Miss Warsaw Middle School Zequoia Sanderson sits on top of a car for the 96th annual Warsaw Veterans Day parade as her mom Cathy Barden, left, and Zena Bell, in the car, prepare to ride in the parade as well.
Jehad Atiyeh, 8, of Apex, joins hundreds of others at Raleigh-Durham International Airport to protest President Trump's ban on refugees and immigrants from six predominantly Muslim countries.
T'Keyah Washington holds her six-week-old daughter Mariah Bell as she stands in line to receive food, baby items, and other essentials from a donation center that has been serving people impacted by Hurricane Matthew which heavily damaged many areas of Kinston.
One boy ventures a touch as a python is brought out for the Hocking College Nature Center’s “Snakes Near and Far” exhibition.
Alex Flora, left, of Nashville, and Kathryn Hicks, right, of Rocky Mount, help to clear merchandise out of Carolina Jewelry, Pawn & Gun in Rocky Mount after it flooded as a result of heavy rains from Hurricane Matthew.
Rolanda Byrd, the mother of Akiel Denkins who was killed by a Raleigh police officer in February 2016, cries as the names of victims of police violence are read aloud at a vigil.
Chad and Katie Coleman, center, hug their adopted daughters Safi, 6, left, and Sifa, 5, right, for the first time at the Charlotte airport. The Coleman family has been waiting over three years for the girls to be allowed to leave the Democratic Republic of the Congo to join their new family in North Carolina.
Carina, 5, left, shows her new sister Sifa, 5, right, around the path near their house on Sifa's first full day in the United States with her adopted family.
Lyra Hitchock-Davis, of Carrboro, celebrates NC Pride on Duke's East Campus.
Gage McClenny, of Clinton, dances with other members of the Coharie tribe during the American Indian Heritage Celebration at the North Carolina Museum of History.
A Tabebuia tree blooms on Federal Highway in Lake Worth, Florida.
Miss North Carolina Outstanding Teen contestants run off stage to go change for preliminary competitions which include performing a talent and a fitness routine, answering onstage questions and wearing an evening gown.
Emily Hixon, 89 shares a secret with Mildred Kohler, 98, as they wait for their hair to dry. After 30 years, the Fashionaire Salon is closing and the women who have made the place their second home, shared meals there, and a fair amount of gossip about men, will have to find another salon.
Eastern Band of Cherokee storyteller Lloyd Arneach listens to his daughter Barbara Locklear tell a story during the American Indian Heritage Celebration.
Community members visit the memorial site for Akiel Denkins on the night that he was shot and killed by a Raleigh Police officer in southeast Raleigh.
Paul Robertson, General Manager of Westgate River Ranch, stands in front of a large light during dinner under the trees at the ranch.
Noah Smith, 13, from New Matamoras, Ohio, takes aim at a video game during the Albany Independent Fair.