CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- A shopping mall in Charlotte was evacuated and four people were taken to hospitals because of possible monoxide poisoning. The Charlotte Fire Department said firefighters were called to SouthPark Mall around 9 p.m. Thursday because of hazardous conditions. Capt. Jackie Gilmore said on the department's Twitter account that firefighters were monitoring carbon monoxide levels. Forty firefighters responded. There was no immediate indication of what caused the problem.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Authorities say a shopping mall in North Carolina had to be evacuated and four people were taken to hospitals because of possible monoxide poisoning. The Charlotte Fire Department says firefighters were called to SouthPark Mall about 9 p.m. EDT Thursday because of hazardous conditions. Fire Capt. Jackie Gilmore said on the department's Twitter account that firefighters were monitoring carbon monoxide levels. He says some 40 firefighters responded.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local): 6:20 a.m. Officials in South Carolina's Sumter County have lifted boil water advisories in two locations, Sumter and Oswego, in the aftermath of flooding in the state. But officials cautioned that residents of one community, Rembert, still need to boil their water before using it for cooking or drinking.
(FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.) -- A deadly shooting occurred on Northern Arizona University's Flagstaff campus early Friday morning, and the suspected shooter is in custody, according to a university spokesperson. One person died and three others were wounded in the shooting, the spokesperson said. It's unclear what sparked the shooting, which took place near Mountain View Hall, a dormitory which houses most of the campus' students involved in Greek organizations.
(OSLO, Norway) -- It wasn't Pope Francis. The 2015 Nobel Peace Prize is going to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet, the Nobel Committee announced Friday . The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet, the Nobel Committee said, is responsible for building a pluralistic democracy and a peaceful political process in the wake of a revolution, pulling Tunisia back from the brink of civil war. The 2015 Nobel Peace Prize announcement #NobelPrize <a href="http://t.
(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) -- The second phase of the Sprint Cup Series' Chase, known as the "Contender Round," kicks off this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The track will host the Bank of America 500 Saturday night. NBC's coverage of the race will begin at 7 p.m. Eastern time. The "Contender Round" will feature 12 of the 16 drivers who qualified for the Chase.
(SAN DIEGO) -- SeaWorld San Diego has gotten approval to build larger tanks for killer whales. On Thursday, the California Coastal Commission voted to allow the major expansion for SeaWorld San Diego that will replace its existing 1.7 million-gallon tank with a 450,000-gallon pool and a 5.2-million gallon tank that would hold 11 killer whales, according to the Los Angeles Times . The commission said it would not allow captive breeding.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Sometimes "Like" just doesn't cut it. So how about Love or Angry? Haha or Sad? Or just Yay or Wow? Facebook is going "Inside Out" on the Like button, adding a range of new emotional reactions to the iconic thumbs-up icon it launched in 2009.
(NEW YORK) -- Twelve-year-old Quvenzhane Wallis already has an Academy Award nomination and a Golden Globe nomination. Now she can author to that list. According to The Hollywood Reporter , the young Beasts of the Southern Wild and Annie actress has secured a four-book deal with Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. A source told the magazine the deal is worth six figures. The untitled children's book series is based on Wallis' life.
(WASHINGTON) -- House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy made up his mind to pull out of the race to be House speaker Thursday morning after hearing from chamber conservatives that they would directly challenge him on the House floor, sources say. McCarthy's team determined he only had between 175 to 200 House Republicans who they could count on voting for him, well short of the 218 needed.