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Ice storm threatens power supply in South, Midwest
An arctic blast that threatens 32 million people will knock out power by coating parts of the South and Midwest with ice and send temperatures sinking by as much as 50 degrees Thursday, forecasters warned.
Video: Race & ethnicity
Man claims he shared jail cell with George Stinney
A man claiming to have shared a jail cell with George Stinney, Jr. in 1944 has come forward. Wilford 'Johnny' Hunter tells theGrio.com and NBC News he spent a 'few days' with Stinney at a Sumter County jail. Stinney was tried and convicted of murdering two white girls and sentenced to die by electrocution. Hunter tells theGrio.com's Todd Johnson that Stinney told him he didn't commit the crime. TheGrio.com has the exclusive video interview.
Breaking Barriers: U.S. minority leaders
From the first Hispanic governor (in 1853) to the first African-American to be elected president, learn about how ethnic barriers have been broken in the United States through the years.