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Local News

Driver at-large after flipping vehicle, leaving injured passenger behind in Raleigh
Stolen car damaged in fire; apartment doused in flammable liquid
Wake Board of Education has first meeting since snow days
Wake Forest boy creates board game to replace screen time
Clayton man arrested in Smithfield beating death
Pair charged with stealing Johnston deputy's patrol car
Russian couple at center of FBI raid in court, wife released without bond
Warrant: Forged school note tipped authorities to alleged sex crimes involving Franklin teen
Man charged with murder in death of Fayetteville woman's unborn child
Holidays may be brighter for Cumberland families thanks to Salvation Army Christmas Tree Angels
Ex-Knightdale High School teaching assistant charged with having sex with student
16 released from jail after Wake sheriff ends participation in immigration program
Motorcyclist killed in Harnett County crash

News

La actriz Yael Stone acusa al actor Geoffrey Rush de conducta inapropiada; él lo niega
Algunos inmigrantes llevan un número con tinta negra escrito en los brazos. Esta es la razón
Un cazador furtivo mataba ciervos de forma ilegal; su condena: ver "Bambi" una vez al mes
Editorial: N.C. GOP, more than state Elections Board, needs transparency
Los problemas comunes en Latinoamérica de los sistemas de salud
5 cosas que debes saber este 18 de diciembre: chantajes rusos por internet, vaporeo en ascenso y el diamante amarillo más grande de Norteamérica
Madre migrante de foto viral junto a sus hijas en medio de gases lacrimógenos ya pudo entrar a EE.UU.
¿Qué se puede hacer para controlar a los barrabrava en Argentina?
Outside the Box : Opinion Roundup: Internment camps in China supplying N.C., bipartisan elections bill calls for District 9 redo, technology in classrooms and more
SpaceX pondrá en órbita el satélite 'Vespucci'. Síguelo EN VIVO aquí
Wake Tech names new president
¿Podría Zinedine Zidane ser el mejor para reemplazar a Mourinho en el Manchester United?
El Gobierno de Trump prohíbe oficialmente los aceleradores de disparos
Fundación Trump acuerda disolverse bajo la supervisión de la corte
Investigadores del MIT descubren cómo encoger objetos usando un láser
Se pospone la sentencia de Michael Flynn
Muere la actriz y directora estadounidense Penny Marshall
Argentina: Detienen a un concejal por presunta prostitución de menores
La tecnología 3D aplicada a la construcción: ¿la nueva revolución?
Alan Greenspan: Los inversionistas se deben preparar para lo peor
Antes de morir, un anciano dejó los regalos de Navidad a su vecina de 2 años (para los próximos 14 años)
Frank Hayes: el jinete que ganó a pesar de estar muerto
La Casa Blanca cambia las exigencias de financiamiento para el muro fronterizo: quiere evitar el cierre del gobierno
Alfonso Ribeiro, estrella de 'El príncipe del rap', demanda a Fortnite por el uso del baile que su personaje Carlton popularizó
Desaparece en Perú una mujer que quería ver el mundo antes de perder por completo su visión

Weather

After mid-week soaking, Christmas Eve looks mild and sunny
WRAL WeatherCenter Blog : Telescope buying guide: Don't be fooled while shopping
WRAL WeatherCenter Blog : How you can see the green 'Christmas Comet' this week

State News

@NCCapitol : Secrecy provision in elections board bill prompting Cooper veto
@NCCapitol : Voter ID rules one override vote away from taking effect
@NCCapitol : Attorney: Man at center of 9th District election investigation has violated no laws
@NCCapitol : Bladen town hall sparks passion over 9th District results, little new evidence of fraud

National News

Doctors puzzled after Texas girl's inoperable brain tumor disappears

World News

Hungary's protests have united the country's opposition against Viktor Orban
Putin's war on rap unites Russia's hip hop artists
Saturn is losing its rings quicker than expected, NASA warns
Before he died, an elderly man left his 2-year-old neighbor Christmas presents for the next 14 years
Netanyahu's son banned temporarily from Facebook over 'hate speech'
Nigerian military tightens grip on rights group over human rights argument
Priests demand 'civil disobedience' for Christmas to protest anti-migrant law

Traffic

Lanes reopen after obstruction causes major delays on I-440 near Crabtree Valley Mall

5 On Your Side

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WRAL SmartShopper : Share your deals & meals 12/18
WRAL SmartShopper : Durham Regional Library coupon swap Dec. 20
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WRAL SmartShopper : Michaels: 50% off one item through 12/22
WRAL SmartShopper : LEGO building event with free toy Jan. 8 & 9
WRAL SmartShopper : Farm tied to E. coli romaine lettuce outbreak recalls cauliflower sold in NC
WRAL SmartShopper : The Children's Place: Puffer jackets only $14.99 (reg $49.95), 60% off sale, free ship
Man helps mother-in-law targeted by jury duty scam

Business

Xi fails to impress; Oil drops below $49; Global market jitters
Alan Greenspan: Investors should prepare for the worst
Oil nosedives to $46. Worries about economy collide with supply glut
Stocks on track for worst December since the Great Depression
Carmakers say new EU emissions targets are 'totally unrealistic'
How the smart money is reading the Fed's tea leaves
Advertisers abandon Fox News host Tucker Carlson's show over anti-immigration comments
SoftBank's mobile unit plunges 15% after second biggest IPO in history

Lifestyles

Bill Leslie's Carolina Conversations : Bill Leslie: Genius of Georgia O'Keeffe
Go Ask Mom : Christmas Cookie Recipes: Chewy chocolate raspberry cookies
Go Ask Mom : Ask Laura: Considering buying your kid a smartphone this holiday season?
Go Ask Mom : Winter Break Guide: 16 ideas to get you out of the house when school's out
Go Ask Mom : Harlem Globetrotters to stop at PNC Arena Dec. 30; get discount code here!

Entertainment

'Fresh Prince' star Alfonso Ribeiro sues Fortnite over use of dance his character Carlton popularized
Cardi B performs 'I Like It' at senior center and gets asked out on a date
Steve Carell and Robert Zemeckis on why you should see 'Welcome to Marwen'
What's on Tap : List: Triangle restaurants open Christmas Day
'Mary Poppins' returns, as studios raid their vaults
What's on Tap : Mary Poppins Returns: Because of course she does
Lil Jon did a Christmas song with Kool-Aid Man and the holidays will never be the same
Hollywood remembers Penny Marshall
'Making a Murderer' police officer is suing Netflix and the filmmakers for defamation
Appreciation: Penny Marshall left behind a 'Big' legacy
'Elves come in all sizes': Sanford soldier surprised with Christmas decorations
Liam Payne wants to go where 1D never went before, thanks to VR

Political News

Comey's warning to Trump
Don't be fooled: Tennessee changes nothing about the 2020 Senate map
Michael Flynn sentencing postponed after judge issues blistering rebuke
Russian trolls tried to turn off African-American voters in 2016, when fewer African-Americans voted
Trump is doubling down on his strategy that cost the GOP the House
The $5 billion that could spark a partial shutdown is a very small part of the federal budget
This small-dollar platform helped Democrats win the House. Now Republicans are racing to compete.
Trump's post-Parkland panel recommends ending Obama-era school discipline policies
Shutdown fears, and a wait-and-see game
Parents of solider charged with murder support Trump's review of case
Former business associate of Michael Flynn pleads not guilty
What's really driving the GOP's about-face on Donald Trump
Martha McSally appointed to John McCain's Senate seat
Trump administration officially bans bump stocks
Roger Stone apologizes, retracts false statements made on Infowars
Trump Foundation agrees to dissolve under court supervision
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez led with percentage of small dollar donors in 2018
Trump orders creation of US Space Command
In reversal, White House shifts border wall funding demands, wants to avoid shutdown
Trump gears up for 2020 re-election by tightening grip on party
Judge rejects request to release Trump's tax returns under freedom of information laws
The strong economy is keeping Donald Trump afloat. What happens if it tanks?
Democrats prepare for tax return showdown with defiant Trump
Complaints against Brett Kavanaugh dismissed by federal judicial council
Donald Trump's Michael Flynn-sized blind spot was just exposed again
James Comey defends FBI's interview of Michael Flynn, transcript shows
Donald Trump is well positioned to fend off a primary challenge in 2020
The no-nonsense judge overseeing Michael Flynn's sentencing
After enduring months of Trump's attacks, his Fed chair gets his chance to respond
Poll: This is Donald Trump's most convincing falsehood
Trump frets the economy will be his political Achilles heel
Court orders company to comply with special counsel subpoena in mystery grand jury appeal
Special Operations commander plans ethics, professionalism review after crimes
How Congress will fail to do its most basic job (again)
Feds reverse fingerprint policy in move expected to speed release of unaccompanied children in HHS custody
How Jared Kushner, Kim Kardashian West and Congress drove the criminal justice overhaul
Senate Republicans drafting short-term deal to prevent government shutdown
House Democrat says investigations await Interior Department despite Zinke's resignation
Trump signed letter of intent for Trump Tower Moscow project despite Giuliani insisting he didn't

Health Team

For the new year, try 12 monthly 'micro-resolutions'
Opioids offer little chronic pain benefit and wane over time, study says
Morning sickness pill study finds small link to increased risk of clefts but 'not a cause for alarm'
US surgeon general issues advisory on teen use of e-cigarettes
Loneliness peaks at three key ages, study finds -- but wisdom may help
Up to 319 people dead as Congo Ebola outbreak worsens