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Local News

Coronavirus in NC: Live updates for May 18, 2020: If they open, pools will look very different
Tractor trailer disassembled on Hillsborough Street after Raleigh crash
Search is on for car thieves who drove off with 1-year-old from Durham
Mayor calls on Rocky Mount officials singled out in state audit to correct misdeeds
NC swimming pools could open in Phase 2, as soon as Friday night
Strategies for safe exercise: Local gyms prepare to reopen for phase two
Fact check: Abrams says coronavirus cases rose 40% after Georgia reopened
Fayetteville woman charged with murder after running over man with her car
Fayetteville police asking for information after pedestrian struck, severely injured
New program feeds unemployed workers while supporting local farmers
Phase 2: Family fun parks offer masks, gloves to help protect guests
Coronavirus cases, testing are both up; NC rate of positive tests holds steady
Federal grand jury wraps with no criminal charges for Chemours
Just because you can go somewhere doesn't mean you should. Here's what to avoid in Phase 2
'I'll still be the same old me' says Johnston County man after $10 million win
Dining out will be different, here's how
Barbershop installs curtains, will require temperature checks upon reopening
Lack of military funerals during pandemic frustrates families of veterans
Swimsuit, towel, mask? Pools could open this weekend with new protocol
Long waits expected when Phase 2 begins
Tropical Storm Arthur moves out, but forces newly reopened businesses to close for a day
Coastal fishing group threatens lawsuit over NC shrimping rules
Durham's proposed budget will not increase property tax, but adds COVID-19 fund
What places put you at highest risk for coronavirus exposure? Experts weigh in.

News

Encuentran muerto en su casa al embajador de China en Israel
La directora de cine y televisión Lynn Shelton muere a los 54 años
Pompeo se aleja de la teoría que él y Trump impulsaban de que el coronavirus se originó en un laboratorio de Wuhan
Más de 100 países piden una investigación independiente sobre la pandemia de coronavirus
PDV USA demanda a empresa de consultoría de exlegislador de EE.UU.
En México no habrá pruebas masivas de coronavirus y esta es la razón de las autoridades
Facebook lanzó sus avatares similares a Bitmoji. Aquí te mostramos cómo hacer el tuyo
El presidente de El Salvador llama al diálogo en medio de una polémica con la Asamblea Legislativa, pero se niega a reabrir la economía
Editorial: Sen. Berger should back the governor's plan
Japón acaba de caer en recesión y podría ser mucho peor
Wilson school turns to virtual art tour during pandemic
Las 5 cosas que debes saber este 18 de mayo: No rocíes desinfectantes en espacios amplios (y menos a personas)
India y Bangladesh ya están sufriendo con el coronavirus. Ahora un supertifón se dirige hacia ellos
Confirman primer caso de covid-19 en una comunidad indígena en Ecuador
This Summer Is Going To Be One Of The Hottest On Record
Dos ministros de Chile entran en cuarentena luego de haber estado en contacto con senadores que dieron positivo por covid-19
Funcionarios de Trump desvían la culpa por el número de muertos en EE.UU por el coronavirus y presionan por reapertura económica
Ana Villafañe presente en “A Night of Covenant House Stars 2020”
Starbucks Is Selling Reusable Cups That Change Colors When Filled With Drinks
¿Cómo deben programarse las salidas de los niños tras periodos de cuarentena?
Alto funcionario de los CDC rechaza las críticas del asesor comercial de la Casa Blanca sobre el manejo coronavirus
Los primeros resultados del ensayo de la vacuna de coronavirus Moderna muestran que los participantes desarrollaron anticuerpos contra el virus
Elon University won't require ACT, SAT scores for fall applicants
Gobierno de México anuncia lineamientos para el ingreso a la “nueva normalidad”
Si tus hijos se están portando mal o haciendo berrinches, podrían estar tristes debido al estrés por el coronavirus
Trump dice que está tomando hidroxicloroquina (a pesar de que expertos cuestionan su eficacia)
Un 18 de mayo Michael Jordan recibió su quinto ‘MVP’
Snoop Dogg usa la canción de “Frozen” para animar a las personas a “dejarlo ir”, e Idina Menzel le responde
Coronavirus 18 de mayo, minuto a minuto de la pandemia: Ya son más de 30.000 muertos por coronavirus en América Latina
OPINIÓN | Por qué los latinos son tan afectados por el covid-19
Agencia de inmigración pide rescate financiero y planea cobrar más por las solicitudes de visa
Cómo Donald Trump volvería a ganar, en 3 frases
Dictan medidas cautelares contra la exsecretaria de Gestión de Riesgos de Ecuador
Uber ha reducido el 25% de su personal desde que comenzó la pandemia de coronavirus
Para algunos niños, los efectos de esta pandemia durarán para siempre
Conflictos sociales en Bolivia en medio de la cuarentena
Un virus mortal ahora amenaza a los conejos en EE.UU. y ya está en varios estados
OPINIÓN | El destino de los “soñadores” está bajo asedio. Nos necesitan ahora más que nunca
Carole Baskin, famosa por “Tiger King”, ahora vende máscaras faciales con estampado de leopardo

Weather

Tropical Storm Arthur brings high surf, strong winds and heavy rains to the North Carolina coast
Tornado confirmed in Hoke County
Hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones are becoming stronger, according to a new NOAA study

State News

Experts: Without more COVID-19 testing, 'more people will die' in prisons
@NCCapitol : GOP lawmakers blame Cooper administration for problems with unemployment system
@NCCapitol : Monday Wrap: Budget woes and unemployment woes

National News

California is now offering support to undocumented immigrants, in the first relief fund of its kind

World News

What is Victoria Day?
Some mud flows like lava on Mars, study says
Scientists create video game to unlock how flies navigate
Coronavirus pandemic: Updates from around the world

5 On Your Side

WRAL SmartShopper : Dunkin': Medium iced coffee only $2 every Monday in May
WRAL SmartShopper : Boston Market coupon: $5 off $15 purchase through Tuesday
WRAL SmartShopper : Macy's and Kohl's stores now open
WRAL SmartShopper : Krispy Kreme giving graduates a dozen free doughnuts on May 19

Business

Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary says UK quarantine plans 'idiotic and unimplementable'
The recovery from coronavirus could take years
To stay in business, this company started making masks. It's working
Gold nears an eight-year high
Germany and France try to break deadlock over how to rescue the EU
JCPenney will close nearly 30% of its stores as part of its bankruptcy plan
For small businesses, survival may hinge on closing streets
These are the workers helping GM to build ventilators
America is running out of thermometers
'The Last Dance' is ESPN's most watched documentary ever
Clayton business looks to benefit from coronavirus vaccine

Lifestyles

Aging Well : What is helpful versus not helpful in times when you feel helpless?
Go Ask Mom : Amanda Lamb: Making do
All essential workers—not just those in healthcare—can now get free Crocs
Go Ask Mom : Raleigh's popular sunflower field won't bloom this year, so why not plant your own?
Hospital Staff Was Surprised With Free Vacations For Their Work Fighting The Coronavirus
Go Ask Mom : Morehead Planetarium renovation project on track for completion in fall
Go Ask Mom : Imperfect parenting is perfect

Entertainment

'American Idol' crowns Season 3 winner virtually
Hannah Brown, 'Bachelorette' star, apologizes for using the N-word
What's on Tap : Durham Food Hall vendors announce opening dates
‘Scarface’ Is Getting A Reboot
Dropkick Murphys and Bruce Springsteen to helm show from Fenway Park
As 'The Last Dance' ends, 'Blackballed' signals the NBA's evolution as a cultural force
It’s Hard To Believe Vera Wang Is 70 Years Old In These Stunning Photos
Taylor Swift's 'City of Lover Concert' was an intimate, stripped-down performance
Bookin' : QRB Bestsellers for the Week of May 18th
John Krasinski's 'Some Good News' goes on hiatus
Meryl Streep and Chris Hemsworth among stars to join Taika Waititi for Roald Dahl charity reading
Carole Baskin of 'Tiger King' fame is selling leopard print face masks
What's on Tap : Cary brewery hosts bulk seafood sale this week
'Stargirl' brings a lighter touch to DC's superhero universe
Ryan Seacrest responds to fans concerned about his health after 'American Idol' finale
What's on Tap : Southern Women's Show canceled in Raleigh
Ken Osmond, Eddie Haskell on 'Leave It to Beaver,' dies
Ken Osmond, Eddie Haskell on 'Leave It to Beaver,' dies at 76
Former WWE star Shad Gaspard is missing after he was swept out to sea while swimming
Brian Austin Green opens up about split with wife Megan Fox

Political News

Trump officials deflect blame for US death toll, escalate reopening push
FBI finds al Qaeda link after breaking encryption on Pensacola attacker's iPhone
How Donald Trump wins again, in 3 sentences
Eric Trump's wild, dangerous coronavirus conspiracy theory
Health experts slam Trump administration's use of public health law to close border
Pompeo refused to cooperate with watchdog probe into $8B arms sale to Saudi Arabia, source says
This senator gave the weirdest commencement speech you will ever hear
For some kids, the effects of this pandemic will last forever
Immigration agency seeks bailout, plans to charge more for visa applications
Barr doesn't expect review of Russia probe will 'lead to a criminal investigation' of Obama and Biden
Lawmakers eye options for removing key parts of supply chain from China
Trump to nominate new top prosecutor for Washington, DC
Trump looks to advance unfounded Obama crime conspiracy
House Democrats tell Supreme Court they need Mueller grand jury materials to decide on new articles of impeachment
GOP unmoved by uproar over Trump's latest removal of key government watchdog
Congress just did something it hasn't done in a decade
Pompeo says he asked Trump to fire inspector general because he was 'undermining' the State Department
Flynn and Stone likely to face drawn-out court battles as challenges set to stretch into summer
Key Republican senator says he will 'try to get to the bottom' of Trump's firing of State Department inspector general
Marco Rubio named acting Intelligence chairman after Burr steps down amid investigation
Trump says he is taking hydroxychloroquine though health experts question its effectiveness
Trump's new vaccine chief will donate stock windfall to cancer research
California, New York and Texas governors say professional sports in their states must plan on reopening without fans
Why the Midwest is not *the* 2020 battleground
Treasury is starting to send some stimulus payments on debit cards
Republican AGs tell judge to drop Michael Flynn's case, stay out of politics
Restauranteurs plead with Trump to make PPP loan changes
Trump says it's OK for Pompeo to have a paid government employee wash dishes if his wife or son isn't there
Trump administration to extend border and travel restrictions related to coronavirus
READ: Trump's physician releases letter on President taking hydroxychloroquine
Trump administration says coronavirus testing is key to nursing homes reopening
Trump threatens to permanently pull funding from WHO and 'reconsider' US membership

Health Team

More than 100 infections linked to fitness classes in South Korea, study finds
US coronavirus death toll passes 90,000 but influential model lowers its prediction
Worried about beef shortages and price spikes? Here's what happens if you eat less meat
If your kids are acting out, they might just be sad
Talking to yourself matters. Here's how to do it in a pandemic
Local trials underway for only drug known to help COVID-19 patients
Early results from Moderna coronavirus vaccine trial show participants developed antibodies against the virus
China backs coronavirus investigation but says it should wait until pandemic is contained
Staying Fit, Staying Safe: Dr. Sanjay Gupta's podcast for May 18
Age-proof your brain by keeping your heart healthy, study says
'Treated as cargo:' Stranded cruise ship crews recount desperation
Delirium and agitation may follow Covid-19 infection, study says
Yoga may ease symptoms of depression, study says
More evidence US childhood vaccinations are dropping amid coronavirus pandemic
Right ventricle enlargement a major predictor for mortality among COVID patients, new study finds