Monthly Archive: December 2017

Dec
31

Americans sound off on the 2017 headlines

Americans sound off on the 2017 headlinesNBC News talks to Americans across the country to find out which news stories affected them the most this year.


Dec
31

Video captures emotional moment a teenager asks her stepfather to adopt her for Christmas

Video captures emotional moment a teenager asks her stepfather to adopt her for ChristmasA father has shared footage of the moment his 18-year-old stepdaughter asked him to adopt her on Christmas Eve. Makayla Dabney made the decision to ask her stepfather Stephen, the man who raised her for 14 years, to become one of her legal guardians as his Christmas present. The college student from Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, was inspired by a dream in which she asked him to adopt her.


Dec
31

Where the U.S. stands in the fight against ISIS

Where the U.S. stands in the fight against ISISIn 2017, President Donald Trump expanded the war on ISIS, leading to group losing former strongholds Mosul and Raqqa. But there were also American casualties in new battlefields: 21 service members killed in six countries.


Dec
31

4-day week being tested in some Oklahoma schools

4-day week being tested in some Oklahoma schoolsFacing a budget crisis and a teacher shortage, about 20 percent of schools in Oklahoma are trying a new approach: shorter school weeks, but longer days.


Dec
31

2 million at Times Square NYE celebration will see increased security

2 million at Times Square NYE celebration will see increased securityThe NYPD is ramping up security efforts for this year’s New Year’s Eve celebration, preparing officers for two big threats: terror attacks and dangerously cold temperatures.


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