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Local News

Coronavirus in NC: Live updates for May 21, 2020: Durham announces it won't open public pools this summer
Man dies after tree falls on Mount Airy home
Spike in virus cases prompts Durham officials to delay restaurant, salon openings
NC court deadlines extended, jury trials pushed back to end of July
SUV runs stop sign, is struck by tractor-trailer
Experts caution comparing virus outbreaks, reopening strategies between states
Law enforcement spent $285K patrolling pandemic-related protests in downtown Raleigh
Nash County man facing numerous drug charges
Late Fort Bragg soldier to be honored at NASCAR event
Fact check: Bill Gates didn't say COVID-19 vaccine would kill 1 million
Retired Wilson County truck driver scores $100,000 Extreme Cash prize
Some salon owners upset, others relieved at Durham order delaying reopenings
Triangle company helps grocery store shine regardless of the weather
NC has first case of childhood illness MIS-C, possibly related to COVID-19

News

Al menos tres personas heridas en tiroteo en complejo comercial de Arizona, según la policía
Registran casos positivos de covid-19 en personal de seguridad de la presidencia de Colombia
Los 10 países más golpeados por el coronavirus hasta el momento
Trump sufriría una derrota electoral aplastante debido a la economía, predice un nuevo modelo electoral
Johnson & Johnson dejará de vender talco para bebé
Cómo evitar las quemaduras solares con seguridad en la era del coronavirus
¿Una ‘semana laboral de cuatro días’ como una forma de ayudar a la economía tras la pandemia?
Las 5 cosas que debes saber este 21 de mayo: ¿Qué pasa si Jair Bolsonaro se infecta de coronavirus?
Al menos cuatro estados de EE.UU. combinaron los resultados de dos pruebas, dando posiblemente una imagen engañosa de la propagación del coronavirus
¿Cómo funciona la nueva y prometedora vacuna contra el coronavirus?
A 7-year-old Girl Lost A Tooth And Asked Her Mom To Sew A Tiny Face Mask For The Tooth Fairy
Neutralizan a atacante de Estación Aérea Naval en Corpus Christi, Texas
Rocketship Sprinkler Will Provide Hours Of Backyard Fun
Outside the Box : Opinion Roundup: Phase 2 & what's new; Fetzer's exit at UNC; absentee ballots; and more
Otros 2,4 millones de estadounidenses solicitaron subsidio de desempleo la semana pasada
Melania Trump participará en un foro global de CNN sobre covid-19 y su impacto en la educación
NOAA predice una temporada de huracanes superior al promedio en el Atlántico
Apple Just Launched New Pride-themed Watch Bands
UNC-CH, NCSU to resume classes on campus in August
Algunos propietarios de casas en EE.UU. obtienen un alivio hipotecario que no quieren
Bukele anuncia que demandará a la Asamblea Legislativa y a la Sala de lo Constitucional ante la CIDH
OPINIÓN | ¿Por qué son necesarias las joyas de fantasía?
Si Estados Unidos hubiera comenzado el distanciamiento social una semana antes, aproximadamente 36.000 personas menos habrían muerto, según un estudio
Las pruebas de coronavirus son “un desastre” en Estados Unidos, según un informe
Equipo surcoreano es multado por la K League tras ser acusado de colocar muñecas sexuales en sus gradas
FIFPro: “En Latinoamérica hay futbolistas que viven de subsidios de comida”
Exmayordomo de la Casa Blanca que trabajó para 11 presidentes muere por coronavirus
OPINIÓN | Las inquietantes acciones de Mike Pompeo
OPINIÓN | Coronavirus: cómo detener la pandemia de odio
Pasajeros incumplen con el distanciamiento en la reapertura del metro de Santo Domingo
Fiscal general de Venezuela ofrece “colaborar” con el Congreso de EE.UU. por incursión armada contra Gobierno de Maduro
Comercios de Puerto Rico reabrirán en fases a partir del lunes, y las playas sin bañistas
Transportistas en Honduras bloquean carretera y piden volver al trabajo
Coronavirus 21 de mayo, minuto a minuto: América Latina supera a EE.UU. y Europa en casos nuevos de coronavirus por tercer día seguido
Siete partidos políticos, 400 ONG y referentes brasileños piden a la Cámara de Diputados un juicio político a Bolsonaro
¿Salvador o autoritario? El presidente ‘millennial’ de El Salvador desafía a las cortes y al Congreso en la respuesta al coronavirus
Una familia encuentra casi 1 millón de dólares en efectivo en medio de un camino. Ahora la policía busca pistas
OPINIÓN | Coronavirus: cuando ponerse la mascarilla pareciera un acto subversivo
Lo que debes saber sobre los nuevos controles en los aeropuertos de EE.UU. por el coronavirus

Weather

More than 80 killed in India and Bangladesh as Cyclone Amphan heaps misery on coronavirus-hit areas
Campground flooded in Rutherford County, western NC under flood warning
Hurricane season this year is expected to be above average, NOAA and others projects
Michigan satellite images show flooded homes and a river replacing a lake
NOAA predicts 6 to 10 hurricanes in Atlantic this season
Level 1 threat for severe weather on Friday before nice-looking Memorial Day weekend

State News

Nurse's COVID-19 death raises questions about delayed testing at N.C. prison
@NCCapitol : Election in a pandemic: Bipartisan election bill promised as others fight over NC's ballot rules
@NCCapitol : NC lawmakers crowding together, often not wearing masks, while doing state's business

National News

Virginia family finds bags of $1 million on highway
Michigan AG warns Trump to wear a mask during tour of Ford plant
Trump will lose in a landslide because of the economy, new election model predicts

World News

Covid-19 has taken a staggering toll on a whole generation in northern Italy
A two-day-old baby has died of Covid-19 in South Africa
Snow is turning green in Antarctica -- and climate change will make it worse
Idris Elba to host Africa Day Benefit Concert with some of the continent's biggest music stars
Glowing coral reefs are striving to recover from bleaching, study says
Coronavirus pandemic: Updates from around the world
Drug smugglers used bottles of hand sanitizer to conceal meth shipments

5 On Your Side

WRAL SmartShopper : Swag Code until 6 pm for 2 SB points
WRAL SmartShopper : Swag Code until 5 pm for 3 SB points
WRAL SmartShopper : Carlie C's: Bulk chicken sale at Durham location on Friday, May 29
WRAL SmartShopper : New Savingstar offers: Bakehouse Gluten Free, Atkins, Tastykake, Bounce
Even as they work to reopen, restaurants face long-term struggles to stay afloat

Business

New Zealand's prime minister floats 'four-day week' as a way to help the economy
Retailers hoping Memorial Day weekend sales will encourage shoppers
Luckin Coffee co-founder apologizes for accounting scandal and promises fight to save the company
Volkswagen apologizes for racist ad
Was April rock bottom for the economy? New data provides some clues
Another 2.4 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week
Macy's expects it lost around $1 billion in a matter of weeks. Department stores are in trouble
Streaming and pay TV: Bad economic times could make the battle for bucks much tougher
AstraZeneca CEO says $1 billion vaccine bet is 'absolutely worth it'
The Atlantic laid off 68 staffers despite its unparalleled pandemic coverage
Venezuela says Bank of England is refusing to release gold it needs to fight Covid-19
Haven't used Netflix in a while? Your subscription could get canceled
A grocery store chain filled its salad bar with beer, cereal and candy because of coronavirus
Victoria's Secret is closing a quarter of its stores
BlackRock is the new king of Wall Street as banks get pummeled
Here comes the US crackdown on China stocks
Renters are becoming buyers during the pandemic
Travel slump could mean some luggage brands pack up for good
Durham real estate market sees increase in buyers
'What's the difference between sitting in a restaurant versus sitting in a bar?' frustrated bar owner asks
Zuck weighs in on WFH, and 4 other business stories you need to read today
ESPN is producing a 9-part documentary series on Tom Brady's Super Bowl runs
State Department asks Americans working for Chinese media to share personal details
China unveils $500 billion stimulus for the economy as it scraps growth target due to the pandemic
Hang Seng Index has worst day since 2015 as tensions flare up again between China and the West

Lifestyles

Clear Succulent Plant Looks Like A Cluster Of Opals
How To Hide Facebook’s New Avatars
Inflatable Game Table Lets You Play—waterproof!—cards In The Pool
Go Ask Mom : Virtual Fun Roundup: Bagel pizzas with Marbles, a 'Circles' song for little ones, a tour of May skies with Morehead
Woman attacked by bison 2 days after reopening of Yellowstone National Park
Go Ask Mom : Recipe: Honey balsamic chicken
Go Ask Mom : WRAL@Home: Fun with slime
Few people are flying, but RDU installs plastic shields, implements one-way foot traffic to limit virus
Mom Delivers Identical Quadruplets During Coronavirus Pandemic
Go Ask Mom : Durham's pools will not open this summer, other towns still considering when and how to open pools
Go Ask Mom : Poe Center lines up another virtual session to talk puberty with boys and their parents
Go Ask Mom : Virtual Fun Roundup: 8 virtual escape rooms for the entire family

Entertainment

What's on Tap : Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area offers scenic views, safe distancing
Lana Del Rey confirms new album and hits back at accusations she's 'glamorizing abuse'
What's on Tap : WRAL@Home: Picks for this weekend
'Trading Spaces' alum Genevieve Gorder advises home renovations for mental health
Amanda Stanton of 'Bachelor' defends driving from California to Arizona to get her hair done
Hagen Mills, 'Baskets' actor, dead at 29
What's on Tap : Lucettegrace owner on reopening: 'It's a difficult road'
Chrissy Teigen 'not happy' Alison Roman's column put on leave
'The Lovebirds' strikes a low-key note as it lands on Netflix
Shad Gaspard's wife breaks silence after former WWE superstar is found dead on Venice Beach
What's on Tap : Garth Brooks reschedules Charlotte concert to October
'The Empire Strikes Back' at 40: How the sequel launched 'Star Wars' into the future
Debby Ryan and Josh Dun secretly married on New Year's Eve

Marketplace

What you need to know about driving safely after quarantine

Political News

Data is everything
Trump heads to Michigan as Washington fails in pandemic battle
Campaign finance filings takeaways: Joe Biden is still in a financial hole, super PAC importance rising
Senate confirms Ratcliffe to lead intelligence community under fire
Covid-19 cases concerning prisoners' rights hit the Supreme Court
Trump's convention threatens to become a flashpoint as North Carolina cautiously reopens
Trump administration approves arms sale to Taiwan amid China tensions
What you need to know about latest TSA coronavirus screening procedures
The religious roots of Trump's magical thinking on coronavirus
California repays $1.4 billion federal loan for unemployment benefits
After false claims about Michigan and voting, Trump repeats false claim he was Michigan's 'Man of the Year'
Trump confirms US is withdrawing from another major arms treaty
Trump says he won't wear a mask in front of cameras
People *really* want Donald Trump to wear a mask in public
Michigan attorney general warns Ford over letting Trump go maskless
Former White House butler who served 11 presidents dies after contracting coronavirus
Donald Trump has finally ordered flags to fly at half-staff to honor coronavirus victims
Partisan divides over federal aid play out in battleground states
Trump's China dilemma: how to punish Beijing without hurting the US economy and his own reelection chances
Senate adjourns without passing change to PPP to give businesses more time to use money
New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen tells Biden campaign she doesn't want to be vetted for vice president
Senior military leaders warn coronavirus threat is 'not going away' as they brace for a second wave
The Top 10 women Joe Biden might pick as vice president, ranked
McConnell calls House Democrats' remote voting a 'scheme' that plays 'games with the Constitution'
Pompeo's push to fire watchdog focuses attention on his transparency record
Pompeo ordered officials to find a way to justify Saudi arms sale being probed by fired watchdog
Democratic lawmakers request information on reports of family separation in detention
Appeals court gives Flynn judge 10 days to respond on case dismissal legal tangles
Trump battles with Michigan's female Democratic leaders in key 2020 swing state
McConnell shuts door on House plan for jobless funds: Next package 'won't look anything like' Dem effort
Trump mostly focuses on economy -- rather than health -- for minority groups hit hardest by Covid-19
How the South is becoming a political powerhouse
SBA demands Planned Parenthood affiliate return Paycheck Protection Program loan
Judge dismisses Michigan Legislature's lawsuit over governor's use of emergency powers
GSA says Trump Organization didn't get rent break for DC hotel after not making formal request
Trump to lower flags to half-staff to honor coronavirus victims, military
What's the right way to open schools?
New Jersey Republicans sue governor over business closures
Melania Trump to students: 'Your determination to get through this will define your generation for years to come'

Health Team

How to safely avoid sunburn in the age of coronavirus
Why drinking tea might just help in a crisis
CNN 10's Carl Azuz takes questions from kids
At least 4 states combined numbers from two tests, possibly providing a misleading picture of coronavirus spread
CDC advises to test all babies born to moms with coronavirus
Scientists say they may have found a skinny gene
When Staying Home Isn't Safe: Dr. Sanjay Gupta's podcast for May 21
Sweden is still nowhere near 'herd immunity,' even though it didn't go into lockdown
Opioid drug overdose deaths are down in US, study finds, but Covid-19 could change that
Democratic senators ask White House to prepare for a double dose of flu and coronavirus in fall
Doctor in small Georgia city says coronavirus spread through community before hospital staff found out what it was
We will be seeing more of the scientists from the White House coronavirus task force soon, Fauci says