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Local News

Planning process for Raleigh's version of 'Central Park' in full effect
Two killed in head-on crash in Harnett County
Recent shooting at NCCU has students concerned about safety
'My father's doing great:' Eric Trump talks about election, his father's health at campaign stop
Man wearing ski mask pointed gun at NC State students
Sampson County school bus driver, cafeteria worker wins $200,000
Revolutionary War veteran's grave hidden in local neighborhood
Fact-checking the Kamala Harris, Mike Pence vice presidential debate
Changes made on Duke's campus after coronavirus cases spread through eating together
UNC-Chapel Hill delays start of spring semester
Community celebrates homecoming of fire chief who spent 53 days in hospital battling coronavirus
Fayetteville police say January shooting death now a homicide investigation
Battle over memorial bridge for fallen police officer
High-speed chase in Nash County leads to arrest, numerous charges
Silver Alert canceled for missing Raleigh woman


Citación por declaración de impuestos de Trump vuelve a la Corte Suprema, tras otro revés para el presidente
Debate vicepresidencial: Pence intenta defender a Trump mientras ignora su historial de mentiras
El expolicía acusado de arrodillarse sobre el cuello de George Floyd y causarle la muerte depositó una fianza de US$ 1 millón
Tyra Banks enoja a la audiencia de ‘Dancing With the Stars’ por un error
Los padres son menos conscientes cuando sus hijos «vapean» que cuando fuman, dice un estudio
Noticias coronavirus 8 de octubre: EE.UU. reporta más de 50.000 casos nuevos
El huracán Delta se dirige hacia la costa del Golfo de EE.UU. después de azotar Yucatán
USDA sets aside $30M to help preserve Tennessee wetlands
Public can speak on Nashville crayfish endangered status
Taylor Swift respalda a Joe Biden
Georgia elementary school to be renamed for Michelle Obama
¿Cuál pandemia? Multitudes abarrotan la Gran Muralla China
Las 5 cosas que debes saber este 8 de octubre: Mike Pence vs Kamala Harris: ¿quién ganó?
Premio Nobel de la Paz: entre los favoritos están la OMS, Navalny y Ardern, pero no Trump
Cerrajero ayuda a salvar a una mujer en Utah que escribió ‘911’ en su mano
Un número alarmante de mujeres abandonó la fuerza laboral el mes pasado en EE.UU.
5 conclusiones del debate vicepresidencial entre Kamala Harris y Mike Pence
Chris Hemsworth Is Helping To Bring Tasmanian Devils Back To Australia
La poeta estadounidense Louise Glück gana el Premio Nobel de Literatura 2020
Sam’s Club Just Dropped The Cutest Wine Advent Calendar
Prince William, David Attenborough launch 'Earthshot' award
IHOP Is Serving Milk ‘n’ Cookie Pancakes This Fall
Nonprofit preserves 2,000 acres in Superior National Forest
Young whales looking to dine flock to waters off NYC
Woman who tried to fake death pleads guilty to charge
Authorities investigate killing of grizzly bear in E. Idaho
Emiten primera advertencia de huracán en algunas partes de la costa del Golfo de EE.UU. mientras el huracán Delta se aproxima
Justicia anula restricciones anticovid en Madrid
Yellowstone proposes improving cellphone coverage, internet
Appalachian State University reports four new clusters on campus
Trump habló sobre su salud, las elecciones y los debates en una entrevista. Esto es lo más destacado
US officials: Climate change not a threat to rare wolverine
Éxitos y fallos del debate vicepresidencial entre Harris y Pence
La inmunidad de rebaño: el curioso caso en Manaos, Brasil y la enseñanza que nos deja
Tennessee man killed in crash of small plane in Alabama
Tribe protests landfill waste in Penobscot River
Prestigiosa revista médica pide votar para cambiar al liderazgo de Estados Unidos por el fracaso del manejo del covid-19
El caso de Cristiano Ronaldo por pago a cambio de silencio se dirige a una corte federal de EE.UU.
Junta directiva del FC Barcelona enfrenta voto de censura
Acusan a 13 personas de complot para secuestrar a la gobernadora de Michigan, Gretchen Whitmer
Delta se fortalece de nuevo a gran huracán y podría ser categoría 3 cuando toque tierra en Estados Unidos
Experts: Warming makes Delta, other storms power up faster
OPINIÓN | Sobre esos soñadores que transforman naciones
OPINIÓN | Los «Acuerdos de Abraham»: beneficiados, oportunistas y perjudicados
Air quality advisory again issued for much of Oregon
El huracán Delta va hacia la misma zona que Laura devastó en Louisiana hace solo seis semanas
Trump regresa a la Oficina Oval y dice que su diagnóstico de coronavirus fue una «bendición de Dios»
Ni Trump ni Biden: este podría ser el hombre más importante en Washington
Fishing boat owner pleads guilty in shark finning case
'This is not a bad dream': New hurricane menaces Louisiana
The Latest: Major Hurricane Delta intensifies over the Gulf
Los debates virtuales no son nuevos: hace 60 años, Kennedy y Nixon hicieron uno a más de 4.800 kilómetros de distancia


Typhoon nears Japan, heavy weekend rain expected in Tokyo

State News

Free COVID tests will be offered to beer fest attendees
Police: Man who pointed a gun at deputies is fatally shot
Woman accused of assaulting, throwing gas on another woman
N Carolina congressman tweets Harris picked for color, race
@NCCapitol : Emails show NC's early steps to prepare for pandemic
@NCCapitol : NC congressman: Harris picked as Biden's VP 'for her color and her race'
@NCCapitol : Nearly 47,000 sign up to work polls in North Carolina
UNC delays spring semester, cancels Spring Break
JPMorgan puts $30B toward fixing banking's 'systemic racism'
Cooper appoints new NC elections board pick after withdrawal

National News

51 protesters arrested after officer in Floyd death released
Wife, ex-deputy charged with murder of missing Kentucky man
Family of woman mistakenly declared dead sues Michigan city
AP Week in Pictures: Asia

World News

The latest on the coronavirus pandemic
Before attack, a Pakistani teen sought better life in France
Malaysia court denies N Korean's move to stop US extradition
In US-Russia aerial encounters, 'the greatest risk is miscalculation'
Nigerian migrant worker burned alive in Libya
What you need to know about coronavirus on Thursday, October 8
More than 2,300 people evacuated after explosions at munitions depot in Russia
UN envoy condemns deadly clashes in Yemen's key port city
France arrests 61 in vast online child pornography bust
Thousands of abandoned baby chicks die at Madrid airport
Military blindsided by Trump's new Afghan troop withdrawal
The Antarctic ozone hole is one of the largest and deepest in recent years
Transgender woman beaten, stabbed in Puerto Rico
French hostage Sophie Pétronin released in Mali after 1,381 days in captivity
Breonna Taylor case: Dispute arises over grand jury secrecy
Mali: 3 European hostages, 1 Malian politician freed
Fire in South Korean apartment high-rise hurts at least 88
UN envoy urges Malians to pull country from cycle of coups


Ramp closures happening this week for Beltline project

5 On Your Side

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WRAL SmartShopper : ALDI deals Oct. 7-13: Fall squash, red grapes, Gala apples, split & boneless chicken breasts, beef roast
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5 On Your Side: How restaurant inspections changed with COVID-19


JPMorgan Chase commits $30 billion to advance racial equity
Susan Page praised for questions but criticized for failing to follow up during VP debate
HBCUs are missing an investment opportunity reserved for predominately White universities
The pandemic made 107,000 oil and gas jobs disappear. Most aren't coming back anytime soon
The pandemic is driving a boom in investments to fix the climate crisis
French court: Google must open payment talks with publishers
Spicy chicken nuggets and Travis Scott help boost McDonald's sales
Banks want to pull the levers of global finance for good
To dodge sanctions Venezuela turns to Asia asphalt giant
Stubbornly high: Unemployment benefits remain four-times pre-pandemic level
Nice knowing you: London Heathrow's farewell to BA's jumbos
Pope commits to clean finances amid scandal in backyard
European institutions give money to back Albanian tourism
This company says it can make top-shelf whiskey in just a few days
$56M gas explosions settlement with Massachusetts approved
Trump's endorsement sends Regeneron and Eli Lilly stocks rising
M&A roars back from pandemic slowdown
Morgan Stanley still shopping, buys Eaton Vance for $7B
IBM to spin off $19B business to focus on cloud computing
World Trade Organization to be led by a woman for first time
A woman will oversee global trade for the first time
UK lawmakers warn Huawei 5G may need to be banned earlier
US long-term mortgage rates change little; 30-year at 2.87%
Update on the latest in business:
West Virginia site chosen for high-speed travel facility
Drive-thru dominates even as dine-in restrictions ease
Why Biden won't ban fracking -- and why Trump wants you to think he will
The Biden campaign started selling fly swatters right after the debate. They've already sold out
More than 57 million people watched the vice presidential debate
Square just bought $50 million in bitcoin
Virtual debates aren't new. Sixty years ago, Kennedy and Nixon debated 3,000 miles apart
Stocks up, for now ... IBM spinning off business
US layoffs still high, but so is skepticism on jobless data
Analyzing Trump's illness is humbling for media's med teams
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
H&M will let people convert old clothing items into new ones at Stockholm store
Texas AG taps investigator tied to donor's defense attorney
Jim Dwyer, longtime chronicler of New York City, dies at 63
Coty, Eaton Vance rise; Domino's, Cytokinetics fall
The pandemic lifted Domino's sales. But that's not the full story
Northam announces additional federal money for schools
How major US stock indexes fared Thursday
Waymo removing backup drivers from its autonomous vehicles
The US debt is now projected to be larger than the US economy
Airbnb requires hosts to commit to enhanced cleaning
Facebook removes fake accounts linked to conservative group
Dollar General to open new stores targeting wealthier shoppers
Flint residents sue investment banks over water crisis
Amazon working to move packages, not coronavirus
Protests against new labor law turn violent across Indonesia
Fox News viewers use fewer Covid-19 safety precautions than CNN viewers, study finds
Area businesses say they can't survive without new government relief package
Duterte warns he’ll intercede if House squabble risks budget


Man who camped on private Disney island fined $100
You Can Now Buy Pumpkin Spice-glazed Turkey Breast
New Frozen Snack Turns Pizza Into A Sandwich And It Looks So Good
Tomatoes, turnips rule in big year for veggie gardening
Go Ask Mom : Pick out your pumpkin at a landfill? Check out this year's new pumpkin patch
Go Ask Mom : Marbles' IMAX theater to reopen Oct. 16 with 2D movies
The tutu girls: group of young cancer survivors reunites
Go Ask Mom : Recipe: Make these homemade chicken burgers for a quick weeknight meal
UN Security Council Back Home in Own Chamber After 7 Months


700-year-old Chinese scroll sells for $41.8M in Hong Kong
Texas grand jury indicts Netflix for allegedly promoting lewd material over the film 'Cuties'
Norway’s aging king to undergo heart valve operation
'Speak up!' — 'Sesame Street' tackles racism in TV special
Add Some Disney Magic To Your Parties With A Mickey Mouse Serving Cart
'The Right Stuff' looks back and up with first US astronauts
What's on Tap : List: Places offering State Fair-inspired dishes
What's on Tap : Weekend best bets: Harvest Fest, Walk for Hope
Outtakes: Stevie Nicks on Petty, Prince, Beyoncé and Harry
On edge of 72, Stevie Nicks just wants to sing a song live
'Masked Singer' reveals former teen heartthrob behind Giraffe
'Supernatural' stars reflect on show's plot twists until the very end
Orlando Bloom thinks baby with Katy Perry is his 'mini-me'
Morgan Wallen out as 'SNL' musical guest for breaking Covid-19 protocol
Tony Award nominations to be announced Oct. 15
Review: A Filipina singer with heart in 'Yellow Rose'
What's on Tap : Support local business in Fuquay-Varina and enjoy craft beer, Italian cuisine and tasty desserts
Greek court adjourns sentencing in Golden Dawn case
Persian music master Shajarian who backed Iran protests dies
Review: Adam Wright's new album is a witty antidote to 2020
'Connecting...' connects sharp writing with the latest socially distant comedy
Bill Cosby appeal set for Dec. 1 in Pennsylvania high court
Harry, Meghan, team with Malala Yousafzai on girls' rights
American poet Louise Glück wins Nobel Prize in Literature
Kelly Rowland Announces She’s Pregnant With Her Second Child In A Stunning Photoshoot
Meghan Trainor And Daryl Sabara Are Expecting Their First Child
First look at 'West Wing' cast reunion teases emotional return
Rapper Tory Lanez charged with shooting Megan Thee Stallion
Diddy, Springsteen among rock hall of fame guest list
Pixar's 'Soul' bypasses theaters, will stream on Christmas
Rapper Tory Lanez charged in shooting of Megan Thee Stallion


Access to courts, the NC judicial system amid COVID-19
Head Start program helps individuals, families achieve success and get ahead of the class

Political News

Fly on Pence's head generates buzz in VP debate
Trump administration turns to immigration as vote nears
5 takeaways from the vice presidential debate between Kamala Harris and Mike Pence
Mail-in ballot mix-ups: How much should we worry?
VP Debate Takeaways: Pandemic looms over a more civil fight
In VP debate, plexiglass an extra participant on the stage
North Korea may show new missiles at weekend military parade
No charges for Wisconsin officer in killing of Black teen
Pence, Harris spar over COVID-19 in vice presidential debate
US surgeon general cited in Hawaii for taking pictures in park that was closed to stop Covid-19
'Behave yourself': Trump campaign's training tapes for poll watchers don't always align with Trump's rhetoric
Election 2020 Today: Sparring over pandemic, ballot mix-ups
Poland amends budget to include COVID-caused deficit
Trump's rejection of virtual format puts future of debates in question
Principal who declined to say Holocaust was real is rehired
Teen assumes Finland's PM post for a day in "Girls Takeover"
Kuwait's new crown prince takes oath before parliament
Intl court appeals judges uphold detention of Darfur suspect
Montenegro opposition leader proposed as new prime minister
US counterintelligence chief says foreign adversaries are exploiting Trump's lies to influence election
Companies are making some changes for employees health insurance amid the pandemic
Dutch court convicts 6 men of plotting massive jihadi attack
Officers appear in court for charges stemming from protests
To dodge sanctions, Venezuela turns to Asia asphalt giant
Greek, Turkish foreign ministers meet as tensions ease
Alaska tribal groups sue federal government over Ambler road
Trump calls in for rambling and ugly post-hospital interview
Fact check: Pence says there are no more hurricanes now than 100 years ago
In news about the presidential race, coronavirus overtakes nearly all else
Progress is the word in Brexit trade talks before summit
Trump appears to blame Gold Star families for coronavirus infection
AP FACT CHECK: Pence on climate, Harris on taxes, in debate
Democrats lead in Florida and North Carolina ballot returns
Federal judge weighs Florida's voter registration deadline
13 charged in plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer
READ: Criminal complaint alleging plot to kidnap Michigan governor
READ: Criminal complaint alleging plot to kidnap Michigan governor
Trump's physician expects him to return to public events on Saturday
Kyrgyzstan leader holds talks to try to end political crisis
Czech Republic tops record infection surge in Eastern Europe
Pelosi rejects standalone airline aid without a broader stimulus package
Bond set at $100K for 2 activists charged in robocall case
Paris hospitals on emergency footing as virus cases rise
After 46 years, Cypriot ghost town's beach opens to public
EU states accept plan as a basis to revamp asylum policy
'My goodness, I'll miss her': Breyer remembers peer Ginsburg
Israel extends restrictions on protests amid virus lockdown
A small insect grabs debate night viewers and its place in history
Some Walter Reed staff were asked to sign NDAs during Trump's November visit
US imposes sweeping new sanctions on Iran's financial sector
Some worried Democrats have 2nd thoughts on voting by mail
US hits all of Iran's financial sector with sanctions
Trump 270 path narrows, Wisconsin mirrors swing state plight
McConnell says he hasn't been to White House since August, citing Covid-19 protocols
White House chief of staff hosted wedding in May that flouted local coronavirus guidelines
DC faults White House over Rose Garden event, urges testing
USDA head cited for breaking law by backing Trump reelection
Democrats look to avoid giving GOP fresh election-year material in Supreme Court spectacle
Supreme Court Justice Kagan clears the way for sending mail-in ballots to Montana voters
Top former Trump fundraiser Elliot Broidy planning to plead guilty to secret foreign lobbying effort
Right-wing political operatives arraigned on felony voter intimidation charges for robocalls
Appeals court stops Wisconsin from accepting mail-in ballots after Election Day
COVID-19 relief pushes U.S. budget deficit to a record $3.1T
Fact check: Trump makes at least 14 false claims in first post-hospital interview on Fox Business
Trump aides hope the President will talk more about election confusion rather than fraud
Texas officer charged in Black man's fatal shooting fired
Officials: 2 Cuban doctors held hostage in Somalia not freed
Trump, in total reversal, is telling allies he is, in fact, interested in a broad stimulus deal
Law enforcement preps for potential election-related unrest
Trump, Barr at odds over slow pace of Durham investigation
Ex-pandemic preparedness chief calls Trump's tweet urging Americans not to fear Covid-19 'reckless and deadly'
California Democrat in Congress tests positive for COVID-19
Court blocks extension of Wisconsin absentee ballot deadline
Biden, Harris aim to tip battleground Arizona for Democrats
In 25th Amendment bid, Pelosi mulls Trump's fitness to serve
Justices say women can get abortion pill by mail, for now
Justice Breyer reminisces about RBG, ducks questions about Barrett
Michigan Democrats reiterate calls for banning guns from state Capitol building after alleged plot to kidnap governor foiled
Pelosi pushes new bill to determine whether a President is capable of serving
Judge again blocks restrictions on ballot drop boxes in Ohio
Attorneys: Extraditing teen would 'turn him over to mob'
For 3rd time, groups seek end to Trump order on House seats
Supreme Court won't require in-person dispensing of abortion drug for now
Feds sue Yale, allege discrimination against applicants
Biden says he'll answer court-packing question 'when the election is over'
Ex-Guantanamo commander sentenced for lying in man's death
Whitmer rips Trump campaign for attacking her after alleged kidnapping plot revealed
Newspaper: Trump official ignored virus rules at wedding
Armenia says cathedral shelled in clashes with Azerbaijan
Amy Coney Barrett's potential role in abortion battle surfaces in debates
Next Trump-Biden debates uncertain, though Oct. 22 is likely
Suspended officials sue agency that runs Voice of America
Federal judge issues scathing decision to allow more ballot drop boxes in Ohio
Prominent GOP fundraiser charged in covert lobbying effort
The Latest: Trump wants to hold rally in Florida on Saturday
Trump says he's ready for rallies; doctor says therapy done
Slain Black man's family vows legal fight against police
13 charged in plots against Michigan governor, police
Iran foreign minister on China visit following US sanctions
Wyoming candidates debate forests, health care, economy


2 scientists win Nobel chemistry prize for gene-editing tool

Strange News

Large Chinese mitten crab crawls into German woman's home

Health Team

Regeneron asks FDA for emergency authorization of its COVID-19 antibody therapy given to Trump last week
Covid-19, thanks for the bad hair year
Are the kids all right? Supporting your teen's mental health through Covid-19
CDC ensemble forecast foresees death toll from Covid-19 climbing to 233,000 by end of month
Iran frees rights activist after more than 8 years in prison
Canadians encouraged to stay home as second wave of Covid-19 worsens
Coronavirus testing is key, but experts say a testing-only strategy is a 'complete failure'
AP Week in Pictures, Middle East
VIRUS DIARY: In age of pandemic, she finds solace in trees
Navigating by mango trees, pink houses in rural Puerto Rico
Data shows enrollment decline in Washington state schools
Contact tracing is key to controlling Covid-19 at the White House (and everywhere else). But these steep hurdles stand in the way
Sri Lanka closes key gov't offices as virus outbreak surges
Am I immune to the coronavirus if I’ve already had it?
Germany, which had virus under control, sees a jump in cases
Asia Today: Sri Lanka expands curfew, closes gov't offices
Women do better at mask wearing and other measures to stop spread of Covid-19, research suggests
Grand Island public schools struggle to find substitutes
England's big northern cities brace for more lockdown curbs
Even 'mild' Covid-19 can be a lengthy, challenging illness
Antibody drugs are no cure but seem promising for COVID-19
Uncertainty in Madrid as court nixes partial virus lockdown
4 days after schools reopened, Miami student tests positive
New coronavirus cases spike in NC
'Catastrophically short of doctors': Virus wallops Ukraine
Yale settles inequity complaint over female doctors' pay
Boston teachers challenge in-person teaching agreement
Mask-free pastor holds service after WH superspreader event
The Latest: DC health dept asks WH attendees to get tested
As Trump hails Regeneron treatment, his administration tries to block the science it used
'So frustrating': Doctors and nurses battle virus skeptics
House calls bring Jewish tradition of Sukkot to the isolated
Brazil strains at quarantine as virus cases pass 5 million
Tensions rise as virus cases surge in Wisconsin, Dakotas
More people are remembering to wash their hands, research finds
Karsten Thielker, Pulitzer-winning AP photographer, dies
Naval Academy extends winter holiday, drops spring break
Teachers protest in Maryland against in-person classes
Number of New York schools closed by COVID-19 mounts
Businesses shut in effort to contain virus in NYC hot spots
Trump still contagious? Experts say it's impossible to know
Youth sports won't compete in New Mexico this year