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Local News

Shots fired in downtown Raleigh parking lot
Water unavailable to some Holly Springs residents
'I heard a large boom:' Blazing fire sends 10 running from Durham home
Feds: Couple made millions billing NC Medicaid program for care provided to dead people
Durham mayor speaks in nationwide discussion on gun safety, as Durham gun violence shows dramatic increase
Fact check: Buttigieg says racism shaped some American highways
With law enforcement under microscope, recruiting officers now more difficult
Staring, yawning, falling off bikes: Weird vaccine side-effects worth reporting, officials say
Abducted 7-week-old Caswell County girl found safe
Durham bar issued warning over violation of Gov. Roy Cooper's executive order​
Police: Man shot to death at Fayetteville home

News

Día de la Tierra: 10 historias para seguir este 22 de abril
Editorial: Legislator's demotion highlights backroom deal, potential conflicts of interest
Nuevo iPad Pro vs. iPad Pro 2020 vs. iPad Air: ¿cuáles son las diferencias?
Cumbre climática virtual: Biden anuncia que EE.UU. pretende reducir las emisiones de carbono hasta en un 52% para 2030
El rover Perseverance produjo oxígeno en Marte
México recibe primer lote de vacunas contra el covid-19 del mecanismo Covax
¿Sufres de insomnio por la pandemia de coronavirus? Acá algunos consejos para combatir el covid-somnio
La pandemia nos forzó a crear hábitos que benefician a la Tierra y a nosotros mismos. Te decimos con cuáles quedarte
Vacunas contra el covid-19 de Pfizer y Moderna parecen no representar un riesgo grave durante el embarazo, según una investigación
Biden podría declarar la masacre de los armenios como un ‘genocidio’, arriesgándose a afectar las relaciones con Turquía
Necesitamos «sacudirnos» las ideas sobre el cambio climático y entender que también es un problema de salud, dice experta de la OMS
El papa Francisco advierte que «la naturaleza nunca perdona» en su mensaje por el Día de la Tierra
¿Nervioso por volver a socializar en las oficinas? Aquí te decimos cómo ‘romper el hielo’
El crimen de dos menores de edad en Quibdó conmociona a Colombia
Los CDC alistan nuevos lineamientos para los estadounidenses vacunados, dice la Casa Blanca
Es hora de que te midas la cintura: la grasa abdominal aumenta el riesgo de enfermedades, según nuevas recomendaciones
El covid-19 aumenta riesgos en mujeres embarazadas y sus bebés, según estudio
ANÁLISIS | EE.UU. necesita con urgencia construir credibilidad en la lucha contra el cambio climático
El helicóptero Ingenuity completó con éxito el segundo y más arriesgado vuelo en Marte
Gobierno de Panamá dice estar dispuesto a que la empresa privada importe vacunas contra el covid-19
La infidelidad es motivo para vacunarse, según una encuesta
Los momentos históricos que nos podría dejar el Oscar
La Unión Europea rechaza comprar 100 millones adicionales de vacunas de AstraZeneca
Empleado de hospital en Italia faltó al trabajo durante 15 años y nunca dejó de cobrar el salario, dice la policía

Weather

WRAL WeatherCenter Blog : Average temps on Earth Day are climbing
Raleigh farmer guards strawberries from freezing temperatures
WRAL WeatherCenter Blog : Bold moves required to slow climate change
WRAL WeatherCenter Blog : Friday's SpaceX launch could be visible from the Carolinas
WRAL WeatherCenter Blog : NASA thanks open-source software developers
WRAL WeatherCenter Blog : What are the hottest local neighborhoods? Raleigh, Durham residents can help find out

State News

Feds, state double down on secrecy of data on in-custody deaths
@NCCapitol : NC lawmakers look to fine hospitals, nursing homes that block visitors
@NCCapitol : $850 million tax break passes NC House, but Senate expected to sit on it
@NCCapitol : Senate OKs measure that would get convicted drunk drivers back on road more quickly

World News

The latest on the coronavirus pandemic and vaccines
Perseverance rover just made oxygen on Mars
The pandemic forced us to create habits that benefit the Earth and ourselves. Here's which behaviors to keep
On Earth Day, here's the view from space
Mars Ingenuity helicopter successfully completes second, riskier flight
UK lawmakers declare China's treatment of Uyghurs is genocide
Hospital employee made nearly $650,000 despite skipping work for 15 years, police say
Russia pulls back troops after massive buildup near Ukraine border
Zimbabwe to sell hunting rights for endangered elephants

Traffic

I-95 reopens near Rocky Mount 8 hours after produce truck crash, spill

5 On Your Side

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Business

Australian government tears up Victoria's Belt and Road agreement with China, angering Beijing
This Hong Kong journalist won awards for her investigation. Now she's been convicted for her work
Airline losses mount but the worst appears to be over
This company is selling mystery bags of food to combat restaurant waste
Bitcoin? Ethereum? Dogecoin? Your guide to the biggest names in crypto
Is the US recovery approaching its peak?
Jobless claims fell more than expected last week, hitting a pandemic low
The New York Post spent weeks fearmongering about vaccines. Now it's telling people to 'GET VAXXED'
Quesadillas are taking off at Chipotle
Spider-Man is heading to Disney streaming
Everything you need to know about bitcoin
Taco Bell is testing a new meat alternative
Whole Foods and an iconic NYC bakery team up to sell decadent cookies
Pledging to go green doesn't just help corporate brands. It boosts stocks
Dow sinks nearly 300 points on worries about higher taxes
New York City hasn't had this much empty office space in three decades
New York City sues Big Oil for allegedly misleading consumers about climate change
Loosening coronavirus-related restrictions causes hiring boom in the Triangle

Lifestyles

Correctly guess Sour Patch Kids’ new mystery flavor and you could win $50,000
How To Pick A Good Watermelon At The Grocery Store
Apple’s Latest IPhone Comes In The Prettiest New Color
Safe Colors For Children’s Swimsuits: What Parents Needs To Know To Reduce The Risk Of Drowning
Go Ask Mom : Durham seeking lifeguards, ages 16 and up
Go Ask Mom : Recipe: Chocolate yogurt dip
Go Ask Mom : Take the Kids: Let them make their mark at 'giant coloring books' at two Raleigh parks

Entertainment

No masks, no social distancing and a 4,000-strong crowd at next month's Brit Awards, as the UK looks to restart live events
What's on Tap : Closed Bill Ellis Barbecue restaurant, a Wilson landmark, sold after 2 years
What's on Tap : Weekend best bets: Preacher Lawson, dining out in Raleigh and Durham
Julianna Margulies admits she and George Clooney had a real-life 'crush' during 'ER'
Patton Oswalt pays tribute to late wife Michelle McNamara on anniversary of her death
'Stowaway' brings an old-fashioned problem to the latest mission to Mars
James Cameron says the next 'Avatar' movie will have more water
Les McKeown, frontman of 70s teen sensation Bay City Rollers, dies aged 65
What's on Tap : Dave Matthews Band to kick off 2021 tour in Raleigh
Cher rescued an elephant then sang him 'My Way'
What's on Tap : Extras sought for major motion picture filming in NC
Hugh Jackman talks future of 'The Music Man' after abuse allegations against producer Scott Rudin surface
What's on Tap : DPAC nominated for 'Theatre of the Decade'
What's on Tap : New concepts, collaborations keep local restaurant outlook bright as COVID cloud recedes
What's on Tap : Black Restaurant Week aims to support black-owned businesses, twice as hard-hit by the pandemic
What's on Tap : Will summer festivals, events return full force this June?
'Mortal Kombat' ratchets up the gore, but as a movie, it's not a winner
George Clooney jokes wife Amal watching 'ER' for the first time has been 'a disaster for my marriage'

Marketplace

Working gallery peels back the curtain on the Washington arts scene

Political News

Nevada secretary of state finds no 'evidentiary support' for GOP election fraud claims
House passes bill that would grant DC statehood
Biden announces US will aim to cut carbon emissions by as much as 52% by 2030 at virtual climate summit
After Ellison's role in Chauvin trial, Democrats hope for investment in attorney general races
Pelosi felt 'liberated' after ripping up Trump's 2020 State of the Union speech, author says
Pelosi makes concession on subpoenas for 9/11 style commission to investigate insurrection
Trump administration hampered investigation into delayed Puerto Rico hurricane relief, government watchdog finds
Prominent liberal donors back Virginia state Sen. Jennifer McClellan's bid to become nation's first Black female governor
Buttigieg says climate summit an opportunity for US to regain moral leadership on crisis
Facing a climate crisis, these youth activists stay focused on solutions
With Trump's backing, Walker freezes Senate GOP field in Georgia
Senate overwhelmingly passes anti-Asian hate crimes bill
Jim Clyburn fined for avoiding metal detectors off the House floor
READ: Senate Republicans' infrastructure plan
Nominees for USPS Board of Governors say they haven't been pressured about DeJoy
READ: Senate Republicans' infrastructure plan
Federal officials weigh extending mask mandate for mass transportation
Supreme Court ruling will make it easier to sentence juveniles to life sentence without parole
Republican Sen. Tim Scott to deliver GOP response for Biden address to Congress
Republicans cast doubt on Pelosi concessions on January 6 commission
Democratic push to make it easier to prosecute officers emerges as sticking point in policing bill talks
Arizona mail-in voting bill stalls in Senate amid heated debate between GOP lawmakers
Senior general says US will maintain ability to launch air strikes in Afghanistan following troop withdrawal
US sending search and rescue gear to help search for missing Indonesian submarine
Pentagon review panel recommends taking sexual assault investigations out of commanders' hands

Health Team

US has the opportunity to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic but a major challenge lies ahead, expert says
It's time to measure your waistline, according to new recommendations. Belly fat raises your risk for disease
Covid-19 raises risks for expectant mothers and babies, study says
Do we still need to wear a mask outdoors?
Blue Cross' early expansion of telehealth services helps meet 7,500% surge in demand
Health care worker burnout skyrockets during the pandemic
Oscar nominee Glenn Close is on a mission to end the stigma surrounding mental illness
CDC vaccine advisers to hear about new blood clot cases linked with J&J coronavirus vaccine
Switching shots: Health experts discuss if people can receive different brand for booster COVID-19 vaccine