trump Weighs In on Kellyanne Conway’s Husband. He Doesn’t Like Him.
Nauert’s Pick as U.N. Envoy Hints at Downgrading of the Role
Trump Says Tillerson Is ‘Dumb as a Rock’ After Former Secretary of State Criticizes Him
Trump Will Nominate William Barr as Attorney General
Takeaways from the new Cohen and Manafort filings
Friday was a very, very bad day for Donald Trump
Federal court upholds block on Trump asylum ban

Health Team

Traffic accidents are eighth leading cause of death globally, according to WHO
On the hunt for 'zombie fungi' that could save lives -- and the planet
Football player with history of concussions became pioneer on NASCAR's pit road
Sedative addiction and anxiety on the rise among children, reports show
Most US adults have not gotten a flu shot for this mild season
Columbia University and its hospitals sued over doctor's sexual abuse
In space first, China launches lunar rover to far side of the moon
Fatal brain-eating amoeba may have come from woman's neti pot