North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper declares a state of emergency in North Carolina in advance of a winter storm expected to dump several inches of snow in areas of the state. Cooper encouraged North Carolinians to stay off the roads.
Residence hall comes with a fully equipped kitchen, arcade, several commons areas and a movie theatre. Energy efficient and filled with artwork spring semester students will be first to inhabit the East Campus building.
Dramatic video shows a Dekalb County (GA) Fire Rescue Department captain safely catching a child tossed from a ladder during an apartment fire near Atlanta. Two different firefighters caught children tossed to them during the fire.
Hector Rivera Suarez, the student body president at Guilford College, traveled to Washington this week to advocate for an immigration deal for those who arrived in the U.S. as children. Rivera Suarez's protected status will expire on Jan. 21, which would end his dream of becoming a teacher.
Vanezza Bates, 31, has been homeless for several months. She and her daughter sleep on couches and floors at relatives' homes. Her car was repossessed. But she is hopeful that she will find work and a home for her three children. Homelessness in Wake County increased in 2017, although it declined in North Carolina overall, and Wake County schools are serving more homeless children.
President Donald Trump denied in a tweet on Thursday that he asked during a White House meeting why he should accept immigrants from “shithole countries” rather than people from places like Norway. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) responded to the tweet on camera, confirming that the president did use those words.