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Local News

Authorities investigate suspicious fire where house, box truck burst into flames in Harnett County
Joe Biden speaks at Riverside High School in Durham, encourages people to vote early
Georgetown County elections chairman resigns amid political sign stealing investigation
Three people rescued from Fayetteville house fire
University of South Carolina student from Cary found dead in quarry
More than 820,000 in-person votes already cast in NC
The Cabelands: Abandoned cemetery by Eno River carries ghostly legends
27-year-old man killed in domestic shooting at Fayetteville home
Ghost stories: Local haunted cemetery tour goes virtual for Halloween
Special event helps raise spirits for McDougald Terrace residents in Durham
Coronavirus pandemic changing how people look for love
Two separate shootings reported in Durham

News

7 maneras de mantenerte sano (y cuerdo) durante el incremento del coronavirus en otoño
Research indicates Mississippi River is older than thought
America’s Longest Mountain Coaster Just Opened
Target Has Cute New Holiday Cat Houses
Record 19-pound lake trout caught in Lake Champlain
Residente en edificio que alberga al papa Francisco da positivo por covid-19
Restaurante mexicano toma posición política con letrero que dice ‘Sin amor, no hay tacos’
Wildlife agency offers programs on bobcats, bats and turkeys
ANÁLISIS | Trump intenta recrear el ambiente de 2016 en el impulso final de las elecciones
Mold damage repairs at South Carolina schools could cost $3M
UN hopes meeting will raise $1 billion for key Sahel nations

Weather

Report: Damage from August wind storm in Midwest at $7.5B
WRAL WeatherCenter Blog : What's up in the Sky October 18-24

State News

North Carolina chef honored for work preserving foodways
@NCCapitol : NC among last states to make death records electronic
Body of Asheville hiker found in Pisgah National Forest
Officials: COVID-19 cases could be tied to church events

National News

Today in History
Tulsa digs again for victims of 1921 race massacre
Police search for suspect who shot, wounded 7 in Arizona
Cruise ship rescues 24 people from boat off Florida coast
Baby delivered after pregnant mom fatally shot lives 4 days
Ivanka Trump speaks to Wake voters
Officials: No more victims in Virginia explosion that hurt 5

World News

European leaders face off against regions as a second wave engulfs continent
Coronavirus could drive the last nail into the mink fur trade
Vietnam landslide hits army camp, buries 22 personnel
October 18 coronavirus news
Arrest of former defense minister shatters trust in Mexico's armed forces
Kremlin dismisses vaccine disinformation campaign accusations as 'circus'
French premier joins nationwide tributes to beheaded teacher
Landslide in northern Pakistan buries bus, 16 killed
Samuel Paty beheading: Teacher's slaying spurs protests across France
Israel, Bahrain sign deal establishing formal ties
UN arms embargoes on Iran expire despite US objections
Russian opposition leader Navalny says Trump should condemn chemical attack against him

5 On Your Side

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Business

'SNL' takes on the dueling town halls between Trump and Biden
Pakistan military: Soldier killed by Baluchistan militants
Japan's pragmatic new PM pushes Abe's vision on SE Asia trip
Buyer of Japan's Takata looks at possible seatbelt faults
China passes new law restricting sensitive exports
Hard hit by virus, airlines push for tests over quarantines
Lockdowns in Europe are a warning to the United States
Cresco Labs CEO talks legal marijuana industry challenges
Covid-19 vaccine company under federal investigation after allegedly misrepresenting its role in government program Operation Warp Speed
UK minister: Door 'still ajar' for post-Brexit talks with EU
These companies' workers may never go back to the office
Montgomery officials tying tax bid to military future
American Airlines plans to return the 737 Max to service in December
Rural Maine water systems to make fixes with federal help
Facebook's long and halting fight against misinformation
Federal officials making changes to some oil-lease terms
PG&E lacked basic training before California blackouts
Is Facebook really ready for the 2020 election?
Former Democratic power broker James A. Johnson dies at 76
The anatomy of the New York Post's dubious Hunter Biden story
Twitter blocks tweet from Trump adviser downplaying masks
Joe Biden has his own island on 'Animal Crossing' where you can learn about his campaign
Time correspondent: American voters are plagued by a 'nation of misinformation'
China's economic recovery gains even more momentum

Lifestyles

Groups join to build home that fits neighborhood's character
Go Ask Mom : NC Museum of Natural Sciences plans virtual STEM career showcase for students with disabilities
Go Ask Mom : Confused by all the school choices? Wake County school consultant provides support, advice

Entertainment

The Flaming Lips performed a concert with the band and fans encased in plastic bubbles
Egypt releases comedian after more than 2 years in prison
Romania's Jewish State Theater explores work on Holocaust
'Supermaket Sweep' hopes to get you swept into the fun
Justin Bieber gives an emotional performance on 'SNL' with Chance the Rapper
Ariana Grande announces new album and then teases fans with cryptic Instagram video
Kanye West responds to Issa Rae's 'SNL' joke: 'I'm praying for her'
Liam Neeson's 'Honest Thief' notches No. 1 at box office

Political News

New Zealand's Ardern credits virus response for election win
Russia shuns tough restrictions even as infections soar
Trump and Biden vie for Catholic voters amid Supreme Court battle
Black officers break from unions over Trump endorsements
Ivorian opposition presidential candidate's home burned down
Car bombing in western Afghanistan kills 13, wounds 120
Guinea votes to see if president can extend decade in power
Afghans say preventing next war as vital as ending this one
Latest House and Senate ratings show Democrats increasingly competitive in Republican areas
Jacksonville seeks $150K from GOP convention host committee
Pelosi sets 48-hour deadline to approve stimulus deal before the election
Whitmer says Trump 'inciting' domestic terrorism as Trump campaign adviser dismisses President's incendiary rhetoric as 'having fun' at rallies
Some in North Dakota wish for tougher virus tack by governor
Protesters in Thailand carry on despite police warning
Trump tries to recreate 2016 atmosphere in final push to Election Day
Most US clergy avoid hellfire threats over abortion politics
Chief: Indiana police recruit fired for ties to neo-Nazis
Biden campaign blitzes pricey football games with series of new ads
Policy vs. personality: Undecideds torn as election nears
Morocco reopens some mosques, even as infections grow
Plan to retrieve Titanic radio spurs debate on human remains
Michigan governor pushes back against Trump rally chants
Over 50,000 march in Belarus against authoritarian leader
2020 ballot questions: What states are voting on besides the US presidential election
Hardliner wins Turkish Cypriot leadership election
Despite past Democratic wins, Trump making a play for Nevada
Report: Spy plane monitored protest where Guard head lives
Singapore man granted asylum in US faces child porn charges
Puerto Rico, unable to vote, becomes crucial to US election
China's buying soybeans again. That could help Trump in key states
Fauci says he is 'absolutely not' surprised Trump got Covid-19
More than 27 million ballots have already been cast. Here's where early voting opens this week
Pandemic, politics lead to closure of storied Hong Kong bar
Trump, Biden go on offense in states they're trying to flip
Federal judge strikes down Trump rule that could have cut food stamps for nearly 700,000 unemployed Americans
Top Trump administration official met with Assad regime over imprisoned Americans
Armenia, Azerbaijan blame each other for truce violations
A tense Bolivia awaits voting results in redo amid pandemic

Science

Touch-and-go: US spacecraft sampling asteroid for return

Health Team

Forget that pumpkin spice flavored latte. That is not pumpkin. These foods are
Covid-19 crisis would have to be 'really, really bad' to implement a national lockdown, Fauci says
UK policeman sickened in Russian poison attack quits job
French virus curfew produces eerie quiet on streets of Paris
Uganda's 'taxi divas' rise from COVID-19's economic gloom
Asia Today: Melbourne eases lockdown as cases decline
Atlanta Public Schools: No in-person classes this year
Another Maine church grappling with virus outbreak
The Latest: S. Korea increases hospital, nursing home tests
Millions more virus rapid tests, but are results reported?