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Mortgage refinancing applications surge thanks to low interest rates

The 30-year fixed interest rate is down almost one percentage point compared to a year ago, which can result in some big savings. NBC’s Jo Ling Kent crunches the numbers and has expert advice on what to consider before refinancing.

Evelyn Yang, wife of 2020 candidate Andrew Yang, says she was sexually assaulted

Evelyn Yang said she was sexually assaulted by her gynecologist when she was seven months pregnant with her first child. Now Yang and 31 other former patients are suing Dr. Robert Hadden and the hospital system for failing to protect them.

4 more suspected white supremacists arrested ahead of Virginia gun rally

Authorities say the men are connected to a white supremacist group called “The Base,” the English translation of al Qaeda. The FBI had arrested three others from that same group on Thursday, saying they had obtained weapons and discussed attending a pro-gun rally in Virginia next week.

Massive winter storm brings dangerous travel from coast to coast

Millions are under blizzard warnings are white-out conditions from the Plains to the Midwest, causing spin outs and crashes. The system has caused thousands of flight delays and cancellations.

Rescue mission underway after Northern California avalanche kills at least one

Severe weather triggered at avalanche at Alpine Meadows Ski Resort, killing one and seriously injuring another. The resort reported 18 inches of snow over the last 24 hours, likely triggering the avalanche.