This day in history: First Kennedy-Nixon debate (Sept. 26)
The debate between the two major party presidential candidates was the first to be televised in U.S. history.
NC reports greatest number of new coronavirus cases in 2 months; rolling, 7-day average tops 2,000 per day for first time since Oct. 9. — North Carolina reported 3,780 new cases of coronavirus on Thursday. That is the highest single-day total since Oct. 9. Across the state, 1,200 people are hospitalized with the virus.
On WRAL-TV at 6: WRAL Investigates COVID relief money sent to North Carolina schools and why students at a Chinese school of medicine received more help than community college students. — Billions of dollars in federal aid helped higher education survive the early stages of pandemic, and some schools benefited more than others.