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Local News

Top 10: Most memorable local news stories of 2018
Pair charged in Robeson woman's death
Gunman sought after fight in Wake Forest ends in shooting
TJ Maxx worker kidnapped in Rocky Mount home invasion, forced to open store for thieves
Wayne County woman's newborn puppies stolen during home break-in
Fire destroys what Florence flooding left of Richmond County home


Outside the Box : Opinion Roundup: Federal shutdown, in-state tuition for all immigrants, Affordable Care Act enrollment and more
México: Muere la gobernadora de Puebla y su esposo en accidente aéreo
¿Quién era Martha Érika Alonso?


Christmas forecast: Sunny and warmer
WRAL WeatherCenter Blog : How to spy for 'Santa's sleigh' in the predawn sky

World News

They were low on food and stranded at sea for 3 weeks. Then a cruise ship appeared.
Israel set for early elections as Netanyahu's coalition dissolves Knesset
Dutch church clocks up 1,400 hours to prevent family being deported
Italy's Mount Etna erupts, closing Sicily's Catania Airport
UAE releases pictures of disappeared princess Sheikha Latifa


I-440 reopens in Raleigh near Lake Boone Trail
Late-night Christmas Eve wreck prompts lane closures, back-up on I-40 at Harrison Ave.

5 On Your Side

WRAL SmartShopper : Hooters: 10 FREE wings when you buy any 10 wings Thursday, 12/27
WRAL SmartShopper : Red Robin: $1.99 Kids meal with adult meal purchase Wednesday
WRAL SmartShopper : Share your deals & meals 12/24: Meal Plan edition
WRAL SmartShopper : Lodge 10.25" Cast-Iron Pre-Seasoned Skillet only $14.88 w/free shipping
WRAL SmartShopper : Mall Hours for Christmas Week & New Years Eve
WRAL SmartShopper : Dollar General Deals: Bic razors (.25), pasta sauce, coffee pods, diapers
Induction offers new cooktop heating option


BMW hit by $10 million fine in South Korea over engine fires crisis
Trump and the Fed; US government shutdown; Market jitters
Confusing signals from Washington send markets plunging
Wall Street craves certainty but all it's getting is chaos
Why Mnuchin's reassurance about US banks left markets confused


Go Ask Mom : Natural sciences museum to screen Wall E this week
Go Ask Mom : Kidzu marks the holidays with Hogwarts-themed fun


Amid the hustle and bustle, shoppers pick those last-minute gifts
Nicole Kidman in 'Destroyer' mostly just kills time
'On the Basis of Sex' dutifully makes case for RBG drama
What's streaming on Netflix, Amazon and Hulu in January
Christina El Moussa marries Ant Anstead in surprise wedding
Pete Davidson steps out for a concert following unsettling social media post
What's on Tap : Events this week: Wine dinners, Chinese Lantern Festival
Kevin Spacey to be charged with indecent assault, posts bizarre video

Political News

5 heartwarming moments in politics, even in 2018
Melania Trump closes 2018 with fewer personal woes, but a difficult public perception
McCaskill warns Dems about 'cheap' rhetoric; says GOP senators privately believe Trump is 'nuts'
Mnuchin's attempts to calm the markets have opposite effect, leave bank CEOs 'totally baffled'
Trump's acting secretary of defense will step into role with no foreign policy, military experience
National Christmas Tree site reopens during shutdown
Trump denies he 'lashed out' at acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker
Trump rants while 'all alone' in White House on Christmas Eve
After the shock of Mattis' resignation, some see a different narrative
Judge orders North Korea to pay Warmbier family $500 million for wrongful death
Trump signs bill naming post office for Capt. Humayun Khan

Health Team

Why animals are not the perfect holiday gift
'Wallet biopsy': Organ transplant often depends on patient's finances
This Santa wears a baseball cap and delivers electric wheelchairs
This Santa wears a baseball cap and delivers electric wheelchairs
3,000 people may have been exposed to bloodborne infections at NJ surgery facility