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Local News

Firefighter taken to hospital after fire at Durham home
Subway restaurant reopens after looting, riots in downtown Raleigh
Enloe students develop app to help prevent sports injuries
Devereux Meadow: Exploring the remains of Raleigh's lost 82-year-old baseball stadium
NC liquor sales soar during pandemic
Soldier pleads guilty to aggravated sexual assault of minor
Grant providing free COVID-19 tests in Fayetteville
Site of notorious Durham murder up for sale
Desperate for closure: Loved ones seek answers in death of 74-year-old grandmother killed by 'celebratory gunfire'
Fact check: Forest falsely says 'masks do not work with viruses'
Statue of former chief justice who was slave owner removed from NC Court of Appeals building
Duke University responds to ICE directive that international students must leave country if classes go virtual
Theft of Black Lives Matter sign unites Raleigh neighborhood
Man charged with assault, kidnapping after barricading girlfriend in southeast Raleigh home
Cumberland County's year-round schools will follow traditional calendar for 2020-21

News

Outside the Box : Opinion Roundup: Opening schools? veto overrides? Dowless on ballot? and more
Mary Kay Letourneau, quien fue condenada por violar a un estudiante de 13 años con la que luego se casó, murió de cáncer
Este sepulturero se toma el covid-19 más en serio que el presidente de Brasil
Estados Unidos reporta récord de nuevos casos en un día: 60.000
Harvard y el MIT demandan a la administración de Trump por medida que no permite que los estudiantes extranjeros solo tomen cursos en línea
China cierra lugares turísticos en Mongolia Interior luego de un caso de peste bubónica
Exsecretaria de Justicia de Puerto Rico dice que su departamento investigaba a gobernadora Wanda Vázquez
Fernando Alonso, dos veces campeón mundial de Fórmula Uno, regresará con Renault en 2021
¿Por qué Trump? ¿Por qué ahora? Lo que hay detrás del gran viaje del Andrés Manuel López Obrador a EE.UU.
En Cataluña será obligatorio usar mascarilla, sin excepciones. Así funcionará la medida
How to modernize history lessons? NC Board of Education asks high schoolers
OPINIÓN | Tras el desaire de Trudeau, esto es lo que Trump realmente quiere de la cumbre con Obrador
Thales Academy, Cary Academy planning to hold in-person classes
Venezuela supera a Haití en pobreza y se compara con países de África, según la Encuesta Encovi
Usain Bolt le da a su hija un nombre digno de una futura campeona
El gobierno de España aprueba extraditar a Perú al exmagistrado César Hinostroza
Congreso de Perú amplía delitos para acusar a un presidente en funciones
OPINIÓN | La purga planificada de estudiantes internacionales por parte de la administración de Trump tiene un cruel propósito
OPINIÓN | Robert Redford: Este es el candidato que tiene mi voto
OPINIÓN | La evaluación inquietantemente creíble de Mary Trump de su “peligroso” tío Donald
La Liga: Luis Suárez mantiene al Barcelona en la lucha
Pillsbury Just Introduced Funfetti Blondie Mix
Tribunal Oral Federal en Argentina otorga detención domiciliaria a Lázaro Báez
Asamblea Nacional de Venezuela calcula inflación de 508,47% en primer semestre de 2020
Gobierno de Colombia expide decreto que define nueva ruta de sometimiento individual a la justicia de grupos armados organizados
Parlamento de Uruguay aprueba paquete de reformas insignia del presidente Lacalle
Vizcarra convoca a elecciones generales para abril del 2021 en Perú
Bad Bunny hace historia en la nueva portada de Playboy
Niños fueron encerrados en China por hasta 10 días en un campo de adicción a internet
La contaminación lumínica arruina el sueño de los adolescentes y puede contribuir a los trastornos mentales, según un estudio
DPS superintendent to recommend year-round schools operate at traditional schedule in 2020-21
Muere el artista venezolano Daniel Alvarado, según su hija
Un nuevo cometa ahora es visible a simple vista
La administración de Trump propone bloquear a los solicitantes de asilo por razones de salud pública
El canciller de Ecuador José Valencia renuncia a su cargo
EE.UU. incauta 81 vehículos con destino a Venezuela en operación de contrabando
Siamesas unidas en el cráneo son separadas exitosamente tras una operación de 18 horas
Coronavirus 8 de julio, minuto a minuto: la pandemia deja más de 12 millones de casos
Todo lo que pasó en EE.UU. antes de que superara los 3 millones de casos de coronavirus

Weather

WRAL WeatherCenter Blog : Predawn hours this week provide best chance to see passing comet
Fay could develop this week into sixth-named storm of hurricane season with impacts along the East Coast

State News

ReOpenNC calls for impeachment of Gov. Cooper
@NCCapitol : Marine Corps, SECU press General Assembly on stalled debt collection bill
@NCCapitol : Audit: DOT gave staffers $39M in improper raises
@NCCapitol : Lawmakers strike out on veto override efforts
@NCCapitol : NC legislature votes to suspend state's anti-mask rule indefinitely
Unlicensed company awarded grant to house migrant children must repay $3M, feds say
@NCCapitol : NC law: No online classes for K-12 students for the first week of school
@NCCapitol : Wednesday Wrap: Override fails, mask law suspension, school calendar debate

National News

Trump trashes CDC school reopening guidelines as 'very tough' and 'expensive'

World News

July 8 coronavirus news
Israel had coronavirus firmly in its grasp, only to see it slip away
Dumpster diving, blackouts and suicides. Lebanon's woes laid bare as crisis deepens
Google launches balloon-powered internet service in Kenya
Russian space official arrested on suspicion of treason
Nigerian Senate passes sexual harassment bill
Baby raptor discovered in Alaska may have been a permanent resident of the ancient Arctic
Ivory Coast Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly has died at 61

5 On Your Side

WRAL SmartShopper : ALDI deals July 8-14: Mangoes, avocados, plums, strawberries, spinach, split chicken breasts
WRAL SmartShopper : Panera: Sign up by July 13 for free coffee and hot tea all summer
WRAL SmartShopper : How many coupon inserts in the Sunday paper this week?

Business

Amazon drops Boohoo over worker exploitation claims
Stocks can hold onto gains. But it won't be easy
Brooks Brothers files for bankruptcy
Don't expect to fly on a Boeing 737 Max anytime soon
ESPN Radio reshuffles lineup, bringing back Mike Greenberg
UK to spend $38 billion on restaurant discounts and tax breaks as jobs crisis hits
United warns 36,000 employees they may be furloughed this fall
Trump warns stocks will 'disintegrate' if he loses. But stocks are climbing as Biden pulls ahead
An election cliffhanger could spook Wall Street, Goldman Sachs warns
Disney World union head warns Disney has to get Florida reopening right
Former Fox News anchor Shep Smith heads to CNBC to host evening newscast
Welcome to Walgreens. The doctor will be with you soon
It's harder to find sale items at the grocery store
How the pandemic may change airlines' much-hated $200 rebooking fees
Coronavirus canceled office clothing. These stores are in big trouble
Kanye's anti-vax stance is a risk for Gap
Bed Bath & Beyond plans to close 200 stores over the next two years
Amazon pulls Washington Redskins merchandise from site as calls to change team name escalate
Business owners struggle to keep doors open without pandemic aid

Lifestyles

Go Ask Mom : Poe Center plans another free session of Healthy Habits Camp-in-a-Kit
Texas Mom Beat COVID-19, Then Gave Birth To Triplets
Aging Well : The Pros and Cons of Moving into Independent Living during Coronavirus
SunnyD Is Bringing Back 2 Old Flavors For A Limited Time
Go Ask Mom : Charlotte Motor Speedway launches drive-in series
Go Ask Mom : Raleigh to open registration for fall baseball, softball leagues this month

Entertainment

Kanye West says he had coronavirus and no longer supports Trump
What's on Tap : Cook Like the Pros: Whiskey Kitchen's Cheshire Burger
What's on Tap : Out and About TV's July episode airs Wednesday
What's on Tap : Knightdale BBQ restaurant navigates opening during pandemic
Tiffany Haddish has shaved her head -- live on Instagram
Amy Schumer takes viewers behind the scenes of her difficult pregnancy in 'Expecting Amy'
'American Idol' finalist Chris Sligh reveals he is battling Covid-19 and pneumonia
Blake Shelton is following in Garth Brooks' footsteps with his own drive-in concert
Rock Hall of Fame replacing live induction ceremony with HBO special
‘Dead To Me’ Renewed For Third And Final Season
New ‘Office’ Podcast Hosted By The Actor Who Played Kevin
Disney Just Launched A Collection Of Villain-themed Mugs
This Little Girl Had A Priceless Reaction To Seeing An Asian American Actor In ‘Hamilton’
'Batwoman' has found its new star

Political News

Here are the 3 Supreme Court cases the justices have yet to rule on
Covid-19 creates headaches for Republicans racing to stage Florida convention
Trudeau led his country out of a pandemic while Trump's lack of leadership leaves the US in deep crisis
Lara Trump-RNC robocall called mail-in voting safe and secure while President railed against it
Harvard and MIT sue Trump administration over online-only instruction for foreign students in the US
Supreme Court rules religious school teachers aren't covered by employment discrimination laws
Biden defends Duckworth amid attacks on her patriotism
Supreme Court says Trump can weaken Obamacare contraceptive mandate
Trump trashes CDC school-reopening guidelines -- then CDC updates them
Exclusive: Vindman to retire from military. His lawyer blames White House 'campaign of bullying, intimidation and retaliation'
Supreme Court set to issue opinions today on Trump's financial records
Study finds state legislatures are dominated by White men
Consumer protection bureau gets rid of restriction on payday lenders
Birx's nod to mask fashion is more than just sartorial
Trump administration proposes blocking asylum seekers on public health grounds
Fact-checking Trump's threat to cut off education funding if schools don't reopen
Houston mayor cancels Texas GOP in-person convention
Prospect of chaos in November grows as coronavirus cases rise and Trump escalates attacks on voting
Tim Scott says he's moved back to the 'drawing board' on police reform
New satellite imagery shows activity at suspected North Korean nuclear facility
Ady Barkan, progressive activist with ALS, endorses Biden: 'He is everything Trump is not'
Trump now in open dispute with health officials as virus rages
New Hampshire rally shows how the Trump campaign is adjusting to 2020 realities
Prospects slim for new recovery package as Dems scoff at emerging Senate GOP proposal
Joint Biden-Sanders task forces unveil progressive platform after months of negotiations
Trump's threat to defund education adds pressure to schools squeezed by coronavirus
Sylvester Turner becomes latest mayor to step on the national stage by canceling Texas GOP convention
Retired two-star Army general pleads guilty to sexually abusing his daughter
Jacksonville attorneys file lawsuit to block city from hosting Republican National Convention amid pandemic
Kimberly Guilfoyle says she's 'feeling really pretty good' after coronavirus diagnosis
Trump granted another 45-day extension to file annual financial disclosure

Health Team

The upcoming school year has everyone worried. Here's what experts say
Louisiana governor says progress against coronavirus has been wiped out in past three weeks
WHO confirms there's 'emerging evidence' of airborne transmission of coronavirus
Twin girls, joined at the skull, successfully separated in 18-hour operation in Vatican hospital
Coronavirus pandemic could cause wave of brain damage, scientists warn
Light pollution ruins teen sleep and may contribute to mental disorders, study says
Essure birth control device tied to higher rates of pain and bleeding, FDA says
Add fruit, veggies and grains to diet to reduce type 2 diabetes risk by 25%, studies say
Here's how to volunteer for a Covid-19 vaccine trial
Coronavirus deaths and infection rates higher in US prisons than general population, analysis finds