WRAL reporter Ken Smith visited his family and hometown in St. Thomas on Saturday and toured the damage left behind by Hurricane Irma. Here are his reflections.
The Cassini mission ends Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. After 13 years of exploring Saturn and its moons, the spacecraft will deliberately plunge at over 75,000 miles per hour into the planet and ultimately be destroyed by the weight and temperature of the atmosphere.
Last Thursday, I arrived in Fort Myers where my elderly parents live. My mom had just badly broken her arm, and my stepdad doesn't really drive, so my plan was to bundle them into their car and drive them back to North Carolina until Irma was over and the power came back on.
North Carolinians who traveled into the path of the eclipse had a few hours during the return trip to contemplate what they'd just witnessed. What did we take away?
WRAL Chief Meteorologist Greg Fishel was emotional while experiencing his first total solar eclipse.
WRAL Chief Meteorologist Greg Fishel will moderate a discussion on Wednesday that explores climate change and its effect on our country's security.
The first challenge to covering the total eclipse in western North Carolina was to find the right spot. The second was establishing communication from there.
Forty years after anthropologist Margaret Mead and author James Baldwin met to have a "Rap on Race," WRAL Chief Meteorologist Greg Fishel and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences bring their conversation into the 21st century. In "(W)rap on Race: Where Do We Go from Here?" guest speakers will reflect on what the future holds for public education and race, the role of race in medicine, the potential dangers of using biology to explain the behaviors of certain racialized groups, and the ultimate question: where do we go from here? The free event takes place at the Museum on Thursday, August 31, 7 p.m.