Congressional aide Elizabeth Lauten resigned Monday after a Facebook post criticizing the teenage daughters of President Obama. If there's one area where most Americans seem united, it's in agreeing that the children of sitting presidents should be off-limits for snide commentary.
St. Cloud, Minn., got 13 inches of snow, a new record for November. In Colorado, temperatures dropped nearly 30 degrees over the course of an hour as the cold front moved in. Sub-freezing temperatures reached as far south as Dallas.
A Texas English teacher was suspended without pay after a profanity-laden tweet with racist overtones referring to the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Mo. Most courts have found that, even with free-speech protections, school districts have the right to fire employees for what they say on their own time.