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Local News

Coronavirus in NC: Live updates for May 19, 2020: NC hospitals report highest number of patients yet
NCDOT furloughs top-level executives to spare other workers
Millbrook grad with Ivy League future earns high honors
Lincoln County restaurant opens for dine-in service, defying statewide order
Apex dad sets up livestream of robin's nest
Durham police celebrate high school grad who dreams of becoming an officer
Scratch-off ticket dishes up $200,000 prize for Johnston County chef
1,000 local blood donors expected to get free antibody testing for COVID-19
Will unemployment benefits keep people from returning to work as NC reopens?
CDC says COVID-19 can be spread from corpses
Restaurant group: Expect phase 2 announcement Wednesday
Brothers see laser scope, hear gunshots while changing flat tire
Fact check: GOP attack ad distorts Biden's words
Pandemic not slowing plans for Dix Park in Raleigh
More than 1,000 expected to get COVID-19 antibody testing Thursday at PNC Arena

News

Trump amenaza con retirar permanentemente los fondos de la OMS y ‘reconsiderar’ la membresía de EE. UU.
¿Qué es la OMS y por qué es importante?
‘The Last Dance’ es el Michael Jordan de los documentales para ESPN
Wake County leaders meeting to discuss 2020-21 school calendar, budget
Así está la situación del coronavirus en el continente americano, según la Universidad Johns Hopkins
Trump dice que está tomando hidroxicloroquina: ¿qué es y para qué sirve?
DAVID JONES: COVID-19, like climate change, will impact how we live in major ways
El Gobierno de EE.UU. ampliará las restricciones fronterizas y de viaje relacionadas con el coronavirus
Las 5 cosas que debes saber este 19 de mayo: Trump dice que está tomando hidroxicloroquina
¿Puede el coronavirus estar en los paquetes de comida del supermercado?
Mantenerse a salvo no se trata solo de higiene y distancia, sino también de tiempo
Hospital español participa en estudio de la OMS para desarrollar nuevos test de covid-19
Un hombre secuestrado de niño hace 32 años vuelve a reunirse con su familia
Outside the Box : Opinion Roundup: No county's immune; open or close?; DOT furloughs; budgets and bond issues; and more
Photos Show Disney World Like We’ve Never Seen It Before—completely Empty
AT&T cierra operaciones de DirecTV América Latina en Venezuela
Bud Light Is Debuting Frozen Margarita Popsicles Perfect For Summer
El confinamiento por el covid-19 reduce las emisiones de carbono a su nivel más bajo en 15 años. Pero el cambio puede ser temporal
Gobierno de Ecuador anuncia recorte del gasto público para enfrentar la pandemia
Bukele propone reabrir la economía tras cuarentena estricta en El Salvador
En México, piden “no relajar” las medidas de distanciamiento social
A Postal Worker Left Notes And Gift Cards For The Graduates On His Route
Más de 12.000 mexicanos en el exterior retornaron al país ante emergencia sanitaria por el covid-19, aseguran autoridades
Alaska Man Makes 14-hour Round-trip Boat Journey To Costco To Ensure His Town Doesn’t Go Hungry
Las 7 cosas sobre el covid-19 que más preocupan a los líderes empresariales del mundo
¿Cómo se hacen las vacunas? Preguntas y respuestas sobre la inmunización
Michael Phelps dice que la pandemia ha sido uno de los momentos “más aterradores” para su salud mental
La OMS aprueba investigación sobre la respuesta mundial al coronavirus
Paraguay se prepara para entrar en la segunda fase de la “cuarentena inteligente”
Gobierno de Colombia dice que investiga posible infiltración venezolana en fuerzas de seguridad
Daniel Ortega: Más de 1.000 transportistas varados en la frontera de Nicaragua con Costa Rica
Cierran cárcel de máxima seguridad en Honduras tras caso positivo de covid-19
Hackeo a EasyJet roba datos de 9 millones de clientes y miles de números de tarjetas de crédito
Una guerra comercial entre Estados Unidos y China es lo último que la economía mundial necesita ahora
Los CDC publican una guía detallada sobre la reapertura que anteriormente había sido archivada por la Casa Blanca
OPINIÓN | ¿Quieres comer o comprar en Disney? Di que no demandarás
Desaparece una adolescente en Ohio después de salir de su casa hacia un salón de bronceado
OPINIÓN | El covid-19 ofrece la oportunidad de construir un mundo mejor. Debemos aprovecharla
La última vez que el Sol estuvo tan poco activo, en la Tierra ocurrió la Edad de Hielo
Wake County school board proposes changes to 2020-21 calendar
Miles de personas evacuan un área en Michigan tras ruptura de dos represas por fuertes lluvias e inundaciones
FTCC's Early Childhood Education Center closes for good due to COVID-19

Weather

State News

Surge in liquor sales offset by bar, restaurant closures
@NCCapitol : House weighs mixed bag of business tax changes due to pandemic
NC fails White House benchmarks for reopening, health experts say

National News

Magic Johnson will provide $100 million to fund loans to minority-owned businesses

World News

Lesotho Prime Minister Thabane resigns after months of pressure over alleged involvement in murder of estranged wife
COVID-19 could temporarily drop carbon emissions to their lowest since World War II
Coronavirus hotspot in Russia raises questions about country's Covid-19 count
The sun is experiencing a less active phase called 'solar minimum,' but it won't cause an ice age like last time
Antarctic penguins release an extreme amount of laughing gas in their feces, it turns out
Hungary bans people from legally changing gender
Coronavirus pandemic: Updates from around the world

5 On Your Side

WRAL SmartShopper : The Fresh Market bacon only $2.99/lb on Tuesday, May 26
WRAL SmartShopper : Ace Hardware giving away 1 million flags at stores on May 23
WRAL SmartShopper : Krispy Kreme: $13 for 2 dozen doughnuts on May 23
WRAL SmartShopper : Crocs Sale: 30% off sitewide and doorbusters through May 26
WRAL SmartShopper : Chili's: Buy $50 in gift cards on May 20, get 2 free $10 e-bonus cards
WRAL SmartShopper : "The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel)" by Suzanne Collins only $16.79 (reg. $27.99)
WRAL SmartShopper : Old Navy, Banana Republic, Athleta stores open in the Triangle
WRAL SmartShopper : Compact 10000 mAh Portable Charger only $11.03
WRAL SmartShopper : New David Baldacci hardcover book "Walk the Wire" only $19.36
WRAL SmartShopper : Lidl deals 5/20: Corn, watermelon, chicken wings, beef franks, cheese
WRAL SmartShopper : Sprouts sales 5/20: Athena melons, peaches, cauliflower, Mahi Mahi
WRAL SmartShopper : Carlie C's Deals 5/20: Corn, broccoli, chicken thighs, ribs, ground turkey, hot dogs, bacon, cheese
WRAL SmartShopper : Lowes Foods deals 5/20: Corn, hot dogs, bacon, catfish fillets, Kraft cheese
WRAL SmartShopper : Publix deals 5/20: Corn, spareribs, Ball Park hot dogs, Arizona tea, peanuts
Stop wasting so much food, 5 On Your Side has advice
WRAL SmartShopper : LEGO Star Wars Building Sets on sale for $15.99
WRAL SmartShopper : Boston Market: BOGO meal coupon through Friday
WRAL SmartShopper : Harris Teeter deals 5/20: Watermelon, cherries, beef franks, orange juice, coffee

Business

Fox News can't get its message straight on hydroxychloroquine
7 things about Covid-19 that worry business leaders the most
Thai Airways survives for now as government orders overhaul
A US-China trade war is the last thing the world economy needs now
Dow sinks ahead of key Fed and Treasury testimony: May 19, 2020
Walmart got a huge boost from panic shopping and hoarding during the pandemic
Home Depot's expanded worker benefits took a huge bite out of its profit
Krispy Kreme is giving away free donuts to graduating seniors dressed in their caps and gowns
People are flying again ... sort of
Trade tensions are a huge risk to markets again
EasyJet hackers stole data on 9 million customers and thousands of credit card numbers
'The Last Dance' was an unexpected savior for ESPN during coronavirus
Pier 1 wants to close all its stores for good
The owner of Peet's Coffee presses ahead with $2.2 billion IPO
Why big brands are jumping on the face mask bandwagon
They're famous for their investments. But Warren Buffett and Masa Son keep striking out
Is the bear market over? Wall Street isn't so sure
Smaller retailers among coronavirus' NC victims
Spotify makes Joe Rogan's podcast an exclusive as the platform expands beyond music
Joe Rogan's exclusive Spotify deal and 4 other business stories you need to read today
Phase 2: Nail salons prepare for safe, sanitized reopening
CVS Health is returning $43 million in coronavirus relief funds

Lifestyles

Hair Salons May Not Be Using Blow-dryers When They Reopen
Whimsical Iridescent Drinkware Is Perfect For Summer Sipping
‘Pistachio’ Hydrangeas Add The Perfect Pop Of Color To Your Garden
Aging Well : Retirement in the Age of Coronavirus
Go Ask Mom : How to keep remote learning strong during these last weeks of school - and kids engaged over the summer
Go Ask Mom : Get outside, buy healthy, talk it out: Three ways to keep kids healthy during this extended time at home
Go Ask Mom : Review: We tried the Chick-fil-A meal kit

Entertainment

'Scream' sequel to film in Wilmington later this year
A ‘Grease’ Sing-along Is Coming To TV
What's on Tap : Acclaimed Triangle restaurant owners sue insurer over shutdown coverage
What's on Tap : Performance venues team up across NC to plan for safe return of concerts, shows
Brad Pitt surprises Missouri State University graduates with a message from quarantine
What's on Tap : Let Love In: LA recording artist brings the world together in a pandemic
Wendy Williams taking break from show to deal with Graves' disease
What's on Tap : Raleigh cafe continues to serve up sweet treats via walk-up window
What's on Tap : Get your fair food fix via this drive-thru event
Tekashi 6ix9ine accuses Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber of buying No.1 spot. Billboard explains why that's not true
What's on Tap : French bistro Jolie reopens with picnic menu
What's on Tap : Gonza Tacos closes Durham location permanently
Drew Barrymore is inviting you over to make tacos for a good cause
Rebecca Cutter's 'Hightown' was breaking new ground -- and then the pandemic happened
CW to recast 'Batwoman' after Ruby Rose exits series
Gregory Tyree Boyce, 'Twilight' actor, found dead with girlfriend

Marketplace

5 must-see attractions that make life at the Crystal Coast unique

Political News

Some good news about a vaccine test (though it's still early)
The danger in Trump's decision to self-medicate
Why GOP can't reopen the economy without Democratic buy-in
Mnuchin suggests 'risk of permanent damage' to economy as shutdowns continue
New tool aims to help liberal donors get bigger bang for their political giving
GOP bets on Trump's handling of crisis in battle to keep Senate majority
Barack Obama joined wife Michelle Obama's story time series to read a children's book
Uneven economic relief of Covid response aid under scrutiny
Nancy Pelosi called President Trump 'morbidly obese.' Is he?
Senate panel advances Trump's spy chief pick
Medical journal says Trump is 'factually incorrect' about when it first published coronavirus reports
Appeals court rules New York Democratic presidential primary will take place as planned in June
Mike Pompeo's explanation for the firing of State's inspector general doesn't make sense
Republicans pump brakes on new coronavirus stimulus spending
Obama White House portrait unveiling not expected as Trump accuses him of crime
From drag shows to town halls, coronavirus leads to alternative pushes for youth voter registration
Manafort's Ukrainian lobbying contact gets released early from probation
Why you shouldn't buy Trump's branding for his Obama conspiracy theory
Lindsey Graham wants new probe into Russia investigation to be wrapped before election
This governor's biggest coronavirus critic is his own lieutenant governor
Trump's Cabinet backs up his use of unproven drug
5 takeaways from the first Senate hearing on the coronavirus relief bill
Masks are required at Ford plant where Trump will visit
Judge allows fraud suit against Trump, family and company to proceed
US asks for abortion references to be removed from UN pandemic response plan
US aircraft carrier hit by major coronavirus outbreak returns to sea
Michael Flynn case now set to linger in court into July as he appeals for dismissal
A complicated life and conflicting accounts muddle efforts to understand Tara Reade's allegation against Joe Biden
Government watchdog to investigate multiple Homeland Security agencies for coronavirus response
Would Republicans be better off if Kelly Loeffler stepped aside?
Cash-crunched cities want states to give them a larger slice of congressional aid
Election watchdog regains policing powers with new member
Federal judge rules Texans afraid of catching Covid-19 can vote by mail
READ: Federal judge's decision allowing Texans afraid of catching coronavirus to vote by mail
New York Times: Pompeo had answered written questions in watchdog probe of Saudi arms deal
CDC releases detailed guidance on reopening that had previously been shelved by White House
READ: CDC guidance on reopening America from coronavirus stay-at-home orders
Biden says it's 'totally irresponsible' for Trump to take hydroxychloroquine
Fact check: Trump falsely denies FDA warning on hydroxychloroquine, baselessly alleges political bias in study
Company touted by Trump wins billion-dollar border wall construction contract

Health Team

As of Wednesday, every state will be somewhere along the road toward a full reopening
How to eat less meat and more plants
The biologist whose advice went viral tells us what to do next
Support the newest warriors: Those on the frontlines of the Covid-19 pandemic
The pandemic is testing sibling rivalry -- and you
Listener Questions Answered: Dr. Sanjay Gupta's podcast for May 19
Creation of COVID-19 vaccine creating fears in some people
Why overcoming Covid-19 is just the first hurdle of a much longer journey
Kids with suspected Covid-related syndrome need immediate attention, doctors say