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Wednesday, Nov 26, 2014 at 5:34 AM

Gunmen Kill 4 Polio Workers in Pakistan

Gunmen on motorcycles fatally shot four members of a team dispensing polio vaccines to children, officials in Pakistan said Wednesday. The victims included three women. Three other people were injured in the attack near Quetta in the restive province of Baluchistan on the border with Afghanistan. Attacks targeting aid workers intensified when it emerged that Dr. Shakil Afridi, a Pakistani physician, ran a fake vaccination campaign to collect DNA samples from Osama bin Laden and his family to prove his presence there to the CIA. Read »
Wednesday, Nov 26, 2014 at 12:26 AM

U.S. Drone Strike Kills 7 Suspected Militants: Officials

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 11:54 PM

Video to Be Released in Police Shooting of Cleveland Boy, 12

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 7:59 PM

Judges Strike Down Gay Marriage Bans in Arkansas, Mississippi

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 5:55 PM

Michael Brown Sr.: Grand Jury "Crucified" Son's Character

Wednesday, Nov 26, 2014 at 7:35 AM

Officer Wilson: "I Never Wanted to Take Anyone's Life"

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 7:30 PM

Minnesotans Charged With Supporting ISIS: Feds

Two Minnesotan men faced terrorism charges after being accused of trying to travel to Syria to fight for ISIS, federal authorities told NBC News Tuesday. Abdi Nur, 20, remained at large and was believed to be overseas. Federal prosecutors charged Nur and Abdullah Yusuf, 18, with conspiracy to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization, prosecutors said. A third unidentified man, also from Minnesota, is under investigation and may already be fighting with ISIS, prosecutors said. Read »
Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 3:33 PM

Cleveland Shooting Victim's Family Demands Video Release

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 2:52 PM

Total Solar Eclipse Coming in 1,000 Days

Astronomy enthusiasts are already preparing for the first total solar eclipse to appear over the United States since 1918 — even though it won't happen for 1,000 days. Enthusiasts have already booked up hotels along the "path of totality," the cross-country route along which the sun will completely disappear in the sky. "This is truly a Great American Eclipse, because most Americans can reach the eclipse within one day's drive," said one aficionado. Read »
Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 1:30 PM

Most HIV Positive Americans Skip Treatment: CDC Officials

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 1:43 PM

Five Children Die in Texas Fire: Officials

Five children died in a fire that destroyed their family's mobile home in southeast Texas, officials told NBC News Tuesday. Two adults and one child, a four-year-old, escaped the blaze that consumed the mobile home in rural Edna, about 100 miles southeast of Houston. The children were all 16 years old or younger, officials said. Read »
Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 5:56 PM

Missouri Triples National Guard Presence in Ferguson

Missouri Governor Nixon announced on Tuesday that more than 2,200 National Guardsman will be on duty in Ferguson, Missouri in preparation for a second night of violent protests. Rioting was sparked immediately after the county prosecutor Bob McCulloch announced that grand jury's decision to not indict officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown on Aug. 9 where with 700 troops to combat the crowds. Nixon said in a press conference that Monday night's destructive activity cannot be repeated as people of the St. Louis suburb are bracing for more. Read »
Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 9:13 AM

"An Incredible Gift": Double Arm Transplant Recipient Gives Thanks

Will Lautzenheiser, a former film teacher who lost his arms and legs to a deadly bacteria, expressed gratitude Tuesday after receiving a double-arm transplant at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. “I hope to be able to live up to the memory of this man and make this worthwhile,” Lautzenheiser said of the unknown donor. “This person who is anonymous to me will always be as close to me as my own skin now, and it’s really an incredible gift.” Lautzenheiser lost both arms and legs after an aggressive streptococcus A infection led to sepsis and required quadruple amputation in 2011. It took a team of 35 clinicians, including 13 surgeons, to complete the surgery that lasted close to nine hours. Read »
Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 9:12 AM

#Ferguson Outrage and Debate Lights Up Twitter With 3.8M Tweets

As protesters took to the streets across across the country following a grand jury’s decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, online debate about the case and the aftermath raged on social media. Twitter users sent more than 3.5 million tweets mentioning the Ferguson, Missouri, case by 11 p.m. CT on Monday. Read »
Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 9:03 AM

Uncle Kills Niece for Listening to Loud Music, Pakistan Cops Say

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