Tropical Storm Bonnie to bring rain, thunder storms to Triangle
Forecast trackMostly sunny skies on Saturday will give way overnight to clouds and possible storms ahead of Tropical Storm Bonnie moving up off the coast of South Carolina.

Three families displaced after Raleigh fire
Three families displaced in RaleighAuthorities responded to a fire at an apartment complex at the 2400 block of Pumpkin Ridge Way Saturday around 5:30 p.m.

Balloons illuminate to close day two of Freedom Balloon Fest
Balloon glowA balloon glow close the second day of the 2016 WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest in Fuquay-Varina.

Teen charged in Sanford double homicide
Namique Shamond FarrowAuthorities said two men were killed early Saturday morning after a shooting in the 1400 block of Goldsboro Avenue.

Police: Decomposing body found in Raleigh
Body found on Alpinis DriveRaleigh police are investigating after a decomposing body was found on Saturday.


Finally allowed 2nd child, older Chinese parents turn to IVF
China Second Child Last ChancesChina's decision to allow all married couples to have two children is driving a surge in demand for fertility treatment among older women, putting heavy pressure on clinics and breaking down past sensitivities, and even shame, about the issue.

Children fight to live after lightning hits 11 in Paris park
France Paris Lightning StrikeEight children and three adults were struck by lightning Saturday in a Paris park after a sudden spring storm sent a bolt crashing down upon a children's birthday party, a spokesman for Paris' fire service said. He credited an off-duty firefighter with playing a critical role in getting medical help to the victims but some were still fighting for their lives.

Honolulu schools to let kids with lice stay in class
Honolulu students who get lice next year can stay in schools that are included in a new education department policy.

The Latest: Child on life support after lightning strike
France Paris Lightning StrikeThe Latest on the lightning strike that struck 11 people at a park in Paris. (all times local):

Cellphone radiation study raises concerns despite low risk
India AppleA new federal study of the potential dangers of cellphone radiation, conducted in rats, found a slight increase in brain tumors in males and raised long-dormant concerns about the safety of spending so much time with cellphones glued to our ears.


FSU, Clemson meet in ACC championship game at 10a Sunday
NC State falls to Florida State in ACC openerThe first pitch of Sunday's ACC Baseball Championship game at Durham Bulls Athletic Park is at 10 a.m. instead of the originally-scheduled noon start time.

Payne: ACC title game match-up reflects strength of league
NC State falls to Florida State in ACC openerIt's appropriate that entering Selection Sunday, for NCAA Regional host sites, and Monday, for the NCAA Field of 64, the ACC is home to the reigning national champion for the first time since entering the 1956 post season.

Thompson's 41 points, 11 3s save Golden State's season
Warriors Thunder BasketballStephen Curry turned things over to Klay Thompson, and his Splash Brother delivered.

MLAX: UNC advances to National Championship with 18-13 win over Loyola
North Carolina LogoChris Cloutier scored an NCAA championship weekend record nine goals to lead North Carolina's unseeded men's lacrosse team to an 18-13 win over seventh-seeded Loyola in the national semifinals.

Spieth 3rd-round leader at Colonial, Simpson one stroke back
Colonial GolfJordan Spieth is still seeking his first PGA Tour victory in his home state of Texas. Ryan Palmer would love to win on his home course.


Sam Mendes: It's time for a new James Bond director
Britain Sam MendesSam Mendes is finished with James Bond.

Loss, accusations mark a turbulent few days for Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp-Divorce  Johnny Depp seemed the picture of rock star cool as he played guitar onstage in Portugal with his band, the Hollywood Vampires. An ocean away, he is facing serious accusations.

DMC: Commissioner should apologize for words about rap
NYC Commissioner-Rappers ReactRock and Roll Hall of Famer and hip-hop icon Darryl "DMC" McDaniels says the New York police commissioner's recent comments — where he labeled rappers as thugs following a shooting at a hip-hop concert — are disrespectful and that the commissioner should apologize to rappers like Chuck D, Will Smith and Kendrick Lamar — performers whose songs do not promote violence and negative images.

Italian theater actor, director Giorgio Albertazzi dies
Italy Obit AlbertazziGiorgio Albertazzi, a theater and film actor and director famed especially for playing, well into old age, the emperor's role based on "Memories of Hadrian," died Saturday in his native Tuscany.

Spain police nab 7 suspects of large Francis Bacon art heist
Spain Stolen ArtSeven people suspected of being involved in stealing five paintings by the Irish-born painter Francis Bacon worth more than 25 million euros ($27.8 million) have been arrested, Spanish police said Saturday.