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Local News

Wakefield community throws surprise birthday parade for cancer fighter
Coronavirus coverage in North Carolina, April 21, 2020: NC sees biggest daily spike in deaths
'Shutdown is tyranny': Approximately 1000 march to demand Cooper reopen NC economy
Line forming overnight: People sleep in cars to get bulk chicken
Fayetteville mayor resists recommendation to lift nighttime curfew
Neuse Correctional Institute has first COVID-19 death among 465 cases as tensions rise
NCDOT announces layoffs, delays as coronavirus cuts into revenue
After report of trouble over Cary, plane makes safe landing in Cumberland County
Can you be evicted right now during pandemic? It depends
Goldsboro man charged with attempted murder in April 16 shooting
Dare County plans to open to non-resident property owners
Local nonprofits distribute protective masks to minorities
Northampton County grocer fights to keep his town fed
One person killed in two-vehicle crash in Johnston County
Cumberland County Schools closing meal site due to COVID-19 case

News

Los precios del petróleo siguen cayendo y los mercados bursátiles mundiales sufren
Tarjetas de inmunidad, confinamiento por género y otras tácticas inusuales para luchar contra covid-19 en el mundo
Tensión en la isla de Ometepe; policía detiene a opositores por supuesto secuestro de agente
Este es el impacto devastador de la pandemia de coronavirus en cifras
El gobernador de Georgia reabrirá algunas empresas tan pronto como el viernes; otros estados contemplan planes similares
Editorial: Federal stimulus aim is to help the needy, not enrich the greedy
Los precios del petróleo cayeron a negativo; cientos de compañías petroleras de EE.UU. podrían ir a la quiebra
Explicando el culto al Dr. Anthony Fauci, el experto en enfermedades infecciosas de Estados Unidos
El encierro ha hecho de TikTok una manera divertida para unirse en familia
Las 5 cosas que debes saber este 21 de abril: Pánico en el mundo petrolero
Rusia intercepta aviones de la Marina estadounidense sobre el mar Mediterráneo
Las comunidades negras e hispanas de Estados Unidos están sufriendo la peor parte de la crisis del coronavirus
Corea del Sur dice que no se han detectado señales inusuales sobre la salud de Kim Jong Un
Algunos líderes estatales de EE.UU. avanzan hacia la reapertura, mientras el número de muertos por coronavirus casi que se duplicó en una semana
¿Por qué la confusión sobre la salud de Kim Jong Un realmente tiene sentido?
Cancelan las Fiestas de San Fermín en España por el alto número de muertes por coronavirus
El FC Barcelona venderá los derechos del nombre de su icónico estadio para recaudar fondos para la investigación de covid-19
México lanza la fase 3 en la lucha contra el covid-19: ¿qué significa?
Algunos trabajadores de la salud en España reciben mensajes de odio a pesar del amplio apoyo por su trabajo en la pandemia de coronavirus
Outside the Box : Opinion Roundup: Virus deaths exceed flu; gas prices continue to fall; FDA approves at-home COVID-19 test; rescued horses heal emotional wounds; and more.
Millones de propietarios en EE.UU. están retrasados en sus pagos de hipoteca por la crisis del coronavirus
La calidad del aire en EE.UU. es dramáticamente peor que en años anteriores, dice el nuevo informe “Estado del aire”
Pringles Now Has Chicken And Waffle-flavored Chips
El Congreso llega a un acuerdo sobre un paquete de US$ 450.000 millones para ayudar a las pequeñas empresas, dicen fuentes
Cepal: La pandemia de coronavirus empujaría a la pobreza a 29 millones de personas en Latinoamérica
Gloria Estefan y Melanie C, dos grandes del mundo del entretenimiento, en CNN en Español
OPINIÓN | Trump está debilitando el sistema inmunológico de Estados Unidos
Coronavirus 21 de abril, minuto a minuto: CDC advierten que brote podría ser “aún más difícil” el próximo invierno en EE.UU.
OPINIÓN | El mensaje de campaña que Trump usó en 2016, está fracasando ahora
El implante de seno de una mujer desvió una bala y le salvó la vida
El Supremo Tribunal Federal de Brasil autoriza la investigación de manifestaciones que pedían cierre de instituciones
Estudio no halló beneficios de la hidroxicloroquina, sino una mayor tasa de mortalidad en pacientes que la tomaron para covid-19
La policía española arresta a uno de los “terroristas de ISIS más buscados”
Mojarán a residentes de Santiago, República Dominicana, que no acaten distanciamiento físico
Senado de EE.UU. aprueba alivio de U$ 480.000 millones con fondos para pequeñas empresas, hospitales y pruebas
OPINIÓN | Lo que realmente sabemos sobre Kim Jong Un y Corea del Norte
Trump explica el decreto que suspende alguna inmigración a EE.UU.: será para quienes solicitan ‘green cards’ y solo por 60 días
10 datos sobre los inmigrantes en la lucha contra la pandemia, mientras Trump anuncia restricciones
Travis Scott debuta en Fortnite con “Astronomical”
OPINIÓN | Coronavirus: ¿cuándo abrir la economía?
‘Empire’ termina su largo viaje con un final que no parece un final
Bachelet pide investigar supuestas violaciones a derechos humanos en El Salvador
CIDH denuncia varios heridos y detenidos por enfrentamientos en Ometepe, Nicaragua
Cómo este pequeño escarabajo podría ayudar a millones de personas alérgicas
México prepara plan para hacer frente al desplome en los precios del petróleo
¿Podría Michelle Obama ser candidata a vicepresidenta?
Esta nueva prueba de coronavirus permite tomar las muestras en casa: así funciona

Weather

Blustery, beautiful afternoon before overnight chill
WRAL WeatherCenter Blog : STEM at home
WRAL WeatherCenter Blog : Lyrid meteor shower

State News

@NCCapitol : NC may add $75 million to business bridge loan program
Key figure in 9th District absentee ballot scheme charged with Social Security fraud
Official coronavirus death counts may give incomplete picture of virus' toll

National News

NBC/WSJ poll: Majority okay with casting ballots by mail
Wendy's offers free chicken nuggets Friday
Discarded masks and gloves are becoming a health hazard as people dump them on streets
Mother who had coronavirus finally cradles her baby girl after giving birth while in a coma

World News

Deadly ancient crocodiles imitated whales to dominate the oceans
Lyrid meteor shower peaks on Wednesday
This robot is helping astronauts on the space station with tasks, stress and isolation
He'd go to bed every night with a photo of his late wife. Then a care worker gave him a gift to remember her
Scientists discover a new snake and name it after Salazar Slytherin
Coronavirus pandemic: Updates from around the world
How long can we live under lockdown?

Traffic

I-40 in both directions at Aviation Parkway to close this weekend for bridge removal

5 On Your Side

WRAL SmartShopper : Swag Code until 6 pm for 3 SB points
WRAL SmartShopper : Wendy's: Free Chicken Nuggets on Friday. April 24
WRAL SmartShopper : Lidl deals 4/22: Oranges, raspberries, chicken, cheese, hummus, coffee
WRAL SmartShopper : Sprouts sales 4/22: Corn, cauliflower, squash, beef roast, zucchini, blueberries
WRAL SmartShopper : Carlie C's Deals 4/22: Chicken, pork roast, ribeye, bacon, hot dogs, broccoli
WRAL SmartShopper : Publix deals 4/22: Pork picnic, blackberries, raspberries, sirloin tip roast, shrimp, hummus
WRAL SmartShopper : Lowes Foods deals 4/22: Pears, mushrooms, broccoli, bacon, crackers
Three coronavirus scams to flag
5 things to know about laundry and coronavirus
WRAL SmartShopper : Harris Teeter deals 4/22: Grapes, blackberries, subs, ice cream, pickles, coffee
WRAL SmartShopper : ALDI deals 4/22: Mushrooms, cantaloupe, strawberries, chicken, hot dogs, buns

Business

America's black and Hispanic communities are bearing the brunt of the coronavirus crisis
A free press in China could have prevented the coronavirus pandemic, media watchdog says
Virgin Australia enters voluntary administration. Richard Branson says it's 'not the end'
Starbucks is adding plant-based meat and oat milk lattes to its menu in China
US stock futures sink as oil hovers around $0: April 21, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has 'broken' the oil market
HBO Max launches next month. Here's what movies and shows it'll have
Top oil ETF plunges as crude dropped below zero
Oil closes at $10 but the market remains 'broken'
Trump promises to rescue oil companies after prices go negative
Coronavirus' toll on Chinese restaurants is devastating
How bad is the airline crisis? We're about to find out
Self employed, independent contractors can apply for unemployment Friday
People are buying more booze online than ever before
Coming soon: A 'work from home' ETF
'Tiger King,' 'Love is Blind' and coronavirus propel Netflix to huge subscriber gains
How small business owners in Georgia feel about the state reopening
Big banks accused of favoring more lucrative small business loans in coronavirus program
Global oil prices bounce back after hitting 21-year low
Chipotle Mexican Grill to pay $25 million fine in federal food-safety case

Lifestyles

Hope Reins connects children with rescued horses for emotional healing
List: NC beaches open with some restrictions in place
Some States Have Banned Retailers Like Walmart, Costco And Target From Selling Nonessential Items In Stores
Lego Is Making 13,000 Visors A Day For Healthcare Workers
VHS tapes that can get you good money on eBay
Aging Well : ASK AGING WELL: What North Carolina Nursing Homes have cases of coronavirus?
Ikea Just Released Their Famous Swedish Meatballs Recipe
Company will pay you to binge watch true crime documentaries
Busch is giving a year of beer to couples whose weddings were canceled due to coronavirus
Adorable ‘4 Seasons’ Salt, Pepper And Seasonings Set Is Just $14.99
Go Ask Mom : Goats, horses and turtles: Learn virtually about the animals at NC State's College of Veterinary Medicine
Go Ask Mom : Kids want more screen time? You want them outside? Tap them into the City Nature Challenge
Go Ask Mom : Christmas cheer: Santa's sending greetings and encouragement to kids stuck at home

Entertainment

Travis Scott's 'Astronomical' Fortnite debut
'Empire' ends its long, strange trip with a not-quite series finale
What's on Tap : Trophy Brewing offers free groceries for hospitality workers
Chip and Joanna Gaines debuting four hour network preview
Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman are calling a truce for a good cause
'Better Call Saul' plants the seeds for a killer final season
What's on Tap : Raleigh tourism reports $47M in economic impact lost
'The Batman' and 'Sopranos' prequel pushed because of the pandemic
Star-studded Prince tribute celebrates his legendary music
Val Kilmer opens up in interview, new memoir after bout with throat cancer
Cast of 'Friends' joins the All In Challenge to raise money for coronavirus relief efforts
'Club MTV' returning to #DanceTogether with DJ D-Nice
Spice Up Your Next Zoom Game Night With These 10 Free Digital Escape Rooms
A new 'Hunger Games' movie is in the works

Marketplace

Family finds home in Raleigh just in time for moving day thanks to a VA loan

Political News

Can Joe Biden balance young and old?
Georgia's reopening is a high-stakes public health bet -- and will likely please Trump
Nursing homes still struggle to get protective gear and quick testing
Supreme Court adds to its public debate over precedent ahead of major rulings
Joe Biden's search for a running mate is playing out in public
Senate approves $480 billion package to help small businesses and hospitals, expand testing
Stacey Abrams and Andrew Yang announce push to provide direct cash payments to families on food stamps
This Republican's logic on reopening the country is totally illogical
Vice President Michelle Obama?
Most Americans support mail-in voting but there is a sharp partisan divide
Bipartisan Senate report backs intel community assessment that Russia interfered to help Trump in 2016 election
Inside the Georgia governor's hugely high-stakes coronavirus gamble
Trump's acting intel chief flouts top Democrat's demand for answers about watchdog firing
House Republicans resist proposal to allow lawmakers to vote remotely
11 words from John Oliver that expose Fox News' fundamental hypocrisy
Weeks into crisis, few in Florida getting unemployment benefits
Judge rules Rick Gates doesn't have to spend days in jail during coronavirus pandemic
What's in the new small business relief bill
SBA says about 8,000 disaster loan applicants may have had personal information exposed
Trump campaign seizes on immigration order to ignite his base
Director of key Trump administration vaccine agency suddenly departs
Social Security recipients with kids at home face Wednesday deadline for getting extra stimulus cash
FBI concerned about potential for hate crimes during coronavirus pandemic
New York Gov. Cuomo says he had a 'productive' White House meeting with Trump on coronavirus
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp faces resistance over move to reopen economy
CDC chief says there could be second, possibly worse coronavirus outbreak this winter
Trump says immigration order will apply only to green cards and will last 60 days
The House chaplain's pointed coronavirus message
Half of low-income families have lost jobs or wages
Trump says he doesn't know whether Kim Jong Un is ill but wishes him luck
Van Jones says states reopening businesses amid coronavirus is 'a death sentence for communities of color'
The many times Trump has praised China's handling of the coronavirus pandemic
Trump and Biden launch battle over China that could define 2020 election
Fact check: President Trump's false claims from Tuesday's coronavirus briefing

Health Team

Air quality in US dramatically worse than in prior years, says new 'State of the Air' report
As states consider reopening, CDC director warns coronavirus outbreak could be worse this winter
Asthma and coronavirus: Act now to decrease your chance of a serious outcome
Los Angeles County hospitals say people are waiting too long to seek treatment over coronavirus fears
This former maid turned bestselling author explains why you should keep paying your help now
Coronavirus forces parents to change screen time plans
The US needs to perform millions of coronavirus tests per week, experts say
New Covid-19 test allows patients to collect samples at home, send to lab for results
Addiction in Isolation: Dr. Sanjay Gupta's coronavirus podcast transcript for April 21
Study finds no benefit, higher death rate in patients taking hydroxychloroquine for Covid-19
Doctors try to untangle why they're seeing 'unprecedented' blood clotting among Covid-19 patients
Health experts fear resurgence in coronavirus if NC reopens too quickly
NIH Covid-19 treatment guidelines warn against drug combo pushed by Trump
Abbott's rapid tests can produce false negatives under certain conditions, the company says