Dramatic video shows a Dekalb County (GA) Fire Rescue Department captain catching a child dropped from a ladder during an apartment fire near Atlanta. Two different firefighters caught children dropped to them during the fire.
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.
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.
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.
Video: Students from local universities share their experience being in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, an executive order which has protected nearly 800,000 young adult unauthorized immigrants from deportation and allowed them to work legally since 2012, during a protest organized by Alerta Migratoria NC against the Trump administration's decision to end the program at CCB Plaza in Durham on Tuesday, Sept. 5.
In this video, cryptology author Jonathan Whitcomb claims a photograph that shows what appears to be Civil War soldiers posing with a pterodactyl-like creature is authentic. And a California physicist agrees!