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Local News

Raleigh man arrested after hours-long standoff; person escaped home
Vandalism to blame for Durham sewer spill
Apex man gets prison time for selling unapproved synthetic compounds as sports supplements
Wake County students, teachers embrace 'return to normalcy' in classroom homecoming
Stronachs Alley: Hidden downtown alleyway holds secrets to Black history​ in Raleigh
Investigators: Suspects in Durham boy's shooting death were 'increasing their position' in gang
Fact check: Johnston County billboard slams Cooper over 'Type 1 diabetes'
Duke prof, vaccine researcher sets example for scientists of color
Water restored after landlord's failure to pay leaves Rocky Mount community high and dry
Church, community organizations bring vaccine to those who need it most
Move over monoliths: Mysterious metallic sculpture appears in downtown Cary


Motín en cárcel de Tacambú, en Paraguay, deja al menos 6 muertos
‘No es justo’. México presentará reclamo ante ONU por desigual distribución de vacunas
Escándalo de vacunación en Perú: cientos de personas fueron vacunadas en secreto anticipadamente, dice el presidente
Citibank transfirió por error US$ 500 millones. Ahora no podrá recuperarlos, dictamina un juez
ANÁLISIS | 6 conclusiones del foro de CNN con Joe Biden
Editorial: Machelle Sanders fits bill to lead N.C. Commerce, grow state's economy
JAY WAGNER & NANCY VAUGHAN: For the sake of our cities, pass the Rescue Act
Millones continúan sin electricidad en EE.UU.; pronostican más frío y heladas en los estados más afectados
Primeras vacunas contra el covid-19 llegan este miércoles a El Salvador
Dad's cartoons help Durham students celebrate Black History Month
Llegó a Panamá segundo lote de vacunas de Pfizer contra covid-19
¿Sobreviviste al covid? Tal vez debas agradecer a tus antepasados neandertales
Meet NASCAR’s First Black Female Tire-changer
Los demócratas y Biden preparan proyecto de ley que proporcionaría un camino hacia la ciudadanía para inmigrantes indocumentados
Rusia vacuna a Latinoamérica contra el coronavirus: así fue cómo la vacuna Sputnik V se extendió por la región
Nadal pierde frente a Tsitsipas en el Abierto de Australia
Se retrasa la distribución de la vacuna contra el covid-19 en varias ciudades y estados de EE.UU. debido a las tormentas invernales
El príncipe Felipe está en un hospital de Londres tras sentirse mal
OPINIÓN | El juicio político a Trump fue un error de cálculo
El Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino acaba de ser demolido
NASCAR’s First Arab American Female Driver Just Made Her Debut
Colombia inicia su programa de vacunación contra el covid-19: la enfermera Verónica Machado fue la primera en recibir la inyección
Autoridades de salud de Puerto Rico identifican a mujer contagiada con la cepa británica de covid-19
Biden dice que todo podría volver a la normalidad para la próxima Navidad
Muere Rush Limbaugh, ícono de los medios conservadores, a los 70 años luego de una batalla contra el cáncer
OPINIÓN | Los siete minutos de terror que me harán sudar con la misión de Marte
La justicia vincula a alcalde de Quito en investigación por presunto peculado en compra de pruebas de covid-19
Argentina y México superan los 2 millones de casos de covid-19, pero sus cifras de muertes revelan una diferencia sombría
Van siete personas muertas por motín carcelario en Asunción, Paraguay
Colo-Colo se queda en Primera División: suspira el gigante de Chile
Gwyneth Paltrow revela que tuvo covid-19 y aún sufre de «confusión mental»
La tormenta helada y de nieve ahora amenaza al noreste de EE.UU.
Jeff Bezos sobrepasa en millones a Elon Musk y vuelve a ser la persona más rica del mundo
Así puedes ayudar a las víctimas que deja la tormenta invernal en Texas
Paris Hilton está comprometida con su novio, Carter Reum
Los cheques de estímulo por US$ 600 dólares ya se enviaron a todos los beneficiarios, anuncia el IRS
Un cometa pudo extinguir a los dinosaurios (en lugar de un asteroide)
Perseverance se acerca a Marte: canciones para celebrar la llegada del rover al planeta rojo
Costa Rica retoma ritmo de vacunación contra el covid-19 este jueves
Así va la vacunación contra covid-19 en Latinoamérica


Dog survives EF-3 tornado after being sucked out of Brunswick County home
Birthday turns to day of grief for family after father, stepmother killed in Brunswick tornado
WRAL WeatherCenter Blog : NASA is landing another 1-ton robot on Mars, here's how to watch
Still recovering from recent damage, northern counties prep for another round of ice
Heavy rains creating drainage problems in Spring Lake neighborhood
Duke Energy predicts Carolinas could see 1 million power outages

State News

@NCCapitol : Measure to force schools to reopen amid pandemic heading to governor

National News

Truck carrying blankets overturns on I-85 near Hillsborough

World News

February 17 coronavirus news
Mysteries of massive holes forming in Siberian permafrost unlocked by scientists
At least 27 students kidnapped as armed men storm Nigeria school
Nigerian entrepreneur Obinwanne Okeke jailed for 10 years in $11m email scam
Rapper's arrest sparks protests in Catalonia
After years of prep, NASA's Perseverance rover is ready to land on Mars Thursday
AstraZeneca's vaccine contract with the UK is based on 'best efforts,' just like its deal with a frustrated EU

5 On Your Side

WRAL SmartShopper : How many coupon inserts in the Sunday paper?
WRAL SmartShopper : Llama Llama Red Pajama Book and Plush Set only $9.98 (50% off)
Gas up, prepare a safe place to run generator should power go out
Scammers target Amazon, Apple customers with emails, calls


Ford is investing $1 billion in Germany as it goes electric in Europe
Nestlé is selling its Poland Spring, Deer Park and Arrowhead bottled water brands
'Heartbreaking:' 5 restaurant owners share what it was like to shut down
Wall Street hits the enthusiasm pause button
Jeff Bezos overtakes Elon Musk to become the world's richest person again
Burger King will replace its chicken sandwich as competition grows fierce
The curious story behind the pandemic's weirdest chart
What does Warren Buffett see in Chevron?
Applebee's launches virtual restaurant for chicken wings
US retail sales jump 5.3% in January
Brianna Keilar joins 'New Day,' three anchors move to afternoons in CNN schedule revamp
Chinese drone company EHang's shares plunged 63% after fraud claim
Wendy's is heating up the chicken sandwich wars with this new item
How Robinhood ended up in Washington's crosshairs
Congress is about to grill Robinhood's CEO. What questions do you have?
Watch the Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino get demolished
Tribune journalists react to the 'gut punch' announcement of hedge fund acquisition
Maersk has found a way to clean up shipping but there's a catch
Rush Limbaugh, conservative media icon, dead at 70 following battle with cancer
Sorry, America: China is now Europe's biggest trading partner for goods
Fight over Rush Limbaugh's true legacy began immediately after his death
Black franchise owner sues McDonald's for alleged race discrimination
Facebook bans news in Australia as fight with government escalates
Kroger will close more stores over hazard pay laws for workers
Winter storm continues to hammer businesses
Maxine Waters is planning to call multiple hearings on the GameStop frenzy
Here's why publishers, lawmakers, and tech execs are all monitoring Facebook's Australian blockade


Nail Artist Does Manicures With Real Baby Succulents
Billions Of Cicadas Are Emerging In These States
Go Ask Mom : Marbles offers opportunities to mark Black History Month with activities at the museum, for home
Go Ask Mom : Wake Up and Read seeks to collect 200,000 books for kids this month
Go Ask Mom : Virtual Fun Roundup: Sing a song, sit in for a science lesson, enjoy stories and rhymes


Darius Rucker Sang A Duet With His Daughter And They Sound Amazing Together
Michael Landon’s Daughter Is An Actor Like Her Dad
Gwyneth Paltrow reveals she had Covid-19 and is suffering from 'brain fog'
Emma Stone is downright mean in new trailer for 'Cruella'
'Behind Her Eyes' is a twisty drama that earns its time in front of your eyes
'Amend' brings Will Smith's starry touch to the 14th Amendment's tumultuous history
Paris Hilton is engaged to boyfriend Carter Reum
Ashley Judd shares harrowing details from accident in Congo
Driver arrested in connection with hit-and-run death of Nicki Minaj's father
Demi Lovato reveals she had multiple strokes, brain damage after overdose


Five benefits of learning a new language

Political News

Biden continues to push $15 federal minimum wage
Former Biden coronavirus advisers push White House to more widely recommend use of N95 masks
Biden opposes defunding the police. Here's what that means
Biden says he feels 'a sense of history' living at White House
These voters pressed Biden on key issues. Here's what they said about his answers.
Hopes for DC statehood rise with Democrats back in power
Explainer: What is the Ku Klux Klan Act cited in lawsuit against Trump
Blinken says US intends to pay contributions to World Health Organization by end of month
Key Democrats unhappy with Biden's reluctance to cancel $50,000 in student debt
White House says teacher vaccinations are 'not a requirement to reopen' schools
IRS says all $600 stimulus payments from December bill have been sent
Former top State Department official is Biden's leading contender to be US ambassador to China
Cuomo said 'he can destroy me': NY assemblyman alleges governor threatened him over nursing homes scandal
Biden administration says investigation into SolarWinds hack is likely to take "several months"
New York Times: Trump Pentagon officials delayed promotions of female generals due to fear over Trump's reaction
Federal prosecutors charge three North Korean hackers accused of conspiring to steal more than $1.3 billion
Pelosi's plan for commission to probe Capitol riot faces GOP resistance
Fact check: Biden makes at least four false statistical claims at CNN town hall
DeSantis defends controversial vaccine deal with developer -- and threatens to pull vaccines if officials don't like it
Biden speaks with Netanyahu after delay raised questions
Guns, knives, bombs and bear spray: Here are the weapons Trump supporters brought to DC on the day of the Capitol attack
GOP state lawmakers and election officials launch commission to examine voting laws
Tennessee lawmakers are proposing a bill that would let biological fathers petition to stop abortions
McConnell's plan to deal with Trump: Ignore him
Nearly 5,000 National Guard troops to remain in Washington through mid-March due to concerns about QAnon chatter
Austin tells NATO allies US is reengaged but warns of Russian threat
Pro-Biden outside group launching with White House's blessing
Feds investigated Roger Stone ties to Proud Boys as part of possible threat to judge
One-third of military service members have opted not to receive Covid-19 vaccinations
Biden to pick Chiquita Brooks-LaSure to run Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, sources say
Biden postponing Michigan trip due to weather
Democrats demand answers about USPS delays and question postmaster general's leadership
Biden administration begins negotiating over Don McGahn testimony to House, new court filing says
Judge rebukes preeminent US attorney's office and urges DOJ review of sanctions case given 'systemic nature' of errors and misconduct
US attorney's office in Brooklyn and FBI scrutinizing Cuomo administration's handling of data surrounding Covid nursing home deaths
Biden administration rolls out new rules placing stricter enforcement parameters on ICE

Health Team

The first Biden-era vaccine against Covid-19 is moving toward market, but new bumps could trip up the big launch
Lowering Covid-19 cases is the best way to improve odds that vaccines will continue working, expert says
Coming to terms with chronic illness and grief over what's lost
Confused by guidelines on quarantine after vaccination? You're not alone
Up to 90 healthy volunteers to be exposed to Covid-19 in world first trial
New CDC reports warn variants could lead to rapid rise in Covid-19 cases
People with multiple mental disorders may age several years faster, study finds
Lab studies suggest Pfizer, Moderna vaccines can protect against coronavirus variant
CDC's Covid-19 school guidance leaves some reassured, others confused
New standards will take the guesswork out of choosing the most effective face masks