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Local News

Coronavirus coverage in North Carolina, April 16, 2020: Wake reports two more deaths
What's the 'new normal?' President Trump and Gov. Cooper offer guidelines
Restaurants, volunteers help Durham Public Schools feed families in need
Harris Teeter distribution center in NC has 3 confirmed cases of COVID-19
Wake stay-at-home order extended to April 30 as local pandemic peak delayed
NC farming changes as coronavirus alters food spending
Mountaire Farms to offer drive-through chicken sale in Raeford Saturday
NC Attorney General hopes to block debt collectors from stimulus checks
Chemical incident at Sanford pool closes park access
Coronavirus cuts into city, county budgets
Covering the Triangle helps people cover their nose, mouth
FBI looking for fugitive from NY who could currently be in NC
Family seeks release of NC man whose conviction was overturned
Fact check: Why are North Carolina liquor stores considered 'essential?'
Fayetteville hospital fears patients are staying home due to coronavirus
Fears of an outbreak at Raleigh women's prison
Medical examiner says 7-year-old boy's death was homicide
Residents come together, remember residents, honor workers at long-term care facility


El gobernador de California anuncia un plan de asistencia para trabajadores indocumentados
Estados Unidos explora la posibilidad de que el coronavirus haya comenzado en un laboratorio chino, no en un mercado
Una organización sin fines de lucro reúne computadoras portátiles y otros dispositivos para que pacientes puedan despedirse de sus seres queridos
Un sismo de magnitud 6,0 sacude la costa de Honduras
Trump amenaza con invocar un poder constitucional nunca utilizado para suspender el Congreso
Italia quiere transformar el sufrimiento en ventaja con un tratamiento experimental para covid-19
Científicos descubrieron lo que podría ser el agujero más grande jamás registrado en la capa de ozono del Ártico
Las 5 cosas que debes saber este 16 de abril: Líderes latinoamericanos critican a Trump
Olvídate del término “distanciamiento social”; la OMS prefiere que digamos “distanciamiento físico” y esta es la razón
¿Están los multimillonarios realmente aislados en sus superyates?
Cristina Cuomo, esposa del presentador de CNN Chris Cuomo, es diagnosticada con coronavirus
Bukele mantiene sanciones a quienes violen la cuarentena domiciliar en El Salvador pese a fallo de la Corte Suprema de Justicia
DALE JENKINS, DAVID KING & MARK MCCLELLAN: Reopening North Carolina, together step by step
Outside the Box : Opinion Roundup: Governor warns of 'new normal'; testing thousands of N.C. patients; as shopping habits change, so do state's farmers; surplus chicken sales draw hundreds; and more.
La FDA pide a los pacientes recuperados de covid-19 que donen plasma sanguíneo: “Una donación tiene el potencial de ayudar a hasta cuatro pacientes”
Presidente de Guatemala defiende decisión de dejar a migrantes retornados durmiendo en un aeropuerto
‘Quarantent’ y el “Traje de despedida” son algunos diseños que participan una competencia global para combatir el coronavirus
133 días de aislamiento casi nos destruyen, entonces nos casamos
Coronavirus 16 de abril, minuto a minuto: Trump da pautas para reabrir la economía
OPINIÓN | La respuesta desastrosa de Trump ante el covid-19 debe ser investigada
Trump establece pautas de reapertura de EE.UU. a pesar de las deficiencias en las pruebas
La mejor app para que los niños aprendan en casa ya está en tu teléfono
La FDA autoriza más pruebas de anticuerpos contra el coronavirus
Ministro de Salud de Brasil habla de posibles cambios en su cartera
OPINIÓN | Es vergonzoso cuántos trabajadores de la salud están muriendo por covid-19
En lo que va de abril se registran más de 6.700 muertos por diversas causas en Guayas, Ecuador
Daniel Ortega reaparece pero no anuncia cambios en su estrategia frente al covid-19, pese a recomendaciones de organismos internacionales
John Krasinski y David Ortiz sorprenden a enfermeras y terapeutas respiratorios para agradecerles su labor.
La sabiduría de Tom Hanks para los actores y vecinos durante la pandemia
Más de 30 artistas mexicanos unen sus voces para cantar “Resistiré México” para dar esperanza en medio de la pandemia
Bergoglio antes que Francisco: los aspectos íntimos del papa contados por un amigo
OPINIÓN | Los cambios que se avecinan
Land O’Lakes Is Removing The Native American Woman From Their Packaging
Piñera promulga ley de indulto conmutativo por coronavirus en Chile
Uso de mascarillas es obligatorio para dominicanos por coronavirus
Exbeisbolista Roy Halladay tenía drogas en el organismo el día que chocó, según informe
Trump anuncia plan de tres fases para reabrir la economía de EE.UU.
Renta básica universal, ¿la solución a la pandemia económica?
La verdad sobre el video que ha dividido las redes sociales: ¿realidad o truco visual?
Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools announces superintendent to resign effective June 30
44 migrantes devueltos de EE.UU. a Guatemala tienen coronavirus, según dos fuentes
Coronavirus: ¿qué es exactamente una “condición preexistente” y por qué puede agravar los efectos del covid-19?
Si te encantó ‘Tiger King’, aquí hay más contenido fascinante de ver para ti
Cerca de 22 millones de estadounidenses han pedido asistencia económica por desempleo en las últimas 4 semanas
Starbucks tiene un plan para reabrir gradualmente. Así es como funcionará
Perú emite bonos para enfrentar la pandemia
Presidente de Ecuador decreta 15 días de duelo nacional


Parts of the Rockies and the Midwest could get up to a foot of snow Thursday
Nine years ago, lethal tornado swarm rocked NC
WRAL WeatherCenter Blog : coronavirus-interruptus

State News

@NCCapitol : House leader backs expanding Medicaid to test for coronavirus, treat COVID-19
@NCCapitol : Education leaders agree on policy, testing waivers, less so on money

National and World News

Coronavirus cases: U.S. and world - curves, maps and data

National News

An Idaho farm is giving away 2 million potatoes because coronavirus has hurt demand
Florida animal shelter celebrates emptying a kennel for the first time ever
Trump completes reversal, telling govs 'you are going to call your own shots' and distributes new guidelines

World News

What Trump could learn from Angela Merkel about dealing with coronavirus
As governments fumbled their coronavirus response, these four got it right. Here's how.
Astronomers saw a star dancing around a black hole. And it proves Einstein's theory was right
War veteran 'Captain Tom,' 99, raises $15 million for NHS as he completes garden challenge
A 106-year-old woman leaves UK hospital after recovering from coronavirus
A new website is helping Nigerians check if they have coronavirus
TV presenter's attempt to bake a Jacinda Ardern cake fails spectacularly
Edward Snowden requests a three-year extension of Russian residency
Male lemurs use 'stink flirting' to attract mates, study says
Images of Venice from space show how coronavirus has changed the city's iconic canals
Police investigation into Italian care homes finds coronavirus violations
Coronavirus live updates: Cases surpass 2.1 million globally

5 On Your Side

WRAL SmartShopper : Krispy Kreme: BOGO dozen doughnuts every Saturday
WRAL SmartShopper : Carrabba's Italian Grill: $10 e-bonus card when you buy $50 in gift cards
WRAL SmartShopper : P.F. Chang's: 15% off takeout orders or curbside pick-up through April 30
WRAL SmartShopper : Sheetz offering free kids meal to those in need at all 600 locations
IRS says 'status not available' can mean 1 of 4 things for your stimulus payment
WRAL SmartShopper : Crayola Washable Kids Paint 6 Count Set only $6.34 (55% off)


Some in right-wing media egg on protests against stay-at-home orders
IMF says half the world has asked for a bailout
The stock market is acting like a rapid recovery is a slam dunk. It's not
US stocks are mixed following dire unemployment claims
Volkswagen and Toyota will begin reopening European car plants next week
More big economies are easing coronavirus restrictions
Elon Musk's promised ventilators never delivered to California hospitals, governor's office says
United says demand for travel is 'essentially zero' and signals layoffs
Amazon is developing its own coronavirus test for workers
22 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits in the last four weeks
Coronavirus is crushing US homebuilding
More than half of retail and grocery workers can't take paid sick leave
Starbucks has a plan to reopen. Here's how it will work
Farmers are chartering planes to bring in workers and save their crops
Small business lending program on hold after reaching limit
Disney needs credit, and has earned it
Cannabis giant Canopy Growth further shrinks global footprint
Factory workers at Pilgrim's Pride, Mountaire Farms want protection from COVID-19
Boeing plans to restart its Washington state factories next week
Many construction crews not taking precautions against coronavirus
China's economy just shrank for the first time in decades. It could still eke out growth this year
US stock futures surge as trial COVID-19 drug shows promise


‘Sesame Street’ Just Released A Special Message For All The Overwhelmed Parents Out There
You Can Now Pick Up Ready-to-grill Steaks From LongHorn Steakhouse
Fireball And Pink Lemonade Cocktail Looks Perfect For Summer
Photo Of Husband And Wife Nurses Who Care For COVID-19 Patients Is So Touching
McDonald’s Offering Curbside Service For Truck Drivers
You Can Transform That Old Backyard Trampoline Into An Isolated Retreat
Go Ask Mom : Stressed? Try out this seven minute guided meditation from Growga, NC Museum of Art
Go Ask Mom : 6 Recipes: Read to bake? Try these easy quick bread recipes
Go Ask Mom : Virtual Fun Roundup: Test your Harry Potter knowledge on these seven sites


Tom Hardy in 'Capone' trailer arrives
What's on Tap : Cook Like the Pros: Il Palio's Pasta Carrrettiera
Michael Che honors his late grandmother by covering rent for 160 public housing units
'The Innocence Files' on Netflix spotlights the fight to overturn wrongful convictions
If you loved 'Tiger King,' here's more WTF (Watch The Fascinating) content for you
Carla Hall is here to help you get over your cooking-at-home slump
Make Mornings Magical With This Commemorative Mickey Mouse Waffle Maker
Let Britney and Justin go, people -- they broke up 18 years ago
Prince Harry and Meghan quietly delivered meals to Los Angeles residents in need
What's on Tap : Ben Folds, Anthony Hamilton join NC artists benefit concert
Howard Finkel, WWE Hall of Famer and ring announcer, dead at 69
Brian Dennehy, veteran actor of stage and screen, dead at 81
Wanted: Someone to watch true crime documentaries all day. The pay: $1,000
Kenya Barris goes from 'Black-ish' to '#blackAF' with his messy Netflix debut
'Run' turns the lure of escaping by reconnecting with an ex into an HBO series
'Killing Eve's' third season mostly feels like it's just killing time
What's on Tap : Artplosure postponed to October
Allen Daviau, cinematographer for 'ET,' dies at 77
New Orleans Jazz Fest is officially canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic

Political News

Trump's big show of opening the economy will hide the real story
Some Democratic challengers raise big sums in fight for the US Senate amid pandemic
Joe Biden has a young voter problem
Unemployed workers in 29 states now getting $600 boost in benefits
New York Times: Ivanka Trump traveled to New Jersey to celebrate Passover despite coronavirus guidelines
FEMA union urges Trump to use wartime-era law for more protective equipment
Lawmakers struggle to balance day job with raising kids at home: 'It's been surprisingly hard'
Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner don't think the coronavirus rules apply to them
The government's small business loan money is gone. Now what?
Defense Secretary says he has an 'open mind' on the possibility of reinstating fired aircraft carrier commander
Politics and public health collide in Michigan as governor faces angry protests over coronavirus shutdown
Trump completes reversal, telling govs 'you are going to call your own shots' and distributes new guidelines
Lindsey Graham outraised by Democratic challenger in first quarter
The Top 10 women Joe Biden might pick as vice president
New York Times: Trump administration expected to roll back regulations on mercury and air pollutants
Gavin Newsom may be the most underrated governor in the country right now
House Democrats take steps to allow remote voting during coronavirus pandemic
7 Midwestern governors announce their states will coordinate on reopening
Milwaukee host committee for Democratic convention halves its staff as coronavirus upends event
Stacey Abrams doesn't care what you think of her political ambition
Protective equipment costs increase over 1,000% amid competition and surge in demand
Roger Stone jurors say they fear for their safety and plead for privacy
READ: White House Guidelines for 'Opening Up America Again'
5 reasons you may not have gotten your stimulus money yet
Here's what you need to know if you've lost your job
Romney is only GOP senator not invited to join new White House task force
GOP seizes on newly declassified material to raise further questions about Steele dossier
It's STILL up to the governors to reopen the US
Roger Stone denied new trial and gag order lifted
Read: Court denies Roger Stone new trial and lifts gag order
The social-distancing deniers have arrived
Trump gives governors 3-phase plan to reopen economy
Michael Cohen will be released from prison due to pandemic
Kansas governor says her state struggles to get medical supplies to fight coronavirus
Biden says he's starting to put together a White House transition team
Fact check: Trump wrongly declares some states don't have 'any problem' with coronavirus
Biden says federal government should subsidize some salaries as part of coronavirus recovery

Health Team

Trump wants some states to reopen soon but new outbreaks continue in nursing homes and food processing plants
Anti-anxiety medication prescriptions up 34% since coronavirus
What exactly are 'underlying conditions?' And why people with them may experience more serious illness from coronavirus
Foods to boost your mood, now that you really need it
Dating at a Distance: Dr. Sanjay Gupta's coronavirus podcast for April 16
What we know about the state of coronavirus treatments, vaccines and antibody tests
The Spanish flu killed more than 50 million people. These lessons could help avoid a repeat with coronavirus
Anonymous donor surprises man with the gift of sight, an eSight device
The WHO would like to remind everyone that drinking alcohol will not protect you from coronavirus
Sales of minty vape products surged after Juul stopped selling fruity flavors, study finds
Report: COVID-19 patients 'recovering quickly' on trial drug Remdesivir
An insulin maker will give free insulin to diabetes patients whose jobs were affected by the coronavirus pandemic
Funerals go virtual in the pandemic. Here's how to plan one with meaning and honor the dead